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  • Group logo of N.C.O.clubs 8
    active 5 months, 1 week ago

    THE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS CLUB is maybe where most GI’s spent their free hours specially back in the 50’s and 60’s when South Korea had less leisure places to offer.

    Front page photos provided by Veteran […]

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  • Group logo of Do you remember when? 4
    active 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    those old good days…..

    By Joseph F. Pagano Jr. SFC, US Army, Retired
    Photo by John Stenberg

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  • Group logo of Camp Kim 7
    active 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    Camp Kim is across Hangang-daero street from the main post of Yongsan Garrison. Camp Kim is known to most GIs stationed in Korea as where the Seoul United Service Organization (USO) is located, an excellent […]

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  • Group logo of If these trees can talk... 8
    active 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    Zelkova Trees of Mt. Dunji have witnessed the entire history of Yongsan from the Joseon Dynasty until the modern era….

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  • Group logo of The celeb at YSG 2
    active 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    Many celebrities have been spotted in Yongsan garrison.
    Some have visited, served or lived on post.
    Who do you remember?

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  • Group logo of Talking table 5
    active 7 months ago

    Portraits capture time and space. As most of the buildings will be demolished and reused, exterior and interior space inside YSG will be gone. We want to capture the people in their natural habitat where they […]

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  • Group logo of the gates of Yongsan 6
    active 7 months ago

    We all went through so many of those gates when we lived in Korea….lets take a trip down Memory Lane and see if you can tell or remember where the gates were located!
    by Peter T Yeschenko, former student SAHS

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  • Group logo of Building 1510 the origin of design and construction standards in Korea 6
    active 7 months ago

    The Building 1510, built with cement hollow block bearing walls, now silently sits on the hill of the North Post, Yongsan Garrison, overlooking the widened Hangang Avenue and high rise apartments in Samkakji with […]

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  • Group logo of Engineering of Yongsan Garrison 6
    active 7 months ago

    Yongsan Garrison has been the ”control Tower” of many engineering projects across the Korean peninsula being a significant help for the development of the country and helping Koreans learn how to build.
    Photo […]

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  • Group logo of Korea and its traditions 5
    active 7 months ago

    In the February 22 meeting at the Hqs. USFK, Yongsan Garrison, I said among others,
    ”After arrival in Korea from CONUS, and when you first stepped out of the base gate into the city street, many of you might […]

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  • Group logo of Bottled H2O 6
    active 7 months, 1 week ago

    Even if one of the top three mineral waters in the world is from South Korea according to the worlds association of mineral water, the first bottled water to be sold to Korean citizens in South Korea is as recent […]

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  • Group logo of “Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey” 5
    active 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    let’s look at the dining tables in Yongsan Garrison, Seoul. The U.S. Military personnel in Korea and their invited guests would find the recipes in the continental American culinary culture at “Greenstreet” or “O […]

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  • Group logo of Ano, the lucky dog 9
    active 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    ”I forgot to mention the dog behind the G.I. in the photo was the only dog I ever saw in Korea.
    The dog’s name was Ano. He was found by sargent Ano and brought to the 570th. The dog was fed well from the m […]

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  • Group logo of Sack Dress 8
    active 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    Miss Ahn Young-sook was a beautiful 23-year-old typist, somewhat skinny with the Audrey Hepburn hair style, always wearing expensive looking dress and a pair of red high-hills
    One summer morning she opened the […]

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  • Group logo of 50s Style 7
    active 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    …..the G.I. walking with his Korean friend….. picture of the 570th, NCO club, taken in 1959.
    Note the girl is dressed in 1950’s American style dress. How cool!

    Share your style from those days in K […]

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  • Group logo of Identification Cards 8
    active 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    Antique Identification Cards issued by the U.S. Army Provost Marshal,
    Yongsan Garrison,
    Camp Humphreys (K-6) including Department of Defense (US Navy, Vietnam)
    From Veteran and architect Mr. Nam Sang-so

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  • Group logo of Who saw James Brown in Yongsan Garrison? 8
    active 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    One Friday of June in 1968, James Brown and his orchestra had a concert at Collier Field House where was filled with almost 4,000 soldiers and civilians.
    So far there’s only one article published about the […]

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  • Group logo of plants and animals 7
    active 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    By documenting and archiving the plants and animals that live here, we hope to uncover a layer of ecological understanding in one of the largest and the most mysterious site in the heart of Seoul.

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  • Group logo of Yongsan Garrison and the legacy of Plastic Surgery 7
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    South Korea is the country with more plastic surgeries per capita in the world. Blepharoplasty or double eyelid surgery is the most common procedure being the cheapest and less invasive.
    But it has a […]

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  • Group logo of Birds of a feather 7
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Birds of a feather flock, squawk, and even attack together!
    Noisy bulbuls, lazy doves, smart crows.. diverse birds can be found in Yongsan garrison.
    Let’s share your story of birds.

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  • Group logo of Music I love from Korea 3
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    I bought Korean Folk Songs in early 1960s, My favorite Korean singer in the 70s & 80s was Yoon Sinai. She did shows at Military clubs. I think I got these album mid 80s, along with songs Koreans love to sing. […]

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  • Group logo of Jenkins  ”escaped” to North Korea 5
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Now 77-year-old Jenkins is a tourist guide in Japan.
    He is a former United States Army soldier who lived in North Korea from 1965 to 2004 after deserting from his unit, the 1st Cavalry Division along the Korean […]

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  • Group logo of Artists Districts Around Yongsan Garrison 8
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    The galleries and frame shops around Yongsan Garrison represent the birthplace of Korean modern art.

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  • Group logo of Last Yongsan Turkey 11
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Did you know that this Thanksgiving is your last one on Yongsan Garrison?
    Let’s make it memorable by photographing celebrations with your friends, families, co-workers… and sharing them with us via
    Facebook […]

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  • Group logo of Wedding Bells 5
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    On June 15 1968, at South Post Chapel, a Quonset Hut, Yongsan 8th Army, South Post, Seoul, South Korea, Arline Joyce Monroe and Michael Francis O’Brien were married.
    Many more families ”were made” in Yongsan […]

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  • Group logo of DHL 9
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    DHL has been the venue for many Yongsan Garrison unforgettable memories
    Dragon Hill Lodge is a U.S. Department of Defense – owned hotel in Seoul, South Korea.
    It is co-located with and is a part of the Yongsan […]

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  • Group logo of Non-Profit and Non-Government Organizations 7
    active 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Numerous NGOs were formed over the years to gather together people of like minded concerns to enhance their special interests and some of these organizations were dedicated to enhancing international relations […]

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  • Group logo of 8th Army Officer's Club 5
    active 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    Any and all entertainers who performed at the 8th US Army Officer’s Club on Yongsan Garrison South Post.

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  • Group logo of AFKN disk jockey and the discotheque design 5
    active 9 months, 1 week ago

    ….We Korean architects had heard of the disco but never had the design experience. And noticing the AFKN (American Forces Korea Network) disk jockeys talked like avant-garde artists at a commissary diner, I […]

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  • Group logo of Home away from home 8
    active 9 months, 1 week ago

    Being able to have access to ”my” food 20 years ago in 1996 when i came to work as a civilian in Korea was such a relief.
    I would try coming every weekend and enjoy western food at western-style restaurants […]

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  • Group logo of Your Ghost Stories.com 5
    active 11 months, 2 weeks ago

    These are some ghost stories we found on ”www.yourghoststories.com” Read with caution as some stories are not recommended for children. All copyrights are reserved to yourghoststories,com and respective writers.

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