101st Jump Infantry Division

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101st Jump Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Screaming Eagles
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The 101st Jump Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Armington[1], assigned as a part of the LXII Corps, Fourth Army, to District 3 of the Federated Suns Military Region but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in 2765 as part of the redeployment effort to fight the Periphery Uprising.[2] The 101st survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 is Major General Stephen Zeller.[3]

Tactics[edit]

The 1011th BattleMech Brigade is expert at combat drops.

Composition[edit]

As an SLDF Jump Infantry division the 101st would have been formed from two brigades of Jump Troops, one brigade of 'Mech regiments and two Ground Aero Wings.[4]

2764[edit]

  • 1011th BattleMech Brigade [5]
  • 1015th Ground Aero Wing
  • Parachute Battalion

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 152, "Fourth"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 73, "101st Jump Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 73

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