11 iulie 2018

Canceling Joint Exercise with South Korea Saved $14 Million: DoD


The canceled Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint military exercise with South Korea this summer would have cost the U.S. about $14 million, according to the Pentagon. The annual exercise, which normally begins in late August, involved more than 50,000 South Korean and 17,500 U.S. troops last year. It was called off following the Singapore summit last month between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. At the Pentagon on Monday, Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said [...]