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Nakdong River Battle Reenactment 2014

WAEGWAN, South Korea-- U.S. Soldiers from 501st Sustainment Brigade, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and 201st Commando Brigade, 2nd Operational Command and other leaders commemorated one of the fiercest battles of the Korean War with historical reenactments and ceremonies Sept. 24-26 in Waegwan, South Korea before an audience of more than 1,500 Korean War veterans and nearly 20,000 others in attendance.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

CAMP WALKER, South Korea--19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's The Materiel Support Command Korea kicked off Courageous Challenge Oct. 2-3, here. Courageous Challenge is a Noncombatant Evauation Operation exercise that familiarizes families of Area IV of the NEO processes, while at the same time training NEO wardens and representatives in an effort maintain readiness in case of a national emergency on the peninsula.

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Courageous Challenge

In the words of President Barack Obama, "Domestic violence affects every American. It harms our communities, weakens the foundation of our nations, and hurts those we love most. It is an affront to our basic decency and humanity, and it must end, During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we acknowledge the progress made in reducing these shameful crimes, embrace the basic human right to be free from violence and abuse, and recognize that more work remains until every individual is able to live free from fear."

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Team 19 oversees Mangudai Warrior Challenge

Saint Barbara Training Area, South Korea -- 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 'Team 19' was responsible for setting up the tactical operation standard that was the support of the 2014 Mangudai Warrior challenge on saint Barbara training area. Sept 14-19.
Senior enlisted Soldiers around South Korea gathered to endure arduous process to test themselves and honor Mongol's fearsome Mangudai Warrior. About 102 Soldiers attended event while 6 Soldiers were from 19th ESC.

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