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Hospital Conducts Mass Casualty Medevac Exercise for U.S. Soldiers

Hospital Conducts Mass Casualty Medevac Exercise for U.S. Soldiers

SUWON, South Korea, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – As part of the Key Resolve Korea-U.S. military exercise, the Ajou University Hospital conducted a medical evacuation exercise dubbed Dragon Lift 2017 on Wednesday, simulating a mass casualty situation for U.S. military personnel in a presumed wartime condition.  Six American soldiers with simulated severe injuries were evacuated on [...]

First Show of Force for Korean Navy in 2017

First Show of Force for Korean Navy in 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Republic of Korea Navy carried out its first maritime drill of 2017 on Monday with some 20 warships, including its newest 2,500-ton frigates, 1,000-ton patrol vessels, and 130-ton attack boats, participating.  According to officials, the drills, which took place on all three – western, eastern, southern –  coastal [...]

N.K. Issues White Paper Condemning Seoul-Washington Military Exercises

N.K. Issues White Paper Condemning Seoul-Washington Military Exercises

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea’s military on Friday released a white paper condemning South Korea and the United States for conducting joint military exercises, calling it a product of Washington’s “hideous” hostile policy toward Pyongyang.  A mission of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) at the truce village of Panmunjom said that the [...]

S. Korean Hospital Tends to Injured U.S. Soldiers in Mock Treatment Drill

S. Korean Hospital Tends to Injured U.S. Soldiers in Mock Treatment Drill

SUWON, South Korea, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – A mock treatment drill on Tuesday at Ajou University Hospital in Suwon, just south of Seoul, tested the preparedness of staff and emergency responders should U.S. soldiers be injured by a North Korean attack. Staff of the hospital’s emergency room carried six injured U.S. soldiers on carts [...]

Korea’s Largest Combined Military Exercise Kicks Off

Korea’s Largest Combined Military Exercise Kicks Off

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s largest annual combined military exercise with the United States, Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG), kicked off on Monday, with 25,000 American and 50,000 South Korean military personnel taking part. Nine South Korea allies – Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Italy, Philippines, the UK and New Zealand – that currently [...]

S. Korea to Conduct Largest-Ever Artillery Drill to Check N. Korean Provocations

S. Korea to Conduct Largest-Ever Artillery Drill to Check N. Korean Provocations

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s military said Thursday that it will carry out the largest-ever artillery drill near the border with North Korea to demonstrate its determination to retaliate against future provocations.  The drill will take place in the afternoon, one day before South Korea marks the first anniversary of the North’s [...]