2nd Army (Star League)

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Second Army
Unit Profile (as of 2765)
Parent Formation Fifth Army Group (2765)[1]
Nineteenth Army Group (2772)[2]
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Star League Defense Forces 2nd Army was assigned to operations within the Federated Suns Military Region.[3]

History[edit]

The Second Army was responsible for maintaining the peace along the Draconis Combine/Federated Suns border after the War of Davion Succession. They also had to maintain supply lines for the SLDF's Third, Fourth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Armies. After the War of Davion Succession ended, "bandits" raided across the border. As a result each of the Divisions in the Army was highly experienced, and the Second's policy of rotating Divisions every nine to twelve months only helped them sharpen their skills. Though many of the citizens of the Suns appreciated the Second Army's presence, citizens of the Draconis March were angry with the Army for allowing the War of Davion Succession to continue for as long as it did.[4]

In 2766 the 2nd Army became responsible for garrisoning the entire Federated Suns when the 3rd and 4th Armies were both deployed forward into the Periphery in response to the Periphery Uprising. To augment the 5th the SLDF High Command transferred in 29 assorted regiments of troops from the 1st Army under the command of the 2nd Army Headquarters on Small World.[5]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 2nd Army (Star League)
General George Roy 2765[5]

Tactics[edit]

Different per Unit.

Corps of the 2nd Army[edit]

Composition History[edit]

2765-2772[edit]

  • 6 BattleMech Divisions[5]
  • 17 Infantry Divisions[5]
  • 9 Independent Regiments[5]

References[edit]

  1. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 42, "Second Army"
  2. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 120-121, "Operation CHIEFTAIN Star League Defense Forces Order of Battle"
  3. The Star League, p. 150, "Second Army"
  4. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 47
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 42, "Second Army"

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