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S. Korean Marines Announce First Female Chopper Pilot

S. Korean Marines Announce First Female Chopper Pilot

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — A female Marine Corps officer has been assigned to an aviation battalion after completing training as a helicopter pilot, becoming the Marines’ first-ever female chopper pilot, officials said Sunday. Lieutenant Cho Sang-ah, 27, was assigned to Marine Corps’ 1st Division 1st Battalion as a chopper pilot after successfully completing [...]

Marine Corps to Help Guard Naval Bases in Wake of Security Breaches

Marine Corps to Help Guard Naval Bases in Wake of Security Breaches

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The defense ministry announced a series of measures to beef up the security of military bases in the wake of embarrassing civilian intrusions, including improving CCTVs and other surveillance systems and mobilizing Marine Corps troops to help guard naval bases. The ministry unveiled these measures after Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo [...]

Korean Marine Corps to Put on New Garrison Caps Instead of Current Octagon Ones

Korean Marine Corps to Put on New Garrison Caps Instead of Current Octagon Ones

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Marine Corps plans to adopt and supply new Garrison caps to the military, replacing its current octagon caps. Officers at headquarters have been wearing them since January of last year, according to an official in the military. Based on favorable feedback from the early-adopters, the naval force asked [...]