As readers of my book, "The Golden Years...The Florida Legislature, '70's and '80's," are aware, I served as an officer in Uijongbu, South Korea in 1969-70. Uijongbu is 30 minutes immediately south of the De-Militarized Zone ("DMZ") between North and South Korea. Although we did not stare down nuclear weapons from North Korea like today, we did have a near catastrophic incident with the U. S. "Pueblo" Destroyer being captured by the North Koreans in international waters. O
With the start of the Olympics in South Korea, no doubt military news will stay focused on the crisis in North Korea with threats of a nuclear attack on the U. S. We have about 30,000 troops stationed on the dangerous DMZ there, and I know something about that because I was one of them a number of years ago. But, with all the current political discussion about domestic issues like the Mueller Investigation, the Budget, and DACA, do we have to be reminded we are at war folks?