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Sept. 25, 2018

U.S. Readiness in Korea Important to Diplomacy, Nominee Tells Senate Panel

The North Korean military remains dangerous, and U.S., South Korean and allied forces on the Korean Peninsula should remain clear-eyed about the situation and allow diplomacy to continue to work, the nominee to be the next commander of U.S. forces in Korea said.

July 31, 2018

Agency Begins Process of Identifying Korean War Remains

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has started identification of 55 boxes of Korean War remains to determine if the fallen are American service members or from another nation that participated in the conflict.

July 3, 2018

U.S. Forces Korea Opens New Headquarters

On what would have been the 95th birthday of Army Gen. John William Vessey Jr., Combined Forces Command's first commander, U.S. Forces Korea and United Nations Command opened a new headquarters building named in his honor at Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

July 31, 2017

Bombers Conduct Bilateral Flights After North Korea ICBM Launch

In response to North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs and as part of the continuing demonstration of ironclad U.S. commitment to its allies, two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers joined counterparts from South Korea and Japan in bilateral missions.

Nov. 23, 2016

Carter Welcomes Signing of Japan-South Korea Security Agreement

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that the security agreement signed between Japan and South Korea will enable increased information sharing and strengthen cooperation between the two U.S. allies.

Nov. 15, 2016

Marines At Twentynine Palms ‘Honing Unrivaled Military Edge,’ Carter Says

Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Marines at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, that what every service member is doing helps the Defense Department meet today’s challenges while remaining ready for the future.

April 30, 2016

Brooks Takes Command of UNC, CFC, USFK

Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks took command of U.S. Forces Korea, Combined Forces Command and United Nations Command in a ceremony held at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

Nov. 1, 2015

Carter: South Korean Alliance 'Ironclad' in Face of Constant Danger

The United States remains committed to a denuclearized Korean Peninsula and continues to call on North Korea to maintain peace and stability in the region, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

Nov. 1, 2015

Dunford Discusses Progress With South Korean Counterpart

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with his South Korean counterpart, Army Gen. Lee Sun-jin, to discuss security issues that face the Korean Peninsula.

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