• Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Battalion watch Korean acrobat performing the tightrope act. Among various Korean music performances, the tightrope act demonstrated traditional side of Korean culture.

    Iron Horse Soldiers attend Nation Love concert

    Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Battalion watch Korean acrobat performing the tightrope act. Among various Korean music performances, the tightrope act demonstrated traditional side of Korean culture.

  • Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Battalion take pictures of Korean idol group called VIXX. Founded in 2012, VIXX is among the most famous rising idol groups in Korea.

    Iron Horse Soldiers attend Nation Love concert

    Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Battalion take pictures of Korean idol group called VIXX. Founded in 2012, VIXX is among the most famous rising idol groups in Korea.

  • Soldiers of 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Battalion wave their hands at Korean female singer named Lyn. Throughout the concert, she sung her two famous songs, lightening up the atmosphere. Soldiers of 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Battalion wave their hands at Korean female singer named Lyn. Throughout the concert, she sung her two famous songs, lightening up the atmosphere.

    Iron Horse Soldiers attend Nation Love concert

    Soldiers of 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Battalion wave their hands at Korean female singer named Lyn. Throughout the concert, she sung her two famous songs, lightening up the atmosphere. Soldiers of 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense...

SUWON AIR BASE -- More than 1000 civilians and 45 Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery participated in the Nation Love Concert at the Suwon Outdoor Concert Hall, June 18. Suwon City and Ministry of Patriot-Veterans organized the Love Concert to honor Korean fallen heroes. The event included several famous Korean pop artists that used traditional music to give Soldiers a better understating of Korean culture.

My uncle and grandfather served in the Korean War", said Spc. Micheal Leduc, 6-52 Headquarters and Headquarters Battery mechanic. "I am honored to be invited to this concert, and it was educational to experience more Korean culture." At the beginning of the concert, the host welcomed the Air Defenders. He also added that the presence of the US Soldiers will bring highly positive influence to the local community as their alliance.

"With this opportunity, I learned Korean history, especially the relationship between the Korean Army and US Army," said Kim Yoo Jin, a 23-year-old Korean from Suwon city. "This concert will be unforgettable." Upon their return to Suwon AB, the Soldiers seemed excited to be part of the local community and honored to serve in South Korea.

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