In the year 2551 the Star Dust was refited at reach to be equi of the shield generator MKI. Also it received a load of new archer missiles.
Redy for action
The Star Dust was then put in charge of the new detachment of the UNSC 14th Nomad Fleet. After reffited and rearm at Reach(it was gone since 4 day before the battle of Reach). It received is first order to supplies a UNSC outpost on Artic IV.