All posts tagged "soldier"

  • Korean War soldier’s remains sent home decades after death

    MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Korean War soldier’s remains have been sent back to his home state of North Carolina 65 years after he was killed in action. Multiple news media organizations reported that a plane carrying...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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    [Reuters] Korea’s soldier-golfers fight to stay out of bunkers

      While the lure of fame and fortune fires the imagination of most aspiring golfers, players on South Korea’s armed forces team hope their talents will let them fulfill two years of military service on the...

    • Posted May 14, 2015
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  • Soldiers take position at an outpost near the North Korean border. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    2 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Seoul military camp

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A reservist went on a shooting spree at a military training camp in Seoul on Wednesday, killing one person and wounding three others, before committing suicide, the army said. The 23-year-old reservist, identified only...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    S. Korean soldier gets death penalty for deadly shooting spree

    WONJU, South Korea (Yonhap) — A military court on Tuesday sentenced an Army deserter to death for killing and wounding about a dozen unarmed comrades in a shooting rampage at a guard post close to the border...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • The suspect, seen here being transported, has refused to answer any questions about the shooting spree. (Yonhap)
    Soldier refuses to answer questions in shooting spree probe

    SEOUL/GANGNEUNG/SEONGNAM (Yonhap) — An enlisted soldier who went on a shooting rampage last week has refused to answer questions from military investigators about the deadly incident, a defense ministry official said Thursday. On Saturday, the 22-year-old sergeant,...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Military authorities and medical personnel carry an Army sergeant surnamed Lim on a stretcher in Gangneung Asan Hospital in Gangwon Province, Monday. The soldier who went on a shooting rampage that killed five colleagues on Saturday attempted to commit suicide after confronting the military for 43 hours following his desertion. He shot himself in the left side of his chest, but the injury was not serious, according to officials. (Yonhap)
    Soldier accused of killing 5 captured after suicide attempt

    GOSEONG/SEOUL, South Korea (Yonhap) — An enlisted soldier who fled after killing five comrades was captured Monday after a botched suicide attempt, the defense ministry said. The 22-year-old sergeant, identified only by his surname Lim, “was captured...

    • Posted June 23, 2014
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