3rd Jump Infantry Division

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3rd Jump Infantry Division
Formed unknown
Nickname Freedom from the Skies[1]
Affiliation SLDF
Parent Command XIX Corps


Overview[edit]

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

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XIX Corps, Eighth Army, to District 1 of the Free Worlds League Military Region and then transferred to District 2 by 2765 as part of the redeployment effort to fight the Periphery Uprising.[2]The 3rd was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 3rd Jump Infantry Division
Major General Rene Then 2764[1]

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

As an SLDF Jump Infantry division the 3rd would have been formed from two brigades of Jump Troops, one brigade of 'Mech regiments and two Ground Aero Wings.[3]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page 111
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 141, "Eighth"
  3. The Star League, p. 133

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