- "The Open Arms Program may have given you our uniform. But you and I remain enemies."
- — Col. Ezra Loomis to Pvt. Garron Paduk
The Open Arms Program was orchestrated by the Coalition of Ordered Governments. It allowed Union of Independent Republics prisoners of war to join the COG and fight in the Locust War. All recruited UIR POWs were required to swear the Oath of the Coalition.
- ↑ Gears of War: Judgment