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South Korean President Park Geun-hye waves as she inspects troops with Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin during the 65th anniversary of the founding of South Korea's Armed Forces, Seongnam, Oct. 1, 2013.
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye waves as she inspects troops with Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin during the 65th anniversary of the founding of South Korea's Armed Forces, Seongnam, Oct. 1, 2013.

Members of the Special Warfare Command demonstrate the traditional Korean martial art of taekwondo during celebrations to mark the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seongnam, Oct. 1, 2013.
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Members of the Special Warfare Command demonstrate the traditional Korean martial art of taekwondo during celebrations to mark the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seongnam, Oct. 1, 2013.

Members of the Special Warfare Command are suspended from army helicopters during a celebration marking the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seongnam, Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.
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Members of the Special Warfare Command are suspended from army helicopters during a celebration marking the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seongnam, Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.

The South Korean Air Force's aerobatic team, the Black Eagles, performs during a ceremony marking the 65th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Seoul military airport, Oct. 1, 2013.
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The South Korean Air Force's aerobatic team, the Black Eagles, performs during a ceremony marking the 65th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Seoul military airport, Oct. 1, 2013.

Heavy armored vehicles parade on a street with Sungnyemun Gate in the background during a parade marking the 65th anniversary of the Armed Forces Day in Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.
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Heavy armored vehicles parade on a street with Sungnyemun Gate in the background during a parade marking the 65th anniversary of the Armed Forces Day in Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.

Cadets from the Korea Naval Academy receive garlands from Miss Korea during a parade to mark the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.
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Cadets from the Korea Naval Academy receive garlands from Miss Korea during a parade to mark the 65th anniversary of Korea Armed Forces Day, Seoul, Oct. 1, 2013.

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