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(Stars and Stripes) 2ID eases up on drinking restrictions in South Korea: The commander of the 2nd I... #Military

(Stars and Stripes) 2ID eases up on drinking restrictions in South Korea: The commander of the 2nd I... #Military

Related 2ID commander cracks down after recent rash of misconduct Bad behavior in the Pacific Maj. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, the commander of the 2nd Infantry Division, center, is greeted by South Korean Army personnel as he arrives at a Korean base near Gimpo in November of 2011. Jon Rabiroff/Stars and Stripes Buy a print SEOUL – The commander of the 2nd Infantry Division has empowered his subordinate leaders to lift previously issued restrictions on drinking alcohol and weekend passes “based on their assessment of their units’ readiness and training.” Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon had slapped those and other restrictions on the 10,000 soldiers in his division on March 18 in the wake of several highly publicized confrontations between U.S. soldiers and Koreans here. “As the only permanently deployed division in the U.S. Army, readiness is the foundation of the division’s mission, ...

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