Asia

  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye waves as she inspects troops with Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin during the 65th anniversary of the founding of South Korea's Armed Forces, Seongnam, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • Members of the Special Warfare Command demonstrate the traditional Korean martial art of taekwondo during celebrations to mark the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seongnam, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • Members of the Special Warfare Command are suspended from army helicopters during a celebration marking the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seongnam, Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • The South Korean Air Force's aerobatic team, the Black Eagles, performs during a ceremony marking the 65th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Seoul military airport, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • Heavy armored vehicles parade on a street with Sungnyemun Gate in the background during a parade marking the 65th anniversary of the Armed Forces Day in Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • Cadets from the Korea Naval Academy receive garlands from Miss Korea during a parade to mark the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.

South Korea Holds Biggest Military Parade in a Decade

Published October 01, 2013


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