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Archive: March, 2015

Dempsey, South Korean Counterpart Discuss North Korea Threat
March 27, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea (Mar. 27, 2015) - U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, second from left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with South Korean senior military leadership after an honor ceremony at the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff headquarters.

Service Members Remember ROKS Cheonan
March 24, 2015
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (March 24, 2015) – Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea, burns incense in front of a memorial dedicated to the Korean sailors lost during the sinking of ROKS Cheonan (PCC-772) during a memorial service at the CNFK headquarters in Seoul. The 1,200-ton ship broke into two from an explosion, suspected to be from a North Korean torpedo, on March 26, 2010, while operating in waters west of the Korean peninsula. Of the 104-man crew, 46 Korean Sailors perished in the incident, along with a ROK navy diver who lost his life during the subsequent rescue efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Abraham Essenmacher / Released)

MC-130Js visit Kunsan
March 18, 2015
Two MC-130J Commando II’s prepare to leave Kunsan Air Base during Exercise Gryphon Knife March, 2, 2015. During Gryphon Knife, Airmen stationed out of Kadena Air Base, Japan, came to the ROK to support the objectives and learn the mission of Special Operations Command Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Divine Cox/Released)

UNC Sending States Participate in Key Resolve 15
March 11, 2015
Gen. Soon Jin Lee, commander of Republic of Korea Army 2nd Operational Command, greets Australian Air Force Capt. Ralph Kettle, deputy director of Multi-National Coordination Center, during an office call at the 2OC Headquarters in Daegu, Republic of Korea March 4 as part of the annual Key Resolve Exercise. This exercise includes multi-national forces that contribute to readiness as United Nations Command “Sending States”. The Sending States are comprised of the 16 nations that provided combat, combat support, or combat service support during the Korean War and were present during the signing of the Armistice Agreement. Their contributions are coordinated through the MNCC.

ROK MINDEF visits during exercise assessment
March 6, 2015
ROK MINDEF visits during exercise assessment

FEATURE - Patriot puppies: 731st AMS 'Port Dawgs' open doors to new passengers
March 4, 2015
Kali, a pet who traveled to the Korean Peninsula on space available travel, is scanned for a microchip after arriving at the the Osan Air Base passenger terminal, Republic of Korea, March 2, 2015. After five years in the works, the 731st Air Mobility Squadron passenger terminal welcomed its first four-legged passengers on a new program allowing service members to fly their pets to the Peninsula via the "Patriot Express." (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Released)

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