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Location: Now the largest Army’s installation in the Pacific encompassing 3,453 acres, USAG Humphreys is located 55 miles south of Seoul near the port city of Pyeongtaek. U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys is an expanded community with newly constructed barracks and family housing, four brand new schools, five dedicated child and youth service facilities, a 301,000 square foot Exchange, a 90,000 square foot Commissary and a host of other community support programs and facilities. Home to the Desiderio Army Airfield, USAG Humphreys is the premier power projection platform on the Korean Peninsula. You can visit the U.S. Army Humphreys homepage: http://www.army.mil/humphreys

Cost of Living: Estimated housing cost in the Pyeongtaek area for off-post units in the 1,000 to 1,200 square foot range with three bedrooms averages $1,300 to $2,500 a month for rent and $300 to $1,000 for utilities. For a 1,200 to 2,600 square foot unit with four bed rooms the average rent is $1,700 to $3,200 a month, with utilities from $400 to $1000.

Population: USAG Humphreys hosts a combined population of approximately 28,900 Department of Defense service members, civilians, contractors and their families as of 2017. The estimated end state population of approximately 45,600 will be reached when the transformation and relocation program is completed.

Area Population: The greater Pyeongtaek area is home to about 400,000 people. That number is estimated to grow to over 1 million in the coming years with the relocation of U.S. Forces Korea and the completion of two new major manufacturing plants for Samsung and LG.

Base Operator: 011-82-2-7913-1110 or DSN 315-723-1110

Base Transportation: Public transportation in Korea is very easy to use.  There are several buses and public transportation options that service USAG Humphreys.  There are three internal bus routes that circle USAG Humphreys every 15-30 minutes, seven days a week.  This shuttle is geared toward unaccompanied Soldiers without access to POVs but allows other Soldiers, Civilians, and family members to ride on a space available basis.  The Kyung Dong bus travels between USAG Yongsan,  Osan Air Force Base and USAG Humphreys nine or ten times a day, seven days a week.   One way tickets are about $7 with maps and current times available at the Bus Terminal, Bldg 1740.  Travel to and from Incheon Airport for TDY or leisure travel uses the Incheon Airport Express Korean Public bus.  It stops in front of the Walk in Gate and travels six times a day to both Terminals.  It cost approximately $13 each way.  In addition, Korean Public bus #20 departs from the walk in gate also and connects the base to The Seoul Subway, KTS and SRT trains, as well as several hospitals.  The fare is approximately $1.30.

Child Care: USAG Humphreys operates 2 CDC with a capacity of 613 children offering full-day, part-day, hourly and extended duty child care. As is standard with U.S. Army Child Development Centers, the overall development of the child, improvement of motor skills, growth of social skills, personal hygiene and early education are all important parts of the program. Care is provided by trained staff and operations are subject to Department of Defense (DOD) certification. This center has completed NAEYC's national, voluntary accreditation system which has set professional standards for early childhood education programs, and helped families identify high-quality programs for their young children. COL Dean Hess CDC is slated for NAEYC accreditation in 2018/2019.

We are committed to supporting the military family by recognizing the uniqueness of each family's lifestyle and cultural heritage. Parents are encouraged to participate in center events and activities. We strive to meet each child's social, emotional and intellectual needs to instill in each child a feeling of competence and positive self-concept. We value and support our staff through staff development and continuing education so they become even better equipped to support the individual needs of children. Phone: 011-82-50-3356-1104/ (315) 756-1104 Schools: Command Sponsored Children of Active Duty  and  DOD Civilians attend Humphreys Central Elementary, West Elementary School,  Humphreys Middle or Humphreys High School, located on USAG Humphreys. Standardized test scores for the USAG Humphreys, Schools are available through the DoDEA Data Center.

Youth Services: Families play a key role in the Army community and USAG Humphreys Child and Youth Services (CYS) is proud to provide you with the best care and support for your children and youth. We offer children of US military personnel, DoD civilians, retirees and contractors a comprehensive set of programs to assist the military's young people grow into healthy, well-rounded, productive adults.

The mission of CYS is to promote readiness by reducing conflict between parental responsibilities and unit missions. We offer care and open recreation activities for children from six weeks to 18 years of age as part of full-day, part-day, hourly, after-school and weekend programs. Our goal is to assist your child by promoting intellectual growth, physical ability and social skills.

Army Community Service: http//humphreys.armymwr.com Commercial 011-82-50-3357-2623 or 2372  or DSN 315-757-2363 or 2372.

Housing: Command Sponsored military families are eligible for on-post family housing. Two, 3, 4, and 5 bedroom units available. Available waiting time is 6-18 months. Contact the Housing Office at 011-82-31-690-6617/7358 or DSN 315-753-6617/7358 or visit the Army Housing Onestop website, click on Korea and Humphreys for housing information.

Employment: USAG Humphreys, Korea has U.S. government and contract positions available with limited positions available in the local community. Home Based Enterprises (HBE) may be conducted with the approval of the Garrison Command. Spouse of active duty and federal civilian employees have some hiring preference upon arrival for government positions. For a list of federal positions visit the USAJOBS website. Contact your ACS Employment Readiness Program for assistance with contractor and local community opportunities or more information on HBEs.

Post Services: 

MWR Facilities - USAG Humphreys offers numerous indoor and outdoor recreational facilities and clubs, including:

The Flightline Restaurant - full-service casual dining restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.

The Flightline Tap Room – full-service bar open Thursday thru Saturday nights with a limited dinner menu. The Tap Room is equipped with ARMP machines, two big LED screens, projector, dance floor, conference rooms, and a stage. In addition, it serves as USAG Humphreys main spot to host special events and programs to include Oktoberfest, Mardi Gras Casino Night, Wine Tastings, slot machines, and Armed Forces Entertainment show.

Community Recreation:

Arts and Crafts – offers arts & crafts instructional classes, services, and events. In addition, the facility is available for framing, pottery, and self-help crafting needs. 

Auto Skills Center – provides POV inspections, self-help regular bays, vehicle lifts, tire changes and balancing, computer diagnosis, and special tools with applicable charges.  Auto Skills Center is convenient, inexpensive, do-it-yourself center open to all military community members.

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) – represents the voice of the single and unaccompanied Service members. BOSS member advocate for advancing quality of life issues on the installation and in the barracks to senior leaders on post and throughout the Army. “Let Your Voice Be Heard.”

Recreation Center – located in the new downtown area, the Recreation Center features video games, computers, free WiFi, practice booths, karaoke rooms, board games, pool tables, ping pong tables, TV lounge, and a conference room. 

Crisp Bistro - features hand crafted Paninis, fresh salads, flavor-packed wraps and artisanal flatbread. We serve Peet's gourmet coffee, Tazo Teas and more, all served in 100% biodegradable or recyclable containers. Enjoy our friendly atmosphere and free WiFi while you relax in our comfortable lounge.

Leisure Travel Services - offers discounted tickets on attractions throughout Korea. LTS is designed to be the one place you can go to take care of all your travel needs! Make us your first stop when planning your vacation. To take advantage of these discounted tickets, please stop in during our listed business hours, or give us a call.

SFC Ray E. Duke Memorial Library - offers book lending, WiFi access, commercial Internet computers, photocopiers, homeschooling resources, and designated quiet study areas in which to learn.

Outdoor Recreation Center (ODR) - one-stop shop for outdoor adventure, laser tag and equipment rentals. Join ODR for white-water rafting, skiing and snowboarding, hiking, fishing, and skydiving trips. ODR can schedule special trips for units or large groups.  Other services offered by ODR includes disc golf tournaments and local trips to folk villages, festivals, and theme parks.

  • Equipment Rental – offers rental equipment for camping, canoeing, skiing and snowboarding, and special events (pavilions, canopies, BBQ grills, inflatable bouncy houses, and more).

McGinnis Warrior Zone –state-of-the-art, high-tech recreation facility centered on high-speed gaming options. This Soldiers-only facility will be a place for our service members to relax and recharge.

First and Ten Restaurant – located inside McGinnis Warrior Zone. Experience this upscale bar offering quality food, excellent service, and entertainment. First and Ten Restaurant is the perfect spot to relax and unwind. Open to the community ages 18 and up.

Suwon Library - The library at Suwon Air Base offers book lending, WiFi access, commercial Internet computers, photocopiers, homeschooling resources and designated quiet study areas in which to learn.

Suwon Recreation Center – This center on Suwon Air Base offers a variety of activities ranging from board and table games to X-Box, PS-3 and Wii. Regular trips and tours are also provided.

Suwon Clyde’s Kitchen – located inside the Rec Center, Clyde’s Kitchen offers salads, burgers, wraps, hot/cold sandwiches, breakfast items, taste of Korea and much more.

Sports, Fitness and Aquatics

Collier Fitness Center (formerly Super Gym) -  approximately 110,000 square feet that has three floors and boasts an indoor pool, three full-sized basketball courts, a 200 meter running track, dynamic weight room, indoor rock climbing wall, racquetball courts, cardio equipment, functional fitness room, functional fitness room, and a myriad of classes.

Sitman Physical Fitness Center - approximately 89,000 square feet that features equipment checkout, locker rooms, basketball court, weight room, stationary cycling room, cardio room, multi-purpose fitness rooms, racquetball courts, indoor rock climbing wall and a combative/boxing room.

Turner Fitness Center (formerly MP Hill) - offers cardiovascular equipment, a comprehensive weight room, a basketball court, a rock-climbing wall, an aerobic room and two racquetball courts. 

Zoeckler Fitness Center - offers cardiovascular equipment, a comprehensive weight room, a basketball court, a rock-climbing wall, an aerobic room, and two racquetball courts.

Suwon Fitness Center – offers a variety of weights, cardio equipment, sports fields, and fitness classes.

Family Fitness Room – in located inside the Community Activity Center, Bldg. 110, that provides Families with small children to maintain positive fitness goals and parenting oversight.  The room offers a play area where child can be safe and monitored within eyesight.

Community Activity Center Indoor Pool –25 meter, 6 lane pool with 6 starting blocks, locker rooms and showers, hot tub and sauna, and diving board.

Collier Fitness Center Indoor Pool – 25 meter, 8 lane pool, family rooms, hot tub, sauna, locker rooms, and showers.

Splish and Splash Outdoor Pool – features include three pools of various sizes and depths, diving boards, curlicue slides, a kiddie playground, a hot tub, and a stage for bands and other performers.

Commissaries and AFEES:   Humphreys opened a 90,000 sqft Commissary in February 2018.  In addition, AAFES has opened a 301,000 sqft main PX store with military clothing sales, concession mall, and a food court.  In addition there are 4 Xpress Stores, 1 Gas Station, 2 Theaters, 4 School Cafeterias, and 29 fast food concepts. There are two financial Institutions on post: Navy Federal Credit Union & Community Bank.

Medical Services: Medical care and services are routinely available to active-duty military and their eligible dependents at the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Humphreys.  There are no emergency medical services currently available on this installation..

The USAG Humphreys hospital is not scheduled to open until late 2019. Until that time, there is a robust Medical Clinic on the post that offers many services as well as an extended hours acute care clinic. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends and holidays.  Any Emergency care is handled through the local Korean Hospitals. There are three in the immediate area that take TRICARE.

Any specialty care not available on on-post will be referred through the local TRICARE office to either local Korean Hospital or the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital at Yongsan. 

Special Installation Messages: 

  • Passports -- Service members are not required to secure passports for entrance into Korea for their duty assignment because of an existing Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA). Family members who accompany or visit the service member are required to have a government no-fee passport or tourist passport prior to entering Korea. Service members will need copies of PCS and/or leave orders to travel into or out of Korea.
  • Only command sponsored families have guaranteed access to DoDEA schools. There are alternate, private schooling options available in the local area for non-command sponsored families if space is not available in DoDEA.
  • Shipments of pets (cats and dogs) are subject to Korean Customs and Quarantine requirements. Please see the Shipping Pet’s article for more information on the requirements.

Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions

The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (719) 567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.

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