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Remembers MLK legacy : The 25th Transportation Battalion, Materiel Support Command-Korea, 19th Expeditionary Support Command, Camp Henry, Daegu, hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. observance ceremony, Jan. 11 at the Camp Henry post theater.

The venue was completely packed as Area IV Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians, contractors, local nationals and Family members gathered to remember and honor the legacy of King. Born in 1929, King would become most known for his unwavering commitment to the fight for equality as an icon of the civil rights movement in America during the 50s and 60s.

During this annual event, the audience watched a presentation of videos and live actors depicting the life and history of King, from birth, to his assassination on April 4, 1968. Soldiers with the transportation battalion and other Area IV units, also sang musical selections of equality and hope during the presentation.

Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea, accepted the invitation from Brig. Gen. Michel M. Russell Sr., commander of the 19th ESC, and delivered a keynote speech during the ceremony, where he reflected on the history and contributions of king.

Brooks took to the podium first thanking Soldiers who reenacted the history and events that took place during King’s life journey. Read more

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Remembers MLK legacy : The 25th Transportation Battalion, Materiel Support Command-Korea, 19th Expeditionary Support Command, Camp Henry, Daegu, hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. observance ceremony, Jan. 11 at the Camp Henry post theater.

The venue was completely packed as Area IV Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians, contractors, local nationals and Family members gathered to remember and honor the legacy of King. Born in 1929, King would become most known for his unwavering commitment to the fight for equality as an icon of the civil rights movement in America during the 50s and 60s.

During this annual event, the audience watched a presentation of videos and live actors depicting the life and history of King, from birth, to his assassination on April 4, 1968. Soldiers with the transportation battalion and other Area IV units, also sang musical selections of equality and hope during the presentation.

Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea, accepted the invitation from Brig. Gen. Michel M. Russell Sr., commander of the 19th ESC, and delivered a keynote speech during the ceremony, where he reflected on the history and contributions of king.