Robert Maxwell wrote:
I'm a little fuzzy on the timeline, to be honest. I thought it was established that Adama joined "late in the war," so somehow he has to go from being this green hotshot to the somewhat grizzled vet we saw in Razor (at the very end of the war) in a relatively short period of time. I'm unclear on just how long the war was supposed to be, and how much of it was left by the time Adama joined.
From the Fall of the Twelve Colonies:
F -58 Years: Caprica Season One
F -52 Years: Cylon War begins
F -42 Years: Blood and Chrome
F -40 Years: Razor / Cylon War ends
F 0 Years: BSG Mini Series