- "Vader Down. I repeat, Darth Vader has been shot down on Vrogas Vas. This is Red Leader calling for assistance from all available Alliance forces."
- ―Red Leader to all other units
A human male flew under the callsign "Red Leader" shortly after the Battle of Yavin. The leader of Red Squadron, a starfighter squadron composed of T-65B X-wing starfighters, Red Leader led the rest of the squadron during a battle between the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire over the planet Vrogas Vas. The Rebels' goal was to stop the Sith Lord Darth Vader.
- Vader Down, Part I (First appearance)