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BUSAN, South Korea -- The world viewed former NBA star and lifelong social agitant Dennis Rodman’s trip to North Korea as little more than...

Hale: Sequestration devastates U.S. military readiness

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2013 – During a Senate hearing yesterday on President Barack Obama’s $9.5 billion military construction budget request for...

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AFN passes on sexual assault documentary; will be used in training

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says the American Forces Network won’t be showing an Oscar-nominated documentary about sexual assault in the military...

Midshipmen at the Republic of Korea Naval Academy stand in formation, with ROK Navy ships and submarines in the background and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Bill McQuilkin in attendance. (Joshua Bruns/U.S. Navy, Flickr)

Obama: Plans on track to give South Korea operational control of militaries on peninsula

SEOUL — Despite increased threats in recent months from North Korea and ongoing concerns about Seoul’s ability to lead militarily during wartime,...

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a 60th anniversary gala celebrating the U.S.-South Korea alliance at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., May 7, 2013. Hagel met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye before the event to discuss bilateral relations. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo

Hagel marks, praises 60 years of U.S.-South Korea alliance

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 – The 60-year alliance between the United States and South Korea started as a military treaty to defend the south from the...

Alternate win conditions for Operation Bikini

“Operation Bikini” begins every year in Spain about this time. It’s a dark ritual that involves doing whatever is necessary to achieve the perfect...

Gay-Han-Min-Guk: Gay culture in Korea

Alex, a 26-year-old gay American, moved to Seoul in 2008. He came from Chicago, a city with a “vibrant and huge” gay scene. Seoul was different....

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz participates in the Great Green Fleet Demonstration as part of Rim of the Pacific 2012. (Ryan J. Mayes/U.S. Navy)

Camera club tips off North Korea to US carrier's Pacific presence

SEOUL -- Looks like some shutterbugs might have tipped off North Korea that the U.S. Navy's USS Nimitz was headed into South Korean waters.
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Instructor Sfc. Hun Lee Rosenberry, right, recently greets a group of newly arrived 2nd Infantry Division soldiers to Camp Hovey in South Korea, at the start of a cultural awareness training class April 19, 2013. The 2ID recently expanded its cultural awareness training program in hopes of curbing the number of future confrontations between soldiers and Koreans. (Jon Rabiroff/Stars and Stripes)

Program for incoming troops aims to cut misunderstandings in S. Korea

CAMP HOVEY, South Korea — By American standards, Koreans are sometimes rude.

They will bump into others without apologizing, drive with...

From right: Lt. Col. Lisa Whittaker, commander at 78th Signal Battalion, reads a book to her 7-year-old daughter Kyndall along with her mother, Belinda, at home on Camp Zama, Japan. Photo by Tetsuo Nakahara

MOTHER'S DAY 2013: A single mom soldiers on with strong support

It is 5:30 a.m. and Lisa Whittaker kisses her sleeping daughter, Kyndall, 7, and gently wakes her up. Minutes later she welcomes a babysitter and...

How this mom is dealing with deployment

Hello Military Community,

It has been a week since my husband left for deployment to Afghanistan and I find myself trying to find that...

US, S. Korea start naval drill in site of past North-South clashes

SEOUL — The U.S. and South Korea launched a five-day anti-submarine drill Monday in the West Sea, site of past clashes between the two Koreas,...

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