06 Dec '17, 6am

No plans to evacuate families from South Korea, US military says

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. military has no plans to move U.S. families out of South Korea, a spokesman said Wednesday in response to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s suggestion that it was getting too dangerous to keep noncombatants on the divided peninsula. Pacific Command said the safety and welfare of servicemembers, employees and family members is a top priority and contingency plans are in place. “We currently have no intent to initiate departures for military dependents, whether on a voluntary or mandatory basis, and no intent to modify the policy authorizing military dependents to accompany military members being stationed in South Korea,” spokesman Navy Lt. Cmdr. Dave Benham told Stars and Stripes in an email. “Our personnel forward deployed to South Korea remain in a consistent state of readiness through various training exercises, which include annual NEO training,” he a...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/no-plans-to-evacuate...

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