85th Mechanized Infantry Division
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|85th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Nickname||The Blue Mountain Boys|
|Parent Command||LXIII Corps|
The Eighty-fifth Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.
In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the LXIII Corps, Sixth Army, to District 2 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery in 2765. The Eighty-fifth was destroyed during the Periphery Uprising.
|Commanding Officers of the 85th Mechanized Infantry Division|
|Major General||Park Su Li||2764|
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.
The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanized Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.
- Field Manual SLDF, page 91
- The Star League, p. 154, "Sixth"
- The Star League, p. 133