1. Soldiers are required to hand carry the following Documents to Korea; PCS Orders, Leave Form (DA Form 31), Medical and Dental Records (unless servicing medical treatment facility (MTF) sends via certified mail, Military Personnel File (MPF) with records of emergency data (DD Form 93)and SGLV (SGLV FORM 8268-E), MOS Administrative Retention Review (MAR2)or Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) Proceedings for P3 or P4 Profile Personnel IAW AR 600-60 (Soldiers not boarded by a MAR2 Board are not authorized reassignment to Korea)
2. Soldiers must complete mandatory USFK Reg 350-2 training requirements prior to arrival to the Theater. A completed training certificate will be required during Theater in-processing. To start your training visit the USFK home page at http://www.usfk.mil/Newcomers/Training. Problems accessing the USFK training module should be directed to the Help Desk at email@example.com or 757-203-5654/DSN 668-5654 if you have not received an account notification within 24hrs. The Supervisory Development Course (SDC) is highly recommended for any military members that will supervise Government civilians. Military personnel who supervise Civilian Employees are required to complete this course within six months but no later than 12 months after their assignment to a position where they are required to supervise Civilians. The course can be accessed at https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/chrtas/student/main.aspx
3. PCSing with pets: USAG Yongsan and Camp Casey are unaccompanied tours for Soldiers. Pets are not authorized. Visit https://www.korea.amedd.army.mil/PCSing_with_Pets.html for further details.
4. USAG Yongsan-Camp Casey Lodging – Assignment to USAG Yongsan-Camp Casey is an unaccompanied tours. TLA will be administered IAW the JTR and USFK Reg 37-57.
5. A3 visas and status of forces agreement (SOFA) Stamp: Accompanying dependent family members are required to obtain A3 visa and SOFA Stamp within 90 days of arrival. Visit the 8th Army Client Legal Services at https://8tharmy.korea.army.mil/sja/legal-services/ for forms and requirements.
6. Schools: Camp Casey DODEA schools have closed due to unaccompanied tour requirements. USAG Yongsan schools are in the process of closing due to base realignment. Visit http://www.dodea.edu/Pacific/west/schools-by-district.cfm for information regarding school status.
7. Command Sponsorship: Soldiers interested in apply for command sponsorship in Korea, visit: http://8tharmy.korea.army.mil/g1_ag/g1/eusa_csp/csp_website.pdf for more information.
8. Soldiers will arrive via Incheon International Airport or Osan Air Base (Patriot Express). The following procedures are in place to facilitate your PCS. Soldiers PCSing to Korea are required to arrive Sunday through Thursday and not on a Friday, Saturday, or the day before a Federal Holiday. If the latest Report Date identified on your Orders falls on one of the previously stated days, you will be required to arrive on the last day of the weekend or Federal Holiday. Upon arrival at Incheon International/Osan AFB (Patriot Express), Soldiers will report to the 19th Human Resources Company (19th HR) desk. At Incheon International Airport, the 19th HR desk is located at Alpha Gate, Arrivals, in Terminal 1 (exit #1). If a flight parks in Terminal 2, you must utilize the airport bus to travel to Terminal 1 with your baggage. The 19th HR will provide transportation from the airport to USAG Yongsan or Camp Casey, Korea. Traveling from the airport to USAG Yongsan or Camp Casey (or any other location) on your own is not reimbursable nor is it authorized. Sponsors are not authorized to pick up Inbound Personnel from Incheon International Airport/Osan AFB. In-processing through 19th HR is mandatory for all Inbound Personnel - regardless of Rank.
9. IAW DoD Policy. Anthrax vaccination is mandatory for uniformed personnel, emergency essential or comparable U.S. government civilian employees, and contractors traveling or assigned (or deploying within 120 days) to the U.S. CENTCOM area of responsibility (AOR) and the Korean Peninsula for 15 or more consecutive days. Anthrax Vaccination is also mandatory for all special units assigned to previously approved exceptions to policy (ETP), to include members of the USPACOM Forward Deployed Naval Forces and NORTHCOM Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Response Teams. Vaccination is voluntary for uniformed and civilian personnel no longer deployed to the US CENTCOM AOR or Korean Peninsula who have received at least one dose previously. Anthrax immunizations is administered as a series of five 0.5-ml doses at 0, 4 weeks, 6 months, 12 months, and 18 months, with an annual booster to maintain immunity. For further information visit: https://www.usamma.amedd.army.mil/Pages/DOC-Vaccine.aspx12.
10. Privately Owned Fire Arms are not authorized.
Category: Other Military Resources
Population: Family Members, Civilian Personnel, Retirees, Service Members
Intended for: All with SOFA status
When: Daily, 24 Hours
Where: Incheon Airport, Korea
Phone: DSN: DSN 315-727-2387 OR Commerical from the US: 1-011-82-50-3327-2387
Resource Provider: Other Government Agencies
Last Updated: 3/30/2021
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