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US V Corps

V Corps (Fifth Corps) is a major formation of the U.S. Army. It is headquartered at Campbell Barracks[?], Heidelberg, Germany. Its nickname is the Victory Corps.

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Command and Staff The commanding general of V Corps is Lieutenant General William S. Wallace, who took command in July 2001, replacing Lieutenant General James C. Riley[?].

The Chief of Staff is Brig. Gen. Daniel A. Hahn.

Strength V Corps has 41,000 personnel.


1st Infantry Division[?]
1st Armored Division
130th Engineer Brigade[?]
41st Field Artillery Brigade[?]
5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery (ADA)
4th Battalion, 3rd ADA
5th Signal Command[?]. Commanded by Brigadier General Marilyn A. Quagliotti[?]
2nd Signal Brigade[?], at Mannheim. Commanded by Colonel Hubert W. Newman
22nd Signal Brigade[?]
22nd Brigade Headquarters Company
440th Signal Battalion
32nd Signal Battalion, located at Darmstadt
17th Signal Battalion, located at Kitzingen
11th Aviation Regiment[?]


Unit History

In September 2000, V Corps participated in Operation Victory Strike I, one of the first times American units had ever deployed in Poland. In September 2002, Victory Strike II repeated the exercise. 4000 U.S., Polish, and Italian soldiers took part. The exercise tested a modular plug-in command post system which is expected to be used by U.S. forces in the future.

In March 2002, General Wallace travel to U.S. Central Command[?] headquarters in Tampa, Florida, to discuss contingency plans for deployment to the Middle East.


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