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17th Infantry Division

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17th Infantry Division
Formed unknown
Nickname Kachina Rising[1]
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command LXXI Corps


The Seventeenth Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.


In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the LXXI Corps, Seventh Army, to District 3 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in 2765.[2] The 17th was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising.[2]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 17th Infantry Division
Major General Edgar Barrett-Vargas 2764[1]



Composition History[edit]

As an SLDF Infantry division the 17th would have been formed from two Brigades of Grunt infantry and a brigade of light BattleMech regiments.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page 101
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 154, "Seventh"
  3. The Star League, p. 133