President Donald Trump speaks to servicemembers and families on Osan Air Base, South Korea, Sunday, June 30, 2019. MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES
President Donald Trump speaks to servicemembers and families on Osan Air Base, South Korea, Sunday, June 30, 2019. MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES

President wraps up South Korea visit by thanking troops and those who support them

by Kim Gamel and Matt Keeler
Stars and Stripes

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea – With the backdrop of a giant American flag, President Donald Trump thanked American troops and the families who support them on Sunday after his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump flew to Osan Air Base, south of Seoul, directly from the Demilitarized Zone, where he held an extended talk with Kim.

He exited his Marine One presidential helicopter to cheers as he walked to the podium to address hundreds of troops assembled from all four branches in an Air Force hangar.

Organizers said more than 2,000 people were in the audience, including 25 specially selected participants from each branch of service who sat in reserved bleachers behind the president.

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