39th Mechanized Infantry Division

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39th Mechanized Infantry Division
Disbanded 2765
Nickname The Garnet Guard[1]
Affiliation Star League
Parent Command XV Corps


The Thirty-Ninth Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764 the Thirty-ninth was a part of XV Corps within the Fifteenth Army and was initially assigned to District 2 of the Draconis Combine Military Region, but was subsequently moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery.[2] The Thirty-ninth was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising in 2765.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 39th Mechanized Infantry Division
Major General Marie Aguilera 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]

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

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page181
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 148, "Fifteenth"
  3. The Star League, p. 133

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