September 05 2017
The South Korean government says it will abolish the practice of assigning soldiers to the official residences of commanders, reports the Yonhap news agency (Seoul).
The practice came under particular fire recently when it was alleged that a general and his wife were treating soldiers like "slaves" in their home.
The 122 soldiers currently assigned to such duties will be re-assigned to combat units by the end of October, said an Aug. 31 statement from the prime minister's...
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