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  • Earth Day Celebration, a Flag For All People

    Apr 29, 2016

    Earth Day is an annual event, first celebrated in 1970, and is celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. The events celebrated on April 22 are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection as a "flag for all people". The United States Army first participated in the Earth Day campaign in 1971 and commemorates the events, every year with activities at installations world-wide.

  • USAG Daegu 2016 Installation Volunteer Award Ceremony

    Apr 29, 2016

    The 2016 Installation Volunteer Ceremony was hosted on 21 April at the Evergreen Club on Camp Walker. This event recognized the outstanding devotion, selfless service, dedication and commitment by volunteers to address the needs of the Area Ⅳ community from January to December 2015.

  • Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Gen. Brooks nomination

    Apr 26, 2016

    General, we congratulate you on your nomination. We thank you for your decades of distinguished service and your willingness to step forward (ph) and lead once again. Of course, we know today would not be possible with the support and sacrifice of wife Carol (ph) who's with us this morning. And (inaudible) our tradition, we hope you will take the opportunity to introduce your family joining you today.

  • Distracted Driving - R U @ Risk?

    Apr 18, 2016

    Say the words "distracted driving" and most folks think of teens who text or gab excitedly with each other while navigating the streets. However, teens aren't the only ones out there paying less than full attention to the road. Distracted driving can just as easily happen to anyone -- maybe even you.

  • Eighth Army Hosts Transformation Townhall

    Apr 7, 2016

    With the majority of U.S. military personnel in South Korea scheduled to relocate south of Seoul over the next few years, there are many unanswered questions. Eighth Army Commander Lt. Gen. Thomas Vandal set out to answer some of those questions April 6 by hosting a Transformation Townhall for Area II.

  • 36th Signal Battalion Celebrates Women's History Month

    Mar 29, 2016

    USAG-DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA -- The 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade hosted a Women's History Month observance and awards ceremony March 24 at Camp Henry. The ceremony recognized five women working in public service and government for their contributions in the Area IV community.

  • WOW!!!

    Mar 3, 2016

    As part of Women's History Month, Army Logistics is honoring the contributions of women like the 85,000 Women Ordnance Workers who helped improve logistics for Soldiers on the battlefield.

  • 403rd AFSB supports local development plan

    Mar 1, 2016

    The 403rd Army Field Support Brigade participated in the Area Development Plan for the Waegwan District at the Community Activity Center at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea, Feb. 1-5. Logistics Readiness Center-Daegu represented the 403rd AFSB during the workshop.

  • New Policies for Breastfeeding as an Active Duty Soldier

    Feb 19, 2016

    For Active Duty Soldiers, the mission always comes first, but a new policy means Soldiers do not have to sacrifice breastfeeding as part of their infant care.

  • Mentors, mentees seek "lollipop moments"

    Jan 26, 2016

    Karen Perkins, human resources director of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, posed an intriguing question to 43 mentors and 36 mentees as they met in-person for the first time during the Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program orientation January 12 at the College of the Installation Management on Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. She asked: "Did you know that you could have a big impact on someone's life without even realizing it?" then showed them a video entitled "TEDxToronto -- Drew Dudley 'Leading with Lollipops'" (available online on YouTube).

  • ASC inspects 403rd AFSB

    Dec 8, 2015

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command performed a Command Staff Inspection of the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade at Camp Henry, Nov. 16-20. A virtual inspection was done the week before on staff sections that required minimal hands-on inspection items.

  • Holidays arrive with a sparkle in Area IV

    Dec 4, 2015

    Army Garrisons in Korea celebrate the holidays just like any hometown celebrates them - and U.S. Army Garrison Daegu certainly is no exception, kicking off their holidays with a tree lighting ceremony Dec. 3.

  • CyberSecurity begins with diligence, requires continued vigilance

    Oct 26, 2015

    October was Cyber Security month, and the Regional Cyber Center-Korea (RCC-K) knows how critical awareness is to keeping our networks safe.

  • USAG Daegu: CFC is a chance to make a difference

    Oct 21, 2015

    US Army Garrison Daegu kicked off the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) with some fun activities on Victory Field. The CFC enables Soldiers, Civilians to give to the charity of their choice or directly back to their community.

  • US Army Garrison Daegu: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

    Sep 7, 2015

  • USAG Daegu Commander, Col. Ted Stephens

    Jun 11, 2015

  • Monorail transport system elevates colorful Daegu

    May 20, 2015

    Daegu has elevated itself into the world of modern technology with the introduction of Subway Line 3, the first transportable monorail in Korea, to the public. The line runs from Buk-gu, Chilgok Gyenongbuk National University Hospital Station to Suseong-gu Yongji station. This route will in other words, traverse Daegu from north to south. Consequently, the Daegu Subway System will be able to provide service in all directions. That comes out to be 30 stations. Operating with three cars, the system has an overall carrying capacity of 265 passengers.

  • Winter yields to spring during a tour to Tongdo Temple

    May 18, 2015

    For members of the USAG Daegu and Area IV community taking part in a recent tour of Yangsan Tongdo Temple, the bright blue skies and the scenic route along the way, was just enough to pump up the spirits of those who have for months, found themselves gripped by winter's claws.

  • Camp Walker Commissary brings 'VALUE' to the valued

    May 18, 2015

    If you're looking for value when shopping for foodstuffs, then the Camp Walker Commissary is where you'll find you won't be just spinning your wheels. That's because when it comes to getting more bang for your buck, the commissary keeps you in mind. This good fortune has everything to do with the men and women of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), who on your behalf, work tirelessly behind the scene to ensure you have access to the best products and services.

  • Daegu University intern a big hit as Korean Language instructor at ACS

    Oct 31, 2014

    One of the Korean university students taking part in US Army Garrison Daegu's Intern Program is helping Soldiers and Family members to speak the language of their host nation.

  • Virtual stage open to active-duty singers

    Oct 28, 2014

    Active-duty Service members still have an opportunity to submit videos online to compete for two of six finalist spots and a chance to be named the 2014 "Rising Star."

  • IMCOM revises overseas tour policy to enhance development opportunities

    Oct 28, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (October 28, 2014) -- A new U.S. Army Installation Management Command policy, published today, will open development doors to its general schedule employees in grades nine and above by reducing a backlog of employees past their five-year overseas tour rotations and placing them in stateside positions to create a leadership development cycle.

  • 1st Signal Brigade provides communications support during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 exercise

    Sep 10, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade is a key component in providing communications services to customers across the Korean Peninsula and proved to be up to the challenge during the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 exercise.

  • Army Launches New Safety Campaign

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Army launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign today.

  • It's a Thin Line for prescription use, misuse, abuse; dispose of unused drugs Sept. 27

    Sep 5, 2014

    Nearly one out of 20 Soldiers misuse painkillers, says the website It's a Thin Line. The website is part of a campaign designed to educate Soldiers, their friends and families and the provider community about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and abuse.

  • IMCOM trains managers to help Soldiers transition

    Aug 20, 2014

    The Soldier for Life program is here to help guide Soldiers and their Families during the transition from active duty to civilian.

  • 20th CBRNE participates in Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Aug 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army's only command that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats is participating in Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian in South Korea, Aug. 18-29, 2014.

  • Tripler Prepares for Flu Season

    Aug 18, 2014

    August is National Immunization Awareness Month and Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) is promoting the importance of immunizations, including the influenza vaccination.

  • Team 19 welcomes new senior enlisted leader

    Aug 15, 2014

    CAMP HENRY, South Korea--Brig Gen. Stephen E. Farmen, commanding general, of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command hosted an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony today for Command Sgt. Maj. Jose A. Castillo, who assumed duties as the 19th ESC's command sergeant major, here.

  • Soldier springs into action to save a life

    Aug 14, 2014

    One Soldier took matters into his own soon-to-be bloody hands when he noticed a traffic accident on a South Korean expressway July 12.

  • USAG-Daegu Summer Book Reading program ends

    Aug 7, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea -- "Reading is something you should do for a lifetime," said Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen, Commanding General of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, as the Summer Book Reading program, sponsored by U.S. Army Garrison Daegu Library, finished with its closing ceremony at Camp Walker's Hilltop club, Aug 2.

  • N. Korean special operation forces infiltration van showcased for 19th ESC senior leader development

    Aug 4, 2014

    The Korean Defense Intelligence Command displayed a North Korean special operation forces infiltration van, Aug. 1, staged in front of the headquarters of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command for more than 130 Soldiers, here.

  • Army investigators warn public about romance scams

    Jul 30, 2014

    Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are once again warning internet users worldwide about cyber criminals involved in an online crime that CID has dubbed "the Romance Scam."

  • IMCOM commander, command sergeant major, visit Camp Zama

    Jul 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 28, 2014) -- The commander and command sergeant major of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, along with other distinguished guests, visited the installation here July 28 as part of a tour of Army installations in the Asian-Pacific area.

  • U.S. Army, General Motors and Raytheon announcing new training initiative for transitioning Soldiers

    Jul 24, 2014

    Tuesday, July 29, Deputy Chief of Staff G-1 Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg joined by Lynn A. Dugle, Raytheon Company Vice President, and Steve Hill, General Motors Vice President, will kick-off the "Shifting Gears" Automotive Technician Training Program during a proclamation signing beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Pentagon Courtyard.

  • US Army Pacific welcomes senior enlisted advisor

    Jul 24, 2014

    U.S. Army Pacific, change of responsibility ceremony formally introduces Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Lambert as the USARPAC senior enlisted advisor, July 24 on Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle.

  • Community awareness takes the punch out of bullying

    Jul 13, 2014

    There is no place for bullying - not in the schools, not on the playground, and not in our formations - not here in USAG Daegu and Area IV, not anywhere.

  • Substance abuse changes lives, careers

    Jul 13, 2014

    The USAG Daegu Army Substance Abuse Program agressively pushes information to Soldiers in Area IV warning them of the dangers of drug abuse, to both life and career.

  • North Korean defector separates fact from fiction for Area IV KATUSAs

    May 30, 2014

    Korean Augmentation to the United States Army Soldiers across Area IV gathered to receive a lecture from a North Korean defector. The Area IV Republic of Korea Army Support Group invited Choi Jung-hoon, a security lecturer and former North Korean soldier, as a guest speaker to teach the KATUSAs the reality of North Korea and the necessity for unification on May 27.

  • AFN-Daegu dedicated to serving America's best

    May 29, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON, South Korea - The DINFOS-trained broadcasters of the American Forces Network-Daegu never miss a beat in keeping the Southern Hub and Area IV community entertained and informed.

  • Korean Service Corps personnel perfect their skills during AWT

    May 29, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON, South Korea - Korean Service Corps personnel provide invaluable support to USAG Daegu and Area IV day in and day out - and they stay "Ready to Fight Tonight" by honing their battlefield skills during annual Army Warrior Task training.

  • Combat vets look back on Strike Brigade deployment

    May 29, 2014

    A few months into their historic first operational deployment from South Korea, many of the Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Strike Brigade," were asking their commander the same question: Where are we going next?

  • DHS student to add USC to pre-college resumé

    May 29, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON, South Korea - A Daegu H.S. student will make the long trip from South Korea to Southern California to add a taste of college life and studies to his growing accomplishments.

  • Korean National transportation specialist finds joy in serving others

    May 29, 2014

    DAEGU GARRISON, South Korea - A Korean National employee at the Logistics Readiness Center Daegu, 403rd Army Field Support Battalion, is committed to giving back to others.

  • Fire chief glad to serve USAG Daegu and Area IV

    May 20, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea - U.S. Army Garrison Daegu's new fire chief emphasizes the importance of teamwork in helping to keep the Area IV community safe.

  • Optometrist keeps an eye on Daegu's healthcare needs

    May 20, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea - The lone optometrist serving USAG Daegu and Area IV happily takes on the challenge of keeping eyes of the community healthy.

  • Newcomer Information

    May 15, 2014

    General information for newcomers or anyone thinking of heading to USAG Daegu or Area IV units and installations.

  • DAS Kids and Chilgok officials see green during Earth Day

    May 14, 2014

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea - Korean Environmental officials and Daegu American School Kids learn the meaning of Earth Day and th value of Camp Carroll's unique wetlands reclamation project.

  • STEM Week exposes DHS students to tomorrow's demands

    May 13, 2014

    Camp Walker, Daegu, South Korea - STEM week prepares students to take on the world of technology.

  • 416th Army Field Support Brigade participates in Key Resolve 2014 in Korea

    May 12, 2014

    The 416th Army Field Support Brigade participated in Operation Key Resolve in the Republic of Korea. Soldiers of this brigade supported the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, including preparation for the issue of war stock equipment and providing contracting support for base operations in the event that hostilities occur on the Korean peninsula.

  • Something's Cooking at Henry's Place

    May 12, 2014

    CAMP HENRY, South Korea - The cooks work hard behind the scenes at Henry's Place to keep Soldiers and Civilians happy.

  • 40 Years: A journey of no regrets

    May 12, 2014

    DoD Civilian and former Soldier prepares for retirement after more than 40 years of service.

  • Area IV Retirement Ceremony honored 69 years of combined service

    May 7, 2014

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea - The Area IV Quarterly Retirement Ceremony honoring three Soldiers for their 69 years of combined service was held at the Camp Carroll theater, April 25.

  • Local garrisons take it 'to the paint'

    Mar 27, 2014

    Servicemembers on teams from each of the U.S. Army garrisons in Korea competed during a basketball tournament at Camp Humphreys, March 15-16.

  • McKiernan meets Korean War legend in Seoul

    Mar 26, 2014

    The Eighth Army deputy commander for operations met a Korean War legend and honorary Eighth Army commanding general in Seoul, South Korea, March 25, 2014.

  • U.S. Army leaders discuss transformation in Korea

    Mar 25, 2014

    U.S. Army leaders are gathering to discuss transformation in South Korea, March 25-27, 2014.

  • 19th ESC celebrates 21st annual Korean American Friendship Circle

    Mar 25, 2014

    CAMP WALKER, South Korea--As part of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's 21st annual Korean American Friendship Circle, Soldiers, Families, student's, and sponsors came together March 15, at USAG Daegu's Evergreen Community Center, here, to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

  • Team 19 KATUSA basketball team wins Area IV tournament

    Mar 24, 2014

    DAEGU, South Korea -- The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, "Team 19" KATUSA basketball team won the Area IV KATUSA basketball league against the USAG Daegu team at Camp Walker, Mar. 17.

  • 'Marginal price increases' possible at commissaries

    Mar 6, 2014

    A trimmer proposed fiscal 2015 Department of Defense budget could lead to higher grocery prices at some nearly 180 commissaries throughout the continental United States according to DoD officials.

  • Daegu Soldiers open up during suicide prevention training

    Mar 6, 2014

    Suicide remains a very real issue in Army communities everywhere, and for that reason, the U.S. Army continues to do what it can to raise awareness among Soldiers, Family members, and Department of Defense Civilians regarding its risks. USAG Daegu and the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) leadership found wisdom in making suicide awareness training available to Soldiers, KATUSAs and Civilians throughout Area IV both during and after the recent holiday season.

  • team builds 'Valor 24' Medal of Honor microsite

    Feb 21, 2014

    In January 2013, under a "close-hold" mandate, the crew responsible for developing the website was told that President Barack Obama planned to award Medals of Honor to 24 Soldiers, living and deceased, who had served in World War II, Korea or Vietnam.

  • Buddhist temple tour enlightens Daegu's culture-curious

    Feb 21, 2014

    The Camp Carroll Community Activity Center hosted a tour to one of South Korea's most historic Buddhist temple sites, Bulguksa Temple.

  • Hill 180 battle exemplifies U.S. Army's Pacific legacy

    Feb 12, 2014

    American and South Korean military officials remembered the Soldiers who fixed bayonets and charged up a mountain into withering enemy fire 63 years ago, during the Battle of Hill 180, at an anniversary ceremony on Osan Air Base, South Korea, Feb. 7, 2014.

  • 'We shall overcome';19th ESC reenacts civil rights march

    Feb 11, 2014

    The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) reenacted the Selma to Montgomery march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., embedding core values of ethnic equality and justice to the Soldiers, Jan. 13, on U.S. Army Garrison Daegu's Camp Henry.

  • USAG Daegu CSM addresses challenges, change, philosophy and values

    Feb 11, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Daegu Command Sgt. Maj. Michael E. Diggs Sr. talks about the changes has seen over his career, the challenges facing today's Soldiers, his personal philosophy and values at the mid-point of his tour as the Daegu Garrison CSM.

  • 8th Army Commander receives the Gen. Brehon B. Somervell Medal of Excellence award

    Feb 11, 2014

  • Fire destroys building, interrupts services in Daegu

    Jan 10, 2014

    A fire of unknown origin in the Exchange Mini-mall building on USAG Daegu's Camp Walker the evening of Jan. 10 has completely destroyed the building. No injuries were reported as the fire started after the facility had closed for the night.

  • Daegu college intern program encourages excellence

    Jan 9, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Daegu's university intern program has joined the brightest members of the next Korean generation with Garrison and tenant commands with magnificent results for a decade. Interns work throughout Area IV gaining invaluable work and social experience over a six-month term, providing the Army with thousands of hours of cost-free labor, and building friendships that can last a lifetime.

  • Camp Carroll Soldiers trade barracks lounging for culture

    Jan 7, 2014

    Soldiers, Civilians and Family members from South Korea's Enduring Southern Hub decided a little Korean culture was a better idea than sitting around the barracks or house - and the USAG Daegu Camp Carroll Community Activity Center had just the right tour planned for them.

  • Command Sgt. Major Ray C. Thornton

    Jan 6, 2014

  • William E. Christman

    Jan 6, 2014

  • USAG Daegu Phone Book

    Jan 6, 2014

  • Welcome to USAG Daegu!

    Jan 6, 2014

    USAG Daegu is the Southern Enduring Hub for the U.S. Army in South Korea. Encompassing the southern third of the Korean Peninsula, Area IV is home to some 10,000 Soldiers, KATUSAs, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Civilians, Retirees and their family members. The Garrison encompasses Camp Carroll in Waegwan, DLA Gimcheon, Camps Henry (with the Garrison HQ), George and Walker in Daegu, Busan Storage Facility and Pier 8 in Busan, as well as numerous remote sites spread throughout the Area.

  • 403rd AFSB receives award for maintenance excellence

    Dec 31, 2013

  • P90X fitness guru works out with USAG Daegu community

    Dec 23, 2013

    Department of Defense Armed Forces Entertainment presented fitness guru and popular P90X expert Tony Horton to Area IV fans and supporters Nov. 14 at the Camp Walker Fitness Center. Available for two training sessions, Horton proved to be a great motivator in getting some of his followers to push, pull and stretch their way into shape.

  • Army, Air Force Partners Transport Patriot Missiles

    Dec 23, 2013

    Soldiers with the 2nd battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment "Guardians" transported Patriot missiles from Area IV and Kunsan Air Base to Osan Air Base, the first week of December.

  • No Battle Buddy Left Behind: A Piece of C.A.K.E

    Dec 23, 2013

    A new initiative by the 169th Signal Company, 36th Signal Battalion, in Daegu, South Korea, "No Battle Buddy Left Behind," puts peers on the street downtown to help guide fellow Soldiers into making smart decisions.

  • Guardians hold weapons qualification week

    Dec 23, 2013

    The Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment "Guardians" deployed to Warrior Base to hone their firing skills, Nov. 17 - 23.

  • USAG Daegu ACS hosts subway tour for Area IV newcomers

    Dec 23, 2013

    Winter-like temperatures did little to dissuade U.S. Army Garrison Daegu and Area IV newcomers, including your reporter, who were bound and determined to participate in the monthly subway tour hosted by the Army Community Service.

  • Eighth Army commander thanks troops in Korea

    Dec 21, 2013

    The Eighth Army commanding general saluted U.S. troops in South Korea during the holiday season.

  • Wonder of the Camp Carroll Wetlands

    Dec 19, 2013

    A unique wetlands reclamation project on U.S. Army Garrison Daegu's Camp Carroll in Waegwan, South Korea, vividly demonstrates USAG Daegu's and the Army in Korea's commitment as stewards of the local environment.

  • Eighth Army participates in exercise in South Korea

    Dec 13, 2013

    Eighth Army participated in exercise Warpath III, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Dec. 7-15, 2013, to hone its ability to command combat operations.

  • Champoux: South Korea-U.S. alliance strongest in world

    Dec 11, 2013

    The commanding general of the top U.S. Army formation in South Korea said the Republic of Korea-U.S. alliance is the strongest military alliance in the world.

  • Leaders remember heroic Korean War commander

    Dec 3, 2013

    U.S. military leaders and Korean War veterans remembered the Eighth Army commander who stopped communist forces from overrunning the last corner of Korea.

  • Eighth Army Band to play at top South Korean venue

    Nov 29, 2013

    The Eighth Army Band will perform a holiday concert at the Seoul Performing Arts Center, South Korea's top concert venue, Dec. 1, 2013.

  • 5th AR BDE serves Thanksgiving lunch to students, parents

    Nov 26, 2013

    ANTHONY, N.M. -- The 1st Battalion, 361st Engineer Regiment, Task Force Redhawk, 5th Armored Brigade and the 2nd Battalion, 363rd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Black Scorpion, 5th Armored Brigade teamed up Monday to serve students and parents from Loma Linda Elementary School a hearty Thanksgiving lunch.

  • Memorial Service held for a 1st Signal Brigade technician

    Nov 26, 2013

    1st Signal Brigade held a memorial service for Lee Jae-min, desktop technician of the Field Service Support Team, Joint Command Information Systems Activity, 1st Signal Brigade, in the Memorial Chapel on USAG Yongsan in South Korea, Nov. 22.

  • Community group fueled by CrossFit

    Nov 22, 2013

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- CrossFit has been sweeping the nation for quite some time. Spouses from Area I were not letting this opportunity pass them by.

  • Leaders celebrate legendary Korean War general

    Nov 22, 2013

    Top American and South Korean military leaders praised the Republic of Korea Army's first four-star general at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, Nov. 22, 2013, on his 93rd birthday.

  • Dignity, respect are cornerstones of EEO

    Nov 21, 2013

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's goal is to operate a premier Equal Employment Opportunity Office with a model EEO program so customers can succeed in an environment free from harassment and retaliation.