USAG Yongsan-Casey

Cost of Living

It is more expensive to live, eat, and shop in South Korea than in the United States.  The currency of South Korea is Korean Won (KRW).The exchange rate varies daily, to get the current exchange rate.

Yongsan is located in Seoul, which is one of the most expensive large cities in Korea to live for military members. The cost of living is high. Soldiers and Civilians receive compensation through Cost of Living Allowances (COLA).

Camp Casey and the City of Dongducheon is a smaller city. Camp Casey is an unaccompanied tour, service members receive incentive pays for being assigned to Camp Casey.

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