Military Capabilities

USFK says it is committed to returning military bases to South Korea

18 September 2019

US Forces Korea (USFK) has announced that it is committed to returning US military installations to the South Korean government "as expeditiously as possible" amid Seoul's push for an early return of more than two dozen US bases in the Northeast Asian country.

USFK said in a statement on 18 September that 15 of the 26 US military installations, including four sites specifically requested for transfer at the earliest possible date - Shea Range (available since October 2012), Camps Eagle and Long (December 2010) and parcels of Camp Market (February 2015) - "have been vacated, closed, and available for transfer" to the South Korean government.

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