44th Brigade (SLDF)

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44th Brigade
Unit Profile (as of 2581)
Parent Formation 15th Division
Formed 2571


The Forty-Fourth Brigade was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army. Formed as a part of the 15th Division during the creation of the SLDF, the 44th Brigade was commanded by Lieutenant General Simone di Martino and was a part of V Corps during Operation UNION HOLD, the five-year campaign to conquer the Outworlds Alliance. The 44th Brigade served as a part of the Outworlds Alliance Task Force from the start of the operation in 2581 until peace was declared with the Treaty of Cerberus in 2585.[1]

The 44th was stationed on Senorbi when the invasion of the Alliance began and was responsible for conquering Schirmeck in August 2581, a task managed in less than an hour.[2] The 44th was then deployed forward to Medron in 2582 and then Ki Zoban in 2583.[1] For the remainder of the war against the Outworlds Alliance the 44th was involved in the protracted struggle for the planet Lushann.[1][3] After the war, the 44th Brigade and the bulk of V Corps formed the major part of the Outworlds Alliance Army of Occupation, establishing bases alongside the new Star League administration offices on each of the Outworlds Alliance worlds.[4]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 44th Brigade (SLDF)



Composition History[edit]



Reunification War[edit]

  • In battles that occur prior to 2583, when randomly generating force experience 44th Brigade forces apply a -1 penalty to the Random Experience Level roll.[5]
    • This penalty doesn't apply from 2583 onwards.
  • In battles that occur prior to 2583 all 44th Brigade forces receive a -1 penalty to Initiative unless they are the defender in the scenario.[5]
    • This penalty doesn't apply from 2583 onwards.
  • In battles from 2583 onwards 44th Brigade units may Bank Initiative.[5]
  • In battles from 2583 onwards the 44th Brigade may select its own home edge in any battle in which it is the attacker.[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 141, "Outworlds Alliance Front"
  2. Historical: Reunification War, p. 113, "Schirmack"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 124, "Battle For Lushann"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 157-160, "The Terms of Outworlds Freedom"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Historical: Reunification War, p. 181, "The Star League"