Much of the action in the footage focuses on a marine’s struggle in the academy, but when the shit hits the fan, he follows Master Chief into battle.

Series stars Tom Green as Thomas Lasky and Daniel Cudmore as Master Chief and is directed by Stewart Hendler

Here is the synposis from Halo Waypoint

Set against the backdrop of a UNSC military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky struggles with his doubts about this war, and with the burden of expectations he may not be able to carry. As Lasky comes to terms with his potential as a military leader, the terrifying alien alliance known as the Covenant arrives and turns his world upside down. Inspired by the Master Chief, he must decide what it means to be a hero.

You can also watch Behind The Scenes videos here and here. The series will launch October 5, 2012.