The American Exploratory Service, or AES for short, is an organization composed of companies of the various colonial militaries with vollunteers from the trade cities as well as Europe and Asia folded in. They are tasked with the mission to determine the status of the interior of the continent, report any dangers, search for remaining tribesmen, and report back.
Majors are key administrative officials or division leaders reporting up to Lt. Colonels, Colonels, or as the Commander's staff.
| Tobias "Toby" Hall|| || New Amsterdam|| |
| John Webster|| || Pershing|| |
| Balthazar Little|| Russian Bear|| Savannah|| Entropy|
| Sung|| Thunder|| Miami|| |
| Dalton Forrester|| Huckster|| New Orleans|| |
| Sydney Cole|| || Houston|| |
| Patrick O'Rourke|| Shotgun|| Shan Fan|| |
| Elliot Brooks|| || Portland|| |
| Darius Hunt|| Dynamite|| Foothill Ranch|| Matter|
Ranger Colonels are officers that coordinate the efforts of the Rangers in entire regions. There are currently 4 - one for the northeast, one for the southeast, one for the west, and one who runs the Ranger Academy. Each one has a highly modified train that serves as a mobile command, called a Wanderer.
| Moira Keats||Firebrand|| NorthEast|| New Amsterdam, Pershing, Savannah|| Forces|
| Orville Laughingcrow|| Dark Eyes|| SouthEast|| Miami, New Orleans, Houston|| Spirit, Prime|
| Gage Rhodes|| Lone Wolf|| West|| Shan Fan, Portland, Foothill Ranch|| Life, Matter|
| Dr. Palmer Young|| || Gray University|| All Training & Recruitment|| Time, Connection|
| Ernest "Ernie" York|| The original apprentice of Christian Gray, and the second Ranger. Responsible for growing and organizing the Rangers.|| Forces, Mind, Life|