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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 Printed by Oriental Press, a private firm in no way connected with the U.S. Government, under exclusive written contract with the Contracting Command. The civilian printer is responsible for commercial advertising. The appearance of advertising in this publication, including inserts or supplements, does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Army or Oriental Press of the products or services advertised. Everything advertised in this publication shall be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. If a violation or rejection of this equal opportunity policy by an advertiser is confirmed, the printer shall refuse to print advertising from that source until the violation of the equal opportunity policy is corrected.

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  • The Morning Calm is available online at 16, 2012 Published for those serving in the Republic of Korea Volume 10, Issue 21Left, Soldiers stand guard at the Joint Security Area, one of the stops on a tour for John Humphreys, grand nephew of the warrant officer for whom Camp Humphreys is named.Right, Humphreys takes in an exhibit featuring the 1953 armistice agreement during a tour of the Demilitarized Zone. — U.S. Army photos by Cpl. Han, Jae-hoHumphreys’ nephew visits post, JSA ‘TBy Cpl. Han, Jae-ho and Mary Kim stice Commission and Neutral Na- sites and the airfield, then wereUSAG Humphreys Public Affairs tions Supervisory Commission. greeted by Col. Joseph P. Moore, The second stop was the Bridge U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys CAMP HUMPHREYS — In of No Return that crosses the Mili- commander, at post headquarters.1962, K-6 was renamed as Camp tary Demarcation Line between Humphreys and Moore thenHumphreys in honor of Chief War- North and South Korea. This was visited Memorial Park, which is a he tour wasrant Officer 2 Benjamin K. Hum- used for prisoner exchanges at the memorial to those who have served great. I knew a bit aboutphreys, a pilot assigned to the 6th end of the Korean War in 1953. both U.S. and Korea during times Camp Humphreys, but nev-Transportation Company, who The third stop was Propaganda of peace and war, and paid tributedied in a helicopter accident on Village, which lies within the DMZ. to his great uncle Chief Warrant er got to see it in person.’Nov. 13, 1961. Corporal Diego Muniz, from the Officer Benjamin K. Humphreys, On March 9, John Humphreys, United Nations Command Secu- and crew members Chief Warrant - John Humphreysa grand nephew of Benjamin K. rity Battalion - Joint Security Area, Officer William J. Lingle Jr., Spec.Humphreys, visited here for the guided the tour. 4 Jack L. White and Spec. 5 Oscarfirst time. For the visit, the United “Our mission is unique and Ramirez.States Army Garrison Humphreys special, and not many people can “This tour was great for me, basis for Camp Humphreys. It wasPublic Affairs Office organized a experience things like this,” Mu- because I knew a bit about Camp also exciting on a personal level totour of post and the Korean Demil- niz said. “I like the fact that I can Humphreys but never got to see it see all of these facilities operatingitarized Zone (DMZ). change people’s mindset about Ko- in person,” John Humphreys said. at Camp Humphreys. Also, it was The first stop at the DMZ was rea. People come in here not know- “It is nice to know that my great great for Colonel Moore to offer usPanmunjeom at the Joint Security ing anything, but they are blown uncle’s legacy is being appreciat- 30 minutes of his time to meet withArea, which is the only portion of away when they leave.” ed, and seeing the camp being ex- us and talk. I very much appreciatethe DMZ where South and North The tour continued at Camp panded and having a bright future the staff at the Public Affairs OfficeKorean forces stand face-to-face, Humphreys. John Humphreys and is amazing. It was fun being on the and Colonel Moore for giving usand includes the Military Armi- his guests visited new construction airfield, because I know it was the this wonderful opportunity.” x Girl Scouts Bicycle safety GARRISONS come to emphasized USFK News P02Inside USAG Red Cloud P05 Area I at Daegu USAG Casey P05 USAG Yongsan P09 Page 6 Page 28 USAG Humphreys P21 USAG Daegu P25 Sights & Sounds P03 Command Perspective P04 Photo Feature Page P16
  • NEWS • PAGE 2 NEWS THE MORNING CALM The Morning Calm Published by Installation Management Command Pacific Winning the Battle USAG-RED CLOUD Commander: Col. Hank Dodge Public Affairs Officer: Kevin Jackson Writer/Editor: Franklin Fisher Staff Writers: Spc. Mardicio Barrot, Pfc. Lee, Jae-gwang USAG-YONGSAN Commander: Col. William P. Huber Public Affairs Officer: Mark Abueg Command Information Officer: Jane Lee Layout Editor: Cpl. Choi Sung-il Capt. Margie Battle of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade talks Staff Writers: Staff Sgt. Cody Harding, Pfc. Han about a mentorship program she created to develop young Samuel, Pvt. Lee Hyo-kang , leaders. — U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Vincent Abril USAG-HUMPHREYS Commander: Col. Joseph P. Moore Public Affairs Officer: Ed Johnson Command Information Officer: Steven Hoover Writer/Editor: Wayne Marlow Staff Writer: Cpl. Han, Jae-ho USAG-DAEGU Commander: Col. Kathleen A. Gavle Public Affairs Officer: Philip Molter Command Information Officer: Mary Grimes Staff Writers: Pfc. Bang Bong-joo, Pfc. Jeong, Hyuk-soo Interns: Park Min-jin, Lee Sae-mi, Lee Seung-bin, Raven Calloway, Kang, Eun-byeol, Choi, Kyoung-jae This Army newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the Department of Defense. Contents of The Captain leads by example 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 Printed by Oriental Press, a private firm in no way connected with the U.S. Government, under exclusive written contract with the Contracting Command. The civilian printer is responsible for commercial advertising. The appearance of advertising in this publication, including inserts or By Capt. Tom Byrd “They have the leadership quali- first leader she learned from. Battle supplements, does not constitute endorsement by the 2nd CAB Public Affairs ties, but they don’t know what to do also benefited from maternal influ- U.S. Army or Oriental Press of the products or services advertised. Everything advertised in this publication shall with those qualities. If they want to ence. “My mother taught me to be be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital CAMP HUMPHREYS — Em- be a leader, they have to strive to be humble,” she said. “It isn’t always status, physical handicap, political affiliation, or any other powerment and education of wom- more than what they can be,” Battle about me. It’s about helping oth- non-merit factor of the purchaser, user or patron. If a violation or rejection of this equal opportunity policy by en are the themes for the Army’s said. ers.” an advertiser is confirmed, the printer shall refuse to print Women’s History Month this year. The mentorship program, Build- Seeing everything Battle had advertising from that source until the violation of the equal opportunity policy is corrected. For one Soldier in the 2nd Combat ing Esteem, Self-worth and Trust accomplished inspired Staff Sgt. Aviation Brigade, this is something also known as BEST, sprung from Coyar White, of the 602nd Aviation Oriental Press President: Charles Chong Commercial Advertising she lives every day. her desire to give back to Soldiers. Support Battalion. Telephone: 738-5005 “I set up and designed a program The best way to do that was to “On my refrigerator, in my lead- Fax: (02) 790-5795 E-mail: for young women to help empower lead by example, she said. As a wife, er’s book, I have my goals,” White Mail address: PSC 450, Box 758, APO AP 96206-0758 them through education, through mother, and company commander, said. “She makes me reach for my Location: Bldg. 1440, Yongsan, Main Post different activities, and just men- Battle still found time to work on a goals, for change, for bettering my- SUBMISSIONS OR COMMENTS: tor them and coach them to lead doctorate. Yet, even with all these self.” Phone: DSN 738-4068 E-mail: the right life,” said Capt. Margie demands, being available to Sol- White said the program not only Battle, commander of Company E, diers is still vital to Battle. helped her be a better Soldier, but 3rd Battalion, 2nd General Support “I like to let them know that also be a better mother and role Aviation Battalion. someone is here and that someone model for her children. One area she focused on was cares. I may not be with them at Inspiring others is something leadership. Ensuring that Soldiers their next duty station, but I’m al- Battle strives for every day, and she understand the essentials of lead- ways available,” she said. hopes to continue educating and ership was at the center of what she Battle’s father served as a com- empowering young female Soldiers tried to convey. mand sergeant major and was the as long as she is in the Army. x Submitting stories or photos to Exercise pays off for 6-52 ADA The Morning Calm Weekly By Spc. Isaac Castleberry to adjust and react to. It also helps with our equipment,” he said. 6th Battalion, 52nd ADA us solidify and refine our current That experience is valuable to Send your Letters to the Editor, guest commen- taries, story submissions, photos and other battle drills and standard operat- young Soldiers fresh out of Ad- items to: OSAN AIR BASE — Soldiers of ing procedures. Overall it prepares vanced Individual Training, like All items are subject to editing for content and to the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense us to be able to fight tonight.” Pvt. Matthew Spiegel. insure they conform with DoD guidelines. Artillery Regiment showed they The hard work, dedication, de- “The ORE gives you that real are ready to fight tonight, as they termination and proficiency that world experience you don’t receive The Morning Calm Online Edition: the Dragon Warrior Wednesday at AIT, because of the unpredict- expanded their normally one day teaches was demonstrated dur- ability and intensity,” he said. Dragon Warrior Wednesday exer- cise to three days. ing the Bravo Battery Operational Private First Class Victor Kari- Captain Kenneth Vaughn, 6-52 Readiness Evaluation (ORE). Dur- mov, also benefitted from the train- fire direction cell officer, gave an ing the evaluation, a crew rushed ing. He learned the importance of overview of the exercise’s purpose. to the launcher stations to get them air defense in Korea. “This is a brigade-driven event operational in a set time. “We must train to be proficient which exercises the air defense Sergeant Anthony Urban, chief and get the most out of these train- crews and battle staff to perform for Bravo Battery Hot Crew Urban, ing events,” he said. “At any given warrior tasks and battle drills,” talked about the ORE’s importance. time, we could be called upon to do View the Morning Calm Newspaper with your Vaughn said. “It includes scenario- “It shows where we stand with our our jobs and we must be prepared mobile phone by scanning the QR code above. driven events that units will have recall, training, and proficiency both day and night.” x
  • MARCH 16, 2012 CULTURE NEWS • PAGE 3 Police Blotter The following entries were ex- cerpted from the police blotters the previous week. These entries may be incomplete and do not imply guilt or innocence. Area I Larceny, breaking and en- tering, black marketing. In- vestigation by Military Police revealed unknown person(s), by unknown means, took 78 boxes of MRE’s and numerous military issue field or protective equip- ment items from a supply room. MPs later spoke with the Com- plainant, at which time he men- tioned that Subjects No. 1 and 2 had gone over their ration limit for November, and had been ask- ing Soldiers to buy commissary items for them. Both Subjects were advised of their legal rights, which they waived, admitting to black marketing, but denying in- volvement in the break-in. Area II Assault, curfew violation, failure to identify. The Subject failed to provide proper identifi- cation to Korean National Police when they contacted him at an off post establishment. When KNPs and MPs attempted to ap- prehend the Subject, he pushed the KNP in the chest and arm with an open hand and attempt- ed to flee. During his attempt to flee, the Subject attempted to strike an MP with his fist. Dur- ing the altercation, the Subject sustained injuries consisting of an abrasion above the right eyebrow. The Subject was ap- prehended, searched and trans- ported to the Itaewon KNP box for initial processing. The Sub- ject was transported to the Pro- vost Marshal’s Office, where he was administered a blood alco- hol test, with a result of .073 per- cent. The Subject later reported back to the PMO where he was advised of his legal rights, which he waived, rendering a written sworn statement admitting to the offenses. Area III Writing checks with in- Cheonggye: A San Antonio Riverwalk Inspiration sufficient funds. The Subject Cheonggye Stream is a popular Seoul attraction that spans nearly six kilometers through the city. During the Joseon Dynasty it wrote three checks totaling $900 caused serious flooding problems despite many years of effort at water-control projects. Its initial length was more than 10 kilo- despite having insufficient funds meters. In July 2003, new restoration efforts began with the San Antonio Riverwalk as its inspiration and model. The effort involved to cover them. The Subject was 694,000 workers. There are murals, a waterfall (shown above), a fountain and a strolling alley. The whole Cheonggyecheon area has advised of her legal rights, which now become a representation of Seoul’s Ecological Waterway inside the city. To get there take Subway Line 1 to Jonggak Station, she waived, rendering a verbal statement admitting to writing use Exit 5 or 6 and walk south one block. — U.S. Army photo by Russell Wicke the checks knowing she did not have the proper funds. SIGHTS AND SOUNDS: Off–post events and activities Area V Assault. The Subject and Vic- While much of the rest of Seoul rushes headlong into the ly Byzantine labyrinth of rustic stone and clay walls, hand- tim were involved in a verbal al- high-tech glitz of the 21st century, the quaint neighborhood some wooden gates and private courtyards. It’s a reminder tercation, which turned physical of Bukchon hangs on tenaciously to its traditional past. that even in the heart of an urban jungle, the slower, simpler when the Subject punched the Located between the Gyeongbokgung and Changdeok- ways of old still live on. Or, to put it another way, Seoul is a Victim in the left eye. The Vic- gung palaces, this quarter of endlessly winding alleys and city dashing towards the future with one foot firmly rooted tim displayed no visible marks. old-fashioned Korean traditional hanok homes is one of in the past. The Subject said she was in a Seoul’s most picturesque areas. Every turn yields a myriad verbal altercation with the Vic- of charming images. Address : 105, Gye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul tim and unintentionally placed From above, it seems as if the roofs blend in to form an Website: her hands on the Victim. The undulating sea of black tile. From within, it’s an enchanting- Subway - Line 3 Anguk Stn. Ten minute walk from Exit 3. Subject was processed at Osan Source:;,, — No endorsement implied. Air Base BDOC and released.
  • NEWS • PAGE 4 NEWS THE MORNING CALMCelebrating women’s historyBy Col. Hank DodgeRed Cloud Garrison commander CAMP RED CLOUD — In recog-nition of Women’s History Month, Iwant to shine the spotlight on womenin our ranks throughout history andtheir significant contributions to ourArmy and our nation. Women have been a part of theArmy dating all the way back to theAmerican Revolutionary War (1775-1783), when they typically served asnurses, seamstresses and cooks for thetroops. But even then, a few exception-ally courageous women served in com- — Col. Hank Dodge —bat – either beside their husbands oreven disguised as men. Corps, where they performed hero- Margaret Corbin was one such ically in camps and station hospitals atwoman, who, standing aside her hus- home and during the attack on Fort Wash- Like their Civil War and Spanishington in 1776, handled ammunition American War predecessors, they of-for his cannon. When her husband was ten worked closely with men at or nearfatally wounded, she took his place. In the front and lived in bunkers and1779 Congress awarded her a pension. makeshift tents with few comforts. No less famous and valiant was They were also susceptible to artilleryMary Ludwig Hays McCauley – aka barrages and the debilitating effects“Molly Pitcher” – who gained fame by of mustard gas while administering tocarrying water to men on the battle- the wounded.field in Monmouth, N.J., in 1778. She Nurses finally received formal rec-eventually replaced her husband at the ognition when, on April 16, 1947, Con-cannon when he collapsed. gress passed a law establishing the Women were also some of our Ar- Regular Army Nurse Corps in the’s most effective spies during the Army Medical Department.Revolutionary War. They frequently By August 1972, all military occu-played an active role in alerting Ameri- pational specialties, except those thatcan troops to enemy movement, carry- might require combat training or duty,ing messages and transporting contra- were opened to Women’s Army Corpsband. officers and enlisted women. Ann Simpson Davis was selected by The advent of the all volunteer forceGen. George Washington to carry mes- the following year further increasedsages to his generals while his Army the opportunities for women and,was in eastern Pennsylvania. As an ex- from 1972 to 1978, their ranks grewpert horsewoman, she slipped through from 12,260 to 52,900.areas occupied by the British Army un- The first women graduated fromnoticed – often carrying secret orders the United States Military Academy atin sacks of grain and even in her cloth- West Point, N.Y., and the United Statesing. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., in Women also served during the Civil 1980.War (1861-1865), but they continued to In more recent times, Gen. Ann so in more traditional roles. Some, Dunwoody became the first woman inhowever, rallied Soldiers to fight by U.S. history to pin on four stars whenbearing the regimental colors on the she was promoted Nov. 14, 2008. Hermarch or even participated in battles. career began in 1975 with a direct com-They were commonly referred to as mission into the Women’s Army Corps.“Daughters of the Regiment.” Among Today, she is the commanding gen-the best known is Annie Etheridge of eral of the Army Materiel Commandthe 3rd Michigan Infantry Regiment. at Fort Belvoir, Va., where she leads aShe gained a reputation for bravery, workforce of 70,000 Soldiers and civil-stamina, modesty, patriotism, and ian employees worldwide.kindness through several bloody en- Today, women represent 15.7 per-gagements. cent of the total Army. Their contribu- Cathay Williams, a former slave, be- tions are immeasurable and we are farcame a cook in the household of Maj. better off for it.Gen. Philip Sheridan in 1864. After the If your schedule will permit, I en-war, she disguised herself as a man and courage you to attend the Women’senlisted in Company A, 38th Infantry, History Month observance at noonas William Cathay on Nov. 15, 1886. on March 28 at Camp Red Cloud’s Kil-Following two years of service, she fell bourne Dining Facility. Major Jeanneill, was discovered by a post physician, F. Godfroy, from the 2nd Infantry Divi-and was discharged. sion’s Headquarters and Headquarters During World War I, more than Battalion, is the guest speaker.35,000 American women served in Please take the time to honor thethe military and roughly 21,000 of women of our Army and our great na-them were assigned to the Army Nurse tion. x
  • MARCH 16, 2012 USAG RED CLOUD USAG-RC • PAGE 5 Camp Casey’s community activity center March 7, Col. Hank Dodge, commander, U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud and Area I, talks to the audience at a quarterly town hallmeeting. Dodge told community members that a certain number of on-post jobs come available to those who look diligently. — U.S. Army photo by Kevin JacksonJobs there for those who lookArea I family members land good share of jobs, town hall meeting is toldBy Franklin Fisher “Every one of these town halls,” said said later in a telephone Dodge, “and every one of the polls “That is outstanding.” and ICE comments, there is always a Among places where jobs in Area CAMP RED CLOUD – Those recommendation that we do more to I are found are the Casey Elementarywanting to find a job working try and help people find work in the School and post commissaries, officialssomewhere in Area I have better community. It’s always a comment, said.prospects of finding one than they every single time. As of the day of the town hall meeting,may have realized, Col. Hank Dodge, “And yet,” he said, “there’s jobs out for example, Area I commissaries hadcommander of the U.S. Army Garrison there.” openings for checkout clerks – three atRed Cloud and Area I, told a community In fact, in the one-year period from Camp Casey, three at Camp Red Cloud,town hall audience March 7. March 2011 to this month, 55 military and two other job openings. The topic of jobs is one that comes spouses or other family members Government job openings,up continually within the Area I found jobs as federal employees within including those available at thecommunity, Dodge told the audience Area I, Serge Magloire, director of the school and commissaries in Areaat Camp Casey’s community activity Area I Civilian Personnel Advisory I, are announced online on a Center, told the audience. government Web site called USAJOBS, It comes up, he said, at town hall That means that out of a total of, in community opinion 267 civilian job slots in Area I, family “All those jobs, every singlepolls and in “interactive customer members hold 20 percent of them. position, is announced on USA Jobs,”evaluation,” or “ICE” comments – those “This is a very impressive said Magloire. “It’s a requirement.”submitted by community members to number when you’re talking about But those wanting to find jobstheir garrison leadership. 200-something vacancies,” Magloire should remember to check the Web site frequently week-to-week, so that they don’t miss jobs that they may More partial outages set for Camp Stanley want. In addition, Magloire said he and his staff will offer guidance and direction CAMP RED CLOUD — Partial power outages at Camp Stanley are to those who ask for it. They can call scheduled for March 17 and 18 while workers continue replacement of him directly at 732-7766, he said. utility poles that support the installation’s power lines. “We’re willing to work with them if The following buildings will be affected on the dates indicated: they call us,” said Magloire. March 17: Buildings 2203, 2241, 2242, 2243, 2246, 2248, 2249, 2250, 2308, “So if someone is looking for 2367, 2376, 2378, 2410, 2425, 2426, 2444, 2445, 2462, 2463, 2467, 2473, 2474, employment, they need to monitor 2475, 2476, 2477, 2478, 2480, 2483, 2488, 2490, 2497, 2546, 2606, 2609. this thing on a weekly basis,” he said. March 18: Buildings 2502, 2503, 2505, 2507, 2508, 2509, 2510, 2511, 2512, “If they check every few days, they Serge Magloire, director of the Area I 2513, 2514, 2515, 2521, 2522, 2524, 2525, 2526, 2530, 2532, 2535, 2537, 2538, should be able to catch one.” Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, told a 2539, 2542, 2543, 2544, 2547, 2549, 2550, 2553, 2555, 2556, 2557, 2558, 2559, “So that’s the message,” Dodge told March 7 community town hall meeting at 2560, 2564, 2565, 2567, 2568, 2569. the audience. “There are jobs there, Camp Casey that 55 family members were For more information, call Mr. Kim at 732-6584 or Mr .Chong at 732- don’t be dissuaded[or] let somebody able to find federal jobs in Area I in the 9079. fool ya’ and say, ‘Ah…there are no jobs.’. period from March 2011 – March 2012. There are jobs.” x — U.S. Army photo by Kevin Jackson
  • USAG-RC • PAGE 6 USAG RED CLOUD THE MORNING CALM News & Notes Gate 2 Reopens Gate 2 at Camp Casey will reopen March 16. It will be open from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday only. St. Mary’s Hospital Tour The Camp Casey U.S. Army Health Clinic and Army Community Service are offering a tour of St. Mary’s Hospital in Uijeongbu March 19. The bus departs the Camp Casey Army Health Clinic at 1 p.m. for the one-hour tour and will arrive back on Camp Casey at 4 p.m. The group is limited to the first 10 who sign up. For more information, call 730-4332 or 730-3107. First Aid/CPR Class The American Red Cross is offering a first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (adults, children and infants) class from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., March 23 in the American Red Cross facility, bldg. 110 on Camp Red Cloud. The deadline to register is March 22. The cost is $40 and is payable with cash, check or credit/debit card, and must be paid at the time of registration. Six of the 10 members of Area I’s newly-formed, first-ever Girl Scout troop, Troop 512 of the Girl Scouts of America Overseas, during a Participants must be at least 18 brief visit March 9 to the office of Col. Hank Dodge, commander, U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud and Area I. Dodge congratulated the years old and cannot be in their girls on selling 3,800 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in Area I during a recent six week period. He said start-up of Troop will benefit both third trimester of pregnancy. For the girls and the Area I community at large. — U.S. Army photo by Robert Haynes Say hi to our Girl Scouts more information, call 732-6160. Casey Bike Club A bicycle club is being formed at Camp Casey, and will have its first meeting at the community activity center March 21 at 7 p.m. Area I’s first-ever Girl Scouts ready to serve, learn, giggle Those interested can sign up at By Franklin Fisher Enclave in Dongducheon and at Camp to chances to “learn things” through their local gym or call Jeff Rivers Red Cloud in Uijeongbu. upcoming trips like one they’ll be at 010-2710-7627. That works out to 475 boxes per making to an aquarium. CAMP RED CLOUD – They’re girl, well above the 100 to 200 boxes a “We get to learn about the sea and Suicide Intervention Training new, they’re here, they’re eager to Girl Scout in the States typically sells the animals that live there,” she said. “I ACE (Ask Care Escort) suicide learn and serve, they’re Area I’s first- during the cookie season, said Laura just really like to see the animals and intervention certification ever Girl Scout troop, Troop 512 of the Jones, who along with Shawna Garrett the fish and stuff.” training offered by the 2nd Girl Scouts of America Overseas. serves as scout leader for Troop 512. But she also got a kick out of cookie Infantry Division will be They only just started meeting this “The girls worked hard, we’re very sales. available to U.S. Army Garrison January, and so far they’re few – 10 proud of them,” said Garrett. “It’s just really fun, like, trying to Red Cloud employees March 22 girls ages 7 to 12, and two Girl Scout “With our one little troop, we make cheers and chants,” she said. from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Camp leaders, both of whom are Area I Army saturated Camp Casey,” she said. “What we did was we were acting like Red Cloud education center. spouses. “They’re so tired of Girl Scout cookies we were cheerleaders and then said The “train the trainer” session is It’s a “multi-level” troop that here it’s not even funny.” ‘Girl Scout Cookies inside, $3.50 a box designed to help units provide accommodates Brownies, Juniors and The scouts met with unstinting or 5,000 won.’” suicide intervention. Interested Cadettes. support and encouragement from Having its first-ever Girl Scout USAG Red Cloud personnel They meet twice a month at the the Area I community, including troop is another milestone in the should contact Chaplain (Lt. Casey Elementary School, where all commissaries, Exchanges and military transformation of Area I into a place Col.) Lee Suk-jong at 732-6169 the girls happen to be students. units, and from individuals who either where Soldiers served accompanied by or via e-mail. (sukjong.lee@ In coming weeks and months bought cookies or donated money to their families, said Col. Hank Dodge, Troop 512 will be doing all sorts of support the troop, Jones and Garrett commander, U.S. Army Garrison Red things that Girl Scouts do + holding said. Cloud and Area I. Kitchen, Dining Room meetings, taking trips, going camping, “The most important thing is how “We think it’s a great thing because Closed making friends and spending time fantastic Area I h+++as been,” said it shows the progress that we’ve made The kitchen and dining room with the Korean Girl Scouts, learning Garrett. “We had as much people in a very short time,” said Dodge. at Camp Stanley’s Reggie’s Club teamwork. Lots of giggling too, offering to help us as we could ever Within the past year-and-a-half to will beclosed March 21 for the probably. possibly hope for.” two years, he said, Area I has gone from WLC Dining-In. To show its And then, of course, there’s that For Courtney Garrett, 11, a 6th- having only 62 slots for command- appreciation, the club will offer signature Girl Scout classic, the selling grader, cookie-selling is one of her sponsored families to more than 3,500 free chili dogs in the lounge of cookies. favorite Girl Scout activities so far. slots. while the supply lasts beginning And when it comes to that, there’s “It’s fun because like we get to talk But it’s also good for the girls, he at 5 p.m. For more information, no telling what heights the girls of to random people and like, make them said. call 732-4478/5485. Troop 512 will scale, judging by their laugh, even though you don’t know “It contributes to the life of the success selling cookies this past them. children,” said Dodge. “It teaches Safety Office Closed season, January 13 – February 24. “And it’s kind of like you got a good them teamwork, it teaches them The U.S. Army Garrison Red The girls – there were only eight feeling, ‘cause you made someone’s discipline, it teaches them respect Cloud Safety Office will be closed active at the time – managed to sell day by giving them cookies that they for one another. And then it teaches March 26 - 30 for training. For a hard-driving 3,800 boxes of cookies. can only get once and year and stuff.” them to serve not only themselves but more information, call 732-8528. And that was strictly inside Area Her fellow-scout Kaylee Jones, 10, to serve each other and to serve the I installations, those of the Casey a fourth-grader, is looking forward community.” x
  • MARCH 16, 2012 USAG RED CLOUD USAG-RC • PAGE 7 of the 2nd Infantry Division’s 302nd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, hustle to complete the sling-load of a Humvee to a CH-47 Chinook helicopterduring a training exercise last month at the Chaparral Training Area. — U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kenneth PawlakRig it up, stand by for the big heloAmid noise and rotor wash, 2ID troops practice sling-loading under a big ChinookBy Staff Sgt. Kenneth Pawlak1st BCT Public Affairs RODGRIGUEZ LIVE FIRECOMPLEX – On a frigid Februarymorning, Soldiers prepared for thearrival of a helicopter at Local TrainingArea 130 in the Chaparral TrainingArea. Soldiers waited until the dustsettled from the rotors of the CH-47Chinook to sling-load a Humvee to it. “The flight crew inspected thechain links, the pins and the staticdischarge wand, and ensured anythingthat shined was taped on the Humvee,”said Sgt. Darnell Young, a Soldier withCompany A, 302nd Brigade SupportBattalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team. Members of Company F, supporting1st Battalion, 72nd Armor Regiment, 1stBCT, at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex,readied to sling-load the Humvee. Young manned the static dischargewand during the mission. “During flight, static electricity isincreased with weight, low humidityand the amount of dust blown around.While the helicopter is hovering itstores an electrical charge,” said Maj.Mekelle Epperson, support operations At the Chaparral Training Area last month, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter of the 2nd Infantry Division transports a sling-loaded Humveeofficer, 302nd BSB. “The wand protects during a training exercise with the division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team. — U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kenneth Pawlakthe hook-up man from static electricshock by grounding the cargo hook.” factor. It allows supplies to be moved inspect equipment for sling-loads. During sling-load operations, all Once the vehicle was cleared for more easily and efficiently, said Soldiers were then trained in their Soldiers wore protective eye wear,sling-load, the helicopter hovered Epperson. She had done several sling- area of responsibility, such as hooking earplugs, advanced combat helmet andwaiting for the hook-up. load operations while serving in Iraq, up the load, being a static guide or leather gloves to protect themselves The adrenaline rush of having but this was her first in the Republic signaling the helicopter. from debris and rocks being blownto drive the vehicle underneath the of Korea. “Throughout the sling-load around from the helicopter hovering.helicopter and hook it to the Chinook To prepare for the sling-load, Young operation, safety was a top priority “The sling-load was a great learningovercame the fear factor, said Young. and other crew members trained while we were carrying out the mission experience for new Soldiers. It prepares Sling-loads are used in the around the clock. Soldiers were taught and training,” said Sgt. 1st Class Rafael them to do this in combat,” said Taylor.movement of cargo when time is a how to properly prepare, rig and Taylor, 302nd BSB. x
  • MARCH 16, 2012 USAG YONGSAN USAG-Y • PAGE 9 National Guard heat it up YongsanBy Cpl. Choi Sung-il to adapt and work in unique situations. The ing taught the National Guard Soldiers to cooper- ate with civilian staff, Servicemembers of differ- YONGSAN GARRISON - The state of Ala- ent ranks and branches of the military, and keepbama’s National Guard answered the call to serve up with different operational tempo.and support their fellow Servicemembers during “It gives me satisfaction to know that I’m doingKey Resolve 2012. something very important for the military, espe- The Alabama National Guard team put their cially here in Yongsan,” Sanders said. “Preparingcooking skills to great use during the two-week meals to feed the Servicemembers in order forexercise in Yongsan. them to be completely sufficient and effective in “We are filled in whenever we’re needed to their jobs is something I’m very proud of doing.”lighten the burden of the Servicemembers,” said After the Alabama National Guards cooks fin-Spc. Charlotte Sanders from National Guard’s ished serving the last lunch meal at the conclu-778th Maintenance Company in Jackson, Ala. sion of the exercise, Command Sgt. Maj. John Jus-“Back home, we don’t cook for as many Service- tis, garrison command sergeant major for USAGmembers as they do here. I prepared meals for Yongsan visited Honor’s Café to thank them foronly about 50 Servicemembers in my unit, but their support. He presented each member withhere there is no comparison. I haven’t seen so his coin and assured them an equally warm wel-much food be prepared for a long time.” come on their next visit to Korea. The exercise provided the cooks opportunities “We are very proud of our cooks from Ala- The Alabama National Guard cooks work on a grill to im- prove the quality of food for troops back in their home unit in the States, March 9. - U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Choi Sung-il bama,” said Master Sgt. Ivy Campbell from 167th Theater Sustainment Command, Alabama Na- tional Guard. “It’s a great chance to come over, practice, and take the talents back to their home unit in the States. Then they can pass on, help, teach and improve the quality of food for troops.” As the nation’s oldest military branch, the National Guard is always ready to mobilize to respond to domestic and overseas services, emergencies, missions, and more, while serv- ing Community, state and country. It typically provides training one weekend a month and twoThe state of Alabama’s National Guard support their fellow Servicemembers during Key Resolve 2012. The team puts weeks a year.xtheir cooking skills to great use during the two-week exercise in Yongsan. - U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Choi Sung-ilKeeping the Yongsan Community safeBy Mark Abueg can be used by criminals to reach dows and other access points to your resi- dence. YONGSAN GARRISON - Recent in- 3. Keep your exterior lights on at nightcidents of theft on U.S. Army Garrison to deter crime around your home.Yongsan has prompted leadership to 4. Check around the outside of yourremind the Community of a simple, yet home or apartment building. You shouldpowerful message: Lock your doors. do this regularly to make sure that no one “I ask that the Yongsan Community has tampered with your screens, win-remain vigilant in locking their doors dows, or homes and vehicles and securing all 5. Do not leave valuables within sightwindows,” said Col. William Huber, gar- from the outside of your home throughrison commander for U.S. Army Garrison windows or doors. They can be grabbedYongsan. “According to the Military Po- quickly if robbers know what they wantlice investigations, the thefts occurred and where to get unsecured and unattended locations. 6. Make an inventory of personal prop-Everyone can be assured that we live in a erty and include serial numbers for itemssafe Community, but we must all main- and physical descriptions.tain a sense of security when it comes to 7. Do not hide extra keys outside oflocking our homes and securing our be- your home. Give copies of keys to a trust-longings.” There are several simple yet effective ways to reduce the likelihood of theft. ed neighbor or a friend. Securing your home is just one step 8. Never leave your car running or un-you can take in crime prevention. Here Following these steps helps a community be safer - Courtesy photo attended.are some reminders on how to protect your home, vehicle, property and your- 9. Always roll up your windows and lock the car, even if it is parked in frontself: of your home. 1. Make sure the locks on your doors and windows are secure. 10. Never leave valuables in plain view inside your car even if it’s locked. Keep 2. You should remove chairs, garbage cans, tables, and any other object that them out of sight.x
  • USAG-Y • PAGE 10 USAG YONGSAN THE MORNING CALM News & Notes Fusion Restaurant offers Yongsan delectable delights Yongsan Communirty By Cpl. Han Samuel Update Brief reminder WHEN: Friday, March 16, 2012 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. YONGSAN GARRISON - When people are away from WHERE: South Post Chapel home, there are countless things that they may miss about WHY: Find outwhat’s happening their native land. Obvious aspects include family, friends, in Your Yongsan Community and neighborhoods. However, it also includes little things and get the most up-to-date such as the way houses are aligned, the smell of the ground, information of key installation and the sounds of the environment. Another crucial thing events, services, programs, and that we tend to miss about home is the food. activities happening in Yongsan. With this in mind, I set out to look for a restaurant in WHO: Everyone is invited Korea that serves food that may be enjoyable for Service- including You and your members, Families, and Civilians craving for a taste of fellow community leaders, home. My first thought was to look for a place that served Servicemembers, Family good hamburgers. A quick search on the web directed me Members, Civilians, Contractors, to a popular burger joint named Jacoby’s burger, located and Foreign Nationals. in the Haebangchon neighborhood within Itaewon, to the left of the Kimchi pot gate. As the cultural center within Korea, Itaewon offers a The Chili Burger is approximately three to four inches tall, and wide selection of eateries that help the International com- came with a regular serving of fries. It makes a tasty yet messy Buses keep rolling for munity in Seoul experience a glimpse of home. Thus, it meal, March 6. -U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Han Samuel Yongsan/CRC didn’t come as a surprise that a restaurant recognized for Due to a recent situation with the serving great burgers would be located in Seoul’s Mecca of to its size and texture, however, it made a messy meal. It company providing the bus drivers International food. should be noted that it probably would make a horrible that operate between Camp Casey Upon arriving, I found that the restaurant only oper- selection when eating with a date. and Yongsan, a new company has ated during dinnertime hours. Fortunately, I was able to For the third dish, I chose to order something I had offered 30 days worth of bus service spot a fusion restaurant nearby named Indigo that offered never seen before. I had heard of curry on rice and Japa- for the Military community to help sandwiches and other menu items that sounded appealing nese noodles, however, seeing an item called Curry Pasta fix the issue. For new information to an American palate. perked my curiosity and compelled me to give it a try. It on the bus schedule, check out Entering the restaurant, I was met with a uniquely dec- came in a relatively small size, but smelled and looked de-, orated interior with a warm cozy feel. With the additional licious. Its taste was pretty good and it was spicy enough and head to the Directorate of feature of free Wi-Fi, it seemed like a good setting for peo- that I would take small breaks between bites. Logistics (DOL) section to get a ple to relax and enjoy a meal while studying, chatting, or My final choice was the Chicken Quesadilla, which came schedule of the new times. reading a book. with a salad and salsa. It tasted great and was a successful Menu items ranged from sandwiches and pies to pasta combination of its various ingredients. While nothing re- and an assortment of desserts. The first item to come out ally stuck out, it was met with general satisfaction. was the Meat Pie, which was accompanied by a small salad Aside from the food choices I had selected, Indigo also Town Halls Reminder on the side. Upon carving out a piece, hot steam gushed offered several sandwiches and desserts that looked good Make your voice heard at your out revealing juicy meat filling inside the thin layers of and seemed to fit an American appetite. With an average upcoming Town Hall Meeting. crust. The taste and portion, however, were actually less price ranging from seven to fifteen thousand won, it did Whether you’re representing K-16, satisfying than its appearance. seem slightly pricey for what it had to offer. However, as Hannam Village, or even Yongsan, The next dish was the Chili Burger, which came in a an overall assessment, Indigo offered decent western food, we have a Town Hall scheduled for large size (approximately three to four inches tall) with a free Wi-Fi, and a comfortable setting to relax, which may you this month. Here’s a list of the regular serving of fries. Having a sweet flavor, it packed an be just what a person missing home is looking for.x upcoming Area II Town Hall dates. unexpected twist that made it unique yet enjoyable. Due -- K-16 Town Hall @ K-16 CAC Tuesday, March 20, 2012 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. -- Hannam Village Town Hall @ HV Chapel Wednesday, March 21, 2012 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. -- Yongsan Town Hall @ACS Building, Room 118 Wednesday, March 28, 2012 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Korean American Association Free Concert and Museum tour Date: 9 Apr 12 Museum tour starts at 1700 Concert starts at 1900 Location: National Museum of Korea, Yongsan-gu, Seoul Tickets: Free limited tickets (Max. 4 tickets per family/requestor) Free transportation available at Chosun Gift Shop at 1630 To reserve the tickets, send e-mail to pacom.yongsan.usfk.list.pao- For a complete list of community informa- tion news and notes, visit the The interior of Indigo features unique decorations and a warm cozy feel, March 6. A nice addition to the comfy setting is the free wifi USAG Yongsan official website at offered to diners at the restaurant. -U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Han Samuel
  • MARCH 16, 2012 USAG YONGSAN USAG-Y • PAGE 11 Yongsan’s brand new Eagle Scouts Most Romantic Date in Seoul By Cpl. Choi Sung-il What is the most romantic place to go on a date in Korea? Find out what more than 9900 Yongsan community members are talking about by becoming a USAG Yongsan Face- book Fan at! Heather Dunlop Facebook Fan Yongsan’s newest Eagle Scouts, Ryan Lundy and Steven Lycan. The ceremony was held on 5 March 2012 at the Dragon Hill Lodge.- Courtesy photo wby Corrie Blackshear See yourself in the Morning Calm when you become a USAG Yongsan Facebook Fan. Just post your travel photos to our page with a quick description covering who, what, when, where and why and we’ll see you in the paper. There is a rotating restaurant at the top of Seoul Tower. My husband took me there for our most recent — Your Yongsan PAO team wedding anniversary. It’s a small restaurant in terms of number of guests, and both the food and the ser- vice are outstanding! If you go on a clear night, youArea II standardizes hours to purchase alcohol can see a good portion of Seoul as you rotate. It’s wonderful!By Mark Abueg Huber, garrison commander of U.S. Army son Yongsan. “Stopping the sale of alcohol after 9 Kindo N Joy p.m. helps implement an alcohol risk reduction Meno YONGSAN GARRISON - A recently approved and prevention strategy that responds to potentialpolicy change will limit the hours that alcohol is problems before they jeopardize readiness, pro- Facebook Fanavailable for sale at Army and Air Force Exchange ductivity, and careers.”Service facilities within U.S. Army Garrison Yong- AAFES began to promote the policy changesan. through its customer newsletter and its use of vi- The AAFES supported change prohibits the sale sual merchandise in front of the Shoppettes at theof alcoholic beverages after 9 p.m., 7 days a week end of February. There is also a lil joint on the street behind The Ham-and goes into effect on March 15, 2012. The affect- “The new hours for alcohol sales are consistent ilton Hotel in Itaewon I believe the name is Chelsea’s,ed Yongsan AAFES Shoppettes are located at the with all other AAFES facilities throughout Area II,” they serve some Italian fare, good food, great ambi-Dragon Hill Lodge and the Main Post Mini-Mall. Huber said. “This is a standardization process.” ance, candle like lighting, very cozy...very small;) “The policy change promotes the health and The Shoppettes located at Hannam Village andwelfare of the Service Members, Families and Ci- K-16 close before 9 p.m. xvilians serving our Community,” said Col. William Alan Pendergast Remembering Women’s History Month Facebook Fan Nami Island, located near Chun Cheon. It is where many Korean love stories are filmed because of it’s beautiful scenery. A great escape, which includes de- cent restaurants, coffee shops, and huge trees along wide walking paths. Only costs about 7,000 Won for the 5 minute ferry ride.... Michael Choe Facebook Fan Top Cloud at Jongno Tower. Angie Cook Facebook FanThe Women’s History Month 5K Fun Run starts with a bang as members from the Yongsan Community begin the eventon a chill morning Mar. 10. The run was held to help raise awareness to Women’s History Month and the notablewomen throughout our nation’s history. The first 150 people to sign in at the desk received free shirts commemorating My husband took me to Tuscany at the Plaza Hotelthe event, which brought young and old members of the community out to Collier Fitness center.- U.S. Army photo by Seoul for my birthday. Amazing food. Great night.Staff Sgt. Cody Hardingl
  • IMCOM-K • PAGE 16 FEATURE THE MORNING CALM Petal-perfect flowers usher in SpringStory and Photos by Mary B. GrimesUSAG Daegu Public Affairs Office The cold-weather season is just days away from making its exit andfor many, that will be a welcome event. In Korea, a familiar sight to old-timers will be the colorful flowers that can be seen across the peninsula. For newcomers to Daegu, the warm weather, along with thepastel-colored flowers and bright, blue skies, will make the seasonchange an unforgettable memory. Cherry blossoms will dominate thelandscape. Their pink and white petal clusters will make taking anindividual or group photo too difficult to pass up. Get ready! Warm weather and sunshine are heading our way.
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  • MARCH 16, 2012 USAG HUMPHREYS USAG-H • PAGE 21 stops by HumphreysDirector of Army tion of U.S. Forces to Camp Hum- phreys, the master plan execution, family housing, land development,National Guard renovation and construction. “The host nation granted us with new lands for exclusive U.S. use,”gets close look Moore said. “All families will be totally accounted for, with facilities such as schools, hospitals and housing.”at construction At the new Army family housing construction area, Ingram was guided by David Talbot, a resident engineer,By Cpl. Han, Jae-ho who provided a tour of model ments that Army family members will reside in. CAMP HUMPHREYS — Lieu- “The tour was to get a feel for whattenant Gen. William Ingram Jr., direc- 2,400 acres of new land really lookstor of the U.S. Army National Guard, like, because some people have hardvisited here on March 6. time picturing it,” Moore said. During his visit, Ingram received “These new apartments will provideboth an aerial and windshield tour Soldiers with cooking facilities andof the installation, including getting families with a new high school thata look at the construction of future is being equipped with fine facilities,housing units, and was hosted by U.S. such as a football field and a cafeteria,”Army Garrison Humphreys Com- Moore added. “It will be a heavy mis-mander, Col. Joseph P. Moore. sion to provide bus service for all new He also met with Maj. Gen. Dennis Soldiers with the expansion, but we areJacobson, the deputy chief of staff for up to the challenge.”re-stationing with United States Forc- Ingram, who has been associatedes Korea. with the U.S. Army for 40 years, con- Next, it was on to the Super Gym cluded his visit by having lunch at theto receive a brief from Moore on the 501st Military Intelligence Brigade,Humphreys transformation. The brief 719th MI Battalion “Red Dragon” Din- Lt. Gen. William Ingram Jr. (left) gets a tour of the future home of Army family housingincluded information on the reloca- ing Facility. x on Camp Humphreys, given by David Talbot. — U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Han, Jae-ho2nd CAB tackles Air Volcano trainingBy Staff Sgt. Vincent Abril The training objectives are met without a hitch this day, due to teamwork and2nd CAB Public Affairs professionals like Butts. The work and effort of both the 2nd Battalion and the 4th Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, were noticed by the chain of command. CAMP HUMPHREYS — On a cool, crisp winter morning, Soldiers from “What 2nd CAB has done here, especially 2-2, is put together a task force con-two aviation battalions prepare for a training scenario that will take to the air cept that’s leading the way for the Army on how to employ these assets that reallyover a breath-taking valley. A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter sits on a gray ce- give us a viable option against a real threat,” said Maj. Gen. Edward C. Cardon,ment landing zone, its crew anticipating the mission in this picturesque back- 2nd Infantry Division commander.drop. These troops are with the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade. Cardon watched his Warriors showcase the training mines operation and was Sergeant Christopher Butts of Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd pleased with the outcome.Aviation Regiment, serves as a Black He said, “I’m really proud of these Soldiers for what they have done to lead theHawk crew chief and as the battal- way for the Army.” xion’s standardization instructor. He puthis skills to work on the M-139 Air VolcanoMine dispensing system last month during acapabilities exercise at Bisung Range near Yangpy-eong. Butts joined the National Guard out of high school in2001 as a Chinook helicopter crew chief. In 2004, he decided totake his commitment to the next level and enlisted on active duty as Soldiers from 2nd Bat-a Black Hawk crew chief. talion, 2nd Aviation Regi- Eight years later, he is the subject matter expert in the only unit in theArmy that actively trains on this weapon, a system that disperses ment, 2nd Combat Aviationmines from the Black Hawk to disrupt enemy movement. Brigade, employ M-139 Air “Being able to turn wrenches and fly is Volcano Mines at Bisunggreat, but maintaining and oper- Range. — U.S. Army photoating a weapon system such as the by Staff Sgt. Vincent AbrilM-139 is an awesome experience,”Butts said. The Volcano is a weapons systemwith important capabilities and it isexclusive to the battalion’s mission,said the unit commander. “2-2 is the only battalion in Armyaviation actively training with these sys-tems and we are constantly developing tactics,techniques and procedures for its employment,” saidLt. Col. Erick O. Gilbert, commander of 2-2. As the battalion continued to train on the Volcano, Butts, amaster trainer on this system, took his training responsibil-ity seriously, knowing the importance of his battalion’s mission. “Through a positive facilitation of training, I show Soldierswhat right looks like in a controlled environment, and ensure theycan do what’s expected of them, because it is a matter of life anddeath,” Butts said.
  • USAG-H • PAGE 22 USAG HUMPHREYS THE MORNING CALM News & Notes CPR and First Aid class The Osan Red Cross Office is offer- ing a CPR/First Aid/AED class for CFC campaign a success Hangul speakers March 17 from 9 By W. Wayne Marlow and on the 80 percent increase in contribu- CFC-O Community Area Project Offi- a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $30, which in- Capt. Jeremy Tennent tions from last year. cer Award. cludes all materials. To register, call “If you remember the old saying, ‘it “The campaign would not be suc- call 784-1855. CAMP HUMPHREYS — Good doesn’t matter if you win or lose, it is cessful without the extensive coordi- work and good results from the past how you play the game,’” Edens said. nation efforts of the CAPOs at each AK Plaza run year were recognized during a Com- “Well, this was definitely a win.” installation,” Satterfield said. “These There will be a St. Patrick’s Day Fun bined Federal Campaign Overseas The ceremony recognized 38 units Run to AK Plaza on March 17, de- volunteers serve in a leadership role Unit Awards ceremony March 13 at in one of four categories: bronze, sil- throughout the campaign, planning, parting from the walk-through gate Tommy D’s. ver, gold, and platinum. at 8 a.m. The distance is approxi- executing and managing the cam- The ceremony wrapped up a suc- “A bronze award signifies the unit paign. They put in many long hours to mately five miles on back roads, rice paddy roads, and a riverside cessful campaign, according to David has achieved an average contribution ensure the campaign succeeds, and the trail. A free drink and doughnut Satterfield, the Area III Combined of $60 per potential contributor and/or mission of making a difference in hun- goes to the runner judged to have Federal Campaign coordinator. 40 percent participation,” Satterfield dreds of thousands of lives is accom- the best St. Patrick’s Day costume. “The Camp Humphreys 2011 Com- said. “A silver award signifies the unit plished. The CFC-O program’s success bined Federal Campaign was a record- has achieved an average contribution for Area III rests on the leadership and Special Operations recruiting breaking success,” he said. “The cer- of $90 per potential contributor and/or management skills of the CAPO.” Army Special Operations recruiting emony recognized the tremendous 50 percent participation. A gold award briefings for civil affairs, military The USAG-Humphreys CFC team contributions made by the Area III signifies the unit has achieved an aver- received the Best Installation Cam- information support operations, community. The very generous men age contribution of $120 per potential and explosive ordnance disposal paign Kickoff Ceremony award. and women of the Humphreys and contributor and/or 60 percent partici- The Special Merit Award was given Soldiers will be in the Education Center on March 19 and 20. Civil Area III communities raised more than pation. A platinum award signifies the to USAG Humphreys and Area III. affairs briefs will be 10:15 a.m. and $307,000 for charity during the cam- unit has achieved an average contribu- The 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense 1 p.m.; military information briefs paign, which is more than $170,000 tion of $200 per potential contributor Artillery was recognized for having all will be 9 and 11:30 a.m.; and explo- greater than the 2010 campaign. This and/or 85 percent participation.” its batteries achieve platinum status. sive ordnance detachment briefs great accomplishment comes in spite Also presented were the All-Star “This is the first time I ever saw a will be at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. For of the worldwide economic crisis and CFC-O Representative Achievement whole unit go 100 percent and that’s a more information, send an e-mail is nothing short of astonishing. The Awards, which recognized the com- to HOOAH,” Satterfield said. ceremony also recognizes the hard mitment of representatives to provide The six batteries raised a total of work, dedication and commitment each potential contributor in their $59,000. Evacuation exercise area of responsibilities with the in- The U.S. Army Correctional Activ- made by the CFC representatives who “I didn’t think we would be able ity - Korea will conduct a regional led the 2011 CFC-O mission.” formed opportunity to give. Recipients to beat last year,” Lt. Col. William E. correctional facility evacuation ex- The 2nd Infantry Division Deputy were Warrant Officer 1 Daniel Oliph- Darne, 6-52 battalion commander. ercise March 20. Role players will Commanding General for Support, ant, Capt. Terry Ledesma, and Rachael “But, the Soldiers really outdid them- be moved from the correctional Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Edens, reflected Redmond. Redmond also received the selves.” x facility to MP Hill Gym and back. TARP session A Threat Awareness and Report- ing Program (TARP) training ses- sion will be held March 22 in the Post Theater. From 10 to 11 a.m., the session will be in English. From 11 a.m. to noon, the session will be in Hangul. Immigration petition class Filling in the Blanks, a step-by-step immigration petition class, will be held March 23 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., in the Main ACS (Bldg. 311). The class will cover the most com- mon immigration and naturaliza- tion forms and their requirements. For more information, call Toney Price at 753-8318 or 753-8804. Lotte World trip March 26 is the deadline to sign up for Outdoor Rec’s March 31 Lotte World trip. The trip departs at 8 a.m. and costs $40 for adults and $30 for children. For more informa- tion, call 753-3013. Master resiliency training Soldiers from B Battery, 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery, with their platinum award for donations raised during the Area III Master Resiliency Training for Spouses, where participants gain Combined Federal Campaign. — U.S. Army photo by Capt. Jeremy Tennent the knowledge, skills, and strate- gies that influence all areas of their lives, will be March 28-30 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day, in the Platinum award 215th Optometry A Company, 524th MI Battalion D Company, 4-2 403rd AFSB Main ACS (Bldg. 311). For more in- 1st SPCO Detachment, JTAGS formation, contact Clarence Figgs at 753-7439. USAG Humphreys CPAC 501st Signal Company Gold award Bronze award B Company, 3/2 GSAB 304th Signal A Company, 3/2 GSAB Musical presentation D Company, 3/2 GSAB HHB, 35th ADA USACA-K The Camp Humphreys Community HHB, 6-52 ADA 3rd BCD B Company, 532 MI Theatre group presents “Honk!” in HHC, 194th CSSB C Company, 3/2 GSAB the Community Activity Center A Battery, 6-52 ADA B Battery, 6-52 ADA C Company, 602nd HHC, 2nd CAB March 30-31. The March 30 show A Company, 4-2 138th MCT starts at 7 p.m. the March 31 shows C Battery, 6-52 ADA B Company, 602nd are at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The show is free. For more information, contact D Battery, 6-52 ADA F Battery, 6-52 ADA Silver award 4th-58th AOB Christi Mancha at 010-6818-1223 52nd Ordnance Company 95th Blood Detachment HHC, 4-2 or, or 538th Ordnance Company A Company, 719th MI 150th Min. Care Detachment Lesa Craig at 010-6705-5301 or lesa- IMCOM-K Transformation Ofc. HHD, 719th MI HHSC, 532nd MI Battalion
  • MARCH 16, 2012 USAG HUMPHREYS USAG-H • PAGE 23 Facebook What are you most looking forward to about spring? Question of the Week Erica Laven Andrea Tracey Lindford-Vegari Van De Veire “Temperatures above 30 degrees.” “Walking around in the sunshine and exploring Korea in full “Spring Break of course! It’s a teacher thing. Traveling bloom.” to Cambodia with 15 of the most awesome teachers here at Camp Humphreys!” Tony and Kim Ashley Dawn Camp Andrea Dunaway Billy Black “Cherry blossom festivals all around Korea.” “Our first baby arriving!” “The sun, my tan, and my chair at Splish N Splash!” Eighth Army Band jams with HAS students Left, Sgt. Sean Kim of the Eighth Army Band performs a saxophone number with Hayden Herring during a stop at the Super Gym. Right, Spc. Stephen Do- ney of the Eighth Army Band discusses music techniques and tips with Emily Snow and Kathleen Crosby. — U.S. Army photos by W. Wayne MarlowCustomer service an IMCOM priorityBy Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter other benefits he had earned. promise that customers will always be at Campbell Army Airfield, Ky., whoIMCOM Imagine the impact of this on the treated with courtesy, respect and an came in on Christmas to repair runway retiree and his wife. They returned to attitude of let’s-make-this-work. lights in order to ensure that a flight SAN ANTONIO — Everyday, the office to tell Quade what a big dif- We can see many other great ex- with redeploying Soldiers could land.members of Team IMCOM are work- ference it made in their lives. amples of customer service across IM- There are way too many great exam-ing hard to provide world-class cus- We in the Installation Management COM. ples to name them all, and to that I say,tomer service and make it a great day Command are charged with delivering There’s Carol Pryer, a survivor sup- go team!to be a Soldier, family member or Army the majority of installation services port coordinator with the Florida Thank you, IMCOM personnel, forcivilian. and Soldier and family programs, and Army National Guard, who with great setting the standard for customer ser- A prime example is when a 71-year- we know that a critical element of ser- persistence and compassion has built vice. I am extremely proud of our teamold retired sergeant first class visited vice delivery depends on our people. a strong network for our most revered and what you do for Soldiers, familiesthe Fort McCoy, Wis., ID card office to World-class customer service de- members, Army survivors. and civilians every day.renew his card. Ken Quade, a separa- pends on making connections with the Or Robin Greene at Fort Sam Hous- And thank you, too, to our custom-tion and retirement services specialist, customers across the counter — listen- ton, Texas, who has worked hard to ers for your feedback. Keep sendingnoticed the retiree needed a different ing to them, working to find solutions, streamline the process for providing us those ICE comments. Visit the IM-kind of card. He was not receiving all and saying ‘thank you.’ It doesn’t cost housing for Soldiers with medical COM Facebook page and tell us aboutthe benefits he should be. a penny to make someone feel like a needs. our team members who deliver excel- Quade could see the customer million dollars. It does take a commit- Or Jessica Zagelow, Family Child lent customer service.needed help, and so he took corrective ment to serve and provide leadership Care Director at Fort Bliss, Texas, who We want to know how we can im-action. Incredibly, with Quade’s help, at every level. goes above and beyond for children prove, and just as much, we want tothe retiree was able to recover more Our focus on customer service is a who need extra care. hear about our stars.than $41,000 in back pay and receive promise of predictable service. It is a Or Nick Overstake and Pat Fielder Army strong! x
  • MARCH 16, 2012 USAG DAEGU USAG-D • PAGE 25‘Fly Girls’ Exhibit Honors First Army Women AviatorsStory by Staff Sgt. Michael J. CardenArmed Forces Press Service ARLINGTON, Va. - On the sameday the first woman was promoted tothe rank of four-star general, the “FlyGirls of World War II” exhibit openedin honor of the first U.S. military-trained women aviators. Elaine D. Harmon, a former pilotof the Women Airforce Service Pilotsprogram, walks through the “FlyGirls of World War II” exhibit duringthe exhibit’s opening, at the Womenin Military Service for AmericaMemorial in Arlington, Va. DoDphoto by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J.Carden Like Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody,the Women Airforce Service Pilots,better known as WASP, understoodthey were the first of their kind,but knew others would follow, saidNational Public Radio news analystCokie Roberts, who spoke at theexhibit’s grand opening here todayat the Women In Military Service for American and World War II campaign medals are displayed in a glass case as part of the “Fly Girls of World War II” exhibit at theAmerica Memorial. Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Va. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden “Women have contributed toall of America’s Wars since the experienced fighter pilot with more Public attention and praise didn’t who served as a WASP through theRevolutionary War,” Roberts said. than 180 hours of combat flight time. always come easily for the original fly program’s duration.“And it’s so beautiful to have these She was also the first woman to fly girls. The WASP program only lasted “It was only a two-year program,”WASP here with us today.” with the Air Force’s Thunderbird for two years and was disbanded in Cox said. “That’s all it lasted, but it The WASP flew everything from demonstration squadron. December 1944 because Congress was still quite an experience. For mostbomber jets to ferry planes but most “You didn’t f ly and serve your wouldn’t grant the women military of us girls who survived this long,importantly, they paved the way for country because your were women status. They were considered civil it’s the main things in our life. Nofuture generations of military women but, because you had to overcome service employees until the issue was other experience compares except forto serve, she said. some attitudes and restrictions at the brought up again in 1977 when they having and raising children.” One such woman to follow in the time, you managed to served your were finally recognized as military Many of those children and theirWASP footsteps is Air Force Maj. country in spite of being women,” veterans. A few years later, the women families were here for the exhibit’sNicole Malachowski, who also spoke Malachowski said. “You had a dream; were authorized to wear the World opening, along with 27 the ceremony. She’s currently you followed that dream, and your War II service and American Military Initially, more than 25,000 womena White House Fellow but is an legacy inspired my dream.” campaign medals, said Mary Cox, pilots applied for the program. x19th ESC hosts media day for local and national reportersStory by Photo by Pfc Kim Sung DAEGU GARRISON — The 19thExpeditionary SustainmentCommand hosted a media day onCamp Carroll in Waegwan March6 for reporters from national andinternational news agencies tocover rail-head operations duringthe Foal Eagle exercise. Re p o r te r s v i s i te d t h e n e wKorean Service Corps HumidityControl Warehouse and the rail-head to listen to the briefings givenby senior leaders of the 19th ESC. At the warehouse, 22 reporterswere briefed by Col. Craig Cotter,19th ESC deputy commander andLt. Col. Doug Pietrowsky, ArmyField Support Battalion - NorthEast Asia commander. “As in past exercises, FoalEagle 2012 will allow 19th ESC toexercise a full range of equipmentcapabilities and personnel,” Cottersaid. “These exercises are designedto help coach, teach and mentor Col. Craig S. Cotter, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command deputy commander, briefs civilian journalists at Camp Carroll Marchmilitary members while exercising 6 about the Foal Eagle exercise during Media Day. U.S. Army photosenior leaders’ decision-makingcapabilities.” from the 214th Forward Support the 1st battalion, 145th Field Artillery. 1st battalion commander. Fo l l ow i n g t h e b r i e f i n g s, Company be placed on railcars for The 145th Field Artillery is part of the This visit marks the first timethe reporters were given the transportation up north to carry on Utah Army National Guard. that the 145th Field Artillery hasopportunity to take photos and the rest of their Foal Eagle mission “Our mission here today is to been in Korea since the Korean static displays in front of the with the 2nd Infantry Division and a deploy to the Republic of Korea, “Our battalion was last here inwarehouse, which is where the Korean artillery battery counterpart. draw the equipment at the APS-4 Korea during the Korean War so wemilitary vehicles are stored before Subunits of 19th ESC, Material site, to actually go and practice have a proud history here in Koreathey are loaded to be transported. Support Command—Korea and artillery on a range to the north and as we defended the homeland from Next, the media was taken to the AFSBn-NEA, helped facilitate the finally redeploy back to the State of the North,” Robinson said. “So werail-head to watch military vehicles movement of equipment belonging to Utah,” said Lt. Col. Adam Robinson, are proud and excited to be here.” x
  • USAG-D • PAGE 26 USAG DAEGU THE MORNING CALM News & Notes Mechanical failures a leading cause of vehicle fires Story and Photo by Andrew M. Allen CYS Services New Family Child Care Home Opens CYSS is proud to welcome Amanda DAEGU GARRISON — As an 18 year Dwyer as our new FCC provider. Her old rookie firefighter, I watched a fire home is located on Camp George. All consume four teenagers on a farm road FCC providers go through extensive after they had gone joy riding and rolled training, background checks and home their car; they had ditched school that inspections. Please call 764-4835 for day after lunch period. No one else for more imformation about this program miles, straight road, clear cut fields on and to find out how you can become an both sides; a farmer called it in when he FCC provider. We are particulary looking heard the wreck from his home. They for providers who want to open up their were alive and awake when the fire killed homes for evening and weekend care. them, they were pinned and could not get out. I know, I will not ever forget; the Cable TV losing channels! 20-pound fire extinguisher on the patrol Effective today, ESPN and Star Sports car I had was no match against the fire. (channels 24 and 32, in the Premium We as leaders, supervisors and Package) will no longer be carried on friends need to be aware that we are the FMWR Cable TV network. The all susceptible to vehicle accidents and service provider for these channels fires. No matter how good the driver declined to accept the government’s is, that other guy is not; that guy will contractual offer. This just became final slam on the breaks, swerve, cut in last Friday. Note that this will not affect front, or any other crazy thing when other ESPN programming which airs you least expect it. Driving, passenger, on AFN Sports, AFN Atlantic and AFN chauffeured around, riding in a taxi or Extra. No subscription fee changes are bus, we must be mindful of our safety. planned at this time. If you do not take action to correct a Who would you rather see working around your car, the good folks at the FMWR Auto problem, even if that means getting out Hobby Shop or these guys? U.S. Army photo Courage To Change and walking, you are lining yourself up “I am responsible. When anyone, wearing your seat belt. out parts are to blame. Nearly one out to participate in a vehicle collision and anywhere, reaches out for help, I want Who is the most susceptible? You of four were from electrical failure or possible fire. the hand of A.A. to be there. And for know it, teens and young adults face malfunction. Equipment failure is a Most deaths involving vehicle fires that, I am responsible.” the highest risk of dying in a highway more common cause of fire among older occur after a survivable vehicle accident. The USAG Daegu A.A. group meets vehicle fire. vehicles. Two-thirds of highway vehicle As in building fires, most vehicle fire every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, When we look at vehicle fires, not fires start in the engine compartment, deaths occur in ones and twos; you and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the Camp Walker just vehicle fire deaths, what are the or wheel area. Last, summer time is the a friend. We as individuals can help Chapel Annex. causes of these fires? Nearly half the time for the most car fires; make sure you reduce the loss of life due to vehicle fires For more information please call 010- time, mechanical failure or malfunction, and your vehicle are ready for long road by just being safer drivers and always 8023-7455. such as leaks, breaks, backfires or worn- trips here in Korea or home on leave. x Contact your installation Army Survey, Survey, Survey! Community Services office to call ahead for an appointment: Camp Carroll 765-7900 Camp Henry 768-7112 Mandatory Personal Financial Management Training Every Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Camp Henry Army Community Services (ACS) Classroom, family members are welcome on a space available basis. This course is comprised of eight sessions mandated by Department of the Army for First Term Soldiers. This class teaches how to develop a personal budget/spending plan; recognize signs of financial trouble and where to get assistance; the importance of credit and how to establish a savings account, emergency savings and long term savings; how to make the consumer decisions; how to plan for large and small purchases; and how to plan insurance needs on life, auto, personal property, and home. Call 768-7112 for further information. Swimming Classes SAN ANTONIO -- The Army will survey members of its communities worldwide beginning in March as part of Camp Carroll Pool an effort to improve morale, welfare and recreation programs. (Sun, 5 p.m.) 765-7708 The survey, conducted by the Marketing Research and Analysis Branch of the Family and MWR Programs Camp Walker Pool directorate, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, seeks to identify what customers are interested in, (Mon-Wed & Fri 4 p.m.) 764-3873 whether they are using available services and if so, how satisfied they are with the programming their garrison has Both Classes are for Adults to offer. ($50 per person, Soldiers are free) The marketing branch will distribute the survey to randomly selected participants at 75 garrisons. According to project managers, this survey will directly aid garrisons by giving them feedback from their Busan Aquarium Tour communities. Transportation fee: $10 (adult)/ $5 “The survey is going to give us the information we need to make sound business decisions based on customer (ages under 5) / Bring Korean money interest,” said Joseph Rayzor, marketing chief for Family and MWR Programs. for entrance fees (approximately “There is great value for senior leadership to receive input from the entire Army community,” added Rayzor. “The 19,000 won), and additional Korean information from this survey will be used to shape Family and MWR programs and services that support the Army money for food, snacks and shopping. of the future.” Bus: Departs from Camp Carroll CAC Those selected to participate in the Army MWR Services Survey will be contacted by email. Follow-up messages at 0800/ Camp Walker Commissary will be sent by postal mail. Survey answers can be submitted online or through traditional means. The survey will at 0900 remain open from from March through mid April. Call 768-8325 for further information. Results will be analyzed and compiled into a report by late summer 2012. x
  • MARCH 16, 2012 USAG DAEGU USAG-D • PAGE 27 American The old and the new women By Pfc. Jeong Hyuk-soo March is Women’s History Month This week, continuing our Women’s History Month-related theme: If you could meet a woman prominent in U.S. history, who would it be and why? Dudine Jean-Louis Facebook Fan Amilia Earhart because she broke throught the barriers and did what no man thought females were capable of at that time. Chris Arnold Facebook Fan High rise apartments, Apsan Mountain, and a Buddhist temple are just a few of the promi- nent features surrounding Unites States Army Garrison Daegu. The Apsan Mountain range Joan of Arc because she defied gender stereo- allows one to experience beautiful sunrises all year long, as well as rugged snow-capped types in her bravery. mountains during the winter season. Buddhist temples are common throughout Daegu, and are often a preferred site for visitors, and those seeking a rewarding cultural experi- ence. — Courtesy photo by Mary B. Grimes Colleen Pigg Richmond Facebook Fan ALABAMA BALLOT DEADLINE EXTENDED Mother Theresa. Although she was a catholic nun, she fought for women’s dignity. Donna Cleland Worthy Facebook Fan Abigail Adams. She was well read and passion- ate about freedom at a time when women did little outside of their domestic responsibilities. She ran her own home and business and sup- ported her family while her husband helped establish a new nation. She stood for Women’s Rights from the very beginning. Gracefully stood by her husband as he was verbally attacked by those who were once considered friends. She made challenging decisions- like vaccinating herself and her children at a time when vac- cines were only at the testing phase. She was willing to share her husband, whom she loved passionately, with a young country who desper- ately needed strong leadership. She raised a son who would later become President, just like his father. I want to know how she did it all. Deadline for military and overseas voters extended to March 31 March 7, 2012 - Arlington, Va. - Military and overseas voters from Alabama will have Ray until March 31, 2012 to have their ballots received by their election official for the March 13 primary election, a federal district court judge ruled. Judge Myron Thompson ordered Delgado Secretary of State Beth Chapman to extend the deadline since a number of Alabama counties failed to send ballots out on time. Ballots will still have to be completed, signed, Facebook Fan and postmarked by Election Day, March 13, but can be received by local election officials until March 31 to be counted. If a voter has not received their ballot from their local election official, they can use a printed Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB) or the online FWAB at (http://www. US History! Susan B. Anthony, for her role in The judge also ordered Alabama to send a FWAB, candidate list, and women’s rights, education, and stand against instructions to all military and overseas voters for the April 24 primary run-off election 45 days slavery. in advance, March 10.
  • USAG-D • PAGE 28 USAG DAEGU THE MORNING CALM Be a big wheel, be safe!