NEWS | March 25, 2020

US Army Conducts Combined Disinfection with Republic of Korea Army

By Kevin Bell 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command

DAEGU, 27, SOUTH KOREA -- 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) and the 2nd Operations Command, Republic of Korea (ROK) Army conducted a combined disinfection operation at an apartment complex in Daegu, Republic of Korea Mar. 13, 2020.

The complex experienced an outbreak of COVID-19 a little over a week ago and while the ROK Army disinfected the interior of the buildings, the outside had yet to be treated.

Donning protective gear, the combined team covered every corner of the complex with disinfecting solution in about in hour.

19th ESC volunteered to assist with the disinfection as a way to show solidarity with the ROK Army and the people of Daegu.

This is the first time ROK and US forces have worked together for this type of event.