Warrior Leaders meet with Dongducheon City Mayor

by Staff Sgt. Almon J. Bate
U.S. Army

The mayor of Dongducheon City, which is home to Camp Casey, and 2ID/RUCD commanding general met for the first time to discuss ways to enhance partnership between local citizens and U.S. Soldiers.

Both leaders expressed their mutual goal of maintaining a strong partnership and the importance of Soldiers partaking in local customs, food and events with the local communities in which they live and serve.

The mayor presented McKean with a Certificate of Honorary Citizenship, while the commanding general presented Yong-deok with a Tomahawk to signify their enduring partnership between the City of Dongducheon and the 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division.

Both leaders expressed their mutual goal of maintaining a strong partnership and the importance of Soldiers partaking in local customs, food and events with the local communities in which they live and serve.

The mayor presented McKean with a Certificate of Honorary Citizenship, while the commanding general presented Yong-deok with a Tomahawk to signify their enduring partnership between the City of Dongducheon and the 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division.

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