Bell, South Korean general visit Japan
TOKYO — South Korea’s chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited Japan this week to review the role of U.S. forces on the islands in the event of a crisis on the Korean peninsula, according to the Joint Chiefs’ Web site.
Gen. Kim Kwan-jin was accompanied by Gen. B.B. Bell, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea and the United Nations Command, a multination group that would support South Korea during a military crisis.
The eight-day tour of Japan and Guam was scheduled to end Saturday.