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Camp Long

Camp Long was an army compound located near the city of Wonju, Korea. Camp Long was located about half way between Seoul and the numerous ski resorts on Mount Sorracsang. The Camp Long support detachment was organized on 13 January 1970 to provide support to tenant units at Camp Long and H-401 Airfield (subsequently Camp Eagle). At that time the unit was assigned to 29th General Support Group and placed under the operational control of the Commanding General, First Republic of Korea Detachment, KMAG.

On 1 June 1978, Camp Long was reassigned to the 19th Theater Support Command and under the control of the commander at Camp Page. In June 1996 during another reorganization, Camp Long became part of Area III under the operational control of the United States Army Support Activity, Camp Humphreys, Korea and was commanded by a major.

Camp Long was named in honor of Sergeant Charles R. Long who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic deeds performed near Wonju, Korea on 12 February 1951.

Combat Support Coordination Team One, Combined Forces Command supported the First Republic of Korea Army (FROKA) headquartered in Wonju, South Korea. Combat Support Coordination Team One, Combined Forces Command, was stationed at Camp Long, Republic of Korea.

Tenant Units located on Camp Long included: B Company, 168th Medical battalion; 275th Signal Detachment, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade; 665th Medical Detachment, 18th MEDCOM; Dental Clinic; 524th Military Intelligence Detachment; Detachment 452 (Air Force); 62nd Chemical Company; a section of 66th AG Postal Detachment, and a a rotating law enforcement platoon from the 557th MP Company.

Camp Long Community facilities included: A small Post Exchange, Gymnasium, Bank, Dry Cleaners, Barber Shop, Community Club, Recreation Center, Bowling Center, Library, Education Center, KATUSA Snack Bar, Softball Field, Swimming Pool, 3 Athletic Courts, and Arts and Crafts shop. Professional services provided to those assigned at Camp Long are: Chapel, Dining Facility, Public Affairs Office, Airfield Safety, Fire Department, Transportation Office, Military Police, Postal Service, Health Clinic, Dental Clinic, Logistics, and Airfield Operations, Army Community Service, Billeting/Housing, Sub-Department of Public Works, Directorate of Logistics, Morale, Welfare & Recreation.

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