Jim Morris served in the US Air Force in Korea after the signing of the Armistice. Since his service came after the war, classifying him as a Korean Defense Veteran. Korea, after the war, was in a desperate position in need of military help. He was a communications specialist with the Air Force. His assignment posted him on Baengnyeongdo, an island near the Northern Limit Line. The Armistice was recently signed, peace was not a given. However, the possible threat of violence kept the military on watch. On one occasion, an enemy submarine surfaced near the island, posing a threat to the military base. Overall, Jim Morris is proud of his service and happy that South Korea has remained an ally.