Call For Action

Call for Articles – 기고문을 보내 주십시오

Submit your articles for KDVA’s 2021 3rd Quarter ROK-U.S. Alliance Journal by June 4th


The digital journal features stories and articles by KDVA members and supporters of the ROK-U.S. Alliance. It allows our members and supporters a way to voice their expertise and opinions that add to discussions about the Alliance.

The journal will go to our members, our partner organizations, potential sponsors, Alliance experts in the ROK and U.S. governments, and U.S. and ROK think tanks.

Submission Guidelines: 

  • Articles can be submitted in English and Korean.
  • Topic areas are: 
    • Korean War and Korea Defense Veterans
    • Security and Strategy
    • Korean and American Culture
    • Serving in Korea
    • ROK – U.S. Alliance
  • Articles should be less than 1,500 words, 1,000 words if submitting photos for your article.
  • If your article is longer, please indicate what parts you would like us to publish and provide a link or contact info where our readers can get the full article or story.
  • If providing photos, please provide photo captions and photo credits. Photos should be sent in separate attachments and be in jpg. or png. format. 

Please send any questions or articles to kdva.journal@gmail.com by June 4. If your articles are selected for publication, we will contact you for further steps.

Check out KDVA’s latest ROK – U.S. Alliance Journals – Click here.


기고문을 보내 주십시오!

2021년 1분기 한미동맹저널 기고문 마감 제출일은 6월 4일입니다.

저널 소개:

한미동맹저널은 주한미군전우회의 회원님들과 한미동맹 지지자들의 이야기와 한미동맹에 관한 생각을 담아 발행하는 계간지(季刊誌)입니다. 한미동맹저널을 통해 전우회 회원들과 한미동맹에 깊은 애정을 갖고 계신 분들의 지식, 경험, 지혜를 경청하여 한미동맹 담론의 저변을 확장시켜 나갈 것입니다.

한미동맹저널은 전우회 회원, 협력 기관, 잠재적 후원 기관, 한미 양국의 싱크탱크 및 관련 정부 부처에 송부될 예정입니다.

기고문 제출 관련 사항

  • 기고문은 한국어 혹은 영어로 제출하여 주십시오.
  • 기고문 주제:
    • 한국 전쟁 혹은 한국전 참전 용사
    • 안보/전략
    • 한미문화
    • 한국 내 군 복무 경험
    • 한미동맹
  • 기고문 길이: 영어로 작성 시 1,500단어 미만으로 작성하여 주십시오. 사진을 첨부하실 경우 1,000단어 미만으로 작성하여 주십시오.
  • 한국어로 작성 시 5,000자(공백 포함, 단어X) 미만으로 작성하여 주십시오. 사진을 첨부하실 경우 3,500자 미만으로 작성하여 주십시오.
  • 기고문이 제한 길이를 초과하는 경우, 저널에 발행되기를 희망하시는 부분을 따로 표기하여 알려 주십시오. 전체 기고문을 확인할 수 있는 링크나 연락처를 함께 알려주시면 저널에 해당 안내 사항을 제공하겠습니다.
  • 사진을 첨부하실 경우 사진 설명출처를 함께 제공하여 주십시오. 사진은 JPG 또는 PNG 형식으로 개별 첨부파일로 보내 주십시오.

기고문 및 관련 문의는 kdva.journal@gmail.com로 보내 주십시오. 기고문이 선정될 경우 개별적으로 연락을 드려 추가 사항을 안내 드리겠습니다.

한미동맹저널 발간 목록 Click here.

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INTRODUCING KDVA’S 101 SERIES ~ Come Learn & Explore With Us

KDVA’s 101 Series

Come learn with us as we explore KOREA 101 and ROK-U.S. Alliance 101!

KDVA’s 101 Series will explore basic facts about Korea and the ROK-U.S. Alliance. The KDVA interns have created content in several forms, and we welcome our members to join in the fun by sharing and reposting these … and by providing your ideas and posts as well!

KDVA will post a variety of content, several times a week in these forms:

  • Pictures with facts or a short description of the picture
  • Short video clips (5-30 seconds)
  • Cartoons
  • Short paragraph articles
  • Polls or surveys

We want YOUR contributions! Share your content with us to post on Instagram, Facebook, and our other social media outlets! If we use your content, we will be sure to give you a “shout out”! Email your content to KDVA101Series@gmail.com.

Some Content Ideas:

Korea 101:

  • Personal experiences living in Korea
  • Culture – styles, customs, language, traditions, etc.
  • Food – traditional, street food, fast food chains, etc.
  • Places – cities, entertainment, vacation destinations, etc.
  • History of Korea – people, folklore, clothing, etc.
  • K-POP
  • K-Beauty

ROK-U.S. Alliance 101:

  • Personal experiences serving or working in Korea
  • People you find interesting in the ROK-U.S. Alliance
  • North Korea relations
  • Important dates of the Alliance
  • The Commands (UNC, CFC, USFK)
  • Different military locations
  • ROK Embassy and consulates in the United States
  • U.S. Embassy and consulates in South Korea
  • Leaders of the Korean War

Criteria for Content:

  • Facts about South Korea and the ROK-U.S. Alliance.
  • NO political commentary.
  • NO offensive language or pictures.
  • NO insensitive materials – let’s be respectful to our Members, Followers, and general audience members.

To make it easier and quicker for us to post, please email us: 

  • Pictures with facts or a short description of the picture. Keep descriptions to a phrase or a few sentences.
  • Keep short video clips to 5-30 seconds.
  • Specify poll or survey questions.

Example: Check out KDVA first KOREA 101 story on Instagram and Facebook!

Questions or ready to submit? Email: KDVA101Series@gmail.com


KDVA’S SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

Now on Instagram and LinkedIn!

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KDVA’s 70th Commemoration of the Korean War: “I Know A Korean War Veteran Campaign”

For the 70th commemoration of the start of the Korean War, KDVA would like to honor those who served in the war and those who supported them from home.  We would like to hear and share the life stories of Korean War veterans, their families, and the lives they have touched.

Through written stories, photos, and short videos, we hope that people will find new appreciation for our Korean War veterans and the importance of the ROK-U.S. Alliance.  We also hope that veterans and their families will draw closer together as they discover new meaning and appreciation for the veterans’ experiences.

These stories will be living reminders of the immeasurable contributions of our Korean War veterans to the security and prosperity of the enduring ROK-U.S. Alliance.

Starting now, we ask anyone who is a Korean War veteran or knows a Korean War veteran to write short stories and share pictures or videos.

We will select some of these stories to highlight them below, at KDVA events, in the monthly KDVA “Unsung Heroes” Newsletter, and quarterly KDVA “ROK-U.S. Alliance Journal.”


Share Your Stories & Photos –

We ask anyone who is a Korean War veteran or knows a Korean War veteran to write short stories and share them along with pictures or videos with us. Please email your stories and photos to  70KWstories.kdva@gmail.com.

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