Another Camp Stanley-based unit, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, will join them later this month.
And 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation left for Camp Humphreys in June.
They are the key role of transporting supplies all over the peninsula.
Warrior Reception Company (WRC) relocated to Camp Hovey in February 2012, as did the area Combined Issue Facility (CIF).
“We are going to a bigger installation with a lot more people around.” Camp Casey’s new motor pool will be an improvement over Edwards’s two motor pools, Gardner said: “There we will all be together.” CAMP ESSAYONS, South Korea — The 2nd Infantry Division has vacated this facility and this month will leave another nearby base — Camp Kyle, in Uijeongbu City, officials said.
The division’s Special Troops Battalion commander, Lt. Bridget Rourke, said the last troops left Essayons at the end of September.This web site is a Portal to assist those who are interested in becoming a member of the Camp Stanley, Korea Facebook page. This website is a portal to assist those who are interested in becoming a member of the Camp Stanley, Korea Face book page.The Camp Stanley group is a great place to share memories and pictures shared and taken by the Veteran's that Served at Camp Stanley Korea starting in 1960 to present day. Camp Stanley is located approximately three miles outside of the city of Uijongbu, less than 20 miles north of the center of Seoul. Red Cloud and about 7 miles north-northeast of the outskirts of Seoul.The facility also is home to 168th Medical Company, 618th Medical Battalion and a Korean Service Corps construction platoon that built villages used to train 2nd ID soldiers deploying to Iraq this summer, Srinivasan said. When we have floods we have to repair ford sites for heavy vehicles.In 2000, Camp Edwards’ commissary moved to Camp Howze, which also is closing, but still at Edwards, he said, are a gymnasium, KATUSA snack bar, library, dining facility, outdoor swimming pool and the Wolverine Inn. This summer while we were training the 2nd Brigade Combat Team [for its Iraq mission], there was a lot of mud being tracked on the roads at Chaparral Training Area and we laid a lot of gravel,” Srinivasan said. Some of the equipment could be driven to Camp Casey, but other pieces had to be hauled on trailers, Srinivasan said.The Kwangju Mountain Range, an offshoot of the Taebaek Mountains lies to the west.One way trip to Seoul from Camp Stanley takes about two hours by car or bus.The camp will be the hub for the 501st’s operations, which involve 2,000 soldiers spread across 22 camps all over the peninsula, Carson said. [Page sources: Wikipedia, Stars & Stripes, KWE research, the website "U. Camps in Korea: from the past&today", and individual contributors. The last big convoy of 82nd Engineer Company (combat support equipment) vehicles left Edwards on Friday, shifting dozens of bulldozers, scrapers, vibe rollers, graders, trucks and other road construction equipment to Casey. Saiprasad Srinivasan, commander of Camp Edwards and the 82nd Engineers, said by next week the unit’s operations will be run from Camp Casey with just a few soldiers left at Edwards to clean up.Camp Edwards’ two motor pools house road construction equipment, which is being moved to Camp Casey. “In a lot of ways the move is going to be beneficial.The 82nd operates 110 vehicles, including 26,000-lb. We do parts runs every day where we have to drive to Camp Casey and back, so a lot of those individual movements are going to be consolidated in one place,” he said.