Yongsan Garrison and the legacy of Plastic Surgery

Contributor: Karl Schutz

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…

Topic: History, People, plastic surgery, Yongsan Legacy

U.S. Forces Korea are here to prevent another nuclear war

Contributor: Nam SangSo

Dear Marty Brown of Atascadero, California; The same sizzling summer came around 73rd time, and our memories retrospect of Hiroshima-Nagasaki atomic bombings again as you…

Topic: History, Mapping, Yongsan Legacy

An English book store in Itaewon

Contributor: Nam Sang-so

“We sell, buy and exchange – since 1974” says the advertisement of foreign book store located at southern end of Itaewon township, near Line #6…

Topic: Books, cultural exchange, Education, People, Yongsan Legacy

Golfing in the middle of Seoul

Contributor: Darrel Brown

[Yongsan Legacy] Golfing in the middle of Seoul By Darrell Brown This 1969 photo of the Yongsan area shows the Eighth U.S. Army golf course…

Topic: Engineering, People, sports, Yongsan Legacy

The magic keys of my coworker’s car. Building #2254

Contributor: Doug Ricker

One of my funniest memories from Yongsan garrison is from 1984. The MPs patrolled the parking lot between our building and the Arcade/Library. If a…

Topic: Cars, People, Yongsan Legacy

Yongsan Garrison as the source of new culture

Contributor: Nam SangSo

Blondie There was a large white washed wall among buildings lined up facing a river and bridge before entering into Uljin township, North Gyeongsang province.…

Topic: cultural exchange, Education, History, People, Yongsan Legacy

In the Bldg #2364 on Main Post Yongsan Garrison,

Contributor: Mr. Yu InSu

This is about 64 years back in 1954 when it was time still skirmish of fightings were sporadically occurring along the front line. Although the…

Topic: Engineering, Yongsan Legacy

Sparky, the Yongsan Garrison Fire Station Dalmatian Mascot

Contributor: Alex Temporado

I really appreciate the work you Yongsan Legacy are doing in capturing the historical and human stories surrounding Yongsan Army Garrison (Yongsan.). To me Yongsan…

Topic: dogs, fire, Yongsan Legacy

AFKN disk jockey and discotheque

Contributor: Nam SangSo

We Korean architects had heard of the disco but never had the design experience. And noticing the AFKN disk jockeys talked like avant-garde artists at a commissary diner, I decided to visit the station just across the street.

Topic: cultural exchange, Music, People, Yongsan Legacy