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"We want you to do what you do best. Be unorthodox, be lethal. Can you do that for me?"

— Braidwood

General Braidwood is a character featured in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 He is a four-star General in the United States Army and the Commander of the Special Activities Division.


Braidwood is first encountered at the end of Cold War, when Redford's squad brings him a piece of the Scalar Weapon that the Russians are building. He determines the piece to be a fake, saying he knew about it but needed more information. For this task, he recruits Bravo-Two Charlie into the Special Activities Division and sends them to relay information about the weapon to Agent Aguire in Bolivia.

After the squad had been successful in destroying the Scalar Weapon, Braidwood greeted them in Texas to thank them for saving the country on the behalf of the government and to inform them that they are needed to fight the Russian Army who are invading the country through Alaska.


  • He has nine other units than Bravo-Two Charlie in his command under SPECACT.
  • Braidwood is only seen and heard two times in the campaign.
  • In the cutscene that introduces him, he has a skin tag on his chin, but in the ending, it disappears.