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Feb. 12, 2019

U.S. Forces Korea Commander: Tensions Down, But Guard Still Up

While tensions are down along the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea, the process has not gone far enough for forces there to relax, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Sept. 10, 2018

U.S., South Korean Soldiers Raft for Relaxation, Resilience

The 2nd Infantry Division/Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined Division unit ministry team hosted a Hantan River whitewater rafting trip Sept. 7 to provide members of the Warrior division spiritual resilience training and focus on teamwork.

Oct. 28, 2017

Mattis: U.S. Will Not Accept Nuclear-Armed North Korea

“I cannot imagine a condition under which the United States would accept North Korea as a nuclear power,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said to reporters following talks with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo in Seoul, South Korea.

Oct. 28, 2017

Dunford Discusses Issues Confronting U.S.-South Korea Alliance

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff spoke to reporters after two days of meetings in Seoul, where U.S. and South Korean defense leaders discussed the full range of issues confronting the alliance, including the North Korean threat.

Oct. 26, 2017

Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise Concludes in South Korea

American and South Korean maritime forces successfully completed the Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise near the southern end of the Korean Peninsula.

Aug. 24, 2017

U.S., South Korean Military Leaders Reinforce Alliance

Top U.S. and South Korean military leaders spoke to reporters at Osan Air Base near the South Korean capital of Seoul to reinforce the alliance between the two countries and their combined resolve to deter North Korean threats.

June 8, 2017

U.S. Soldiers Strengthen Alliance, Readiness With South Korean Partners

Army Lt. Gen. Thomas S. Vandal, commanding general of 8th U.S. Army and chief of staff for the South Korean-U.S. Combined Forces Command, said 8th Army is especially ready to assist its partner, South Korea, in any combined endeavor and is prepared for combat operations at any time.

April 25, 2017

Face of Defense: Soldier Runs for Readiness in South Korea

Army Capt. Brandon Carius, a physician assistant serving in South Korea, ran 42 miles to demonstrate his commitment to readiness. Carius, who has participated in 20 marathons and nine ultramarathons, said that running is meditative, helping him to clear his mind.

April 17, 2017

Pence Thanks U.S., South Korean Troops at ‘Historic Frontier of Freedom’

Vice President Mike Pence spoke to U.S. and South Korean troops and answered their questions at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, where he reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to its long-standing alliance with South Korea.

March 15, 2017

U.S.-South Korea Alliance Leaders Visit USS Carl Vinson

Army Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, the top U.S. commander in South Korea, said the U.S. and South Korea alliance continues to enhance interoperability and key capabilities to ensure security and stability on the Korean Peninsula and the region.

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