Posts Tagged With: military
» by GI Korea January 9th, 2014 at 3:44 am » Comments (16)
I wonder if anyone in the US military will come up with this idea to have cadets wear their own PT gear and cold weather parkas to save money?
Military budget ...more »
» by GI Korea December 11th, 2013 at 8:54 am » Comments (3)
Here are some further changes going on in North Korea:
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="372"] Kim Jong-un walks with his military brass via the Telegraph.[/caption]
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears to be ...more »
» by GI Korea November 27th, 2013 at 8:52 am » Comments (27)
Via a reader tip comes this news from the UK:
Three female RAF recruits have each been awarded £100,000 by the Ministry of Defence after suffering injuries caused by marching in ...more »
» by GI Korea November 4th, 2013 at 9:39 am » Comments (3)
This should give everyone an idea of how operationally ready the North Korean navy is if the reports of the ships sinking are true:
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="360"] North Korean leader ...more »
» by GI Korea February 28th, 2013 at 9:26 am » Comments (5)
It appears that on schedule the North Koreans are preparing to send a message to the new Korean President Park Geun-hye :
North Korea may conduct a large-scale nationwide military drill ...more »
» by GI Korea February 15th, 2013 at 7:31 am » Comments (1)
It figures the Russian state controlled media would go out of their way to hype the Russian military's capabilities after the incredible footage of the meteor that came down over ...more »
» by kangaji December 24th, 2012 at 3:03 am » Comments (0)
China has banned liquor and military banquets according to The People's Daily:
BEIJING, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- The military on Friday declared that receptions for high-ranking officers will no longer feature liquor or luxury banquets.
The receptions will also be free of welcome banners, red carpets, floral arrangements,formations of soldiers, performances and souvenirs, according to ten regulations drawnup by the Central Military Commission.
The regulations also prohibit commission officials from staying in civilian hotels ormilitary hotels specially equipped with luxury accommodation during inspection tours.
Wow, don't tell the General Officer Management Office or USFK about this. I wonder if this ...more »
» by John Mac November 21st, 2012 at 7:34 am » Comments (7)
(NOTE: This is a posting by contributor John Mac.)
There seems to be some doubt about whether the young Mr. Kim has managed to fully take control of the North Korean ...more »
» by GI Korea October 9th, 2012 at 6:23 pm » Comments (37)
Here is something that is really not good for the ROK military leadership in regards to the recent defection of a North Korean soldier across the DMZ:
Opposition lawmakers strongly censured ...more »
» by GI Korea May 19th, 2011 at 1:00 pm » Comments (11)
Students take part in a military experience program in Gwangju on Monday. [Chosun Ilbo] more »