Soldiers assigned to Bravo Company, 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade stands at attention in South Korea, Jan. 30, 2018. ISAIH VEGA/U.S. ARMY
Soldiers assigned to Bravo Company, 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade stands at attention in South Korea, Jan. 30, 2018. ISAIH VEGA/U.S. ARMY

It’s official: US military lifts curfew for 90 days in test for troops in S. Korea

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. military temporarily lifted a 1-5 a.m. curfew for troops in South Korea on Monday, saying the suspension will be reevaluated in 90 days.

The reprieve, which was to take effect at 8 a.m., followed a policy review ordered by Gen. Robert Abrams after he took command of U.S. Forces Korea in November.

“The suspension will serve as an evaluation period … and is an opportunity to demonstrate USFK’s ability to maintain good order and discipline at all times and under all conditions,” provost marshal Col. Jonathan Doyle said in a statement.

“Our professional servicemembers will act in accordance with our standards and Korean laws at all times,” he added.

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