Image of Asia: A Salute From South Korean Military Officers

March 12, 2015 11:51 AM

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In this photo by Lee Jin-man, new South Korean military officers salute during their commissioning ceremony in Gyeryong, south of Seoul, on Tuesday.

More than 6,400 officers were commissioned and will be deployed in the army, navy, air force and marines as second lieutenants. South Korea has a military force of about 630,000 and requires all able-bodied men to serve about two years in the military in the face of threats from North Korea. Those n...

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