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ROK Army Struggles With Mentally Unfit Soldiers

» by August 18th, 2014 at 9:30 pm » Comments (3)

The ROK Army is reportedly having trouble dealing with psychologically troubled soldiers: Military authorities are agonizing over how to handle psychologically troubled soldiers. Two corporals of the 28th Army Division who hanged ...more »

Picture of the Day: Foreign Resident ROK Soldiers

» by August 15th, 2014 at 1:49 pm » Comments (35)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] New Army recruits with foreign permanent resident status are greeted by Lim Jae-ha, the chief of the Daejeon Chungnam Regional Military Manpower Administration, at an Army ...more »

South Korea Interested In Israel’s Iron Dome System

» by August 11th, 2014 at 3:11 am » Comments (3)

South Korea is reportedly showing interest in Israel's Iron Dome system: South Korea is interested in buying the Israeli short-range rocket interceptor Iron Dome, its manufacturer said on Sunday. Iron Dome, which ...more »

Picture of the Day: ROK Navy’s First Female Lynx Pilot

» by August 10th, 2014 at 1:03 pm » Comments (7)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="484"] Lt. Commander Yang Ki-jin, the South Korean Navy's first female chief pilot of its LYNX maritime operational helicopter, poses in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, on Aug. ...more »

Picture of the Day: Anti-Bully Training

» by August 9th, 2014 at 1:01 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Soldiers in the South Korean Army listen to a special lecture on human rights at an infantry division in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, on Aug. 8, 2014. ...more »

Tweet of the Day: ROK Army Chief Offers To Resign Over Bullying Death

» by August 5th, 2014 at 4:06 pm » Comments (1)

South Korea army chief offers to resign over fatal bullying— South Korea Daily (@SouthKoreaDaily) August 5, 2014 more »

ROK Soldier in Yeoncheon Killed Due to Brutal Beating By Fellow Soldiers

» by August 2nd, 2014 at 9:23 pm » Comments (11)

This is just horrible that a guy being forced into mandatory military service has to be subject to such abuse that eventually cost him his life: The Army said Friday that ...more »

Can the Koreans Develop A Domestic System To Replace the Need to Deploy THAAD?

» by July 29th, 2014 at 3:25 am » Comments (1)

Here is an article in NK News that discusses the possible deployment of a THAAD missile defense battery to Korea: At the time, though, the MND referred specifically to the L-SAM, ...more »

Can Video Game Addicts Receive Exemption from Mandatory ROK Military Service?

» by July 28th, 2014 at 3:22 am » Comments (0)

This actually looks like an incentive to become a video game addict: Game addicts in South Korea could be exempt from performing mandatory service in the country’s military, according to a ...more »

ROK Navy Captain Sentenced to 2.5 Years In Jail for Sexual Harassment

» by July 23rd, 2014 at 9:34 pm » Comments (0)

It looks like the ROK Navy is getting very serious in regards to stopping sexual harassment considering this punishment given to a Captain: The Navy has decided to dismiss a captain ...more »

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