S Korea, U.S. to conduct joint military exercise_English_Xinhua.

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) — South Korea and the United States will conduct a joint military exercise in March, the South Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command (CFC) said Wednesday.

According to the CFC, the U.S. military will mobilize a total of 26,000 troops during the March 9-20 exercise to test its ability to quickly deploy forces in case of invasion to South Korea.

Among the 26,000 U.S. troops, 12,000 will come from the U.S. forces stationed in South Korea while the rest 14,000 will be deployed from abroad, the CFC said.
February 18th, 2009 in Breaking News, Troop Movement