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We Go Together

We Go Together | June 25, 2022

ROK-U.S. descendants of Korean War veterans serve as honorary pitcher an...

Lt. Col. Miranda Killingsworth and Capt. (P) Ji Sang-gon will serve as the honorary batter and pitcher during a baseball game at KT Wiz Park between the Suwon-KT Wiz and LG Twins Baseball Club. Both are descendants of veterans who fought in the


We Go Together | Sept. 17, 2021

The Backbone of the Alliance– U.S., ROK leaders host a combined forum

Senior noncommissioned with U.S. Forces Korea and Combined Forces Command held a Senior Leader Forum for junior NCOs officers at the Korea Combat Training Center, Republic of Korea, September 13, 2021.

We Go Together | July 26, 2021

U.S. and ROK militaries find creative ways to celebrate Alliance through...

In coordination with U.S. Forces Korea and United Nations Command, Republic of Korea’s Ministry of National Defense created a joint music video to mark the 68th Anniversary of the Korean Armistice Agreement on July 27, 2021.
Defending the ROK
Defending The ROK | Feb. 21, 2019

Korean War vet from U.K. is interred in South Korea

On February 19, 2019, at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Busan, retired U.K. Sergeant Speakman was interred surrounded by family, U.K. delegates, and members of the United Nations Command (UNC). Deputy Commander, UNC, Lieutenant-General


Defending The ROK | Oct. 15, 2017

USFK to conduct annual Courageous Channel exercise 주한미군, 연례 비전투원 후송훈련 ‘C...

YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea – In cooperation with the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) Ministry of Defense and U.S. Department of State, U.S. Forces Korea will conduct its annual Courageous Channel training 23-27 October as part of its

Defending The ROK | Sept. 18, 2017

U.S., Japan, and Korea aircraft conduct show of force

Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii –United States Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea Air Force aircraft in a sequenced bilateral show of force over the Korean peninsula September 17, in response to
Meet USFK

Meet USFK | March 17, 2022

Old Soldiers Never Die: USFK Command Sgt. Maj. retires after 36 years

Entering a senior enlisted advisor’s office is like stepping back in time. To a junior service member, it might resemble a museum with memorabilia and placards, undoubtedly supported by countless shared memories of places he once called home. Photos

Meet USFK | March 11, 2022

Taking A ‘Bite’ Out of Decoy Training

This week the U.S. Army 503/903 Combined Military Working Dog Detachment held a joint 3-day training event with the handlers of the U.S. Air Force 51st Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron at U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys.During Decoy Training,

Meet USFK | Nov. 17, 2021

Lessons Learned as a Civilian Supervisor

Ms. Jacqueline Leeker, the USFK Public Affairs Deputy Director, and winner of the 2021 USFK's Civilian Employee of the Year Award for Manager of the Year, talks about leadership and the best advice she has received over the years about management.

Meet USFK | June 18, 2021

USFK to celebrate Juneteenth Observance

In recognition of the newly appointed federal holiday and due the time difference between the United States and Korea, USFK will be observing Juneteenth on Monday, June 21, 2021 for all USFK civilians and military service members. Please refer to
COVID News
COVID-19 | July 25, 2022

USFK aligns with ROK for arrival policy

In order to align with ROK entry requirement changes, USFK has implemented the following changes for SOFA-affiliated arrivals beginning July 25: All arrivals, regardless of vaccination status, shall be subject to a Day 1 PCR test at a military

COVID-19 | June 2, 2022

USFK Adjusts to HPCON Alpha

Based on United States Forces Korea’s assessment of the low COVID community level in South Korea, USFK will adjust its health protection condition to “Alpha,” peninsula-wide, effective Thursday, June 2.

COVID-19 | April 25, 2022

USFK adjusts mask regulations on installations for USFK-affiliated perso...

Based on South Korean COVID-19 numbers meeting the Department of Defense “medium” level, mask wear is no longer required within USFK installations, HQs, and unit facilities. Please follow your installation/garrison commander directives for how this

COVID-19 | Nov. 5, 2021

USFK removes IR-based travel restrictions

Effective immediately, due to increased vaccination rates among USFK-affiliated and ROK populations, and to better align with the ROK government’s “Living with COVID-19” initiatives, USFK is removing all existing travel restrictions within the ROK