April 5, 2022
Almost a decade ago, on a sunny June day in Wiesbaden, Germany, V Corps cased their colors after 95 years of service in the European Theater….
Seven years later, after increased aggression along NATO’s Eastern flank, V Corps was called back to fulfill the requirements of the National Defense Strategy….
The Victory Corps reactivated Oct. 16, 2020, and became fully operationally capable less than 13 months later on Nov. 3, 2021, after successfully completing their fourth and final certifying exercise, Warfighter 22-1. Five months after achieving their FOC status, V Corps moved the remainder of its personnel and equipment from Fort Knox to Germany.
“…The presence of the entire corps headquarters in Europe not only expands U.S. Army Europe and Africa’s ability to command land forces in Europe, but should be seen as a strong message to our NATO allies and partners that the United States is absolutely committed to European security and our NATO obligations.”
Not only are the city of Ansbach and the U.S. Army loyal partners, but so is Ansbach with the NATO allies and partners.
While in Germany, the corps headquarters is providing greater capability to plan, coordinate, synchronize, and execute U.S. and allied nations tactical actions and activities throughout Eastern Europe.
While the Ansbach location is temporary, the Victory Corps will maintain a persistent presence in Europe with its forward headquarters in Poland.
V Corps works alongside NATO allies and regional security partners to provide combat ready forces, execute joint and multinational training exercises to improve interoperability….