219th Mechanized Infantry Division

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219th Mechanized Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Nickname The Double Sigma Division
Parent Formation Star League Defense Force
Formed unknown
Disbanded 2765

Overview[edit]

The Two Hundred Nineteenth Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on Haynesville[1], assigned as a part of the XVII Corps, Third Army, to District 2 of the Federated Suns Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[2]. The 219th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2]

Officers[edit]

The commanding officer in 2764 is Major General Jarrod Archambault.[3]

Tactics[edit]

The Mechanised Infantry Divisions of the Star League were used offensively to exploit gaps in the enemy front created by the BattleMech Divisions. They also bore the brunt of defensive actions.

Composition History[edit]

The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.[4]

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 151, "Third"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 59, "219th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133

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