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Have you tried reaching out to the Korean War Project website. Please see link below with lots of men who served in the 502. https://www.koreanwar.org/html/units/502mi.htm
You also might want to reach out to them on social media such as Facebook they have a Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/502dMilitaryIntelligenceBattalion/
The Battalion was redesignated on 20 March 1961 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion with its organic elements concurrently constituted. The Battalion was activated 25 March 1961 in Yongsan, Korea, as a field army military intelligence battalion assigned to the US Army Pacific Command and subsequently assigned to the Eighth US Army. From 1961 to 1978, the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion was the only military intelligence battalion assigned in the Republic of Korea. During this period the Battalion provided key analytical research on the developing North Korean Army. The battalion was reorganized in April 1977 and assigned to the Intelligence and Security Command. It was later inactivated in Korea on 1 January 1978.
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Organizational History Files, 1951-1970 in the Records of the Army Staff (Record Group 319) that contains 8 files related to the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion in the 1960s that may be of interest to you. These records have not been digitized. Please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) for access to and information about these and similar records.
Since the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion was assigned to the Eighth Army, you might also find some relevant information in these 38 series related to the Eighth Army during the time frame you are researching. Records related to the U.S. Forces Korea might also contain some useful information. Most of these records have not been digitized. You may contact RDT2 for additional assistance with them.
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