2018 KATUSA Awards Ceremony and Dinner
By Cpl. Yang, Hyun-gyu, Eighth Army Public Affairs
March 9, 2018 1 / 4 Recipients of the Eighth Army Best KATUSA Award with Lt. Gen. Michael A. Bills and Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Merritt, Eighth Army commanding general and command sergeant major. The awards were presented during the 2018 KATUSA Awards Ceremony and Dinner held in the Community Activity Center, U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South Korea, Mar. 6. VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 4 Lt. Gen. Michael A. Bills, Eighth Army commanding general, presents Mr. Lee, Nak-yon, Republic of Korea's Prime Minister, with the 2018 Eighth Army Distinguished Former KATUSA Award. The award recognizes a KATUSA veteran who continues to serve and make significant contributions to the Korean society. VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 4 Lt. Gen. Michael A. Bills and Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Merritt, Eighth Army commanding general and command sergeant major, present a Best KATUSA Award to Cpl. Kwon, Sin-Hyung. Kwon is the senior KATUSA for the Theater Air Naval Ground Operations security force. VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 4 Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Merritt, Eighth Army command sergeant major, presents a Best KATUSA Award to Sgt. Kim, Kang. Kim is the senior KATUSA for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys. VIEW ORIGINAL
The 2018 KATUSA Awards Ceremony and Dinner was held in the Community Activity Center, U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys (Camp Humphreys), South Korea, Mar. 6. This event was hosted by the KATUSA Veterans Association and serves to bring together former and current members of the Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army program while recognizing their accomplishments and contributions to the ROK-US alliance.
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