- "There's a large-scale civil war on Balith. They've requested our assistance. Anakin, you will leave immediately to command the Third Legion."
- ―Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi
The Third Legion was a clone trooper unit in the Grand Army of the Republic during the Clone Wars. Around 21 BBY, a large-scale civil war erupted on the planet Balith, and Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi dispatched Jedi General Anakin Skywalker and Clone Captain CT-7567 to the world to command the legion.