The DoDEA Pacific Public Affairs Office initiates and manages DoDEA's communications and outreach efforts for the Pacific to include Guam, Japan, Okinawa, South Korea. The office is responsible for media relations, internal information programs and communication with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and the public.
Pacific in the News
Historic First Track and Field Meet
Stars & Stripes
| April 18, 2011
History will be made Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Pyeongtaek Municipal Sports Complex, when the three DODDS Korea track and field teams will hold the league’s historic first meet, Daegu, Seoul and host Osan American battling it out along with Yongsan High School of Seoul.
"Truly a momentous event," said Osan coach and meet host David Hemmer.
Since none of the three DODDS teams have an on-base facility, they’ve had to look locally for a venue that could host a track meet. A bit of negotiating by the school’s administrative support staff plus a 30,000 won ($27) fee paid by the school did the trick, Hemmer said. Read full story.