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USFK Wants to Keep CFC On Yongsan Garrison

» by July 14th, 2014 at 7:47 am » Comments (15)

Who did not see this coming? After an agreement between Seoul and Washington to push back the handover of wartime operational control from December 2015, the U.S. military has reportedly asked ...more »

7th Air Force Introduces Korean Readiness Orientation (KRO) Program

» by July 11th, 2014 at 4:16 am » Comments (16)

Via a reader tip comes the latest program from the 7th Air Force to orient new personnel to Korea: The intent of the KRO is to achieve that goal by indoctrinating ...more »

GI Flashback: The 1981 Ingman Range Massacre

» by June 30th, 2014 at 3:26 am » Comments (13)

In recent years the US military has seen massacres committed by  fellow soldiers such as the 2009 Nidal Hasan and the 2014 Ivan Lopez shootings at Ft. Hood.  However, these ...more »

Helicopter Units Conduct Transition of Authority In Korea

» by June 28th, 2014 at 8:50 am » Comments (9)

This is just further evidence that deploying Army units is going to continue for the foreseeable future in Korea: The Army completed its first transfer of authority between deployed units at ...more »

Hannam Village to Close Shoppette This Weekend

» by June 27th, 2014 at 9:52 pm » Comments (14)

The closure of Hannam Village is getting closer to becoming reality: The first of several facilities at Hannam Village will shut down this weekend, a sign that the planned closure of ...more »

Osan AB Airmen Banned from Drinking Alcohol This Weekend

» by June 20th, 2014 at 8:17 am » Comments (31)

It looks like Songtan will be a tame place this weekend, but how will this be enforced against airmen any where else?: A weekend ban on drinking has been placed on ...more »

Are KATUSAs Better Than US Soldiers?

» by June 16th, 2014 at 8:48 am » Comments (15)

That is what someone is claiming to the Korea Times: Seoul and Washington are at odds over expenses to operate the KATUSA program after the number of South Korean soldiers assigned ...more »

State Department Issues New Survey To Address Post Allowance Change

» by June 11th, 2014 at 9:09 pm » Comments (10)

Well it looks like those of you adversely affected by the State Department screw up that caused you to have your post allowance cut will now get a chance to ...more »

USFK Says Data Breach Did Not Disclose Personal Banking Data or Classified Information

» by June 6th, 2014 at 8:32 am » Comments (14)

Hopefully this data breach does not turn into a major inconvenience for anyone who's information was compromised: U.S. Forces Korea said Thursday the personal information of more than 16,000 South Korean ...more »

Picture of the Day: 2ID Soldiers Appear for Questioning

» by June 3rd, 2014 at 1:28 pm » Comments (12)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Three American soldiers (in the back), accompanied by United States Forces Korea officials, enter Yongin Dongbu Police Station in Yongin, south of Seoul, on June 3, ...more »

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