154th Mechanized Infantry Division

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154th Mechanized Infantry Division
Disbanded 2765
Nickname The Raging Horde[1]
Affiliation Star League
Parent Command XLII Corps


The 154th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army. Their official nickname was The Raging Horde.[2]

History[edit]

In 2755, the 154th defeated a rogue brigade of Rim Worlds Republic troops.[3]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XLII Corps, Twelfth Army, to District 2 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[4] The 154th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[4]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 154th Mechanized Infantry Division
Major General Veronica Gibson 2764[1]

Tactics[edit]

The Mechanized 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]

As an SLDF mechanized infantry division the 154th would have been composed of two brigades of mechanized infantry and a brigade of 'Mech regiments.[5]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page 153
  2. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 153, "154th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 153, "154th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. 4.0 4.1 The Star League, p. 145, "Twelfth"
  5. The Star League, p. 133, "Unit Composition"

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