Camp Edwards (South Korea)

Summary

Camp Edwards is a former United States Army installation in South Korea home to the 82nd Engineer Company, C Company 702nd Maintenance Battalion, A Company, 168th Medical Battalion, 2nd S&T Detachment and the 618th Medical Battalion (Dental).[1] Named after Medal of Honor recipient Junior D. Edwards, the camp was closed in 2004 and its equipment was moved to Camp Casey. Following its closure, the land was purchased by Ewha Womans University.

LocationEdit

Coordinates: 37°46′39″N 126°47′10″E / 37.77750°N 126.78611°E / 37.77750; 126.78611 East compound: 37°46′52.7″N 126°47′21.4″E / 37.781306°N 126.789278°E / 37.781306; 126.789278[a]

  • Yeongtae-ri (영태리) in the Wollong-myeon sub-administrative district of Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do.

External linksEdit

  • Google. "Yeongtae-ri" (Map). Google Maps. Google.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Circa 1985, B Company (1/31 INF) was garrisoned at a separate compound on the east side of National Route 1—hence, "Camp Edwards East"—with "Camp Edwards West" being Camp Edwards proper.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robson, Seth (9 November 2004). "Camp Edwards closure continues with move of vehicles to Camp Casey". Stars and Stripes. Retrieved 17 November 2015.