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USFK Doctor Comments On Yellow Dust Health Risks to Servicemembers

» by August 19th, 2014 at 3:05 am » Comments (3)

The yellow dust problem in Korea is nothing new to people with time experience in Korea, but for those of you that are new to the country you may want ...more »

Is South Korea An International Welfare Queen When It Comes to Defense?

» by August 9th, 2014 at 3:27 am » Comments (33)

That is what Douglas Bandow says in his opinion piece in Forbes: The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is angry with the U.S. again, citing all manner of crimes and misdemeanors.  ...more »

Think Tank Advocates Against OPCON Transfer

» by August 8th, 2014 at 7:15 am » Comments (4)

Here is what one US think tank says about the OPCON transer: South Korea and the United States should admit their agreement to transfer wartime operational control (OPCON) of South Korean ...more »

USFK Servicemember Faces Charges for Assault and Stealing Taxi Cab

» by August 5th, 2014 at 7:16 am » Comments (10)

It has been quiet in the taxi related incident front this summer.  The last incident happened over Memorial Day weekend when a drunk sergeant stole a taxi cab and crashed ...more »

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 »

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