AFN Pacific – CSM Payton Visits Taekwondo HQ


COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR STEVEN PAYTON AND USFK
SERVICE MEMBERS FROM AROUND THE PENINSULA HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE PART IN A TAEKWONDO
CAMP HOSTED BY THE MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFENSE. WELL FIRST OF ALL IT’S AN HONOR TO BE HERE. AND TODAY I GOT THE OPPORTUNITY TO COME OUT
TO KUKKIWON, TO THE WORLD TAEKWONDO HEADQUARTERS AND
WATCH A CONTINUING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OUR U.S. FORCES AND OUR ROK FORCES. ATTENDEES WERE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE A LITTLE
BIT OF THE NATURE OF TAEKWONDO WITH A FIERCE PERFORMANCE BY THE 3RD ROK ARMY TAEKWONDO
DEMONSTRATION TEAM. YOU FIND THE BEST ATHLETES IN THE ARMED FORCES,
AND THAT’S WELL KNOWN. AND INSIDE THESE HALLS YOU’LL FIND SOME
OF THE BEST ATHLETES IN THE WORLD, SOME OF THE MOST DISCIPLINED AND FOCUSED PEOPLE
THAT YOU’LL EVER MEET IN YOUR LIFE. COME OUT TO KUKKIWON, THE WORLD TAEKWONDO
HQ, AND BE IMPRESSED. ARMY SERGEANT KEREN SOLANO, GANGNAM, KOREA.

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