Tag Archives: South Korea

Photo: Soldiers from 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and citizens of Dongducheon work side-by-side to make kimchi at the Annual Kimchi Charity Event, Nov. 15, 2013, in Dongducheon, South Korea. It's a way for Soldiers to experience a "Thanksgiving" meal from a different culture. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis/ Released)

U.S. soldiers and their family members are gearing up to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday around the world. Find out what they’re doing to celebrate and stay connected.
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armistice signing

Check out this video of U.S. Army Gen. Mark W. Clark signing the Korean armistice agreement on July 27, 1953.
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Defense Secretary Hagel visits Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel paid tribute to Korean War veterans in a message honoring the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.
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Sixty years ago today, an armistice was signed that ended a war that lasted three years. Take a look digital image of the original Korean Armistice.
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Photo: Korean War veterans and South Korean college students visit Observation Post Dora in Seoul, South Korea, June 27, 2013, as part of “Revisit Korea,” a program to bring Korean War veterans back to the country to visit battle sites and monuments, and be recognized for their contributions to South Korea’s freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Choi Ho-Gyu/Released)

Korean War veterans, now in their late seventies to early nineties, returned to the “Land of the Morning Calm” to share their experiences with South Korean college students.
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