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Nine Korean Employees Fired By USFK Bank

» by July 27th, 2014 at 9:18 pm » Comments (8)

With all the rumors I keep hearing about shenanigans at the USFK banks I wonder if there is more to this story?: U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) in February, fired nine Korean ...more »

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 »

US Air Force Continues Campaign To End Juicy Bars In South Korea

» by July 7th, 2014 at 7:42 am » Comments (35)

US Air Force leadership in Korea says they are winning the war against Juicy Bars in Korea: A year after protests by bar owners brought the popular Songtan entertainment area outside ...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 »

USFK Court Martial Results for May 2014

» by June 19th, 2014 at 9:27 pm » Comments (11)

Below are the May 2014 USFK court martial and ROK criminal prosecution results.  Of note in the court martial results was that two solders were convicted of sexual assault while ...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 »

South Korea Complains About GI Crime

» by June 16th, 2014 at 4:41 am » Comments (7)

Via a reader tip comes what seems like the yearly complaint from the ROK about US military misbehavior off post when a few incidents happen clumped together: South Korea is urging ...more »

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