HEIDELBERG, Germany--Approximately 180 Soldiers from V Corps were directed by the Department of Defense to begin preparations for deployment to Afghanistan in support of NATO operations. The V Corps Soldiers, plus additional enablers, will deploy over the next several weeks from Germany to Kabul, Afghanistan, to support the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and its efforts in Afghanistan. USAREUR continues to provide expeditionary-force capabilities to ongoing military operations around the globe while maintaining NATO and other coalition partnerships.