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was a US military facility located in Dongducheon
Dongducheon is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.The city located in the north of Seoul is strategically important for the defence of the Korean capital.The main camps of the US Second Infantry Division are located in the city with the division command at Uijeongbu City.-History:During...
, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...
, across the Chuncheon River from Camp Casey
Camp Casey is an American military camp in Dongducheon , South Korea, north of Seoul, South Korea. Camp Casey was named in 1952 after Major Hugh Boyd Casey, who was killed in an airplane crash near Camp Casey during the Korean War. Camp Casey is one of several U.S. Army bases in South Korea near...
. Closed in July 2006, it was home to the 2nd Infantry Division's A and B Companies of the 702nd Main Support Battalion.
Company A provides food, water, and supplies to all 2ID soldiers and provides back-up support to forward and aviation support battalions. It deploys teams to produce water and deliver rations forward and sends 5,000 gallon tankers of fuel forward to logistical release points. Receives, stores and issues supplies at the Division's warehouse and is prepared to deploy all supplies to the division support area.
Company B provides 5t cargo truck support for all 2ID soldiers, with emphasis for two air assault battalions
Air assault is the movement of ground-based military forces by vertical take-off and landing aircraft—such as the helicopter—to seize and hold key terrain which has not been fully secured, and to directly engage enemy forces...
and support on the DMZ. Provides 5t tractor and trailer support for movement of supplies and rations forward. Provides Heavy Equipment Transport (HET) for movement of tracked vehicles over Korean roads.
Camp Nimble hosted an AAFES post exchange, barber shop, and laundry pickup. Morale Welfare Recreation (MWR) facilities included a gym
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court, and an NCO/Enlisted Club. Camp Nimble was one of the forty-two camps north of Seoul authorized Hardship Duty Pay of $150 per month. The extra pay provides meaningful financial recognition to troops assigned.
Since the land has been returned to the ROK, there are plan to develop a college on the property.
- Main Support Battalion
A main support battalion was a US Army logistics formation in the pre-modular army. The role of the MSB was to support soldiers in the division rear and provide designated reinforcing support to the forward support battalions. -Organization:...
- Forward Support Battalion
A forward support battalion was an Army of Excellence combat service support unit designed to support a Brigade. In divisions, it was part of the Division Support Command .It was composed of:...
- Logistical Release Point