"Just a moment . . ." Phule was busy working his own communicator. "Mother?"
"Com Central here, Captain."
"Major O'Donnel and the Red Eagles are now on the network using Tusk-anini's communicator. Do not--repeat, do not--allow him to make any calls outside this area. Also monitor his position and inform me immediately if he starts moving. Copy?"
"Jester out." Phule shut down his communicator and turned to Brandy. "In answer to your question, Sargeant, of course I trust him. Trust is the cornerstone on which intra-service respect and cooperation are built."