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​PREMIUM: V Corps gears up for operations

8th April 2021 - 12:15 GMT | by Tim Fish in Auckland


V Corps was reactivated in October 2020. (Photo: US Army/Renee Rhodes

The reactivated V Corps reflects a focus in the US National Defense Strategy on forward deployment to counter adversaries and improve readiness in the event of a conflict with a near-peer rival power.

The new V Corps forward command post for US Army Europe (USAREUR) will be fully operational in November 2021.

USAREUR activated the forward HQ in October 2020 following a decision to base the unit in Poznan, Poland.

A spokesperson from USAREUR confirmed to Shephard that it began stationing personnel forward on ...

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