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THAAD now fully integrated into air defenses for South Korea

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October 23, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea — A controversial U.S. anti-missile battery has been integrated into air-defense systems for South Korea, with its operating unit to be permanently stationed on...

Teen alcoholism on the rise in Korea

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October 23, 2017
Data showed this week that the number of teenagers suffering from alcoholism has been on the rise, with the total receiving treatment hitting 7,800 over the past five years.
Retired Army Capt. Gary Rose will receive the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony Oct. 23, 2017. Photo/graphic by U.S. Army

Medal of Honor to go to Vietnam Vet who saved Dozens in 4 days

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October 23, 2017
This week we’re highlighting a special Medal of Honor recipient, who is set to receive the coveted honor this week.
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, fly alongside a Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-2s over the vicinity of the East China Sea, Oct. 21, 2017. Following the flight with Koku Jieitai the Lancers continued on to participate in a flyover for the 2017 Seoul Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (Seoul ADEX 17) at Seoul Airport, Repubic of Korea. (photo courtesy of Koku Jieitai [Japan Air Self-Defense Force])

U.S. Air Force B-1s conduct flyover during Seoul ADEX

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October 23, 2017
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, HI -- Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers conducted a flyover during the 2017 Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (Seoul ADEX...
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Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group visits South Korea

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October 23, 2017
Task Force 70 Public Affairs (NNS) -- The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group arrived in Busan for a port visit, Oct. 21.

DPAA Accounts for 183 missing service members in Fiscal Year 2017

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October 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) accounted for 183 formerly missing persons from past conflicts.