Joker 1 is sent to the southwestern islands in the chain to conduct a patrol, looking for Cartel forces to eliminate or rogue element ICOM personnel or facilities.

Several small groups of armed civilians are encountered, and a couple of Cartel encampments are cleared. A Cartel M113 is located and destroyed. No sign of the elusive ICOM research facility, though. Does it exist? It can only be in so many other locations…