17th Jump Infantry Division

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17th Jump Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2764)
Nickname The Golden Talon
Parent Formation XXI Corps
Formed unknown

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

History[edit]

In 2764 the 17th was stationed on Saiph[1], the unit was assigned, as a part of the XXI Corps, First Army, to the Terran Military Region and transferred to District 1 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region by 2765.[2] The 17th survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 17th Jump Infantry Division
Major General Ambrose Haughton 2764[3]

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

As an SLDF Jump Infantry division the Twenty-first would have been formed from two brigades of Jump Troops, one brigade of 'Mech regiments and two Ground Aero Wings.[4]

Known Units[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 251, "SLDF - Terran Hegemony Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 140, "First Army"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 43, "17th Jump Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133
  5. Jade Falcon sourcebook, p. 12

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