A rare, solemn silence lingers over a normally bustling flightline. The stillness of the runway temporarily fades as a vehicle slowly bypasses spectators rendering salutes and clutching their hands over their hearts, awaiting troops returning from combat.
Since the beginning of the Korean War, in 1950, Americans have been guests in South Korea for various reasons. The presence of U.S. Soldiers during the war has altered the peninsula, and that impact was felt by many Koreans, including a professional boxer.
Cpt Jeremy Blixt, commander of D Co., 3rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, received the 2019 Korean War Michaelis Award at the Combined Forces Command Foundation Ceremony at Yongsan Garrison, Republic of Korea, Nov. 7, 2019.
The time has never been more right for a snack, or two. Accessing your standard go-tos from back home is sometimes not possible. Besides, living overseas gives you a great opportunity to broaden your snack routine.