Major Subordinate Command links


2nd Infantry Division: The 2nd Infantry Division is the major U.S. ground combat unit in Korea. The Division's headquarters is located at Camp Red Cloud in Uijongbu, and its primary mission is to deter war on the Korean Peninsula by maintaining a high state of combat readiness and vigilance. 2nd ID units "Second to None" stand shoulder-to-shoulder with first-echelon Korean units immediately south of the DMZ.

19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command: The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command is the logistic support arm of Eighth Army with the mission of sustaining combat power throughout the peninsula. Its headquarters is on Camp Henry in Daegu, with subordinate commands located in each of the Army's four areas of operation on the peninsula.

1st Signal Brigade:The 1st Signal Brigade is headquartered in Yongsan with units throughout Korea. 1st Signal Brigade provides strategic and tactical communications and information management to USFK and component command headquarters in the ROK. They provide mobile tactical communications, fixed tactical voice and wide area networking, message center and tactical data communications, satellite communications and contingency restoral of Defense Communications System circuits, long-haul, inter-nodal connectivity between geographically dispersed sites. 1st Signal Brigade operates and maintains all AFKN TV, FM and AM radio transmission facilities.

35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade: The 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, headquartered at Osan Air Base, stands "Ready In Defense" of Commander UNC/CFC designated assets. 35th ADA Brigade employs the Patriot and the Avenger Air and Missile Defense Systems. The Brigade has units located in Camp Casey, Suwon, Osan, Kunsan and Gwangju.

65th Medical Brigade: The 65th Medical Brigade's primary mission is to serve as the strategic link to the CONUS medical base and plan/coordinate U.S. Army medical support at the operational and tactical levels through the early stages of conflict. The secondary mission is to provide theater level command and control of assigned and attached medical units conducting combat health support within the Korean theater.

501st Military Intelligence Brigade: The 501st MI Brigade is subordinate to the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command and provides intelligence and security support to headquarters, 8th U.S. Army. The brigade’s mission is to provide combat information and multi-discipline intelligence to joint and combined warfighters. It is comprised of the brigade staff elements and four battalions with remote elements throughout Korea.

Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Eighth Army: Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Eighth Army provides administrative and logistical support to the Eighth Army Headquarters in order to enable the effective mission command of the Eighth Army Commander and Staff. The Battalion consists of four subordinate companies: Headquarters Support Company, Operations Company, Intelligence and Sustainment Company and the Eighth Army Band.

Korean Service Corps Battalion: The KSC Battalion consists of 17 organic companies strategically placed throughout the Korean Peninsula from the DMZ to Busan. The KSC Battalion
executes mission command of 2,185 KSC personnel throughout the Korean Peninsula in order to provide HET, Live Fire Support, Maintenance, Medical Evacuation, Air Traffic Control, Water Survival, Linguistic support to 8A and USFK. Provides multifunctional support to the garrisons in Areas I - IV. On order, expands to wartime strength to provide continuous support to U.S. forces in Korea.

UNC Security Battalion-Joint Security Area: The UNC Security Battalion-Joint Security Area is composed of both ROK and U.S. military personnel. The unit's mission includes providing security in the JSA, manning Observation Post Ouellette in the Demilitarized Zone and running the Panmunjom tour program. The unit is also responsible for the security and civil affairs of Tae Song Dong, the only Korean village within the Demilitarized Zone.

4-58th Airfield Operations Battalion: 4-58th Airfield Operations Battalion conducts air traffic services across the Korean Peninsula using Guardian Airspace Information Center and tactical facilities. The 4-58th AOB conducts maintenance operations on several remote sites and stands ready to deploy peninsula wide to provide air traffic services during conflicts.

129th Medical Detachment: Clinics of the 129th Medical Detachment (VM) at Yongsan and Camp Walker, along with elements of the 106th Medical Detachment (VS), provides comprehensive veterinary medical treatment for your pets throughout Korea. The 106th has clinics on Camp Red Cloud and Osan AB. The Yongsan Veterinary Treatment Facility serves as the medical and surgical referral center for the peninsula, though outlying facilities are equipped to handle many clinical procedures.

Korea Field Office: The Korea Field Office supports commanders extending from the International Date Line to the Indian sub-continent by conducting Army, Joint and Combined criminal investigations of serious, sensitive or special interest matters, and criminal intelligence, logistics security, counter-drug, anti-terrorism, force protection and protective services operations in support of U.S. Forces Korea, Eighth U.S. Army and U.S. Army Japan.

175th Financial Management Center: 175th FINCOM in Yongsan provides appropriated and nonappropriated fund accounting services and finance support to Soldiers, civilian employees and family members in theater, directs the overseas banking program and provides staff finance and accounting policy advice and operational guidance. The Centralized Pay and Accounting Division provides accounting, vendor pay, foreign national pay and civilian pay customer services.

Army Special Operations Forces Liaison Element-Korea (ALE-K): The ALE-K is a forward deployed logistics planning and coordination element for U.S. Army Special Operations Support Command, Fort Bragg, NC. The ALE-K ensures logistic support is planned and executed for U.S. Army Special Operations Forces deploying into the Korean Theater of Operations. The ALE-K is headquartered at Camp Coiner, Seoul.

Joint U.S. Military Affairs Group-Korea: The Joint U.S. Military Affairs Group-Korea assists Republic of Korea armed forces in management, logistics and organization. JUSMAG-K also offers guidance in the establishment of industrial and commercial agencies directly related to national defense. JUSMAG-K is headquartered in Yongsan Garrison in Seoul.

Training Support Activity Korea: The Training Support Activity Korea headquarters is located on Camp Coiner and TSAK is under Eighth Army G-37 Training Readiness Exercise Division. TSAK's mission is to provide Eighth Army and its subordinate units the full spectrum of Training Support System Enablers. TSAK, on order, establishes a Deployable Operations Group that provides TSS to units conducting Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration and as directed conducts other TSS missions in support of the USARPAC Theater Engagement Strategy.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District: The Far East Engineer District is the Department of Defense Design and Construction Agent for Korea. The district is headquartered in Seoul with offices throughout the peninsula. During its 57 years of existence in Korea, the Far East Engineer District has "Built for Peace!"

Eighth United States Army Band: The Eighth Army Band is assigned to the Korean Peninsula to provide musical support to the thousands of servicemembers of Eighth Army, the United Nations Command and United States Forces Korea. The band frequently leaves its home in Seoul to travel throughout Asia, performing as musical ambassadors in support of international relations.

Eighth United States Army Noncommissioned Officers Academy: To provide quality training to prospective and newly promoted Sergeants in basic leadership skills, NCO duties, responsibility and authority as per the program of instruction for the Primary Leadership Development Course; to receive, train and integrate newly assigned Republic of Korea Army soldiers to serve as Korean Augmentation Troops to the U.S. Army (KATUSA) as per the program of instruction of the KATUSA Training Academy; and to train U.S. Army and DA Civilian leaders to present quality instruction in a training session as per the program of instruction for the Total Army Instructor Training Course.

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