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Commodore Nolan Benson was an officer of the Robotech Expeditionary Force and adjutant to Thomas Riley Edwards'. He and played a key role in Robotech: Fall of the Southern Cross. Shortly after the Second Robotech War, he returned to Earth with a relief fleet from deep space, purportedly offering aid to the beleagured United Earth Forces. Ultimately, his goal was to retrieve technological and military artifacts from the Robotech Masters. He was originally based on Benson, a character that was seen briefly in Robotech II: The Sentinels and its comic adaptation.