With tensions rising in the Korean theater, the U.S. Navy is reminding the nations in the region (friendly and otherwise) of America’s strategic reach as the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan visits Busan, South Korea.
Under a mutual defense treaty in effect since 1954, the United States is required to defend South Korea in the event of hostilities. Nearly 37,000 Americans died in the Korean War, a conflict which began with a North Korean invasion in 1950.
The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group arrived in Busan for a port visit, Oct. 21. Read more at source…
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