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Picture of the Day: Paik Sun-yup Meets USFK Senior NCOs

» by November 8th, 2013 at 1:29 pm » Comments (5)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] YONGSAN GARRISON, SEOUL, South Korea - 92-year-old, retired Republic of Korea Gen. Paik Sun-Yup met with senior enlisted leaders of major U.S. and South Korean military ...more »

General Paik Receives Honorary Commanding General Title from Eighth Army

» by August 18th, 2013 at 4:40 pm » Comments (0)

It is pretty amazing how much history that General Paik has seen which makes this a well deserved honor: The U.S. Eighth Army said Friday it will name ...more »

Picture of the Day: General Paik Then and Now

» by January 21st, 2013 at 1:14 pm » Comments (2)

Via the USFK Facebook page comes this article about famed Korean General Paik Sun-yup: Gen Paik Sun Yup, who rose to become South Korea's first four star general, has had a ...more »

Picture of the Day: Remembering the Korean War Armistice

» by August 8th, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (7)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="480"] Gen. James D. Thurman, commanding general, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea gave a speech on the 59th anniversary of armistice ...more »

Picture of the Day: Statue Honors Son of Former 8th Army Commander Who Died During Korean War

» by June 15th, 2012 at 1:14 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499" caption="(From L to R) Retired generals Park Kyung-won, Paik Sun-yup, Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas, the commander of the U.S. Air Force in South Korea, Suh Jin-sup, ...more »

General Paik Sun-yup Shares Memories of Kim Il-sung

» by June 16th, 2010 at 3:59 am » Comments (4)

The Joong Ang Ilbo's continuing series of interviews with Korean War hero Paik Sun-yup continues to be fascinating: Part of the strong offensive was due to pressure coming from the top ...more »

Remembering the Destruction of the 8th Cavalry Regiment During the Korean War

» by March 2nd, 2010 at 8:44 am » Comments (23)

The Joong Ang Ilbo is continuing its excellent series of interviews with the legendary South Korean General Paik Sun-yup.  This time they interview the General about the opening days of ...more »

Paik Sun-yup Remembers Two Blood-Soaked Tanks and A G.I. Gone Mad

» by February 9th, 2010 at 5:00 pm » Comments (3)

Here is another excerpt from the interview the Joong Ang Ilbo conducted with South Korean military hero Paik Sun-yup: The battle went on this way for quite some time but in ...more »

Paik Sun-yup May Become Korea’s First Five-Star General

» by March 26th, 2009 at 8:45 am » Comments (4)

It may only be an honorary title, but there are few Korean officers in its history that deserve such a title as Paik Sun-yup: The government is considering nominating retired General ...more »

General Paik Sun-yup Addresses KATUSA Soldiers

» by November 19th, 2008 at 5:30 am » Comments (8)

A group of USFK KATUSA soldiers were lucky enough to listen to address from ROK Army Korean War hero, General Paik Sun-yup: “Our people must not forget that during the Korean ...more »

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