Lt. Gen. Eric Smith is involved in war games shaping a decade-long plan to reorganize the Marine Corps for future fights.
The Air Force is getting back into the habit of having B-1 bombers practice stand-off precision strikes in the Pacific.
The U.N. Command said in a statement it was investigating if there was a violation of an armistice that ended the Korean War.
The North's official Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim attended the ceremony in Sunchon with other officials.
A deputy assistant secretary of defense recently discussed the advantages of positioning a souped-up THAAD battery in Hawaii.
The U.S. Air Force this week flew a B-1B Lancer to the Pacific as part of its new unpredictable deployment experiment.
The Korean Central News Agency said Kim guided an artillery firing competition between army units on Thursday.
The Army positions sets of APS around the world so brigade combat teams and other units can deploy rapidly.
Small-scale exercises with South Korea have kept U.S. troops ready for conflict with North Korea, defense officials say.
Shinzo Abe pledged to bolster his country's role under its pact with the U.S. in “outer space and cyberspace.”