ROKA 16th Brigade staff visits 1st ABCT

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Maj. Timothy Ferguson (left), operations officer from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, and Maj. You Seon-ho, operations officer from the 16th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, 8th Infantry Division, Republic of Korea Army, discuss tactics and techniques regarding weapons of mass destruction removal operations May 3 at Camp Hovey, South Korea. (Photo Credit: Cpl. SeoWon Lee)
Maj. Timothy Ferguson (left), operations officer from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, and Maj. You Seon-ho, operations officer from the 16th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, 8th Infantry Division, Republic of Korea Army, discuss tactics and techniques regarding weapons of mass destruction removal operations May 3 at Camp Hovey, South Korea. (Photo Credit: Cpl. SeoWon Lee)

ROKA 16th Brigade staff visits 1st ABCT

by: Cpl. SeoWon Lee | .
U.S. Army | .
published: May 14, 2015

CAMP HOVEY, South Korea - Republic of Korea Army leaders from the 16th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, 8th Infantry Division, met with 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, staff in order to communicate tactics and techniques regarding weapon of mass destruction removal operations, May 3, at Camp Hovey, South Korea.

Before 1st ABCT gets replaced by 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Mechanized Infantry Brigade leaders wanted to discuss strategies about WMD removal operations from their U.S. Army partners.

"Before 1st ABCT deactivates, we wanted to learn knowledge and intelligence regarding removal of WMD," said Maj. You Seon-ho, operations officer from the 16th Mechanized Infantry Brigade. "Until they leave, we would like to constantly communicate about these topics."

Capt. Tony Martineau, brigade chemical officer from the 1st ABCT, said it is helpful to build a common language for the operations. Therefore, when 2nd BCT comes, ROKA will be able to conduct joint trainings just like how they did with the 1st ABCT.

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