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is a community located in the southwestern area of Pyeongtaek City
Pyeongtaek is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Located in the southwestern part of the province, Pyeongtaek was founded as a union of two districts in 940 AD, during the Goryeo dynasty. It was elevated to city status in 1986, and is home to a South Korean naval base and a large...
, Gyeonggi Province
Gyeonggi-do is the most populous province in South Korea. The provincial capital is located at Suwon. Seoul—South Korea's largest city and national capital—is located in the heart of the province, but has been separately administered as a provincial-level special city since 1946...
, Republic of Korea. Anjeong-ri is located on the perimeter of USAG Humphreys
Camp Humphreys or USAG-H is a medium-sized United States Army garrison located near Anjeong-ri and south of Pyeongtaek metropolitan area in South Korea. Camp Humphreys is located 55 miles south of Seoul and is one of the U.S. Army's fastest growing installations...
, a US Army facility undergoing rapid expansion. In 1919, Japan built an airfield in Anjeong-ri. This airfield was enlarged over the years and by 1941 contained the Japanese Navy’s Establishment Corps 302, a group of fighter planes, including the Mitubishi Zero. In 1945, following the defeat of Japan in WWII, this base was utilized by American forces and is currently under expansion to become the largest military base in Korea, combining Republic of Korea and US Army military forces. The village of Anjeong-ri is expanding to meet the infastructure needs as the civilian and military population grows.