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Tonight they stand along the DMZ in the footsteps we made there more than 60 years ago

 

They still stand along the southern border of the Demilitarized Zone in South Korea, overlooking the same positions taken by United Nations Forces in late 1951, and held by the troops from 17 allied nations and the Republic of Korea through to the signing of the armistice in 1953.

Troops from the allied nations stayed in place for a few years, but gradually were replaced by South Korean and American units.

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