Retired Army Lt. Col. Patrick Schreiber stands beside his adopted daughter Hyebin and wife Soo Jin. (Courtesy photo)

A retired Army officer with 27 years of service and six deployments under his belt is now fighting to keep his adopted daughter from deportation to South Korean.

Lt. Col. Patrick Schreiber and his wife Soo Jin, who he met during a deployment to South Korea in the 1990s, took in Soo Jin's niece Hyebin as their legally adopted daughter when she was 15 years old, McClatchy's Tara Copp reports.

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A soldier stationed in South Korea has landed himself exactly where every soldier in South Korea doesn't want to be — on the commanding general of U.S. Forces Korea's radar.

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(U.S. Army/Staff Sgt. Ken Scar)

SEOUL (Reuters) - The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace.

It was the first time a Russian military aircraft had violated South Korean airspace, a ministry official said.

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The bureaucratic red tape found in the U.S. military is so abundant and chaotically intertwined you could accidentally strangle yourself on it if you aren't careful.

But in South Korea, Army leadership is saying "enough is enough," and The Big Lebowski has a small part in turning things around.

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Photo: Sgt. Raquel Villalona/U.S. Army
U.S. troops rejoice — the midnight curfew for service members in South Korea has been temporarily suspended, as command evaluates if you can be trusted to not act like wild animals in the streets of Pyeongtaek.

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Photo: Lisa Ferdinando/DoD

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that he doesn't think it's "necessary" for joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea to be restored.

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