Mission

The Korean Service Corps (KSC) Battalion (BN) executes daily mission command of 2,185 mission essential Korean Nationals (KN) augmenting on-Peninsula (on-Pen) US forces with embedded, multi-functional, sustainment support. On order, the KSC BN executes rapid wartime mobilization of 21,709 paramilitary KNs into 203 companies at four mobilization stations in support of on-Pen, Joint, and TPFDD forces during contingency operations.

History

  • Formed as the Civilian Transportation Corps (CTC) on 26 JUL 50 by ROK Presidential Decree in response to LTG Walton H. Walker, 8A Commanding General, for manpower to conduct service support operations.
  • Formally organized as the Korean Service Corps (KSC) on 14 MAY 51 by direction of MG James Van Fleet, 8A Commanding General.
  • Organized into 3 ROKA Reserve Divisions (101st, 103rd, 105th) and two ROKA reserve brigades (100th, 200th) with ROKA provided leadership; reached a peak strength of 100,000 in NOV 52.
  • Following armistice, KSC reduced to 45,000 and under operational control of 8A.
  • ROK-US agreement on status of KSC signed on 24 FEB 67; remained under operational control of 8A.
  • Formally recognized by U.S. Army as KSC Battalion in 1994.
  • KSC BN assigned under 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command on 15 JAN 13.

VIDEO

Leaders

Vacancy Announcement

INTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (For KSC Only)

TITLE CLOSING DATE DOWNLOAD
VA 19-075, Logistics Management Specialist, KGS-07/09, 2ID SBDE, 8th KSC CO 22 APR 2019 PDF


EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (For KSC & MOEL)

TITLE CLOSING DATE DOWNLOAD
VA 19-060-2, KSC Liaison Specialist, KGS-09/11, S2/3, KSC Bn, HHC 24 APR 2019 PDF
VA 19-076, Language Specialist, KGS-09/11, CGCC, HHC 23 APR 2019 PDF
VA 19-074-2, Laborer, Heavy, KWB-03, MLF Seoul Area, 19th KSC CO 22 APR 2019 PDF


Vacancy announcement application procedure Download
Job Application Form (USFK Form 130EK) Download
Job Application Form (Continuation Sheet) Download

Vacancy Contact

Email   :  usarmy.yongsan.8-army.mbx.ksc-rpo@mail.mil

Phone numbers   :  0503-356-1921, 0503-356-1990, 0503-356-1991, 0503-356-1992

Introduction

Education Program section will assist all KSC employees in their personal and professional development by providing educational training information and opportunities from both on-line and on-site. Majority of trainings are from U.S. Army web based which will help you grow professionally. It will enhance our ability to support U.S. Army by strengthening the readiness and fulfill our motto
"Service First”.
We believe your success is our success. Let’s grow together!

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Development

Education Contact

Education Administrator :  Ms. Song, Min Kyong

Email :  min.k.song.ln@mail.mil

Phone number :  0503-356-1985

Introduction

ELT (English Language Training) is a program within the KSC Battalion, which started in 2006. The ultimate goal of this ELT program is to provide the KSC employees with opportunity to improve ALCPT (American Language Course Placement Test) scores and overall English language capabilities. Currently four ELT instructors are teaching classes nationwide.

Pattern Drill

ELT CONTACTS

Instructional Systems Specialist :   Ms. Choe, Yun Chong
Email :  yunchong.choe.ln@mail.mil
Phone number :  0503-356-1907

Instructor :   Ms. Kang, Hyon Chu (AREA 1)
Email :  hyonchu.kang2.ln@mail.mil
Phone number :  0503-322-1629

Instructor :  Ms. Choe, Un Hui (AREA 2)
Email :  unhui.choe4.ln@mail.mil
Phone number :  0503-341-8029

Instructor :  Ms. Choe, Sun Mi (AREA 3)
Email :  sunmi.choe.ln@mail.mil
Phone number :  0503-356-1979

Instructor :  Mr. Yi, Yu Man (AREA 4)
Email :  yuman.yi.ln@mail.mil
Phone number :  0503-368-7043