Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Meyer shoots pool at Kelly’s Bar just outside Osan Air Base, South Korea, in June. The U.S. military has extended its curfew suspension for most U.S. forces in South Korea. MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES
Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Meyer shoots pool at Kelly’s Bar just outside Osan Air Base, South Korea, in June. The U.S. military has extended its curfew suspension for most U.S. forces in South Korea. MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES

US military extends South Korea curfew suspension for three months

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — American troops in South Korea received at least three more months without a curfew after Gen. Robert Abrams extended the temporary suspension of the policy on Tuesday.

However, the 1-5 a.m. off-installation curfew has been slapped back on the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, also known as the “Greywolf Brigade,” which began a nine-month rotation in South Korea in early June.

Abrams, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea, said the temporary reprieve has been going well, but he’s not ready to make it permanent.

“The vast majority of our personnel have conducted themselves appropriately, but I felt it was important to implement an additional 90 days to ensure we are making the correct decision regarding the curfew,” he said in a statement.

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