The officials declined to provide details about contingency plans to cut the number of troops in South Korea.
The Air Force launched a search for Staff Sgt. Tristin Blake Jarvis, 26, of the 51st Force Support Squadron on July 9.
U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Abrams released a statement crediting Paik with making an “incredible contribution."
Staff Sgt. Tristin Blake Jarvis was last seen in the vicinity of the Osan Fitness Center, according to a press release.
North Korea has previously demanded the U.S. lift international sanctions and provide security guarantee.
200 police were dispatched to break up the festivities on Haeundae Beach in Busan after receiving more than 70 complaints.
Army Gen. Robert Abrams, head of U.S. Forces Korea, donned the retro but newly authorized "greens" uniform Thursday.
South Korea issued a joint statement with the United States.
DPAA forensics teams have determined that all the remains are Korean.
Last week, the North had declared relations with the South as fully ruptured.
The campaign of President Donald Trump released a letter from 235 retired senior officers backing his re-election.
The news comes four years after the Air Force laid out initial plans for what its future fighter jets might look like.
The recent exercises were one of many the Air Force is conducting to test its Advanced Battle Management System.
A veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard, he went through boot camp more than four decades ago.
Cmdr. Robert Arias is at least the third Navy commander removed from his job in recent weeks.