Republic of Korea Military Intelligence representatives attended a Capabilities Demonstration hosted by the 501st Military Intelligence Brigade on Nov. 19, 2020.
During the 2020 ROK / U.S. Leaders Korea Peace Forum awards ceremony, Staff Sgt. Kendra Brandon, the 501st Military Intelligence Brigade Religious Affairs noncommissioned officer, received the Korean Peninsula Peace Medal from Col. David Bowlus, chaplain for United States Forces Korea, Master Sgt. Yvette Edmonds, Religious Affairs NCO-in-charge for USFK, and representatives from the Korean Informational Association at the Pacific Victors Chapel, Dec. 2, 2020.
On Nov. 4, the 501st MI Brigade held its Army Civilian Appreciation Day to honor the contributions of the Civilians in the brigade workforce and recognize the accomplishments of some of its members.
LTG Willard M. Burleson III, Commanding General, Eighth Army, and BG Trevor J. Bredenkamp, Deputy Commanding General - Operations, Eighth Army, received a tour of Field Station Korea and met with leaders from 501st Military Intelligence Brigade and the CGIOC to get a broader understanding of the combined intelligence assets working in the Republic of Korea, Oct. 19, 2020.
3rd Military Intelligence Battalion received its new ARL aircraft at the airfield on Camp Humphreys, Aug. 13, 2020.
Spc. Hwui Yoo, a language analyst assigned to the 719th Military Intelligence Battalion, 501st MI Brigade, conducts a leg-tuck during the Army Combat Fitness Test stage of the United States Army Pacific Command Best Warrior Competition at Camp Humphreys, Republic of Korea, Aug. 21, 2020. Yoo, a native of Rochester Hills, Michigan, won the U.S. Army Pacific Best Warrior Competition 2020, he will go on to compete at the Department of the Army-level Best Warrior Competition, representing the Eighth Army. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Hayden Hallman)
Spc. Hwui Yoo, a language analyst assigned to the 719th Military Intelligence Battalion, 501st MI Brigade, fires an M17 service pistol at the firing range on U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South Korea Aug. 24, 2020. Yoo, a native of Rochester Hills, Michigan , won the U.S. Army Pacific Best Warrior Competition 2020, he will go on to compete at the Department of the Army-level Best Warrior Competition, representing the Eighth Army. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Dong Hyun Kim)
Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 524th MI BN conducted a mounted gunnery range Jan. 9 -11, at Montana Range, qualifying 10 gun teams on the M-249 weapon platform. (Pictured in the photo are from left to right: Pfc. Baldwin, 1st. Lt. Park, Cpl. Kim, Pvt. Hanson, Pfc. Huff, Pfc. Nguyen, Sgt. 1st Class Littrell, Spc. Claybaugh, Staff Sgt. Brown, Capt. Barba, Sgt. 1st Class Smith, Sgt. 1st Class Applebee, Cpl. Lee, Staff Sgt. Doud. / U.S. Army Photo)
Maj. Gen. Gary Johnston, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, presented his coin to Pae, Kwang Chong, in recognition for his service as the flight operations records manager for 3rd Military Intelligence Battalion. Pae started working for 3rd MI Battalion in 1999, but has been a part of the 501st MI Brigade since 1979.
The 501st Military Intelligence Brigade has a legacy of service as the eyes and ears for the longest-standing stabilization force mission in U.S. military history. The brigade is dedicated to supporting combined forces operations upholding the armistice agreement that ended hostile action on the Korean Peninsula in 1953.
The brigade is a Major Subordinate Command (MSC) of both Eighth Army and United States Army Intelligence and Security Command. It is headquartered at Camp Humphreys, Korea, and with its five battalions, is a uniquely configured military intelligence organization incorporating all forms of traditional and developing intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination technologies. The 501st Military Intelligence Brigade is the only Army unit of its kind containing organic assets that span the full array of intelligence disciplines: imagery, signals, measurement and signatures, and human intelligence.
The 501st Military Intelligence Brigade conducts theater level multi-discipline intelligence for Joint and Combined Warfighters from the Republic of Korea.
The 501st Military Intelligence Brigade welcomes new members coming to Korea. Are you heading for a tour here? Please send us an email. We can help you prepare, answer questions and ease your transition once you arrive. It's always best to plan ahead!