Press Release – Ceremony to establish V Corps Headquarters (Forward)

Nov. 19, 2020

WIESBADEN, Germany —

The V Corps Headquarters (Forward) will be officially established in Poznań, Poland, during a ceremony tomorrow.

V Corps troops began arriving in Poland last month. The headquarters will continue to build capacity throughout the next year and is expected to be fully operational in November 2021.

The mission of V Corps will include command and control of assigned and rotational units in support of U.S. Army Europe and U.S. European Command. The Forward Headquarters will be critical to accomplishing these responsibilities.

The Department of the Army reactivated V Corps at Fort Knox, Kentucky, in October 2020.

V Corps will be a major participant in upcoming US European Command exercises to include DEFENDER-Europe 21, planned to take place in the Balkan and Black Sea regions from May to June 2021.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, media availability is limited at the ceremony. Outlets interested in photos and video of the event should visit All products found on the site are public domain.

  • U.S. Army Europe