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Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper -  070202

Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper - 070202



Published by the U.S. Army’s Installation Management Command....

Published by the U.S. Army’s Installation Management Command.

This Army newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the Department of Defense. Contents of The Morning Calm Weekly are not necessarily official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, or Department of the Army. The editorial content of this weekly publication is the responsibility of U.S. Army Garrisons in Korea. Circulation: 9,500

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    • Volume 5, Issue 15 P UBLISHED F OR T HOSE S ERVING IN THE R EPUBLIC OF K OREA Feb. 2, 2007 The Morning Calm Bldg. 63 offers view Donnie McClurkin Weekly is as well as other performs concert ventures for USFK Page 2 Page 18 nline Visit http://ima.korea.army.milNew system cuts Army’s ‘Blue to Green’ Program Hits Milestonewaiting time for By Samantha L. Quigley American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON - The Army’sDoD employees “Blue to Green” program, designed to allow airmen, sailors and Marines affected by force shaping to move to the Army, recently hit a milestone,Upgrade Glowth, 8th U.S. Army Logistics Planner. a Defense Department official said here yesterday.simplifies Within a 72-hour period, “Just in the past couple of weeks servicemembers who use DTS we’ve had our 1,000th transfer,” Bill should, in most cases, receive Carr, acting deputy undersecretarytravel reimbursement for their travel expenses directly into the account of defense for military personnel policy, said in an interview.By Capt. Stacy Ouellette designated by the traveler. DTS An effect of the Air Force and8th U.S. Army Public Affairs also supports split disbursement Navy downsizing is fewer YONGSAN GARRISON — for government travel card usage. opportunities for airmen, sailors andThe wait for temporary duty DTS is a standardized web Marines to continue in their careerassignment reimbursements and based way of coordinating travel fields, he said.orders will soon be cut by more for TDY. It combines a travel tool The Army’s Blue to Green SPC. CHRISTOPHER FINCHAMthan half for Korea-based military similar to Expedia or Orbitz, where interservice transfer program, open Spc. Michael Bonnett, a former sailor, wasmembers and Department of you can make your reservations to officers and enlisted personnel, among the first Blue to Green warriors toDefense civilians. on line, with an electronic work- affords an alternative to leaving graduate the course at Fort Knox, Ky. The Defense Travel System flow system, eliminating the need military service. The former airman was an air-battle managercuts processing time and puts the to run around a copy of paper “That would be to serve as an trainee before trading his blue uniform for green.user in charge. orders, Kevin King, 8th Army Lead officer or noncommissioned officer When Moore transferred to the Army, he chose “DTS is outstanding. It is a Defense Travel administrator, in the U.S. Army,” Carr said. to go into the infantry.more efficient and responsive said. DTS is now being deployed “I think the ones who are But that wasn’t enough of a challenge for thesystem than the previous one. It in all four areas across the considering Blue to Green are the newly minted Soldier, who has been assigned toallows servicemembers to have peninsula, but it has some ones who are interested in trying the 82nd Airborne Division, at Fort Bragg, N.C.,better control of their travel challenges since Korean hotels and another career and the challenges Carr said.arrangements. I used DTS prior businesses are not recognized. associated with it.” “(He) not only went over as an Army officer into arriving in Korea and received Second Lt. Michael B. Moore, a the infantry, but also participated in the airbornemy reimbursement within three to recent transfer, is a good example,four days,” said Maj. Bret See System, Page 4 Carr said. See Program Page 4 rogram, KSC receives recognition Command Sgt. Maj. Barry Wheeler, command sergeant major of United Master Sgt. Sue Harper Lt. Col. Robert Paquin, Korean Service Corps Nations Command, 8th U.S. Army Public Affairs Battalion commander. Combined Forces SEOUL — The 19th Korean Service Corps The unit also took home the top prize in best Command, U.S. Company was recognized as the best in base operation and best in personnel Forces Korea and 8th company overall from a field of six top management. U.S. Army, and Lt. SPC. FAY JAKYMEC performers for 2006 at the KSC Annual Two awards also went to the 22 nd KSC Gen. David Valcourt, the annual Korean Service Corps Dinner Friday night at the Ministry of Company. who took home honors for Resource Eighth Army dinner held Jan.26, at the Ministry Defense. Management and Mobilization Station Company commanding general of National Defense. The 19th had the best overall performance Best in Safety went to the 32nd KSC while the talk to Chon, Kye The dinner was held to honor in safety, personnel management, resource 16 KSC took first in Mission Support, the 36th th Hwan, commander of members of the KSC for their management, training, logistics, mission took home the Training honors and the 2 nd 2nd KBC Company at service. support, base operation and mobilization, said brought in the Logistics award.
    • 2 Feb. 2, 2007 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly Commentary The Morning Calm Weekly MPBlotter The following entries were excerpted from the Soldier visits Bldg. 63military police blotters. These entries may be By Capt. Stacy Ouelletteincomplete and do not imply the guilt or innocence 8th U.S. Army Public Affairsof any person. SEOUL – As the winter weather continues to chillArea 1 the air on Seoul’s city streets, many take refugeBlack Marketing, Excessive Purchasing, Subject 1 indoors to avoid the cold. It’s the perfect time to getpurchased various meat products, from the out and see the city from a different view — atop thecommissary, exceeding his ration limit and sold them third tallest building in Korea.to unknown bus drivers on Camp Casey. Subject 1 The Daehan Life Insurance Building 63 has plentyreported to the Camp Casey PMO where he was of options for visitors to explore. Shops, restaurants,advised of his legal rights, which he waived, an IMAX Theater and Sea World, an aquarium are allrendering a written statement admitting to the apart of the facility. Visitors can purchase individualoffense. Subject 1 was processed and released to or combination package tickets to see the attractions.his unit. Investigation continues by MPI. The Sky Deck observatory provided a great viewArea 2 of the city. Skyscrapers, the Han River and even theDriving under the Influence of Any Intoxicant, CAPT . STACY OUELLETTE popular wholesale fish market across the street areSubject 1, operating a POV, was stopped at a KNP A father holds his son up to allow him a view of Seoul visible in a panoramic view.checkpoint when KNP detected an odor of an through binoculars while visiting the Sky Deck. “Sea World” is a slightly impressive aquarium withalcoholic beverage emitting from Subject 1’s person. a few cool sites to see. For lunch, I ventured out and tried a JapaneseSubject 1 was administered a portable breathalyzer Nothing like the states, but what can I say, I’m fusion restaurant. I loved their sushi, California rollstest by KNP with a result of 0.118 percent BAC.Subject 1 was detained, transported to the Yongsan spoiled when it comes to these types of places. I’ve and also the smoked salmon. Sushi is raw fish, aMain KNP Station, charged by KNP under KRTL been to so many aquariums and zoos that there is just Japanese delicacy that tastes much better than itART 44-1 (Driving under the Influence of Alcohol), too many comparisons. Anyhow, it was fun and worth sounds. It was a great place to stop for a bit and rest.and released into MP custody on a CJ Form 2. the trip. I shopped at this great little store selling uniqueSubject 1 was issued a Suspension of Driving Going with the sea theme, I watched the film soaps and bath salts, I was able to knock out a fewPrivileges letter, processed and released to his unit. “Dolphins,” which was educational and cool. It gave gifts for upcoming birthdays.This is a final report. a lot of familiar and new information about dolphins Finally, I had a cup of cocoa and a piece of TiramisuArea 3 and their environments, how to protect and especially at this little café before heading home for the day. ItTraffic Accident without Injuries, Damage to better understand them. was such a beautiful night, and the air was crisp. ItGovernment Property, Driving under the Influence It was worth the viewing. The film was narrated by reminded me of downtown Boston in some ways.of Any intoxicant, Subject 1, operating a POV, lost Pierce Bronson, and the music was performed by Sting. Building 63 is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.control of his vehicle and struck a perimeter fence I had a headset to translate the words since the From Seoul, take the Seoul subway Incheon line andand light pole adjacent to Tower 16. Subject 1 was sound was in Korean for the audience, but I heard it get off at Yeouido station. It’s approximately a 15administered a series of FSTs, which he failed. in English. minute drive from Yongsan Garrison.Subject 1 was advised of his legal rights, which heinvoked, issued a Suspension of Driving Privilegesletter, processed and released to his unit. The Areas to host Area II’s K-16 will also offer a free breakfast and prizes. For the first 20 people who walks through theinvestigation continues by TAI. Area 5 superbowl parties door, they will be eligible to win a 32 inch flat screen TV. K-16 will start their Super Bowl Party at 6 a.m.Disrespect toward a Superior Commissioned Officer,Assault, Willfully Disobeying a Superior The Chicago Bears will be playing against the Area I’s event starts at 8 a.m. at Camp Casey’sCommissioned Officer, Insubordinate Conduct Indianapolis Colts and every touchdown, fumble, pass Warrior Club. There will be a breakfast buffet for $4.95towards a Noncommissioned Officer, Failure to and cheerleader can be caught on a large screen TV and a contest that could leave one lucky winner withObey an Order or Regulation, Provoking Speeches in all areas. All Super Bowl Parties will be Feb. 5. the privilege of escorting around the Tampa Bayand Gestures, Drunk and Disorderly, Area II has two venues for their Super Bowl Buccaneers Cheerleaders for a day.Communicating a Threat, Subject 1 was found by festivities. The Main Post Club in Yongsan will start The Alaska Mining Company will be hosting AreaSF lying on the ground at Burger King. SF detected their Super Bowl party at 5 a.m. Of course there will III’s Super Bowl celebration with a $9.95 steak and anan odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from be a free breakfast, giveaways, games and prizes all you can eat breakfast. The whole event starts atSubject 1’s person. Subject 1 got up and struck 6:30 a.m. through out this event and real cheerleadersVictim 1 on his right side, pushed him and attempted Area IV’s Super Bowl Bash at Camp Walker’s Hill performing during half-time. Amongst the prizes thatto flee the scene. Subject 1 was apprehended and Top Club and Camp Henry’s ‘Henry’s Place’ starts at will be given away; I-pods, a DVD player, phonetransported to the ER where he repeatedly cursed 6:30 a.m. Camp Carroll will host their Super Bowl partyat medical personnel and was being noncompliant. cards, T-shirts and other items. The first 50 people in the door will be eligible to win a 56 inch, high at the Community Activities Center starting at 6 a.m.Subject 1 was treated by Victim 2 and released for There will be breakfast at all of the parties along withdifficulty breathing. Subject 1 was advised of his definition, flat screen TV. The grand prize will be a round-trip air ticket to the U.S., courtesy of U.S. Airline contest, games and hundreds of dollars worth of giftslegal rights, which he invoked, and released to his Alliance. and prizes.unit. Published by IMCOM-Korea This Army newspaper is an authorized Morning Calm Printed by Oriental Press Bldg. 1440, Yongsan Main Post publication for members of the Installation Management Command-Korea Region Printed by Oriental Press, a age, marital status, physical private firm in no way connected handicap, political affiliation, or Department of Defense. Contents of The Director/Publisher Brig. Gen. Al Aycock with the U.S. Government, under any other non-merit factor of the Morning Calm Weekly are not necessarily Public Affairs Officer John A. Nowell exclusive written contract with purchaser, user or patron. If a official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. the Contracting Command- Editors Andre Butler violation or rejection of this equal Government, Department of Defense, or Korea. The civilian printer is opportunity policy by an advertiser Department of the Army. Sue Silpasornprasit responsible for commercial is confirmed, the printer shall The editorial content of this weekly Area I Area III advertising. The appearance of refuse to print advertising from publication is the responsibility of the Commander Col. Forrest R. Newton Commander Col. Michael J. Taliento Jr. advertising in this publication, that source until the violation is IMCOM-Korea, Public Affairs, APO AP Public Affairs Officer Margaret Banish-Donaldson Public Affairs Officer Bob McElroy including inserts or supplements, corrected. 96205. CI Officer James F. Cunningham CI Officer F. Neil Neeley does not constitute endorsement President: Charles Chong Circulation: 9,500 by the U.S. Army or Oriental Commercial Advertising Press of the products or services Telephone: 738-5005 Area II Area IV advertised. SUBMISSIONS OR COMMENTS: Commander Col. Ron Stephens Commander Col. John E. Dumoulin Jr. Fax: 02-793-5701 Everything advertised in this E-mail: oppress@kornet.net Phone: DSN 738-3355 Public Affairs Officer Steve Davis Public Affairs Officer Kevin Jackson publication shall be made Mail address: Oriental Press, Fax: DSN 738-3356 CI Officer David McNally CI Officer Galen Putnam Staff Writer Cpl. Lee Yang-won available for purchase, use or PSC 450, Box 758, APO AP E-mail: MorningCalmWeekly patronage without regard to race, 96206-0758 @korea.army.mil religion, gender, national origin, Sustain, Support and Defend
    • The Morning Calm Weekly News Feb. 2, 2007 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly 3 USFK commander puts university Seabees in Korea lend hand to orphanage area off-limitsThe commander of United StatesForces Korea has designated theHongdae/Hongik University area inSeoul off-limits to all USFK service By Specialist 1st Class Lisa Wassilieffmembers, civilian employees, U.S. Naval Forces Korea Public Affairscontractor employees and their familymembers between the hours of 9 p.m. KOJE-do ISLAND, Republic ofand 5 a.m. daily for reasons of force Korea— The Seabees from Navalprotection. Mobile Construction Battalion ThreeThe Hongdae/Hongik University area Detachment Chinhae took some timeis located about two miles west of away from their normal work routineYongsan main Post, immediately on Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhaesouthwest of the Sinchon subway Instead, their mission on the briskstation and rotary and includes the morning of Jan. 29, was to participateHongdae bar district. in a community relations project thatThis order does not apply to KATUSAs took place at the compound of Aior Korean employees. Kwang Won Orphanage on Koje-doFor more details and maps go to theforce protection page on USFK.mil. Island, which is located 12.5 miles off the coast of Chinhae, Republic of Korea Quotas for Logistics STAMIS (ROK). Training are Now Being Requested NMCB-3 Seabees, who areThe 19th Sustainment Command homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., and(Expeditionary), Support Operations, are currently on a six-month deployment SPECIALIST 1ST CLASS LISA WASSILIEFF in the ROK, spent the entire day Seabees from NMCB- 3 Detachment Chinhae, pass logs during aLogistic Training Team (LTT) located assisting with a mushroom-planting community relations project outside Ai Kwang Won Orphanage Jan. 29.on Camp Henry, Daegu, (bldg. 1701) isnow requesting STAMIS training project there. The project consisted of seeded with mushrooms, were dug environment that mushrooms need forrequirements for the next 6 months. If over 2,000 three-foot long logs being along a tree-covered hilltop with an ideal growing.you or someone in your unit needs placed into furrows. The furrows for irrigation system set up above them, inSTAMIS training, you should contact these logs, which have already been order to maintain the cold, wet See Orphanage Page 4 Orphanage, Yongsan area troops payyour unit’s training coordinator whosesuspense is Feb. 20. The LTT providestraining in its classrooms located atCamp Casey (bldg. S-875), Camp respect to fallen comradeHumphreys (bldg. 713 3rd floor), andCamp Henry (bldg. 1685 and 1701).Information on course types,prerequisites, location and trainingdates can be obtained from the 19th Former commander An upside down M- 16 rifle, positioned Iraq. Eleven others were also killed inESC, LTT Website at http://log1.korea.army.mil. of 18th MEDCOM between two Army desert combat boots, ID the crash. He had been in Iraq for six months Mentorship Program killed in Iraq tags with Allgood’s serving as the command surgeon for name and various Multi-National Forces Iraq.South Post Chapel is looking for By Fay Jakymec Allgood symbols of his medical Allgood is survived by his wife Janeindividuals who are interested in 8th U.S. Army Public Affairs accolades were placed and son, Wyatt.volunteering for a mentorship YONGSAN GARRSION – Members, on a platform. The Allgood family has requestedprogram. The program is geared toward family and friends of the 18th Medical Through song, Biblical readings and donations be made to the United Statesmentoring students at S.A.H.S. andhome schooled students in grades 9- Command gathered at the South Post personal testimonies, each participant Army Wounded Warrior Project in lieu12. There will be a class at the South Chapel to mourn the loss of Col. Brian honored Allgood as a man of few words of any memorial gifts.Post Chapel Feb. 8, starting at 6:30 p.m. D. Allgood, Jan. 26. and as a great leader in his roles as aFor more information about the Allgood served as the 18th Medical mentor, surgeon and officer. .program contact Maj. Brenda Suggars Command commander from July 2004 Allgood died Jan. 20, when theat 723-3778. to June 2006. Blackhawk he was riding in crashed in http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org Home School Testing The WorldWide IDEA Academy is Peninsula-wide Tax Centers open for 2007 season Peninsula-wide Tax Area I Activities Center (bus terminal), room 113 with CPAC and the Legal Assistance Office) offering free TerraNova testing to OIC: Capt. Stacy Cohen Phone: 725-1040 Phone: 768-6680 military homeschoolers located in Camp Casey at Maude Hall, Bldg 2440, Suite Opens: Jan. 31 – May 10 (opens at 4 p.m. Open: Jan. 31 - June 15 scheduled testing areas. Access 241 after ceremony) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 a.m. the Testing Form at http:// Phone: 730-3598 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday – 6:30 p.m.; Thursday 1 - 5:30 p.m.; Opens: Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday from 1- 6 Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Closed Sundays, www.worldwide-idea.org/ Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. - p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Closed holidays and training holidays Please complete the form by today, 5p.m.; Thursday 1 - 8 p.m.; Sundays and holidays and training holidays and submit. Restrictions may apply. Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Closed Sundays, Camp Carroll at Bldg T-125 For additional information, please Mondays and holidays and training holidays Area III Phone: 765-7136 OIC: Capt. Brian Tomasovic Open: Jan. 31 – June 15 call 02-6355-5225. Camp Red Cloud mobile tax center Camp Humphreys at Bldg S-262 (across Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 a.m. Location: Freeman Hall from CAC, next to Red Cross) – 4:30 p.m.; Thursday 1 - 4:30 p.m.; Closed 2007 West Point Dinner Opens: March 1 Phone: 753-3905/3904 Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and training holidaysMembers of the Long Gray line and Tuesdays only 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Open: Jan. 25 – May 20 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 Osan Air Baseguests are invited to the 2007 West Camp Stanley mobile tax center a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday by appointment POC:Tech Sgt. BoycePoint Founder’s Day Dinner at the Location: Bldg 2305 only; Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bldg 788, Rm 26Dragon Hill Lodge, Sat. March 10. The Opens: March 1 Closed Sundays, holidays and training Call 784-8935 for more informationdinner will cost $25 per person. The Wednesdays only 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. holidaysuniform is Mess Dress and Army Blues. Kunsan Air Base Area II Area IV Bldg 755, 3rd FloorFor more information contact Lt. Col. OIC: Capt. Denise O’Connell OIC: Capt. Eric Christeson Appointment onlyDouglas Boltuc at 723-5938. Yongsan Main Post at Moyer Community Camp Henry at Bldg 1805 (building shared Call 782-1250
    • Feb. 2, 20074 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly The Morning Calm Weeklysystem from Page 1 Although all forces on the Korean If it is incorrectly entered by thepeninsula are moving towards using traveler, such as adding a rental carDTS in place of the Department of when it is not authorized, the reviewDefense travel voucher forms, official can make correction to the digitalservicemembers will not be turned away form to remove it as well as sendfor using the paper- trail method, King notification to the traveler. Once thesaid. order is reviewed by both the unit and The DTS process is a bit more 8th Army officials, it will be sentstraight-forward. For example, if the forward for signature and fundingaverage traveler needs temporary duty approval.orders, they would log onto the DTS The development of DTS resultedwebsite and enter the pertinent from a 1993 National Performanceinformation about their travel such as Review that called for an overhaul offlights, housing, and rental car estimated the Department of Defense TDY travelcosts. After digitally signing it, the system. The result was a task forcetraveler would submit the file. charged with the mission to reengineer This file is verified by the unit’s travel. They found that there wasn’t areviewing official, who is designated to standardized system and the processensure correct information has been was more geared toward staying withinentered as well as checking regulations rather than supporting unitauthorizations for the trip. missions, King said.Authorizations such as rental cars, Visit the DTS website at http://lodging and other expenses must be www.defensetravel.osd.mil/dts/site/included in the orders to ensure that the index.jsp or contact King at 723-3787servicemember will receive or Tommy Lee at 725-2263 for morereimbursement. information.orphanage from Page 3 The idea to put this community grown to become a large compoundrelations project together came after for orphans and disabled adults.Rear Adm. James Wisecup, The assistance provided includescommander, U.S. Naval Forces both vocational rehabilitation andKorea, visited the orphanage a year medical care. Navy Steelworkerago and learned that the Seabees had Second Class Anthony Munkholm, abuilt a chicken coop there near the end Seabee attached to NMCB-3, feltof the Korean War. participating in a community relations Wisecup thought it would be a good project like this was a very rewardingidea for community relations if the experience.Seabees could once again help out in “It’s a good cause, and I am glada project for the orphanage. that I had the opportunity to help out The orphanage needed some direct today. I feel this is an important projectlabor support for a mushroom-planting to get involved in because it helps withproject, and since it didn’t required a establishing good relations betweenlengthy amount of time to be the United States and the Republic ofcompleted, the Seabees chose that Korea,” said Munkholm.project to get involved in. The “I would absolutely do somethingmushrooms planted will eventually be like this again.” CNFK is the regionalboth a source of food for the residents commander for the U.S. Navy in thethere and revenue to help keep the Republic of Korea and providesorphanage running. leadership and expertise in naval The orphanage depends on projects matters to area military commanders,like this one for additional funding including the Commander for thebesides the government assistance it United Nations Command, thereceives. Republic of Korea and U.S. Combined The end of the Korean War was Forces Command, and Commander,actually when the orphanage was United States Forces Korea. CNFKoriginally established by also serves as liaison to the RepublicSuperintendent Kim, Im Soon. of Korea Navy, the Combined Forces It began as a babies’ home for Commander staff in armistice and inseven abandoned infants in a tiny mud wartime to the Commander, U.S. 7thhut. Since then, the orphanage has Fleet based in Yokosuka.program from Page 1and ranger training,” he said. “He’s “For Blue to Green, the ideal futurereally taking the full exposure and doing would be that anyone who wasvery well at it.” considering leaving the service would Carr said the program is good not first look to Blue to Green as they’reonly for the military, which retains looking at other options and considerexperienced servicemembers through what it has to offer,” Carr said. “And itthe Blue to Green program, but also for has a lot to offer.”the servicemembers. More information, including It provides them a chance to look guidelines and benefits of the Blue tointo options within the military before Green program, can be found atthey consider the private sector, he said. www.goarmy.com.
    • Feb. 2, 2007 Page 5Strike Team: always on baseBy Margaret Banish-Donaldson “Once the building is identified in the Casey area,Area I Public Affairs I get an estimate of the work that needs to be done CAMP CASEY – With springtime here again, the and then I order the materials,” Valderaz said. “Icrack of the bat and the umpire’s call of “three get the units to take pride in their ownership. Theystrikes and you’re out” is upon us. While they may are the ones to ensure quality work is beingnot receive the same publicity as baseball players, conducted and quality products are being used. Mythere are other folks who deal with strikes, too, job is to make the unit happy.”and who never have an “off-season. The strike team “Depending on the job, there is an average of 10in Warrior Country works year round to improve to 12 people assigned to do the work with anthe quality of life for Soldiers. average projected of anywhere from 14 to 21 The “Strike Team” idea was initiated by Col. working days to complete the project,” ValderazForrest Newton, Area I Garrison commander last said. “If we are working on multiple projects, thefall. He brought the idea to the attention of the time could be even more.”director of public works. The strike team doesn’t stop working until the “Sgt.1st Class William Clarke was assigned to unit says they are 99 percent satisfied. The unithead the team,” said Don Needham, DPW director, signs a memorandum of agreement once the workalong with a composition of skilled labor from the is completed.directorate of logistics and Korean Service Corps. In addition to barracks improvements, the strikeTheir job was to identify issues to be corrected team has taken on giving a facelift to the Stone,within the Casey/Hovey enclave.” Hovey and Memorial chapels and the troop aid If an item can be corrected at the unit level with station.items from the self-help store, it is done first. If Recently, within seven days the team completedskilled labor is required, then the strike team utilizes painting and repairs on the Casey Communitythe resources to assist the unit to improve the Activities Center in preparation for the upcomingSoldiers living conditions. If it needs major Better Opportunities for Single and Unaccompaniedconstruction work, then it goes to the Installation Soldiers conference Jan 31 – Feb. 2.Planning Board and the committee prioritizes the “For the Hovey area, Sgt. James Thompsonlist. supervises the actual building construction,” Clarke The garrison along with Sgt, 1st Class David said. “He’s my right arm on those projects.Valderaz identifies the units with the most problems. “The superb efforts and accomplishments aloneValderaz prioritizes that list making those projects are a great reflection of what the strike team hasknown to the strike team. achieved,” said Lt. Col. Terry Hodges, Camp Casey What’s more, the fire department building garrison commander. “Maintaining high quality ofmanagers helps find problems and addresses issues life standards is directly attributed to our ability to SGT. 1ST CLASS WILLIAM CLARKEfor correction. DPW real property is another listen to our most precious resource, the Soldiers.” Hwang, Yang Sok, a member of the Strike Team, appliesworking group who looks at items and tells paint around window seals at Camp Casey. The teamcommanders what work can be done by a unit. E-mail banishm@korea.army.mil has taken on improving the chapels and barracks.Strike Team member An, To Song applies paint in hard Strike Team member Yang, Chong Won inspects and fixes a leaky toilet in barracks on Camp Hovey.to access places in the Camp Casey West chapel.
    • Feb. 2, 20076 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly Area I The Morning Calm Weekly American Red Cross CPR Instructor Class Volunteers are needed to become First Aid/CPR/AED instructors. Training will be held during the weekend of Feb. 24 and 25 and March 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the ACS Training Room, building 2317 Camp Casey. Preregistration is required. For more information, call: 730-3184. AAFES Exchanges Closed Lunar New Year Most AAFES outlets will be closed Lunar New Year Feb. 18. Camp Hovey PX will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Camp Casey Shoppette will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Camp Red Cloud Shoppette will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Army Community Services Coming Events Spouses and Civilian Newcomers Orientation at Camp Casey will be held Feb. 14 at the ACS building from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Marriage, Baby and JIM CUNNINGHAM Budget class will be held Feb. 16 at Avelina Richardson points to planned improvements that will be made to Primo’s and the Gateway Club in the near future. Camp Casey ACS building from 9 a.m. Richardson selected for Carroll award to noon., Home Buying Seminar will be held at Camp Stanley ACS building Feb. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information call: 730-3143. By Jim Cunningham income before depreciation of $112,547. Controlling everything that involves Area I Public Affairs The Primo’s Express at Camp Casey club business led to extreme success in Camp Casey Radio Town Hall CAMP CASEY—Aristotle once said, lead by Avelina Richardson, generated a turning around Primo’s Club. Meeting “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the collective Morale, Welfare and Recreation “From food to the employees, control There will be a live radio broadcast work.” This is certainly the case regarding profit of more than $1.5 million for fiscal must be maintained,” Richardson said. town hall meeting at Camp Casey Feb. the work Avelina Richardson, club 2006. This is an exceptional performance “You will lose a lot of sales if you don’t 14 at 3 p.m. in the Digital Training and manager, did to improve the Primo’s Club from a remote and isolated location know how to control labor, cost of goods Conference Center. For more at Camp Casey. She turned it around from challenged by high labor costs, base access and all things involved in operating a club.” information call: 730-5096. restrictions and force realignments Richardson sees a bright new future danger of closing, to the top performing club in Area I. Richardson did all of this throughout Korea and Camp Casey.” for Primo’s Club. Individual Sisterhood Friendship “We are waiting to do renovations,” in only a few short months. In doing so, “This award was the result of a team Signing Ceremony she guaranteed her selection for the 2006 concept,” Richardson said. “It is not Richardson said. “After renovations, we The Individual Sisterhood Friendship James A. Carroll, Jr. Award – Theme written on the award itself, but it was will double our revenue in food and the Signing Ceremony will be held Feb. 28 Concept Outlet over $750,000 annual achieved by a team concept.” bar.” at CRC gym and at Mitchell’s Club. For revenue category. Richardson was notified Jan. 10, and The nomination narrative goes on to more information call: 732-6528/730- 2585. “The Carroll Award is given by the she has a theory why she was chosen. say, “This outstanding manager has Department of the Army. People are “Primo’s was on a hot list of clubs clearly demonstrated her expertise and Camp Red Cloud Reasonable selected by the DA worldwide,” going to be closed if they didn’t make serves as a shining example of true Accommodation Training Richardson said. “It is given for excellence money,” Richardson said. “We turned the professionalism. She is a hard working Reasonable Accommodation Training in management.” club around, and now we are making leader who has provided the community will be held Feb. 7 in the MWR The narrative for Richardson’s money. This is the only club in all of Korea an experience ‘second to none,’ and is conference room from 1:30 p.m. to 3 nomination for the award says, making money on the food section.” the obvious selection for the 2006 James p.m. “Richardson’s expertise, management The club makes the most money in its A. Carroll Jr. Award for Theme Concept skills, and dedication to success enabled category in Area I as well. Outlet in the $750,000 annual revenue Voting Slogan Contest her remote and isolated Primo’s Express “Management style and the way you category.” The 2008 primary and general elections outlet to generate $1,344,571 annual control everything in this club is what need a slogan to inspire interest and revenues for fiscal 2006, yielding a net turned it around,” Richardson said. E-mail james.f.cunningham@korea.army.mil participation. Submit your entries today. For more information call: 723- 7514. MWR Warrior Country KATUSA DA supports ‘National Wear Red Day’ Basketball Championship Area I Public Affairs Morale, Welfare and Recreation will Special to The Morning Calm hold their KATUSA Basketball Today, Americans nationwide are celebrating the Februrary 2003. Championship at Carey Fitness Center. fourth annual “National Wear Red Day” by wearing This was to help spread the word that heart disease is the For more information call: 730-6882. red to show their support for women’s heart disease number one killer of American women. awareness. “The Heart Truth” campaign is sponsored The Department of the Army is joining federal agencies across Superbowl Monday at CG’s Mess by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. the country by encouraging all employees to wear red. Doors will open at 7 a.m. and the bar This institute is part of the National Institutes of You should also encourage your colleagues and friends to do will open at 7:30 a.m. Brunch Health in the U. S. Department of Health and Human the same. featuring steak and eggs will be Services. And by doing so, whether it is a red dress, tie, pin or ribbon, served at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The game It introduced the “Red Dress” as the national you are sending the lifesaving message that heart disease doesn’t will kick off at 8:25 a.m. symbol for women and heart disease awareness care what you wear -- it kills. .
    • Area IThe Morning Calm Weekly 7 Feb. 2, 2007 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweeklyDonnie McClurkin: living it, singing itBy Jim CunninghamArea I Public Affairs CAMP CASEY—The InstallationsManagement Command invited DonnieMcClurkin, gospel singer, to appear inconcerts on Army posts on the Koreapeninsula. The Grammy Award winnerfor “Best Soul Contemporary GospelAward” in 2004 has a special reason forcoming to Korea. “I am in Korea to do five concerts atmilitary bases throughout Seoul andsurrounding areas,” McClurkin said. “It’smore my pleasure than anything else.They asked us to come and sing for thetroops, and who is going to refuse?” McClurkin’s purpose has multipleroles. “I am here to give the troops a bit ofgospel they could only get on CD,”McClurkin said. “As soon as we finishthis tour we will go into our recordingmode. It has been more than two yearssince we have done the last one. We reallyhaven’t begun to perfect all the tunes weintend to put on the next CD.” McClurkin sees a career change in thenext five years. “Hopefully, I can hang up the touring JIM CUNNINGHAMand singing career during the next five Donnie McClurkin lives and sings the gospel music he composes plus gospel standard songs Jan. 28 in Hanson Field House on Camp Casey.years,” he said. “I am 47 years old now,and I’m not going to do this for the rest chose him.of my life. My assignment in music is “It is something that chose me,” healmost over.” said. “Much like being called to become a McClurkin sees his next assignment pastor, it chose me. My pastoral careeras pastor of two churches. started later after the singing. The “I have been pastor of Perfecting Faith pasturing came through my relationshipChurch in Freeport, N.Y. for five and a with God. Like David was a musician andhalf years. We started another one down singer before he became king of Israel.”in South Carolina and that one will be a McClurkin says he will produce theyear old Feb. 4.” recordings of others after hanging up his McClurkin’s style is more ministry than recording career.entertainment. “I will never go back to the performing “You can expect to hear contemporary career,” he said. “I will produce thegospel with some of the old gospel recordings of others just to scratch thestandards mixed in,” he said. “It’s ministry itch, so to speak. But I will never get backmore than entertainment. We sing to get into music.”people’s attention and then we give them “Everything happens by due course,the gospel message. We let them know nothing happens strenuously, it happensthat God is on their side; and we as civilians really beyond my knowing,” McClurkinare more grateful for them, and it is more said. “We do 50 concerts a year, so thatof an honor to come and sing for the is enough.”troops who are real heroes.” McClurkin says music ministry E-mail james.f.cunningham@korea.army.milThis trio of backup singers filled out the harmony of the McClurkin arrangementswith precise rhythm and intonation.
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    • Feb. 2, 2007 Page 9 PHOTOS BY DAVID MCNALLY Deoksu Palace provides window to past By David McNally many advances. The dynasty became one of the old Area II Public Affairs monarchies in world history. A visitor to Korea expects to see traditional During this period the capital was Seoul, King Asian architecture. It is, after all, what Sejong created the Hangul alphabet and science and makes this country unique to an culture flourished. American. In Seoul, there may be nothing more Throughout the years, Deoksugung had many majestic and traditional than the five palaces of the names. It was originally built in the late 16th Joseon Dynasty. century. It is smaller than other Seoul palaces. One of the historic royal homes is across from However, Deoksugung became the primary royal the Seoul City Hall behind a vast brick fence. home shortly before the Japanese occupation endedTop: Busy Seoulites Inside, a peaceful park contains faithful recreations the monarchy in 1910.pass by the Deoksu of Deoksugung (“gung” means palace). From spring through late fall, visitors can seePalace entrance. Koreans and foreigners alike enter the palace Korean re-enactors perform the changing of theAbove: The main hall grounds to get a glimpse of the nation’s royal past. royal guards ceremony.sits at the center of It is also a place for young dating couples or busy There is also an arts museum on the grounds,the palace grounds. office workers to relax. but it is closed for renovation until December.Right: Inside the main Deoksugung is steeped in history. The Yi family The palace is open 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. Tuesday-hall there is a tall ruled Korea for more than five centuries (1392- Sunday. A ticket booth at the palace gate charges athrone. 1910). Many say the name “Joseon” was how nominal fee. Parking is available along the north Korea became known as “The Land of the Morning palace wall. Calm.” Others say it was an ancient name for the (Editor’s note: See Page 16 for a story on the land. Regardless, the dynasty became known for development of the Hangul Alphabet)Small historic touches bring authenticity to the recreation of15th century Korean architecture. Visitors can walk through the Deoksu Palace grounds at their own pace.
    • 10 Feb. 2, 2007 http://area2.korea.army.mil Area II The Morning Calm Weekly Gas station to close for two days Visitor Center Closure By David McNallyThe Gate 20 Visitor Center is closed Area II Public Affairsthrough Feb. 16 for renovation. Visitors YONGSAN GARRISON — Armyshould sign in at Gate 5, 10 or 17. Gate and Air Force Exchange Service20 will still be open for SOFA vehicles officials plan to close the Yongsan Gasand pedestrians. Station Tuesday and Wednesday for underground pumps and pipe work. Super Bowl Party The station has been undergoing aThe Yongsan Super Bowl Party will be complete renovation to install pay-at-Feb. 5 at the Main Post Club. Doors the-pump capabilities since latewill open at 5 a.m. Enjoy a free breakfast December.starting at 6 a.m. There will be “We chose Tuesday and Wed- PFC. JUNG JAE-HOONgiveaways and prizes, including a The Yongsan Gas Station renovation continues as officials plan to completely close the facility nesday because of low traffic,” saidgrand prize of a round-trip ticket to the Tuesday and Wednesday. AAFES General Manager Roncontinental United States. The first 50 Daugherty. “We looked at pay days The construction work is set to employee will check identification andpatrons through the doors will compete and took everything into consideration begin after the station closes Feb. 5. ration cards, as well as vehiclefor a big-screen television. For when coming up with the best time Daugherty urged all Area II eligibility.information, call 738-5254. to close.” community members to fill their tanks Patrons can choose to pay at the Yongsan Tax Center Daugherty said the contractor before the closure. pump with a debit or credit card, orThe 2007 Yongsan Tax Center is now originally asked for four days to When the station reopens Thursday, you can pay the cashier directly.open through May 10. The hours of complete the underground work. officials expect to start using the first “The end result is the newoperation are 9 a.m.- 6 p.m Mondays- “But, we will be able to squeeze it of the new pumps. convenience of pay-at-the-pump andWednesdays and Fridays; 1 - 6 all into to two days by working There will be a booth at the gas speed of service,” said Daugherty.p.m.Thurdays and 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. through the night,” he said. station entrance where an AAFES E-mail mcnallyde@korea.army.milSaturdays. The center will be closedSundays, as well as for federal and Employees learn sexual harassmenttraining holidays. For information, call725-1040. Comedy ROKs #1 preventionThere will be a free comedy show Feb. By Pfc. Jung Jae-hoon10, at 8 p.m., at the Yongsan Main Post Area II Public AffairsClub. YONGSAN GARRISON — Area American Forces’ II employees gathered Jan. 23, at the Spouses’ Club Luncheon Yongsan Community Services“Make it, Bake it, Buy it, Grow it” is the Building for the Equal Employmenttheme for the American Forces’ Opportunity and Prevention of SexualSpouses’Club February luncheon Feb. Harassment training sessions.20, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at the Each year, U.S. Army employeesDragon Hill Lodge – Mezzanine Level. must invest time to refresh themselvesRSVP your reservation to with the training. PFC. JUNG JAE-HOONAFSCRESERVATION@yahoo.com or “This explains to Army employees Installation Management Command-Korea Region Equal Employment Opportunity Advisorcall 6355-5448. The cost is $14.25. AFSC what their rights and responsibilities Catherine Dewar (right) gives a Prevention of Sexual Harassment class Jan. 23, at Yongsan.is unable to accommodate children, are,” said Installation Management employees to know these things,” she Dewar explained the two types ofincluding infants, at club luncheons. Command-Korea Region EEO said. “People tend to be shy to act sexual harassment, “Quid Pro Quo” Director Catherine Dewar. “When they when they have problems at work and “Hostile Environment.” African American/Black have some issues they can act because they don’t know what options Quid Pro Quo is when a supervisor History Month according to their rights.” they have and what steps they have seeks sexual favors in return for a job“From Slavery to Freedom: The Story Dewar started the two-hour POSH to take.” or a promotion. Hostile environmentof Africans in America” will be the class with a quiz on 10 EEO topics When that happens, she said is when there are unreasonabletheme of an Area II luncheon 12 p.m. that all Army employees should already employees tend to get unproductive, interferences with job performance.Feb. 23 at the Main Post Club. The know. so it is a hazard for both employees Dewar also gave information aboutcommunity is invited. “It is very important for the and the workplace. See Sexual Page 12 Sexual, Faithlift 2007An Interdenominational Christian Februar y brings Valentines, awareness month ebruary Valentines,Women’s Weekend will be held March By Tamara Sternberg really talking about. It’s the big white elephant in the room,”2-3 at South Post Chapel and Dragon Area II Public Affairs Glover said. “It’s very important to discuss it and make peopleHill Lodge. Register by Feb. 16 at chapel YONGSAN GARRISON — Valentine’s Day is just around aware of how to talk about it because it affects a lot ofservices. For information, call 010-7114- the corner (Feb. 14). It is known across the United States as teens.”0593. a day of romance. But February is also “Teen Dating Violence Glover said this is an issue that deserves attention. and Prevention Month.” “I believe in partnership for a just cause and this is Leadership Conference “I am a firm advocate of the term, ‘It takes a village,’”said definitely one,” Glover said.“Lead with Diligence” is the subject of Area II Army Family Advocacy Program Manager, Stephanie “For Family Advocacy, it is our goal to provide additionalProtestant Women of the Chapel Glover. “It is important to talk not only about the warning tools and resources that can ultimately change our behaviorconference Feb. 28 – March 1 at Hartell signs of an unhealthy and even violent relationship, but we and our decisions in a positive way,” she said. “By doing so,House. Register by Feb. 16 at chapel also need to talk about healthy relationships. How do they we are all taking a step closer to ending violent relationships.”services. For information, call 010-7114- look and feel?” Family Advocacy staff, along with other partnering0593. Among several programs planned for Area II will be agencies, will distribute flyers detailing warning signs for awareness seminars featuring a movie with a follow-on teens.There will be an adult dating violence prevention Area II Web Site discussion about teen dating and violence. The seminars will workshop 6-8 p.m. Feb. 15, at the ACS Building. Call 738-For more community notes, news and be targeted toward teenagers at Seoul American High School. 8861 to sign up or get information on the awareness month.information, visit the Area II Web site Glover is working to inform Area II teens and their families There are also pamphlets, books and videos on teen datingat http://area2.korea.army.mil. about what is a widespread, yet quiet, problem. and violence at AFAP in the ACS Building, Room 205. “Violence in teen dating is something that people are not E-mail tamaran.sternberg@korea.army.mil
    • The Morning Calm Weekly Area II Feb. 2, 2007 http://area2.korea.army.mil 11Grammy award winner sings Yongsanfor Yongsan Garrison audienceBy Pfc. Kim Sang-wook Myatt. “It will be a very memorableArea II Public Affairs day for me today.” During the performance, Alice Myatt YONGSAN GARRISON — More got a chance to sing in front of thethan 1,300 Area II community Collier Field House crowd becausemembers packed Collier Field House McClurkin heard her sing earlier duringJan. 26, to see a Grammy Award an autograph-signing event at the Mainwinning gospel singer perform. Exchange. Donnie McClurkin visited U.S. Myatt sang, “Lord You’ve Beenmilitary installations in Korea Jan. 26- Good to Me.” The time she stood up31, performing concerts at Yongsan on the stage will be an unforgettableGarrison, Camps Red Cloud, Casey, moment, she said.Humpreys and Walker. After the concert, Area II Command “As an American I support what Sgt. Maj. Diane Foster, representingyou do, and it is important for me to Yongsan servicemembers, presentedcome over and share whatever I McClurkin with an Eagle Award. Shehave,” McClurkin said. “I came here asked him to come back with otherto send a message of peace.” great songs. PHOTOS BY PFC. KIM SANG-WOOK McClurkin, a gospel singer and a “We are presenting this eagle to Grammy Award winner Donnie McClurkin performs a gospel concert Jan. 26, at Collier Fieldpastor of a Pentecostal congregation ensure him that we want him to come House.on Long Island, N.Y., is a gospel back,” Foster said. “There is not asuperstar who received numerous ‘military doubt’ in his mind that wehonors including the coveted Grammy enjoyed him, and that we are thankfulAward in 2004. for him.” For about an hour, McClurkin sang “It was a great turnout,” said Area IIhis most famous songs, igniting the Morale, Welfare and Recreationaudience with the spirit of music. Director Paul Robinson. “The crowds Midway throught the concert, were yelling and the communityMcClurkin invited the crowd to move received a lot from this gospel concert.”forward to the stage so he could Installation Management Commandinteract with them better. – Korea Region MWR sponsored the Above: More than 1,300 Area II community “I can’t even describe how I felt event. members fill Collier Field House Jan. 26.when I was blessed,” said Yongsan “After your assignment, please come Left: McClurkin greets the crowds during hisaudience member and singer Alice back home,” McClurkin told the crowd. performance.
    • 12 Feb. 2, 2007 http://area2.korea.army.mil Area II The Morning Calm Weekly STEVE D AVISKorean cheerleaders perform a halftime show during the 2006 Main Post Club Super Bowlparty. The doors will open for this year’s party 5 a.m. Monday. There will be a free breakfast andmany door prizes, including a free round-trip airline ticket to the United States.Area II to host Yongsan, Yongsan,K-16 Super Bowl parties partiesBy David McNally Commerce in Seoul donated theArea II Public Affairs popular digital music players. YONGSAN GARRISON — The There will be games and drawingsIndianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears during the commercials and duringwill play Super Bowl XLI in front of halftime,” said Area II MWR Market-packed Area II audiences Monday at ing Director Sonnie Champigny.the Yongsan Main Post Club and the Some of the contests will includeK-16 Landing Zone. the best “Heisman Pose” and the “best- Area II Morale, Welfare and dressed” audience member. LuckyRecreation plans to make both parties winners could take home a portablefun events for everyone. DVD player. The Main Post Club will be showing In past years, more than 300 Areathe game on big screens in the II community members have turnedUnderground and Uptown. The doors out for the MPC Super Bowl party.will open at 5 a.m. “For MWR, it’s one of the biggest The K-16 Landing Zone will open events of the year,” Champigny said.at 6 a.m. Besides the free breakfast buffet “The first 50 people in the door at for everyone who attends, there willYongsan will be able to compete for a also be a drawing for a free roundtripgrand prize,” said Area II Community airline ticket to the United States. TheActivities Centers Director Mario airline ticket is being sponsored byFarrulla. U.S. Airline Alliances. Farrulla said the first 20 people at “We will even have a halftimethe K-16 Landing Zone will also be performance by Korean cheer-able to compete for a grand prize. leaders,” Champigny said. Both grand prizes will be Of the first 50 communitytelevisions. members at Yongsan and first 20 “We also have 10 iPods to give community members at K-16, eachaway,” said Area II Morale, Welfare will guess the score at the end of theand Recreation Director Paul quarters to win a DVD player. TheRobinson. “We’re going to have some winner of the final game score willlucky winners, besides the Super win a television.Bowl players.” For information, call 738-5254. The American Chamber of E-mail mcnallyde@korea.army.milSexual from Page 10what to do and how to do it when discussions of perceptions.these things happen, like a “I hope people will always respectcomplainant must contact the EEO each other so that these classesoffice within 45 days of the alleged wouldn’t have to be mandatory,”harassment. Dewar said. “What may be During the second hour of training, appropriate at home may not beDewar showed a video presentation appropriate in the workplace. Respectof workplace scenarios and indepth the workplace.” Visit the Area II Web site for more community information http://area2.kor ea.army.mil ea2.korea.army http://ar ea2.kor ea.army.mil
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    • Feb. 2, 200714 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly The Morning Calm Weekly Feb. 2-8 Blood Diamond Turistas Unaccompanied Minors Freedom Writers Blood Diamond Unaccompanied Minors Strander Than Fiction (R) 8:30 p.m. (R) 8:30 p.m. (PG) 8:30 p.m. (PG13) 7:30 p.m. (R) 7:30 p.m. (PG) 7:30 p.m. (PG13) 7:30 p.m. Casino Royale The Cleaner The Cleaner Blood Diamond No Show No Show No Show (PG13) 7 p.m. (PG13) 7 p.m. (PG13) 7 p.m. (R) 7 p.m. . 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Under the direction offuneral and brings with him vast histories and circumstances are as Wilson High is a hotbed of violence descends into a sugar-fueled Lord Martin Campbell (The mask ofknowledge of the deceaseds double different as any can be until their due to a voluntary integration program of the flies frenzy, with food fights zorro) and with Paul Haggislife and child-bearing infidelities. Fritz fates become joined in a common which brings Black, Latino, Asian, and substituting for any real violence. (Crash) helping with the re-writes,and Gray dont think much of each quest to recover a rare pink White students together. Rather than Five kids attempt to escape: this addition to the Bond canonother until they begin to get past diamond, the kind of stone that can having the desired effect of creating awkward-but-normal teen Spencer manages to hold true to theappearances and stereotypes and transform a life or end it. healthy diversity, this program breeds (Dyllan Christopher), Harvard- essence of the stories theappreciate what their mutual friend Solomon, who has been taken from constant war between all parties bound brain Charlie (Tyler James villainous villains, the fabulous sets,loved about the other. his family and forced to work in the involved, the result being daily gun Williams), gentle giant Beef (Brett the beautiful women, the fast- While Ive never been a huge Kevin diamond fields, finds the shots, constant racial slurs, and gang Kelly), rebel Donna (Quinn paced action while updating theSmith fan, probably based more on extraordinary gem and hides it at violence. 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It opens in Madagascar,being allowed some depth of life as refugees but also help rescue in the pain of poverty, the legal system, their Christmas holiday. where Bond pursues a guerillacharacter that is pleasant and his son, Dia, from an even worse and death. bomb-maker in one of the mostsurprising. fate as a child soldier. breathtaking chase scenes ever. Night At The Museum No Show Stranger Than Fiction Lets Go To Prison No Show No Show No Show. 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    • Feb. 2, 2007The Morning Calm Weekly http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly 15A recipe for preparing for LentBy Chaplain (MAJ) James Elliott O’Neal During Lent the faithful are asked to “pray, fast and The prophet tells us to return to God with ourArea III Catholic Chaplain give alms” as a way of helping the person to prepare whole heart—not just part of our heart. St. Paul in On Wednesday the 21st of February, many to remember the suffering, death and resurrection of his second letter to the Church of Corinth (2Christian Churches and Denominations will begin a Jesus. Cor.5:20-6:2) reminds us that now (not tomorrow,Forty Day Preparation for the holiest day for Lent is a time of spiritual renewal. next week, or next year), but now is the day ofChristians—Easter. Sr. Melannie Svoboda, S.N.D., tells us that she salvation. This period of time which is called Lent usually feels close to her deceased mother every time she What is God asking of me today?begins with a service which includes the distribution follows one of her recipes. In addition, in the Gospel of Matthew (Matt. 6:1-for ashes which are placed on the forehead of the However, she feels her mother’s presence even 6, 16-18), Jesus instructs us to give alms quietlyperson and the minister tells the person in these or more when she follows her mother’s recipe for living: and to fast with a cheerful face. (Fasting fromsimilar words to either “remember that you are dust daily prayer, love for family, concern for those in need crabbiness can be a fine Lenten practice).and to dust you shall return” or “turn from sin and be and absolute trust in God no matter what. If we follow this recipe, then surely we will befaithful to the Gospel.” As the Lord tells us through the Prophet Joel: closer to God by Easter Sunday. “Return to me with all your heart.” Area III W orship Services Worship Protestant Wednesday 7 p.m. Freedom Chapel 5:10 p.m. Camp Eagle Chapel Collective Contemporary For information on Bible study groups and other religious services and Sunday 6 p.m. Freedom Chapel activities, contact the nearest installation chaplain’s office. Sunday 10:30 a.m. Zoeckler Station Chapel KATUSA Area III Chaplains 11 a.m. Freedom Chapel, Tuesday 7 p.m. Freedom Chapel Sunday 8 p.m. Camp Long Chapel Chaplain (Maj.) Ray Robinson Camp Long Chapel Raymond.robinsonjr@korea.army.mil 753-7274 Suwon Air Base Chapel Catholic Chaplain (Maj.) James O’Neal 3 p.m. Camp Eagle Chapel Mass Daily 11:45 p.m. Freedom Chapel james.e.oneal@korea.army.mil 753-7276 Gospel Sunday 9:30 a.m. Freedom Chapel Chaplain (Capt.) Kyle Taylor Sunday 1 p.m. Freedom Chapel 4 p.m. Camp Long Chapel kyle.a.taylor@korea.army.mil 721-3356
    • Feb. 2, 200716 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly The Morning Calm WeeklyRediscover Hangul, the Korean alphabet By Cpl. Lee Yoon-joo 2nd Infantry Division Public Affairs T hroughout history, humans have taken great steps from ancient times to the modern world we are living in today. And, no one doubts thatwritten language played a great role in developing culture,society as well as science. Yet, for Koreans, it means farmore than that. Korean King Sejong created “Hangul,” the Koreanalphabet. Before Hangul was invented, Koreans had to useHanja, the Chinese characters, to read and write. However,because it was foreign language, it could not fully expressthe thoughts and spoken language of Koreans. Moreover,Hanja was too complicated for the common people, mostlyfarmers, to learn. They could not submit legitimatecomplaints to the authorities, other than through oralcommunication, and they had no way to record theagricultural wisdom and knowledge they gained throughthe years. King Sejong felt sympathy for the people and searchedfor solutions. What he envisioned was a set of lettersuniquely Korean and easily learnable, rendering itaccessible and usable for the common people. After yearsof research with great scholars, Hun-min-jung-um, the firstKorean alphabet, was born. In the proclamation preface, King Sejong said, “Manycommon people had no way to express their thoughts inwriting due to the complexity of Hanja. Out of mysympathy for their difficulties, I have created a set of 28letters. The letters are very easy to learn, and it is my hopethat they improve the quality of life of all people.” The alphabet originally had 28 letters, but only 24 areused today, 10 vowels and 14 consonants. The shapes of the consonant letters represent theoutlines of the parts of the mouth and tongue used topronounce them. The vowel letters come from the shapeof sky, earth and people. By resembling the shape of themouth and three elements, one can easily learn how towrite and read Hangul. Its simplicity and small number ofletters lessen the burden of memorizing them as well. It is no coincidence that by the time the Korean childrenreach school age, most master Hangul. Hangul also pulleddown the illiteracy rate to near zero percent mark in Korea. Hangul is also the most original alphabet in the world.Most of the alphabets in other countries have gone throughmany complicated changes with a long history in order tobecome the letters they use today. Some, like English PHOTOS DAVID MCNALLYalphabets and Kana letters of Japanese, derived from other BY A King Sejong statue at Deoksu Palace honors the famous monarch for his role in developing “Hangul,” the Korean alphabet.languages such as Latin and Chinese. However, Hangulhas only gone through minor changes. It is the only alphabet in the world which has the exactrecord of the creator, the purpose and the date of creation.Today, there are about 3,000 spoken languages and, amongthem, there are only about 100 languages which havewritten letters. There are no alphabets that have exactinformation on the date of origin, the purpose of creationand the name of creator other than Hangul. Lastly, nearly any sound or language can be translatedin Hangul without any difficulties. By combining eachconsonant and vowel, Hangul can write 12,768 letters,meaning it can produce 12,768 sounds, which is the largestsound pool in one language in the world. Usually a voweland a consonant can be combined into a letter, butsometimes a letter can be a combination of two consonantswith one consonant, or one vowel with two consonants. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, CulturalOrganization awards the “King Sejong Literacy Prize” tothose who contribute to reducing illiteracy. On Oct. 1,1997, UNESCO even designated the Korean alphabet as aworld archive property. Hangul has been at the root of the Korean culture andhas preserved its national identity. It is in the heart of Hangul is the only alphabet in the world to have an exact date ofKoreans as the greatest heritage of all. Koreans even creation. Hangul immediately lowered illiteracy rates.designated “Hangul Day” to celebrate the creation ofHangul every Oct. 9. Smart brains and diligence were notthe only elements that derived the miracle of Han Riverand many other economic revolutions in Korea. It wascultural power like Hangul that drove Koreans to where King Sejong’s legend lives on as Koreans celebrate his alphabetthey stand now. during “Hangul Day” each Oct. 9.
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    • Feb. 2, 200718 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly MWR The Morning Calm WeeklyMcClurkin draws area crowdBy Rakendra Moore And by this being a first forIMCOM Public Affairs Pethel, he decided to accompany a Gospel great Donnie McClurkin friend to the concert. was in the Yongsan area performing After an introduction for the live at the Collier Field House for Grammy Award winning artist, by the troops and their families Jan. 26. senior Chaplain, Lt. Col. James P. As for the concert, there wasn’t a King, Area II and IMCOM-Korea shortage of enthusiasm or great chaplain, the evening got under way expectation in the air. Hearing the with McClurkin singing “That’s what artist music was enough for one fan, I believe.” And “Holy” a crowd and it was also all she looked favorite was performed later on in the forward to. performance. “I’m looking forward to hearing A sense of pride for the military his music,” said Cheryl Scott, one of uniform and what it stands for is many concert goers. instilled in warfighters from the first “I love his music.” day they pledge their allegiance to the Although the majority of attendees United States. were seasoned McClurkin fans, there That allegiance also includes the were still some who has never heard importance of what it truly means to of the gospel singer. have core values. With that, they are “This is my first time listening to taught what those values are as well the artist,” said Staff Sgt. Parry as how to implement them daily. Pethel. Company D, 168th Medical Soldiers stationed here are more Bn. than familiar with the essence of those Army core values. However, the men and women RAKENDRA MOORE who wear the uniform aren’t the only Command Sgt. Maj., Diane Forster, Area II command sergeant major, presents Donnie class of professionals who institutes a McClurkin with a gift after his performance Jan. 26, at Collier Field House at Yongsan. heart-felt code which guides them throughout their individual journeys. share whatever he has to lift their his commitment. “My sense of core values rely on spirits. “I enjoyed the concert, and I my faith in God,” said McClurkin. In return for McClurkin’s, appreciate his sincerity,” said Capt. McClurkin also shared that he dedication to support service members Simone Jenkins, 532nd Military RAKENDRA MOOREA crowd looks on as McClurkin recieves a supports everything service members for their sacrifice, there were those on Intelligence Bn.token of appreciation. do, and that it is important to him to hand who also felt gratitude toward “I’ll never forget,” she added. Buccaneers cheerleaders to perform throughout peninsula Moral Welfare and Recreation Special to “The Morning Calm Weekly” HALO Tournament The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Korea Region MWR will host the 2007 Cheerleaders will entertain troops “Halo 3” Team Tournament Feb.24, at stationed throughout the peninsula with the K-16 Community Activities Center. their dance and variety show Feb. 11- Registration will begin at Noon 14. followed by a tournament briefing at All performances are open to the 12:30 p.m. The competition will military community free of charge, commence at 1 p.m. and continue until courtesy of MWR and AAFFES. completed. An awards ceremony will Known for the peppy personalities, conclude the event. attractive uniforms and intricate dance Tour tournament will be based on team routine, the elite sideline squad has been competition. All players will play the entertaining “Bucs” fans since 1976. same game, “Halo 3.” The team with As the football team has grown from the highest combined score, during the an amateur expansion team to Super competitive phases of the tournament, will be determined the winner. Bowl winners, the cheerleaders have become an important part of the game. COURTESY PHOTO BOSS Winter Games All of the members are committed, hard The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders pose for a picture during a photo session. Single and unaccompanied Soldiers working and dedicated individuals. Costume designers have focused on appearances for both non-profit and ready to hit the slopes for the BOSS They are selected from hundreds of maintaining the same logos and colors corporate events and select members Winter Games weekend getaway must contenders yearly – and previous as the NFL Championship team. serve as ambassadors visiting military sign up now at your local CAC. members are required to re-audition Red tops, short pants and skirts and stationed abroad. The Tampa Bay The trip costs $99 for accommodation, ensuring the best qualified are standing long black boots pay homage to the Buccaneers cheerleaders have also been equipment rentals and the lift ticket. on the sidelines come kick-off. pirate appearance while accessories chronicled in 2006 on “Making the An awards banquet will follow the Daily practices require endurance, personalize the look for each routine. Squad.” The show took you inside the event. Composed of athletes, educators, selection process beginning with athleticism, dance ability and Full payment must be received at the professionals, mothers, students; team auditions and revealed what it takes to personality. Choreography is fresh and time of registration. Please visit your members have contributed countless become a team member. demanding with new and exciting dance local MWR to register because there hours to community service For more information on the show, are limited seating. routines livening up the crowds during half-time shows. organizations. They make community please contact DSN 723-3078.
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    • Feb. 2, 2007 Page 21194th Soldiers blown awayby training with Chinooks PHOTOS BY F. NEIL NEELEYRiggers hook two HMMWV’s in tandem at Desiderio Army Airfield to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter for transport to the multipurpose range complex at the Rodriquez Range facility.By F. Neil Neeley Soldiers have been around an aircraft at all. It was will tell you that it’s all about following the technicalArea III Public Affairs excellent training.” manuals. CAMP HUMPHREYS – The wind gusts were The Chinook can lift enormous loads, and this “It’s just basically organizing things to match allstrong enough at times to knock you off of your feet mission took full advantage of its lifting capacity— of the manuals,” May said. “Everything else isand HMMWV’s and CONEX’s went flying through 26,000 pounds from center hook; 17,000 pounds from checking as you go. Managing the load is mainly athe air. the forward/aft hook or a 25,000 pound tandem load. power issue and managing power once you’re No, this wasn’t a scene from the “Wizard of Oz,” One of them easily picked up two 5,200 pound flying.”and it wasn’t Kansas either. Three massive CH-47 HMMWV’s that were slung together and effortlessly By late afternoon the Chinooks had loaded twoChinook helicopters were hovering over Desiderio flew away with them. HMMWV’s, four CONEX’s and several companiesArmy Airfield here with enormous cargo loads slung Handling such heavy loads can be tricky but Chief of troops, leaving the field bare of cargo andbeneath them. Warrant Officer 3 Daniel May, Chinook pilot, B personnel. Calm descended over Desiderio Airfield The equipment belonged to the194th Maintenance Company, 3rd battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade much like after a hurricane.Battalion which was bound for training at themultipurpose range complex at the Rodriquez Rangefacility. Riggers, pilots and Soldiers were working togetherto prepare and then move the unit’s equipment andpersonnel downrange. What’s it like to perch precariously on top of aCONEX with a big Chinook beating down on you?Just ask Pvt. Chad Masse, 520th MaintenanceCompany, and one of the Soldiers who rigged the bigloads. He’ll tell you that it feels a lot like being in ahurricane. “I was about to be blown away,” Massesaid, “But after a while you get the fear out. Besides, Ihad the guys from my team to help keep me anchoredand that helps a lot.” The entire day presented a unique trainingopportunity for everyone involved. “We’ve had to learn how to sling up the equipment,and get it ready to load it up to the aircraft,” said Sgt.1st Class Mark Shafer, Headquarters, HeadquartersCompany, 194th Plans S-3. “This is the first time in along time that we’ve had the opportunity to do thiskind of training, so it’s the first time that a lot of these All aboard! Soldiers from the 194th Maintenance Battalion board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter.
    • 22 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly Feb. 2, 2007 Area III The Morning Calm Weekly RED DRAGON Lingg provides bridge between students and the community INN DFAC SUPERBOWL Watch the game on eight big screen TVs. DFAC opens at 7 a.m. and will have a special Super Bowl brunch By F. Neil Neeley to me or I can go out to them to give facilitator between American from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Cost $4.20. Area III Public Affairs them the information that they need for students and academic resources in Everyone is welcome. CAMP HUMPHREYS – Many scholarships.” the Korean community. people know that Camp Humphreys Part of Lingg’s job is to help students “I can facilitate academic SPOUSE has a School Liaison Officer but do transitioning into or out of the achievement or other cultural issues O R I E N TAT I O N they know what she does and how community. here,” Lingg said. “I try to build SEMINAR NOW much she can help students? “Soldiers and their families are usually partnerships with local national M A N D A D T O RY Michelle Lingg is the Area III here on a one-year tour,” Lingg said. schools and other agencies or The SOS is scheduled for Feb. 26, at School liaison officer. She works out “When they move to or organizations.” the CAC, 8 a.m. Under the new of Child and Youth Services and is from another duty If a student regulation it is mandatory for the liaison between the Humphrey’s station, they need to chooses to go for spouses to attend prior to receiving community and Area III schools. move to another school. vocational training her/her permanent ration control “Actually I cover five schools,” There are documents instead of going to card. You can register thru sponsors’ Lingg said. and records that they college Lingg has unit, FRG assistance or directly to ACS. Info. 753-8401. “As well as home schooled need to carry with them. help for them too. children. There’s the Humphreys I help them with that, “There isn’t RESUME CLASS American Elementary School, Osan and I let them know much vocational SCHEDULED Jr. High and High school and the off what to prepare before recourse here in our Resume Writing class Feb16. 9 -12 post International Christian School. they move.” community,” Lingg a.m., open to everyone followed by Lingg explained that 40 percent Another thing Lingg LINGG said. “But in Korea a Resumix Preparation class for of the International Christian does is to help high we have a lot of federal jobs for US Citizens only, School’s students are from transitioning school seniors meet their vocational high schools. If a student from 1- 4 p.m.. You can attend one or Humphreys’ military families. new school’s graduation requirements. needs to have some sort of lab or both classes. Call 753-8401/8321 to “Some of those students are not “Schools have different training, I can go out and help them register. command sponsored, but they can requirements,” Lingg said. “It’s really to use the facilities on the economy. still turn to me for help,” Lingg said. important for high school seniors to be I can help them get instruction from SUWON CAREER “I also help students who are home prepared, so I help them with that. I can English-speaking professionals PLANNING CLASS schooled she added.” contact the School Liaison officer at working at nearby universities, or I An employment manager will be Lingg points out that home their new assignment and coordinate can invite instructors to come over coming to Suwon Feb. 12. Class will schooled kids can come to her and things.” here to help them.” cover job skills, resume, cover letter use the facilities at CYS. “We have Lingg can also help with pre-college The bottom line for Lingg is that and job interviewing. To register call computers and internet access for preparation for students who are going she’s here to help students succeed. ACS at 788-4934. research here,” Lingg said. off to college or university. “I want the community to know “A lot of students who are “I can help them with academics by that I’m here for them BABYSITTING CLASS SCHEDULED stationed here in Korea get a lot of facilitating SAT classes,” she said. “If educationally, academically or The Red Cross will have a scholarships from different they need tutoring, I help them find it culturally,” she said. Babysitting Class Friday, Feb 16, sources,” Lingg said. “Home at their schools or ask the principal to from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Red schooled students often don’t have have a class.” If you need help from Lingg you Cross building. Students must be at that information. They can come Lingg also sees herself as a cultural can call her at CYS at 753-8274. least 12 years old at the start of the class. Limited to the first 10 students to register. Call 753-7173. YOUTH SPORTS SEEKS COACHES 602nd Soldier a volunteer and a role model Coaches needed for the upcoming By F. Neil Neeley T-ball and baseball season. Area III Public Affairs Applicants must undergo a CAMP HUMPHREYS – Volun- background check and attend teering can be personally rewarding Certification Training. Contact YS and is an excellent alterative to Lisa Hogue at 753-5051. spending time in the Ville. Spec. Dennis Chechuck, B Company, YS BASEBALL 602nd Aviation Support Battalion, is REGISTRATION all about that and more. Registration will be held from Feb.1 - Chechuck loves kids and has 28 at the Youth Center, from 9 a.m.-6 been volunteering regularly at Camp p.m. $45 fee and must have a current Humphreys Youth Services for more sports physical and YS membership than two months. He helps with prior to registering. After Feb. 28 sports and after school homework registrations will be accepted on a and is a solid role model for the kids space available basis with an he helps. additional $10 late fee per child. Contact Lisa Hogue at DSN 753- “I think that volunteering at YS 5051. is a great idea,” Chechuck said. CYS JOBS “It’s great to work with the kids Besides being personally rewarding, Chechuck is especially appreciated A variety of positions remain open and they like to work with us. It Chechuck has another motivation for by Joon Auci, Child and Youth at both the Youth Center and Child also gives them a better volunteering. He is working towards Services Coordinator. Development Center. U.S. understanding of what their earning a Military Outstanding Volunteer “It’s important for the kids to have Citizenship and background check military parents do because they Service Medal and with it, some him as male role model,” Auci said. required. Call YS at 753-8507 or see me in uniform and they see additional promotion points. “We really appreciate having him contact CPOC for further details what I’m all about.” As the only male volunteer, spending his off-time with us.”
    • The Morning Calm Weekly Area III Feb. 2, 2007 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly 23 Area III now eating right Talent Show wows ‘em on Humphreys at the new Subway BOB MCELROY By Bob McElroy Cox and about 20 other performers Area III Public Affairs dazzled the full house with their talent CAMP HUMPHREYS – Anthony and versatility. Cox sings the Diamond Rio tune “One The acts included a host of singers More Day” during the Soldiers Talent belting out tunes from Motown, rhythm Show held Saturday evening in the and blues and hip hop as well as original Community Activities Center. compositions. Area III Soldier Spotlight F. NEIL NEELEY Eighth U.S. Army Confinement (from left) Spec Michael Munson, Area III BOSS Coordinator, Command Sgt. Major Facility Military Police Guards Jason Kim, Col. Michael J. Taliento Jr., Area III commander, George B. Ricker, AAFES general ganager, Kim, Song Song-in, Korean general manager for Subway, cut a cake By Bob Frace in the facility who was not an MP commemorating the opening of the new Subway on Camp Humphreys Jan. 27 Special to Area III PAO but a cook and I asked him what By F. Neil Neeley a positive step towards improving CAMP HUMPHREYS – As you made him deal with working at this Area III Public Affairs the quality of life on Camp ride the Camp Humphreys garrison facility and he replied that he loved CAMP HUMPHREYS – A new Humphreys. bus or are out in your privately- his job in the Army and it did not Subway Sandwich Shop opened in AAFES General Manager George owned vehicle and pass the Eighth matter where it was. the Main PX food court with a B. Ricker remarked that customers Army Confinement Facility or you A KATUSA MP who worked the ribbon cutting ceremony held seemed to prefer Subway over the see the inmates in their orange jump facility’s entrance access point also Saturday Jan. 27. Robin Hood sandwich shop. suits inside the fenced area, you might displayed professionalism as he The new shop gives Camp “We had a soft opening here wonder about this building and who briefed me on the requirements for Humphreys Soldiers and civilians yesterday and we did four times the is in there. Those who know about entering; when I asked him another alternative to burgers, business that we’ve done in the past this facility do their best to avoid it; the same question, he chicken and pizza. with Robin Hood,” Ricker said. some joke that it is known as the said he was proud Area III Commander Col. Michael “None of that increase in business Motel 6, because the Military of what he was J. Taliento said that the addition of effected sales at our Subway shop Police guards “…always leave the doing. Subway to the food court lineup was on Zoeckler Station.” light on.” Many may speculate The Military why someone is confined there Police guards, or may mention someone they both U.S. and knew who was confined, but KATUSA as well the bottom line is that, those who as the support are in there know they are there personnel who work in because of the choices they this facility are truly made. remarkable individuals. There is another set of people They show the Warrior there and that is the reason for spirit everyday while still my story. They are our great providing inmates with the warriors, the Military Police services the command guards and the supporting Soldiers requires. They are young of the facility. They operate this men and woman who—like their facility 24 hours per day seven days comrades on the Korean a week, 365 days a year; they are a peninsula—give 100 percent to great asset to our community for the their profession. hard work they do every day. I am not selecting or singling out I remember the first time I toured one group of individuals over the facility and saw the another, but rather shining the professionalism and cheerfulness of spotlight on a given group’s our Military Police. I asked a young commitment to America and the U.S. MP guard how one could be so Republic of Korea. I look forward cheerful and motivated having to be to continuing to show you the best behind bars all day and she quickly in the world. answered: Bob Frace served as the Area “I get to go home each day.” III Command Sergeant Major F. NEIL NEELEYSoldiers practice for an upcoming road march during Sergeants Time last Thursday by I met a young private who worked before his retirement.marching in full ruck around the Humphreys perimeter.
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    • Feb. 2, 2007 Page 25Camp Henry Snack Bar hours slashedBy Galen PutnamArea IV Public Affairs CAMP HENRY – In a move thatcould have a major impact on Soldiersand civilian employees alike, theoperating hours at the Army and AirForce Exchange Service Snack Bar onCamp Henry have been cut by asignificant margin. The Snack Bar’s operating hours werecut by 25 hours per week beginning Feb. 12:40 p.m. – What a difference a half-hour1. The facility, previously open 6:30 a.m. makes. Only 30 minutes after the lunchtime– 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday will rush, the Snack Bar is nearly deserted.now open at the same time and close at to do instant messaging, so they won’t2 p.m. on those days. The Snack Bar be able to do that anymore.”will remain closed on Sundays. Soldiers aren’t the only patrons who “The reason the Snack Bar is being will be affected.closed earlier is that so few people are “It hurts since my classes start at 6using it, particularly during those hours,” p.m.,” said Detlef Loyd, 18, a familysaid Kurt Brunen, AAFES Area IV PHOTOS BY PVT. NA KYUNG-CHUL member who is taking college classesgeneral manager. “Sales after 2 p.m. 12:10 p.m. – Noon rush patrons wait in line as Camp Henry AAFES Snack Bar employees at the Education Center on Camp Henry.were not paying the cost of the salary prepare and serve lunch. The snack bar now closes at 2 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays. “It affects my ability to relax and grabof the associates which had already been another look at the hours,” Brunen said. Henry, so closing the snack bar that early something to eat before class. It is nicecut to one person per concept.” “Unfortunately, when the Soldiers who will significantly reduce the choices that to be able to hook into the Wi-Fi and AAFES officials considered closing were billeted here moved out, so did the the Soldiers have. This could seriously check e-mail while eating.”the facility but opted to continue afternoon sales at the snack bar. I really affect Soldier morale.” Brunen stressed he is committed tooperating with reduced hours. would like to emphasize that if the Others agreed. working with the command to find “We really didn’t want to cut services population increases, we are willing to “This will make things harder in the another location to provide a Wi-Fibut sales have declined dramatically at re-look the hours.” evenings, that’s for sure,” said Staff Sgt. option after 2 p.m., citing the Campthis facility as well as the Shoppette,” Despite the sound business rationale John Henry, 2nd platoon sergeant, HHC, Henry Coffee Shop as a possible site.Brunen said. behind the decision, some are concerned Area IV Support Activity, who lives and Civilian employees and contractors Those operating losses are due in part about the potential impact the change works on Camp Henry. “I go to the gym will feel the impact as well.to the reduced number of Soldiers will bring about. after work and when I’m done there the “This will be a blow to me,” saidbilleted on Camp Henry. In recent “This will affect the Soldiers dining facility is already closed so not Stanley White, information managementmonths, Soldiers from the former 20th tremendously, especially those who work having the snack bar available really limits officer with the Army MaterielArea Support Group were relocated to late hours and can’t make it to the dining things. You pretty much have to get in a Command – Far East, who works onCamp Carroll and the 798th Military facility,” said 1st Sgt. Venesia Denson, cab and go to Camp Walker if you want Camp Henry. “I work late nights andPolice Battalion left the peninsula. Headquarters and Headquarters Company, to have some choices. I also have Soldiers like to grab a quick bite at the snack “If more people start being billeted Area IV Support Activity. “It is very dry who go there to grab a snack and use bar. This will be a drastic change.”on Camp Henry again, we will take here – there aren’t a lot of options on Camp the Wi-Fi (wireless Internet) connection See Hours on Page 28AFAP conference brings community issues to the foreBy Galen Putnam and the quality of life for In order to keep discussions on track, eachArea IV Public Affairs Army families,” said working group had a facilitator, recorder and CAMP WALKER – Working together to make one’s Steven Wegley, Area IV transcriber to help guide the action. Facilitatorscommunity a better place to live, work, serve, train, Army Family Team managed the work group process in an effort to keepand play is a noble endeavor. That’s exactly what about Building and AFAP participants focused and goal oriented. Recorders100 Area IV residents did at the 2007 Area IV Army manager. “If they can’t be jotted down on butcher paper discussion points in orderFamily Action Plan Jan. 26 at Camp Walker’s Soldier resolved at the local level to keep track of the many ideas, topics and suggestionsMemorial Chapel and Fellowship Hall. these issues, along with being bandied about. Transcribers then typed the Delegates addressed a variety of issues in order to their proposed solutions, butcher paper notes into a laptop computer to preservenot only identify, but provide suggested solutions to the will go to the region level the group’s notes and retain a written history of thecommunity’s most pressing needs. Many issues were or even the Department of the Army level if necessary.” proceedings.submitted in advance by interested parties and many According to Army Family Action Plan data, 90 To provide additional support, subject matter expertsmore were brainstormed by the volunteers who percent of the issues presented are resolved at the local from a variety of fields were on hand throughout thecomprised the Housing, Medical, Consumer, Force level. If a resolution cannot be reached locally, it is elevated day to observe, answer questions and offer guidance.Support/Entitlements, Teen and other working groups. to the major command level. In rare cases, issues are Area IV officials were pleased with the outcome.Each group then selected what it considered to be its further elevated to the Department of the Army. “I’ve been told that this was absolutely the besttop three issues, providing detailed suggestions and Conference participants took advantage of their AFAP conference on the peninsula this year,” said Col.proposed solutions during the conference’s out briefing. chance to “make a difference.” John E. Dumoulin Jr., commander, Area IV Support All issues submitted to or brought up at the “I liked being able to choose what we thought were Activity. “There was a lot of ‘rolling up of the sleeves’conference, from the smallest to the most significant, the most relevant issues,” said Spec. Stephanie Luke, today but our mission doesn’t end here. The missionwill be forwarded to the command for action. Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 36th isn’t done until we get answers back to you.” “The annual Area IV AFAP Conference is the first Signal Battalion. “I enjoyed the experience. It was very For information about the Area IV Army Familystep in the Department of the Army’s plan to identify and useful. I like knowing that everybody’s opinions will Action Plan Program, call Wegley, at 768-7232. Youresolve areas of concern that affect readiness, retention be heard at a higher level.” can also visit www.myarmylifetoo.com.
    • 26 Feb. 2, 2007 http://ima.korea.army.mil/areaiv/sites/local/ Area IV The Morning Calm Weekly Rams Cheerleaders Pugil Pounding Clinic For Youth The St. Louis Rams Cheerleaders will conduct a clinic 3 – 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Taegu American School Gym. The clinic is a free clinic to youth of all ages. Participants should bring comfortable clothing and shoes. For information, call TAS at 768-9531/9501. Racquetball Tournament The 2007 Daegu Area Racquetball Tournament will be held Tuesday – Wednesday at Kelly Fitness Center on Camp Walker. Categories include: Men’s and Women’s Open; Men’s Senior. Registration deadline is Sunday. For information, call Neal Fleisher at 764-4800. Special Worship Service Slated Bishop Richard B. Peoples, pastor and founder of Faith Outreach Christian Life Center in Hephzibah, Ga., will be ministering 7:15 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Solider Memorial Chapel on Camp Walker. All are cordially invited to come out and enjoy a night of worship and PHOTOS BY PVT. NA KYUNG-CHUL receive an inspiring Word. For information, call Adam Morrison at Pvt. Jang Won-il, (left) and Pfc. Kim Tae-young, both from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Area IV Support Activity, 010-8671-4788. square off during Sergeant’s Time Training Jan. 25 at the Crown Jewel Fitness Center on Camp Carroll. A pugil stick competition was the highlight of the morning’s training that also included learning bayonet techniques. AAFES Southern Exchange Office Move The Army and Air Force Exchange Service Southern Exchange General Managers Office has moved from Super Bowl super celebrations slated Camp Henry to the Camp Walker By Pvt. Na Kyung-chul and hats will be provided to all attendees. Post Exchange. The office’s new Area IV Public Affairs There will be games, contests and prizes phone numbers are 764-5188 and after each quarter. Participants can also 764-5171. CAMP HENRY – Free breakfast, enjoy free finger foods and raffles contests and plenty of giveaways are throughout the game. Three St. Louis University of Phoenix There is new Masters of Business just some of the promotions planned Rams Cheerleaders will be on hand for Administration two-year program of throughout Area IV during Super Bowl a half-time show, autographs and study beginning Feb. 20 at the Camp XLI festivities Monday. photographs, and to assist with the Henry Education Center. Start Just in time for Black History Month, contests. For information, call 762- earning your MBA in Business the Super Bowl will feature for the first 5848. Management while stationed in time two black head coaches as Lovie The Taegu Commissary is also Korea. Active duty, Reserve, Smith and his Chicago Bears take on served. There will be contests, free game conducting some Super Bowl-themed Department of Army civilian, invited Tony Dungy’s Indianapolis Colts in what activities and prizes. For information, events. A $25 shopping spree will go to contractors and family members may is expected to be a bruising match-up. call 764-4985. the winner of the “Guess What the Score apply. For information, contact Live game coverage on AFN Sports K-2 Air Base – Jake’s Club opens at Will Be” contest Jan. 23 – Sunday. David Lawrence at 768-8094 or begins at 8:25 a.m. However, folks who 6 a.m. Breakfast is $3 and free Another $25 shopping spree will go to David.Lawrence@phoenix.edu. plan to watch the game at one of champagne will be offered. Free Morale, the winner of the “Football Tire Toss” following venues might want to get Welfare and Recreation Super Bowl t- contest 1 – 1:30 p.m. Saturday. In 2007 West Point there early to see some of the pre-game shirts and hats will be provided to all addition, there will be sidewalk sale Sat. Founder’s Day Dinner shows and eat some breakfast: attendees. For information, call 766- – Sun. For information, call 764-4551. Members of the Long Gray Line Camp Carroll – The Community 4107. In addition to game day coverage, the and guests are invited to the 2007 Activities Center opens at 6 a.m. Free Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10033 Armed Forces Network will air more West Point Founder’s Day Sit- breakfast will be served and the game – The VFW Hill 303 Memorial Post will than 50 hours of Super Bowl XLI Down Dinner at the Dragon Hill will be shown on the movie theater offer a free buffet breakfast beginning coverage. The Super Bowl Today Lodge on Yongsan Army Garrison screen. Free snacks will also be at 6 a.m. The game will be shown on coverage on AFN Sports begins at 4 Mar. 10. A Benny Havens Social Hour begins 6 p.m. at the available during the game. There will be the post home’s wide screen television. a.m. Mezzanine. Dinner is 7 p.m. in the door prizes for participants. For The event is open to the public. AFN xtra will present the “NFL Naija Ballroom. The cost is $25 per information, call 765-8577 Beverages and snacks will be available. Countdown” 1 – 4 a.m. The “Super person. Uniform is mess dress/ Camp Henry – Henry’s Place opens For information or directions, call Steve Bowl XLI Pregame Show” will be Army blues or business suit for at 6:30 a.m. for pre-game activities. Dalton, canteen manager, at 010-3458- presented on AFN Prime Atlantic civilians. For information, contact Free breakfast will be served. There will 5298 starting at 1 a.m. Lt. Col. Douglas Boltuc at 723- be contests, games, and hundreds of Chinhae Naval Base – Turtle Cove For complete super Bowl XLI on 5938 or BoltucD@korea.army.mil or dollars in prizes. For information, call opens at 6:30 a.m. to all Department of AFN listings, go to: Maj. Shawn Prickett at 723-7446 or 768-7300. Defense personnel. A full breakfast will http://myafn.dodmedia.osd.mil/tv/ PrickettST@korea.army.mil. Camp Walker – The Hilltop Club will be served from 6:30 – 8:30 a.m. free of sports/schedule.asp and select NFL, ALL open at 6:30 a.m. Free breakfast will be charge. Free MWR Super Bowl t-shirts CHANNELS in the dropdown boxes.
    • The Morning Calm Weekly Area IV 27 Feb. 2, 2007 http://ima.korea.army.mil/areaiv/sites/local/ NEWS & NOTES A variety of Black History Month events slated throughout Area IV Area IV Tax CentersFree tax preparation services will be provided to allmilitary personnel, family members and civilianemployees through June 15 at the Tax Centers onCamps Henry and Carroll. At the Camp Henry Tax By Pvt. Na Kyung-Chul Feb. 17: Five-kilometer Fun Run and 2-mileCenter (Bldg. 1805) operating hours are 8:30 a.m. – Area IV Public Affairs Walk, 9 a.m. at Kelly Fitness Center on Camp6:30 p.m. Mon., Tue., Wed. and Fri., 1 – 4 p.m. Thu., CAMP HENRY – Black History Month will be Walker. Registration is 8 – 8:45 a.m. First and theand 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sat.. At the Camp Carroll Tax second place finishers will receive awards. For celebrated throughout February in Area IV with aCenter, hours are 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mon., Tue., Wed. information, call the Camp Walker Fitness Center at variety of events and activities for all ages.and Fri., and 1 – 4 p.m. Thu. For information, call 764-4225/4800. “We have many events planned to recognize,Capt. Eric Christeson at 768-7693. Feb. 17 – 28: Black History Month Sale at the celebrate and commemorate the contribution of African-Americans to our nation and U.S. military,” Camp Walker Main Exchange. There will be book, Camp Carroll Credit Union CD and DVD specials. For information, call theThe USA Federal Credit Union’s Camp Carroll branch said Sgt. 1st Class Adam Morrison, 19th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) equal Camp Walker Main Exchange at 764-4305/4638.is now open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The opportunity advisor. “This will be a good Feb. 17: Soul Train Night, 9 p.m. at the Hilltopcredit union does not close for lunch. For information, opportunity for participants to learn about and Club on Camp Walker. For information, callcontact Charles Hoelderlin at 768-7196/6501 orchoelderlin@usafed.org. understand black history.” Terrance Mason at 764-4985. Area IV events include: Feb. 21: The Area IV Black History Month COLA Available For Thursday: Black History Luncheon – Open to the Commemoration, “From Slavery to Freedom: The Returning College Students community, noon – 1:30 p.m. “Henry’s Grill” Dining Story of Africans in The Americas,” will be heldService members are authorized to receive Cost of Facility on Camp Henry. Meal price is $3.65 U.S. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Community ActivityLiving Allowance for returning college students who and Korean civilian employees and family members. Center on Camp Carroll and 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at theare command sponsored. To receive this entitlement, Soldiers will be served beginning at noon. Guests Evergreen Community Club on Camp Walker. Theprovide your finance office with a DA 4187, copy of are welcome 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Menu items includes guest speaker will be Col. Gracus K. Dunn,orders, and the student’s travel itinerary. For Southern fried catfish, barbecue, Hopping Johns, commander, Combat Support Coordination Teaminformation, contact Capt. Jonathan Westfield at 768- fried okra, collard greens and more. #2. There will be dynamic performances, displays,7575 or jonathan.westfield@korea.army.mil Thursday and Feb. 22: Movie Night, 7 p.m. at the memoirs, prizes and soul food sampling. Each Camp Henry Theater. Free refreshments will be program is open to Soldiers, KATUSA soldiers, Red Cross Hosts First Aid Class served. “Crossover” will play Feb. 8 and “Akeelah civilians and family members. The event is free.The American Red Cross will host a class on adult, and The Bee” will show Feb. 22. For information, Dress is business casual. For information, callinfant and child CPR, Automatic External Defibulator call Master Sgt. John Gough at 010-4694-9995. Master Sgt. John Gough at 010-4694-9995 or Sgt.essentials and Standard First Aid 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Feb.10 at the Red Cross Office on Camp Henry. The cost for Feb. 15: Bowling Night, 7 p.m. – closing at Camp 1st Class Adam Morrison at 010-8671-4788.this class is $35 and participation is limited. For Walker Bowling Center. Cost is $1.50 per game and Black History Month events are sponsored by theinformation or to sign up, call Jimmy Finch at 768-7462. shoe rental is free. For information, call the Camp Area IV Support Activity and 19th ESC Equal Walker Bowling Center at 764-4334. Opportunity Offices.
    • Feb. 2, 200728 http://ima.korea.army.mil/areaiv/sites/local/ Area IV The Morning Calm WeeklyNew information forum keeps community ‘in the loop’By Galen Putnam such as Morale, Welfare and Recreation, the Army disseminate information as well.Area IV Public Affairs and Air Force Exchange Service, the Area IV Retiree “We will brief the information submitted by CAMP WALKER – More than 50 community Council, Boy and Girl Scouts, and others presented organizations that can’t have a representative present,”members received the “inside scoop” from more than first hand information directly to forum attendees. In Stewart said. “In addition, we will have some time20 organizations at the inaugural Community addition, special presentations detailing family member reserved at the end of the forum for those who wereInformation Exchange Forum Jan. 24 at the Soldier medical care and the Area IV on-post domestic help unable to get their information to us in advance. TheMemorial Chapel Fellowship Hall here. policy were conducted by Capt. Travis Pamenter, important thing is that we want everybody who has The forum is designed to be a central meeting to commander, Company D, 168th Medical Battalion information to put out to the community has the chanceconsolidate and disseminate information to the (Area Support) and Wayne Haymes, Area IV law and to do so.”community, according to J.J. Stewart, Army order officer. Dumoulin directed the forum be implemented inCommunity Service officer and forum coordinator. Topics included items such as upcoming community response to input provided by community leaders and “We are very happy with how well everything events, changes in facility operating hours, new feedback received from community meetings.went,” Stewart said. “We are glad to be able to offer community programs and more. “We encourage all community members, particularlyorganizations a forum in which they can present “I like being able to provide information directly to community leaders such as family readiness groupinformation to the community and we are glad to be the community,” said Buddie Kolath, Taegu representatives and the like, to attend futureable to provide that information to the community at Commissary retail manager. “We put information out Community Information Exchange Forums,” Stewartlarge in one consolidated information exchange.” through traditional sources like AFN, the Command said. “That provides a two-fold opportunity. They will Future Community Information Exchange Forums Channel, the Morning Calm Weekly and things like be able to put information out to the community asare slated for 9 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month that, but this gives us a chance to provide information well as gather information to pass on internally withinat the Soldier Memorial Chapel Fellowship Hall. The to the public in a one-on-one situation.” their respective organizations.”meetings are open to all Area IV community members. Representatives from Area IV organizations, public For information about upcoming Community After welcoming remarks by Col John E. Dumoulin and private, are encouraged to participate in future Information Exchange Forums, call Stewart at 768-Jr., Area IV Support Activity commander, organizations forums. Unit leaders will have the opportunity to 8120.hours from Page 25 To help offset the impact, AAFES Anthony’s Pizza delivery service meals and other things so, hopefully, Yi Hye-kyong, Camp Henry AAFESwill begin stocking some new ready from Camp Walker will continue that should help balance things out Snack Bar manager. “We want to serveto eat product lines at the Shoppette according to Brunen. somewhat.” the people who live and work at Campto make things more convenient for “The change will have a definite Patrons aren’t the only individuals Henry but right now we just can’t dothose who are looking for an impact on Soldiers,” said Capt. Nicole affected by the change. that from a business perspective.afternoon or evening meal. These Boutte, commander, HHC, Area IV “We would really like to stay open Hopefully, in the future, the number ofofferings will include hot deli Support Activity. “But, we’ve been during those hours. This affects our Soldiers who live on Camp Henry willsandwiches, hot pizza, hot dogs, and told that the Shoppette will be bringing associates as well since we have to increase and we will be able to offerhot snack items. In addition the in different items like microwave reassign them to other facilities,” said longer operating hours.”
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    • Feb. 2, 200730 http://ima.korea.army.mil/morningcalmweekly Korean Language The Morning Calm Weekly Learn Korean Easily Week The Phrase of the Week : “My name is ( ).” Je eerumun ( )imnida. my name ( ) is Vocabulary name ‘eerum’ family ‘kahok’ picture ‘sajin’ Situation of the Week : At the hotel Week What do you do? jigum mwol hashimnikka? Is your family here? Kajogun yogie issumnikka? Do you have any pictures of Kajok sajin katko kyeshimnikka? your family? This story is I’m here alone. about: Jo honja wassumnida. It’s my first time in Korea. Yongsan Hangugen choumimnida. gas station Tto boepkessumnida. I hope I’ll see you again. to close Korean Expression of the Week Week Tuesday- His words have Mal-e bbyeoga itda. bones. Wednesday His comments harbor hidden mean- ing or criticism
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