Claude McGarren (クロード・マクガレン, Kurōdo Makugaren) (Also known as Croad Macgalain in The Arcade Version) is the protagonist of Crisis Zone. In both the British SAS and the S.T.F. fronts, Claude is seen and perceived as a loyal, selfless trooper who seeks to retain the peace, and seeks to nullify terrorism at its earliest possible stages. Claude, like Keith Martin, served in the British SAS prior to his coronation to the S.T.F..
Claude wears a purple uniform with body armor over the shirt, elbow and knee pads, and gray combat boots. He also wears a combat helmet and orange visor. As for equipment, there are ammunition pouches, a case box and a radio pouch on the body armor, and gun holsters strapped on each pant leg.
Unlike the other S.T.F. members, Claude does not wear the combat helmet and blue visor, revealing his short black hair and gray eyes.
He wears a dark gray uniform with body armor over the shirt, elbow and knee pads, and dark gray combat boots. The pants are folded in military style. As for equipment, there is a radio pouch on his left shoulder, and case boxes strapped on each pant leg. There is a radio earpiece on his left ear.
|“||We've secured the area, but there is no sign of the ring leader Derrick Lynch.||„|
|~ Claude McGarren, after securing Garland Square and finding no trace of U.R.D.A. Derrick Lynch|
|“||This is Squad 1. Mission accomplished. We're going home!!||„|
|~ Claude McGarren, reporting to his commander of securing the Geyser 1 nuclear reactor|
|“||We'll save your daughter. You have my word!||„|
|~ Claude McGarren, promising that he will save the commander's daughter after the U.R.D.A. remnants occupied Grassmarket Street and Belforte Hotel|
|“||Mission accomplished, Commander. All hostages have been rescued! [Commander: Roger. Well done!]||„|
|~ Claude McGarren, reporting that the commander's daughter has been rescued|