Garven "Dave" Dreis was the commander of Red Squadron, and a F-22 Raptor pilot for the Alliance of Nations. Hailing from the planet Virujansi in the Inner Rim. Dreis served the Alliance in numerous battles, adopting a fatherly approach to commanding his men, and supervised the instruction of new recruits personally. In the First War, he was posted at the Alliance's base on Dantooine, leading Dantooine Squadron, and was transferred to Tordas shortly afterward. Placed in command of Red Squadron, Dreis took the call sign "Red Leader," and the nickname "Boss." From there, he led Alliance in an attack on the Axis HQ in Tordas, which was moving to destroy the Alliance base. Dreis was subsequently shot down by PAK-FA ace, Andrei Markov.