U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Mark Hashimoto, executive director, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, lays a wreath during the 72nd Korean War Anniversary at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 25, 2022.
It’s never too early to start celebrating a major milestone, which explains why the U.S. Air Force and Department of the Air Force kicked off the year with a bang Jan. 1 by highlighting the start of their 75th year at the Tournament of Roses Parade and the Rose Bowl.
As the world marks the twentieth anniversary of 9/11 and the end of the war in Afghanistan, Vicki Cody’s new book, “Fly Safe: Letters from the Gulf War and Reflections from Back Home,” is timely — a reminder that the service of military families doesn’t end when one war is over. Cody’s experience of wars in the past bears resemblance and relevance...
The U.S. Army’s Outdoor Recreation program is celebrating 50 years of supporting Soldiers, civilians and their Families with healthy lifestyle-oriented activities and services—and locations in South Korea are hitting the trails this summer with a hiking and cycling challenge.
By early 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt foresaw the strong likelihood that American military forces would soon become actively engaged in the raging world war that had been going on for two and a half years.
Kimchi, a fermented vegetable dish, is a traditional dish that accompanies every meal served in Korea. There are many variations in recipes and forms, using different vegetables such as cabbage, radish, and cucumber.
Tteokguk, or rice cake soup, is a traditional New Year’s Day food thought to bring good luck (energy of yang) and longevity. The length and shape of the rectangular garaetteok rice cakes, which are the key ingredient of the recipe, reflect this fortune.
When you walk around Korea, you will quickly see the passion for food spilling over from stalls lining the street and small restaurants full of people noisily slurping noodles or preening away at a dish with chopsticks.