Duty on the DMZ

Hasenauer, Heike
February 2007
Soldiers;Feb2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p20
The article presents information on the life of U.S. Army and South Korean soldiers in the demilitarized zone (DMZ). U.S. Army officials said that seventy percent of North Korea's estimated 1.2-million active-duty ground troops are in offensive positions along the DMZ. It reports that the Republic of Korea army, by comparison, has about 40 percent of its 650,000-man force on the DMZ, manning more than 100 guard posts along the 151-mile-long Military Demarcation Line. INSET: Operation Paul Bunyan.


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