Commandant of the Space Marine Corps at the time of the Stroggos Campaign, James was responsible for Operation Alien Overlord.

"This is a crusade in which we will accept nothing less than victory. No matter how long it may take us to overcome the Strogg’s barbaric assault, the people of Earth in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory." - Commandant James, TCM Intel Brief on Operation Alien Overlord