KUSAF Newsletter – January 2021

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Stars & Stripes – Worker furloughs at stake as US, South Korea resume military cost-sharing talks

The U.S. and South Korea are neogtiating a plan to forestall possible furloughs for local employees of U.S. Forces Korea. MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES By ERICA EARL | STARS AND…

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UPI – U.S., South Korea turning attention to joint exercises, reports say

By Elizabeth Shim The United States and South Korea military officials discussed joint exercises Thursday. The drills were canceled or downscaled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. File Photo…

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Yonhap – USFK to begin COVID-19 vaccination Tuesday

By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Yonhap) — U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) will start administering its initial doses of a COVID-19 vaccine this week, beginning with health care workers, officials…

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Yonhap – Defense ministry vows ‘active push’ for assessment of conditions for OPCON transfer next year

By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Yonhap) –South Korea will work with the United States next year to actively carry out assessments of whether the country is on course to…

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Yonhap – Ex-U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis to receive Korea-U.S. alliance award

By Oh Seok-min SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Yonhap) — Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis was chosen as the recipient of a South Korean government award for his contribution to the…

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