no.It's just an add-on I think. Put in there for fans and to help you understand how many spartans died in the Fall of Reach.But they weren't the only Spartans on Reach.
but they were the only spartans in the unsc ship yard.
True, but the mission Lone Wolf and the pevious one both take place in different sections so to speak. Remember with Emile you were on the Catwalks with the MAC and landing pad. In Lone Wolf your on the ground amounst the rubble of buildings and what-not.