'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.
The Defense Department rejected a request from organizers of a traditional Memorial Day weekend motorcycle ride in the nation’s capital, throwing logistics of the event into uncertainty just weeks before it is scheduled to take place.
Where the debris will land will remain unknown until shortly before it crashes, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey McKellop, 55, of Virginia, was arrested March 17, according to court records from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, D.C.
Pfc. Ian N. Morosoff, 19, an infantryman with Company B, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, died at the scene of his injuries.
Changes include the firing of the general who commanded its air branch, the suspension of a second key general, and new limits on the organization's use of fighter jets for civilian missions.