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Date Posted: 10:15:12 06/15/03 SunPDT
Author: Monty Moore
Author Host/IP: 206.224.76.169
Subject: Re: 8th Army Sentry Dog School
In reply to: JOHN P. OSWALD 's message, "8TH ARMY SENTRY DOG HANDLERS SCHOOL" on 13:10:13 06/13/03 FriPDT

By the late 70's, the 8th Army Dog School had been moved to Camo Carroll. Camp Carroll is a small Army base in central Korea situated North of Taegu in Waegwan, South Korea. Camp Carroll lies 20 air miles northeast of the city of Taegu, approximately 40 minutes in travel time. Camp Carroll consists of 546 acres in the Nak Tong River Valley, approximately one-quarter mile east of the historic Nak Tong River. The terrain is hilly, with surrounding mountains. Weather is similar to that of the Midwestern United States--hot and humid in the summer, cold and windy in the winter. One of it's primary functions is to house millions of dollars in war reserve stocks, to include everything from tanks to tools. Giant garages house repair facilities where wheeled equipment weighing several tons can be disassembled, or a sensitive electronic circuit board can be checked for invisible cracks. It is unknown if the school is still open, as it's only mission was to train KOrean handlers working sentry dogs.

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[> [> Re: 8th Army Sentry Dog School -- Bob Moeser, 21:02:08 08/29/03 FriPDT (66.82.9.23)

I was stationed in Camp Carroll in 1964 with the 820th Military Police Platoon (Dog). We trained all dog handlers in Korea at that time, no Koreans, just army GI's. Everything else about Camp Carroll in this post is dead accurate.


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