News>Feature - Photo Essay: Demilitarized Zone tour
IMJINGAK, Republic of Korea -- Seen here is a tourist spot located 7 km. south of the demarcation line that draws approximately two million visitors each year. The site remembers the pain of the divided land from the Korean War and also symbolizes hope for reunification. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Sheryll Klinkel)
by Capt. Sheryll Klinkel
8th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
5/16/2011 - IMJINGAK, Republic of Korea -- Wolf Pack Airmen jumped at the opportunity to visit the Demilitarized Zone of North and South Korea on a tour here May 13.
Korea is the only divided country in the world. One of the last relics of the Cold War, the DMZ, attracts a great deal of public interest. Korea DMZ tourist sites were created to quench peoples' curiosity on this unique area where tension and peace coincide.