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South Korean officials warn that rumors of Kim Jong Un’s illness may be greatly exaggerated
South Korean officials are emphasizing that they have detected no unusual movements in North Korea and are cautioning against reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be ill...
China sends team of doctors and others to North Korea
Kim is a third-generation hereditary leader who came to power after his father Kim Jong Il died in 2011 from a heart attack. He has visited China four times since...
What it’s like to survive COVID-19, according to the first known US service member diagnosed with the virus
“It definitely let me know that the people I work with are in my corner at all times, no matter what the situation is.”
3 US soldiers punished for sneaking off to a bar in South Korea despite COVID-19 restrictions
Three junior U.S. Army soldiers stationed in South Korea were docked pay and busted down to the lowest enlisted rank after they were caught sneaking off to a bar and...
The first US service member to test positive for COVID-19 has recovered
The soldier spent 49 days in isolation
They were born premature in South Korea. In the midst of a pandemic, a joint military effort got them back to the US
Talk about some much-needed good news.
Twin infants evacuated from South Korea amidst COVID-19 crisis
Two of Korea’s tiniest soldiers needed some extra love and care – and a lift back home.
How US Forces Korea is beating the hell out of the coronavirus
“We’ve approached it similarly to how we operate in combat.”
A contractor who tested positive for the coronavirus lied about his health to access a US military base
A contractor who tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) lied about his health and continued working construction at Camp Walker, a U.S. military base in South Korea, while sick
An Army base in South Korea is advertising a ‘COVID-19 Special’ at restaurants
U.S. Forces Korea has restricted military personnel from "attending non-essential off-installation activities and social events," which includes dining out, which may explain the decision to offer a hefty discount for...
Military deploys first coronavirus test kits, though capacity is limited
Military commanders are under pressure to quickly identify and contain any appearance of the virus on bases around the world.
North Korea fires two short-range missiles into Sea of Japan
North Korea fired two short-range missiles off the east coast into the sea on Monday, resuming testing after a three-month pause, South Korea's military said.
The wife of the first service member to test positive for coronavirus is also infected
There are over 3,000 reported cases of infection in South Korea.
INDOPACOM bans non-essential travel to South Korea after US service member diagnosed with coronavirus
US. Indo-Pacific Command has restricted all non-essential travel to South Korea a day after a U.S. service member there tested positive for the coronavirus in the military’s first confirmed case,...
US service member tests positive for coronavirus in South Korea in first for military
A U.S. service member in South Korea has tested positive for COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, in a first for the U.S. military.
The US military is preparing to battle the coronavirus in the Pacific
The U.S. military is preparing to face a new enemy in the Asia-Pacific region: the burgeoning coronavirus epidemic
US Forces Korea on high alert for coronavirus after dependent tests positive
U.S. military forces in South Korea aren’t taking any chances after the widow of a retired soldier tested positive for the coronavirus, the first US Forces Korea-related individual to do...
US troops in South Korea are facing quarantine over the Wuhan coronavirus
The U.S. military has ordered a mandatory quarantine for any service members based in Korea how have visited China in the last two weeks as Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread...
US troops are still ready to ‘fight tonight’ against North Korea despite canceled exercises, general says
U.S. troops are still ready to "fight tonight" against North Korea despite the indefinite suspension of major military training exercises on the Korean peninsula, Pentagon officials said Tuesday
‘I will continue to fight’ — South Korea’s first transgender soldier vows to oppose dismissal
South Korea's first transgender soldier said on Wednesday she would sue the military after it announced it would dismiss her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery last year
South Korean army deciding whether to kick out its first transgender soldier
"We will likely discharge the soldier as there are different qualifications for men and women to meet in joining the military."
‘The end is coming’ — A retired Army officer’s adopted daughter prepares for deportation
Hyebin Schreiber is getting ready to leave the country she loves — the one her father, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, fought for for 27 years
US and South Korean special operations forces are practicing raiding enemy facilities amid rising tensions with North Korea
South Korean and U.S. commandos raided the facility and led out a man with his hands tied behind the back during the exercise described as a joint regular close-quarters battle...
“The silence … makes me concerned” — Diplomats anxious about North Korean silence ahead of Kim Jong Un’s ‘Christmas gift’
"It's kind of creepy that there haven't been any statements from high level (North Korea) Foreign Ministry officials this week."
Curfew for troops in South Korea will officially be a thing of the past