(Covers information from the S.D. Perry novels)
"Texas, Oregon, Montana - all open channels with S.T.A.R.S. members who could still be trusted, and they hadn't gotten a call in over a month."
Montana Branch was a division of Special Tactics And Rescue Service, a specialist branch of the police. The Raccoon City, Pennsylvania branch lost contact with it after the Mansion Incident, preventing them from gaining large support for anti-Umbrella activities.