US and Korea to Hold Talks

| October 19, 2019

Korea and US will hold defense talks in Hawaii next week.

http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20191018000691

South Korea and the United States plan to hold a new round of negotiations on sharing the cost of the upkeep for the 28,500-strong US Forces Korea in Hawaii next week, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Friday.
Seoul’s top negotiator, Jeong Eun-bo, and his US counterpart, James Dehart, will meet in Honolulu on Wednesday and Thursday. The last round of talks took place in Seoul last month. – article

South Korea is a strong ally of the USA.  They need us and we need them.

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  1. Slow Joe says:

    I am pretty sure they need us much more than we need them.
    Just saying.

    • 5th/77th FA says:

      Some of our more recent Warriors that have been there could correct me if I’m wrong. Had someone with service there a number of years ago that stated we were there to help keep a leash on the ROKs, more than to stop the NKs. How many other UN troops are there, being as that was the FIRST UN War?

      IMO if we are defending other countries dirt then we should be well paid for being there.

      • Slow Joe says:

        Well, South Korea has the K2 Black Panther MBT, which seems to be better than our M1 Abram.
        Perhaps we could borrow the good parts.

        • Dustoff says:

          Exactly. Koreans are technically amazing when looking at something we have and improving on it (I’m a great example , just ask Ms. Dustoff). Seriously, when I was stationed there in the mid 80s the ROKs, were issued the Daewoo K1 assault rife. It looked liked the “love child” of an AK-47 and an M-16 , a great and rugged weapon.