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US Forces Korea to reduce its coronavirus-risk level, allow students to return to schools

Only the Seoul region will stay under the strictest prohibitions for the U.S. military after the three-day Lunar New Year holiday.

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Condemned buildings provide a training stage for Air Force firefighters in South Korea

By setting rotting furniture ablaze, military trainers created scenarios on the first floor of an old dormitory at Osan Air Base for firefighters, security forces, explosive ordnance disposal teams and special operations forces.


South Korea president promises stronger alliance with US under Biden administration

South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed his confidence in the incoming Biden administration, along with his hopes of achieving a more positive relationship with North Korea.


S. Korea ships another 2 million coronavirus masks to Korean War vets

South Korea started shipping masks to to veterans across the globe who defended the country during the Korean War in 22 nations in December.


South Korea requires travelers prove negative test following threat of new coronavirus strain

South Korea will require all foreign travelers, including U.S. military personnel headed to South Korea on the Patriot Express or commercial flights, to present proof of a negative coronavirus test taken within 72 hours before their departure.


Health care providers, first responders for US Forces Korea receive coronavirus vaccine

The Moderna vaccine, one of two approved for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in mid-December, was also administered at Osan and Kunsan air bases in South Korea.


Nine new coronavirus cases for US military bases in Japan and South Korea

Eight people tested positive for the coronavirus since Friday at Yokosuka Naval Base, home of the 7th Fleet south of Tokyo.