209th Mechanized Infantry Division

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209th Mechanized Infantry Division
Disbanded 2783[1]
Nickname The Pride of Cuba
Affiliation Star League
Parent Command LXIV Corps

The 209th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.[2]


The 209th formed a part of LXIV Corps, Eighteenth Army, and in 2764 was stationed on an undisclosed world in the Outworlds Alliance Territorial State.[2]

The 209th survived the Periphery Uprising, but took heavy losses during the Hegemony Campaign and by 2784 the division had been disbanded. Elements of the 209th joined the Free Worlds League after the division was disbanded,[2] with the Free Worlds League Military using the personnel recruited from the 209th to muster the Fifth Defenders of Andurien in 2783.[1]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 209th Mechanized Infantry Division


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]

The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanized Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 First Succession War, p. 33, "Those Left Behind (Continued)"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Star League, p. 156
  3. The Star League, p. 133