The American defense budget bill for 2022 may not include a clause limiting the reduction of U.S. forces in Korea, which would be a first in years, according to the latest proposal put forward by the House Armed Services Committee. Every year…
As Afghanistan is turning into a living hell in the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal, related news stories are pouring out. In Korea, there is the heroic saving of Afghans who had helped the embassy in Kabul and their families....
Fifty-three people in the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) recently tested positive for Covid-19, the highest recorded figure of new infections for the group so far.
The United States is considering U.S. military bases in South Korea, among other potential sites, to provide housing for Afghan evacuees, reported the Wall Street Journal Saturday.
Washington has no plans to withdraw forces from Korea, said U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, as it did from Afghanistan. “As he has said repeatedly, [the president] has no intention of drawing down our forces from South Korea or from...
Former four-star generals that served as commanders of the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) were more disturbed by South Korean liberal lawmakers’ calls to postpone the Seoul-Washington summertime military exercise than squawking by Pyongyang.
Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook asked Gen. Paul LaCamera, the new commander of the U.S. Forces Korea, to help speed along the transfer of wartime operational control (Opcon) from the United States to Korea, the Defense Ministry said Monday.
President Moon Jae-in requested Thursday that the new top commander of the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) pay attention to such pending alliance issues as the transition of wartime operational control (Opcon) and the return of its base in central Seoul.
A bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives restricting the drawdown of U.S. troops in Korea to a floor of 22,000, which is 6,500 lower than a cap set under the current National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Gen. Paul LaCamera, nominated to command the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), said in his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday that combined military drills by Seoul and Washington could be a "potential bargaining chip" in negotiations with Pyongyang.