2007 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lennysiegel@gmail.com>
Date: 11 Oct 2007 17:02:44 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] South Korean base cleanup
S. Korean troops start cleaning up returned U.S. bases

Yonhap News Agency (S. Korea)
October 11, 2007

SEOUL -- Two military units solely charged with getting rid of environmental contamination have begun to clean tens of polluted U.S. military bases that were recently returned to South Korea, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.

Created in June, the 512-member units began the clean-up after 100 days of study and field training. They are the first South Korean military units tasked with protecting the environment.


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