02 Apr '12, 12am
News: #USArmy plans drawdown in @USArmyEurope #milfam
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 26, 2012) -- As part of the Army's restructuring in Europe, V Corps will not return to Germany when its deployment to Afghanistan ends next year, the Army's chief of staff said. The move is part of an overall downsizing in Europe which will include two brigade combat teams leaving and dozens of installations closing over the next few years. V CORPS LEAVING V Corps headquarters, now located in Wiesbaden, Germany, is expected to deploy to Afghanistan in June with most of its 700 Soldiers. Its commander, Lt. Gen. James L. Terry, will oversee coalition operations nationwide as commander of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno was asked March 21 at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee, defense subcommittee, if V Corps would return to the United States after its dep...