Military sends mixed messages on whether DODEA schools in Korea will open next week

A father and son walk hand-in-hand on the first day of school at Humphreys Central Elementary School in South Korea, Aug. 27. 2018. MARYAM TREECE/U.S. ARMY
A father and son walk hand-in-hand on the first day of school at Humphreys Central Elementary School in South Korea, Aug. 27. 2018. MARYAM TREECE/U.S. ARMY

Military sends mixed messages on whether DODEA schools in Korea will open next week

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

Confusion reigned Friday afternoon over whether Defense Department schools in Korea will be closed another week due to coronavirus concerns.

Eighth Army, in a tweet posted around noon, said there won’t be classes March 16-20 for students at Department of Defense Education Activity schools at Osan Air Base, Camp Humphreys and U.S. Army Garrison Daegu.

The post cited “the DODEA Pacific West superintendent.”

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.622266

Subscribe to our Stripes Pacific newsletter and receive amazing travel stories, great event info, cultural information, interesting lifestyle articles and more directly in your inbox!

Follow us on social media!

Facebook: Stars and Stripes Pacific
Flipboard: Stars and Stripes Community Sites

Looking to travel while stationed abroad? Check out our other Pacific community sites!
Stripes Japan
Stripes Okinawa
Stripes Guam

Base:

Recommended Content