Concert celebrates 60 year US-ROK alliance partnership
March 18, 2013
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CAMP HUMPHREYS - In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the U.S.-ROK
alliance and Pyeongtaek University's centennial anniversary, a concert
featuring the Korean pop singer "Rain," was held at the Pyeongtaek
University 90th Anniversary Building, March 7.
The show was hosted by K-Force Media and organized by the university
Research Center for USFK, and sponsored by Pyeongtaek City.
More than 1,500 people attended the concert, including personnel from Camp
Humphreys and Osan Air Base, Soldiers from ROKA 51st Infantry Division, ROK
Navy 2nd Fleet, ROKAF Operations Command Support Group, ROKAF 7th
Communication Group, Pyeongtaek citizens and PTU students.
The highlight of the show was when ROKA Cpl. Jung Ji-hoon, best known as
Rain, took the stage to sing his hit song "Hip Song." When Rain, who is one
of the most famous celebrities in Korea, showed up on the stage many people
crowded into the front. He came down and shook hands with fans during his
Before he came out, other K-Pop stars like Sangchu and 9MUSES, as well as
others performed. Everybody in the hall seemed to enjoy the performances.
After the concert, some Soldiers happened to meet their old Korean friends
from the Headstart Program and several U.S. and ROK Soldiers shared a moment
by taking commemorative pictures together.
"The Pyeongtaek University staff provided a warm welcomed to all the USFK
personnel, which is a display of the strong alliance and cooperation we have
with our local Korean community," said Sean McManus Sr., a program analyst
for the Camp Humphreys Family and Morale, Welfare and , Recreation. "The
concert was great with the variety of artists performing. It was a pleasure
to see the live show."
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