Corporal Christopher T. Winter is a member of the 118th Battalion of the USS Sephora who is a part of a search and rescue team sent to the Zeta II Reticuli system to investigate the USS Sulaco in search of Ellen Ripley, Corporal Dwayne Hicks, and the rest of the missing marines who were dispatched to LV-426 19 weeks earlier.
Winter was born and raised in Pender, Nebraska and was soon recruited by the USCM. Winter displays strong leadership skills and excels in detection and firepower. He also performs well under pressure. He attended three tours out of O'Niell Station, one from the Gateway Station. Within two years, Winter was given increasing responsibilities and was promoted from Private to Corporal. The USCM view him as a strong candidate for officer candidates and recommended him for low orbit hot zone combat.