Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Republic of Korea Minister of Defense KIM Kwan-jin stand at observation post Ouellette at the demilitarized zone Sept. 30, 2013. Hagel will visit with Korean counterparts as well as take part in the celebration festivities of the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo (Released)
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Republic of Korea Minister of Defense KIM Kwan-jin stand at observation post Ouellette at the demilitarized zone Sept. 30, 2013. Hagel will visit with Korean counterparts as well as take part in the celebration festivities of the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo (Released)
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Republic of Korea Minister of Defense KIM Kwan-jin stand at observation post Ouellette at the demilitarized zone Sept. 30, 2013. Hagel will visit with Korean counterparts as well as take part in the celebration festivities of the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo (Released)

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