They challenged the Terran Confederacy before the rise of the Sons of Korhal. Its greatest action was the capture of Tyra Mining Station. The Colonial Liberation Army forces there split off from the Confederate forces occupying the station and begun its bid for independence.
They divided themselves and the attacking Confederates into three small groups and fought skirmishes with them. However, the Confederates, led by Edmund Duke, defeated them through the use of "nuked earth" tactics.