By Special Operations Command, Korea, Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Kimmich, speaking of North Korea, in an October 2006 interview with Soldiers MagazineOctober 18, 2006
It's a country that time has forgotten. We have to be prepared for war 365 days a year, because we never know when Kim Jong-il [son of the late, but delegated 'eternal' North Korean president Kim II-Sung] will say, 'We need to unify Korea today.' The possibility of war is never far from people's minds.