What's up guys. Going to Korea for a year in September. Got my orders today. Its a hate/love. Anyone have any insight? Experience?
2010 300S Stone white, dark tint, rear resonator delete 4 inch tips. Lots of little things
And it's camp Casey I'm going to be staying.
hope you like winter cuz its crazy cold there.
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Hey man, I just up the road from you (in Dallas area), and I'm in & out of Hood (retired in 2007).
I've been station in Korea twice and it was hard the first time until some of the older-lifer's told how to get through it.
1. Find a GOOD Tailor: Get your Leather & Suede Jacket(s) (example: custom MoPar/Dodge Motorsports NASCAR style), coats, and at least a couple of decent conservative suits made (black/blue/gray, wool, casmere, silk).
2. Shoes, boots, tennis/basketball shoes (or Driving Shoes for your Challenger).
3. Some nice casual shirts (or MoPar/LX/Charger/Challenger Club Shirts for the rest of us... LOL)
4. Save as much money (minimum of $2k) as you can by living on base, and stay away from (or minimize your visits) the local Hosteses.
The bottomline is have a plan for your money, or you'll leave there with a bunch of crap, or nothing really useful with longivity.
You will have a good time in and around Kunsan, and Osan (believe me).
moparX2 - Out.
I was in a very important meeting when the team leader said; "let's put on our thinking caps"...
Well, I do my best thinking
between 2500 to 3500 RPM's. So, I sequestered myself to the confines of my Challenger.
Don't have any advice for you but do want to thank you for serving our country and protecting our way of life.
Korea's nice. I was there from 1971-1974. Camp Casey is fairly far north, but I thought the winters were very mild, but I'm from Maine. Seoul is pretty amazing, freaking huge. Try to learn the Korean language a bit, it's surprisingly easy to learn once you learn the alphabet. Food is really good and the public transportation system is about light years ahead of the USA, and that was back in the 70's!
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Seoul is a different speed than the Casey area, or even the Kunsan & Osan areas. If you approach it the same as if you would a visit to NYC, you'll be just fine. They have some pretty crafty characters there too. LOL Watch your back, and your money...
The buddy system is a just as important there as it was in Iraq & Afghan. FOR REAL!!!
What year is your 300?
Last edited by moparX2; 05-02-2012 at 09:09 PM.
I had a great time in Korea,loved it. I always thought I would go back someday.
Well that was back in 1975 in Pusan, Korea in the south. It was were they came for vacation from the north. It was on the coast with beaches and everything
Pick up some fried chicken and go find you a "hostess" or "drinkie girl". Just don't bring them to the land of the big PX.
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