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USFK Commander Updates Congress On Camp Humphreys Relocation

» by March 28th, 2014 at 3:48 am » Comments (6)

If US military forces do consolidate on Camp Humphreys in 2016 that means that it took a full 8 years of delays before the move was completed: Scaparrotti also discussed the ...more »

USFK Renegs On Promise For More Command Sponsorship Slots In South Korea

» by January 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am » Comments (15)

Apparently the Pentagon's budget problems is causing USFK to be short on money to expand the command sponsorship program in Korea.  This is going to lead to US troops spending ...more »

Uijongbu and Dongducheon Governments Concerned That US Military Will Not Vacate Bases By 2016

» by November 17th, 2012 at 6:07 pm » Comments (8)

It looks like the local governments in Dongducheon and Uijongbu are taking notice as well of the fact that appears that the 2nd Infantry has little interest in closing their ...more »

Sung Kim Says No Cuts Coming To USFK

» by February 16th, 2012 at 3:27 am » Comments (8)

US Ambassador to South Korea, Sung Kim says that no troop cuts are coming to USFK: The new U.S. ambassador to South Korea said this week that the only impending change ...more »

Did Korea Pay More For Camp Humphreys Relocation Costs Than What Was Reported?

» by September 29th, 2011 at 5:32 pm » Comments (13)

That is what Wikileaks has supposedly released that the South Korean media is now running with: South Korea vastly under reported its share of the cost of a massive U.S. base ...more »

USFK Plans To Continue With Relocation Plan Despite Congressional Criticism

» by June 18th, 2011 at 5:26 pm » Comments (2)

It looks like the Defense Department will continue to follow through on its plans to consolidate US troops on Camp Humphreys despite the recent criticism from Congress:  U.S. military officials say ...more »

GAO Critical of Costs of USFK Transformation

» by May 30th, 2011 at 8:37 am » Comments (76)

It looks like this may be further evidence that the USFK transformation may not happen as originally planned: A report by the Government Accountability Office shows the realignment of forces in ...more »

US Congress Looks To Stop USFK Move From Yongsan

» by May 11th, 2011 at 10:47 pm » Comments (19)

It is because of news like this that I continue to maintain that I will have to see USFK actually move out of Yongsan and close that post with my ...more »

Update USFK Transformation In Daegu

» by July 23rd, 2010 at 10:20 pm » Comments (3)

Here is an update from the Stars & Stripes on the progress of the USFK transformation plan in Daegu: U.S. and South Korean officials are in a key stage of ...more »

Debating the Future of the US Military Presence In South Korea

» by April 14th, 2010 at 7:00 am » Comments (49)

Joshua Stanton over at One Free Korea has an article published in the New Ledger that I recommend everyone check out that is very timely considering USFK Commander General Walter ...more »

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