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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 148-05
February 11, 2005

Department of Defense Announces OIF Rotational Units

The Department of Defense announced today that the Headquarters, V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany, and major subordinate units of the Corps will deploy to Iraq in support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). Headquarters, V Corps is scheduled to replace XVIII Airborne Corps as the headquarters for the Multi-national Corps-Iraq in early 2006.

 

Major subordinate units of V Corps scheduled to deploy include the 3rd Corps Support Command, V Corps Artillery, 205th Military Intelligence Brigade, 130th Engineer Brigade, 22nd Signal Brigade and 30th Medical Brigade, are all based in Germany.

 

Other units identified as part of this rotation were previously announced on Dec. 14, 2004, Jan.4, and Jan.18, 12005.

 

DoD will continue to announce large units as they are identified and alerted.

For information on Army units involved in this rotation please contact Army public affairs at (703) 692-2000. For information specific to the units announced today please contact the V Corps public affairs office at (49) 6221-57-5816/5813.