Camp Coiner

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Camp Coiner is a 55-acre (220,000 m2) United States Forces Korea installation located on the northern part of Yongsan Garrison located in Seoul, South Korea. It was named after 2nd Lieutenant Randall Coiner assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment of the 7th Infantry Division who was posthumously awarded the Silver Star for actions taken in 1953 during the Korean War near the village of Sokkagae.

Camp Coiner is located within the Yongsan-gu district of Seoul. East of the camp is the commercial district of Itaewon, with westernized shopping and nightlife. To the west of Yongsan is the Samgakji subway station and Yongsan Electronics Market.

Prior to the US military taking control of the camp from the Imperial Japanese Army, Camp Coiner was used as a garrison for a horse drawn artillery unit.

Currently the camp is home to elements of 8th PERSCOM, the 8th MP Brigade, 17th Aviation Brigade(disestablished in 2005), and the 1st Signal Brigade.

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Coordinates: 37°32′39″N 126°58′38″E / 37.54417°N 126.97722°E / 37.54417; 126.97722