Latest "korea" stories
Remains of Korean War soldier from NY ID’ed after 71 years
Army Sgt. Howard R. Belden was accounted for on Oct. 14, 2021, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.
Medal of Honor recipient, a chaplain who died in captivity, identified among Korean War remains
Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun was awarded the Medal of Honor and recognized by the Catholic Church for his actions in battle and in the POW camp where he died.
By Harm Venhuizen
‘I didn’t know I was young:’ Remembering the Korean War 70 years later
Retired Army Maj. Bill Terwilliger was only a 17-year-old boy when he joined the Army in 1950.
By Diana Stancy Correll and Zach England
US Forces Korea imposes mandatory 14-day quarantine for US troops returning from China
Although there have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus among members of U.S. Forces Korea, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Korea have identified a total of 15 confirmed cases throughout South Korea.
No US plan to exit South Korea, says Indo-Pacom chief
America’s top commander in the Pacific doubled down on the Pentagon denials that the U.S. is considering withdrawing its troops from South Korea, if it does not pay more for maintaining them.
By Joe Gould