|Chronological and political information|
Major General Adam Reinhardt was the commander of the Pioneer Mission during the Second Robotech War, and was briefly mentioned in Robotech: The Masters. He was one of the officers that helped lay the groundwork of the initial reconnaisance division, Mercury Base, and would later help organize the initial Robotech Relief Expedition. He ordered Major John Carpenter to return to Earth and knock out the Robotech Masters blockade. He was never originally in Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, the series which was adapted into the second "saga" of Robotech.