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U.S. Deploying Missile Interceptors in Response to North Korea

Jennifer313 Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 11:28 AM
I'm not sure we should help South Korea if they are attacked. They're still pretty ungrateful about the first time we saved their butts. Let them save themselves.
tibby2 Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 11:36 AM
You need to do a little more research about the South Koreans and the Vietnam War. They first offered to send troops around 1954. The U.S. refused their help. So much for ingrates.

Just because we help a nation does that mean they should bow down and kiss our posteriors?
Steve18 Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 3:07 PM
I was othe ground with a lot of ROK Marines in Vn in 68-69. They are tough, very capable soldiers. They worked with our Marines alover the I Corps area..Can't speak for the others..They had a large compound at An Hoa. ,and Hoi An.
jnovak692 Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 11:31 PM
I Agree, ROK Marines I'd trust to watch my back any day of the week!! Sadly, I can't say that about all Americans anymore.
What Happened?
Jack Novak
NamVet
Nov67-Jul69

Alas. Dennis Rodman's promise of eternal friendship was not enough. Renewed aggression from North Korea has prompted newly-installed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to beef up missile defense sites, deploying 14 new interceptors in Alaska. After its nuclear test, which of course America gave North Korea no choice but to do, it seems the reculsive communist nation has prompted U.S. officials to be prepared for the worst, just in case.

The new interceptors will be based at Fort Greely, an Army launch site about 100 miles southeast of...