All posts tagged "soldiers"

  • U.S. Army soldiers prepare for a military exercise in Pocheon, south of the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. U.S. and South Korean forces launched Monday an annual joint military exercises, Ulchi Freedom Guardian, for a 12-day run to prepare for a possible North Korea's attack. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Little support for larger US military levels in Asia-Pacific: survey

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — Majorities of Americans, South Koreans and Japan are in support of maintaining a U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific region, but oppose increasing American troop strength, a survey showed Monday. The Chicago Council survey...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • A police car enters a boot camp in the southeastern city of Daegu on Sept. 11, 2015, after reports whirled that a hand grenade explosion killed an Army sergeant and wounded two recruits during a training session at the camp. The military is investigating the exact cause of the explosion. (Yonhap)
    One soldier dead, 2 wounded in grenade accident in Daegu

    DAEGU (Yonhap) — One Army sergeant was killed and two recruits were wounded Friday when a hand grenade exploded during a training session in this southern city, military officials said. The accident took place at 11:13 a.m....

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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    US to send 400 more soldiers to S. Korea

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is adding 400 soldiers to its force in South Korea. They are members of an Army battalion equipped with the Multiple-Launch Rocket System, an armored vehicle that fires surface-to-surface rockets....

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • This is the machine gun believed to be used by the North Koreans on Friday. (Yonhap)
    Kim Jong-un urges N. Korean troops to get combat-ready

    SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Yonhap) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has actively toured military units to encourage his troops to be fully prepared to fight as part of efforts to consolidate his regime, Seoul’s defense minister said...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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