The Massing of Troops

Soldiers prepare for an exercise April 10 during their annual military drills with South Korea in Yeoncheon, South Korea, near the border with North Korea. The prospect of a North Korean missile launch is "considerably high," South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers April 10 as Pyongyang prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world's attention with dramatic displays of military power.
Soldiers prepare for an exercise April 10 during their annual military drills with South Korea in Yeoncheon, South Korea, near the border with North Korea. The prospect of a North Korean missile launch is “considerably high,” South Korea’s foreign minister told lawmakers April 10 as Pyongyang prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world’s attention with dramatic displays of military power.

Happy Soldiers

There is an old saying in the Navy, A bitchin* Sailor is a happy Sailor. Still, there is something phony about the below picture of happy North Korean soldiers:

North Korean soldiers dance at a party of the Korean People’s Army in the plaza of the April 25 House of Culture, which was held to offer their highest glory and congratulations to Marshal of North Korea Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang.

* Bitchin’ as in complaining. . .