Korean ward breaks ground for complex on former USFK land

By Mr. David Mcnally (RDECOM)April 28, 2008

Yongsan Ward Mayor Park Jang-gyu and other city officials release doves during an April 25 ground breaking ceremony for the ward's new administrative complex.
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More than 5,000 Seoul residents gather to celebrate the ground breaking of the city ward's new administrative complex April 25. The land is across the street from Yongsan Garrison in Seoul and was once used by U.S. Forces Korea. USAG-Yongsan officials returned the area to the Republic of Korea in 2002.
2 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – More than 5,000 Seoul residents gather to celebrate the ground breaking of the city ward's new administrative complex April 25. The land is across the street from Yongsan Garrison in Seoul and was once used by U.S. Forces Korea. USAG-Yongsan officials returned the area to the Republic of Korea in 2002. (Photo Credit: Mr. David Mcnally (RDECOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Artist's concept of the new Yongsan Ward Administrative Complex. Construction on the facility began April 25 with a ground-breaking ceremony.
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A Korean singer entertains the 5,000-plus crowd April 25 at the Yongsan Ward Adminstrative Complex ground-breaking ceremony. Yongsan Garrison is visible across the road from the construction site.
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More than 5,000 Seoul residents celebrate the ground breaking of Yongsan-gu's next adminstrative complex. The facility is being built on land returned to the Republic of Korea by U.S. Forces Korea in 2002.
5 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – More than 5,000 Seoul residents celebrate the ground breaking of Yongsan-gu's next adminstrative complex. The facility is being built on land returned to the Republic of Korea by U.S. Forces Korea in 2002. (Photo Credit: Mr. David Mcnally (RDECOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
USAG-Yongsan Deputy Garrison Commander Don Moses is among the Korean officials selected to participate in the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Yongsan-gu Administrative Complex April 25.
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Yongsan-gu Mayor Park Jang-gyu (left) and Seoul Mayor Oh Sae-hoon attend the April 25 ground-breaking ceremony for the ward's new administrative complex.
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More than 5,000 Yongsan-gu residents gather to celebrate the ground breaking of the city ward's new administrative office April 25. The land is across the street from Yongsan Garrison in Seoul and was once used by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. U.S. Forces Korea officials returned the area to the Republic of Korea in 2002.
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – More than 5,000 Yongsan-gu residents gather to celebrate the ground breaking of the city ward's new administrative office April 25. The land is across the street from Yongsan Garrison in Seoul and was once used by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. U.S. Forces Korea officials returned the area to the Republic of Korea in 2002. (Photo Credit: Mr. David Mcnally (RDECOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
USAG-Yongsan Deputy Garrison Commander Don Moses greets local officials. More than 5,000 Yongsan-gu residents gather to celebrate the ground breaking of the city district's new administrative office April 25. The land is across the street from Yongsan Garrison in Seoul and was once used by U.S. Forces Korea. USAG-Yongsan officials returned the area to the Republic of Korea in 2002.
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – USAG-Yongsan Deputy Garrison Commander Don Moses greets local officials. More than 5,000 Yongsan-gu residents gather to celebrate the ground breaking of the city district's new administrative office April 25. The land is across the street from Yongsan Garrison in Seoul and was once used by U.S. Forces Korea. USAG-Yongsan officials returned the area to the Republic of Korea in 2002. (Photo Credit: Mr. David Mcnally (RDECOM)) VIEW ORIGINAL