Cpt. Calvin J. Whitaker relieves Cpt. Thomas H. Lee from command of the Signal, Intelligence, Sustainment Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion during the change of command ceremony, Jan 10. Camp Humphreys, Republic of Korea.
Heading out on the roads of Pyeongtaek, home to Camp Humphreys, you may have stumbled by an unfamiliar sight. There, scattered on some of the surrounding farms, objects resembling giant marshmallows sit in fields of grass.
Three horses caused quite a disruption on the Pyeongtaek-Hwaseong Highway last week. The adventure of the runaway horses was caught on video. Police responded to multiple 119 calls about horses disrupting traffic along the Yanggam-interchange around 3:30 p.m. just before Friday rush hour.
It was a terrible spot. One in which the fortunes of warfare and skill would be needed for it to be successful. On September 15, 1950, the UN effort to eject the military forces of the communist north from the south was still not going well.
In early March, after my family of five and I settled in for another two-year tour in Korea, I was invited out to a welcome dinner with coworkers. Since I was still unfamiliar with the area, I elected to ride with a colleague to the lively locale, something I hadn’t seen yet in my short time in Pyeongtaek.
In Mangmi-dong, Suyeong-gu, Gugane offers an awesome Korean traditional meal at a reasonalble price. You can enjoy the fine collection of well-known Korean side dishes carefully made by the owner/chef.
If you like Italian food, try ‘Querencia’ on the first floor of the Fly Station building. The newly opened Querencia serves up not only “authentic Italian,” but also “Italian-Korean fusion.”
Kim Yongho, head chef at the restaurant, has over 20 years of experience cooking at Italian restaurants in Italy and it really shows.