Just down the hill from a South Korean Air Force helipad here sits the air base's barber shop, encased in glass. The front wall is floor-to-ceiling windows displaying shattered toilets in the men's room and a gaping hole in the ceiling, wires and rebar still dangling.
This barber shop was one of about 30 buildings damaged or destroyed in a North Korean rocket attack in
You might think
In fact, said
"I think it's that we have issue fatigue. People don't care because we've had this issue all our lives, and there are no significant solutions coming from our government."
But in the meantime,
Five university students sat at a conference table to discuss
Most young South Koreans "don't want reunification" with the North, said
So, the young say, just ignore
That widespread attitude has given the military and government a new mission. At another military base, this one just outside
"This is to raise the awareness for the Korean people of the security issues," explained 2nd Lt.
"I don't want to go," 20-year-old Il Chan Kang told me in a desperate tone. He's about to be drafted. "Most people my age don't care about
Here on the island, Navy Lt.
Around this island, every building damaged during the attack is still marked with a large red flag. Some people who lost their homes are living in prefab houses so their former homes can be put on display for the young.
"I put it on my
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