8th USA Commander tours Yongsan Readiness Center barracks
<b>YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea</b> - Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr., 8th U.S. Army commander, listens to Col. Brenda Andrews, 8th U.S. Army director of personnel, during a tour of the Yongsan Readiness Center barracks July 24. All newly arrived Soldiers E-6 and below stay in the barracks while they undergo a week-long orientation and inprocessing program at the center before heading out to their permanent units. This was an orientation tour for General Fil to see how Soldiers are housed during their transient time. He took command of 8th U.S. Army in February. <br> <a href="http://www.army.mil/-news/2008/07/23/11109-program-change-shortens-newcomer-inprocessing-by-1-day/index.html"> Yongsan Readiness Center shortens inprocessing by 1 day</a><br> <a href="http://yongsan.korea.army.mil/"> USAG-Yongsan Official Web Site</a><br> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/usag-yongsan"> USAG-Yongsan Flickr Photo Gallery</a>

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