2nd ID apologizes for South Korea taxi driver incident
CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea — The 2nd Infantry Division has apologized for an incident involving two of its soldiers and a Dongducheon taxi driver.
Dongducheon police said Thursday that two soldiers are accused of assaulting the driver for refusing to give a them a ride in Dongduchon on the morning of Nov. 25.
In a statement, the division expressed regret about the incident. “The soldiers also regret their actions and their chain of command will act as an intermediary to resolve matters of compensation in a timely manner,” according to the statement. “This incident does not reflect the values of the U.S. Army nor does it reflect the otherwise good conduct of our soldiers. We hold soldiers accountable for their actions and expect them to make responsible choices both on and off duty.”