However all this would change in when it became a pivotal battlefield during the Korean War. The terrain around Uijongbu provided the last natural defensive positions before the North Korean army could reach Seoul. Below is a picture of Uijongbu in In the picture you can see Highway 3 which is the north-south highway running in the center of the picture and Highway43 which is on the right of the picture that is a northeast-southwest running highway.
A clarification regarding this article was published Oct. Bridget Rourke, said the last troops left Essayons at the end of September. Closing ceremonies for the nearby camps Sears and Kyle will be held Oct. On Friday, dozens of buildings, many of them Quonset huts, sat empty at Essayons.
Thousands of pieces of furniture, appliances and equipment — including items from the troop medical center — sat in the rain at one of the motor pools.
Rourke, who spent a year at Essayons as commander of the recently inactivated nd Military Intelligence Battalion, said the installation had a full range of facilities including a large gymnasium, library, outdoor swimming pool, theater, shoppette, baseball diamond and tennis courts.
The only things it lacked were a commissary and an arts and crafts center, she said. The soldiers from the nd who served there maintained high-tech intelligence equipment and vehicles and provided signal and imagery analysis for 2nd ID, she said. She has decorated the computer screen in her new office at Camp Red Cloud with a photo of herself and other nd soldiers standing on the hill with Camp Essayons in the background.
Many nd soldiers have joined the Special Troops Battalion at Camp Red Cloud and the unit has maintained a relationship, started by the nd, with the Young-a-Won orphanage in Uijeongbu, Rourke said.
Nicholas Fennell, 26, of McComb, Miss. McComb also has fond memories of the Stalkers Club at Essayons, which featured a few slot machines, a pool table, bar and dance floor.Camp Stanley South Korea pictures taken by Camp Stanley Veterans dating back to the 's until present day service at camp Stanley Korea.
The Camp Stanley face book group has over 1, members posting over pictures of their service at Camp Stanley Korea the DMZ and The Camp Red Cloud Garrison of service. Information on possible herbicide exposure along the Korea demilitarized zone in to and related VA benefits.
skip to page content. Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. and who have a disease VA recognizes as associated with Agent Orange exposure are presumed to have been. Camp Essayons many years ago was once home to an engineer unit that named the camp after the Corps of Engineers motto of Essayons, which is French for “Let Us Try”.
Camp Essayons was last home to a military intelligence battalion before the camp . 2nd Infantry Division Camp Howze, Korea Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 2nd Infantry Division.
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