3rd Mechanized Infantry Division

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3rd Mechanized Infantry Division
Nickname The Junkers Division[1]
Affiliation Star League
Parent Command VIII Corps


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

History[edit]

In 2764 the Third was assigned a part of VIII Corps within the Fourteenth Army and was assigned to District 1 of the Draconis Combine Military Region. The Third was then transferred to District 2 by 2765in response to the Periphery Uprising.[2] The 3rd was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 3rd Mechanized Infantry Division
Major General Jose Ordonez m 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.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, 171
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 147, "Fourteenth"

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