2ID : Soldiers & Families : NEO

Noncombatant Evacuation Operations (NEO)

NEO is the evacuation of U.S. Government dependents, American citizens, and select third country nationals from Korea in the event of natural disaster, civil unrest or war.

NEO Exercises

There are two exercises conducted each year (COURAGEOUS CHANNEL and FOCUSED PASSAGE). The purpose of these exercises is to :

  • Validate NEO Packets
  • Train NEO Wardens
  • Orient families with NEO procedures
  • Familiarize noncombatants with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WARNING: You must bring all paperwork and PPE to be marked off as completed for NEO exercises.

Family Personal Protective Equipment

Family Personal Protective Equipment



Email NEO Coordinator at usarmy.redcloud.2-id.list.neo@mail.mil