'Juicy bars' in South Korea
Stars and Stripes' coverage of the controversy over "juicy bars," the seedy
entertainment establishments commonly clustered near the gates of U.S. military
bases across South Korea. Prostitution and indentured servitude have been
everyday realities at many of these popular hangouts for American soldiers,
according to bar girls, many of whom were enticed from the Philippines to work
in the South Korean bars with false promises that they could earn legitimate
incomes as singers and entertainers.
Okinawa can expect seven hours of destructive 58-mph sustained winds from mid-morning to mid-afternoon Saturday.
U.S. Forces Korea is ready to turn over more than half of the bases that are part of its relocation plan now, including parts of Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, the command said Wednesday.
Christopher L. Federmann, who was awarded a Silver Star for a June 2007 operation to capture a suspected terrorist leader in Iraq, died unexpectedly on Sept. 11, said his wife, Abby Federmann.
A new NATO command focused on speeding up the movement of allied troops and tanks around Europe has reached “initial operating capability,” the alliance said.
In December 2017, two videos emerged that showed Navy pilots encountering mysterious spherical objects that appeared, at first glance, to move through the air in ways that baffled experts. Everyone who watched — including the pilots who filmed them — had the same question: What, exactly, are these things?