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REPUBLIC OF KOREA
CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF

General Park, Hanki is the 41st Chairman of the Republic of Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff. Prior to assuming his current assignment, he served as the Commander of the Army 2nd Operations Command.

General Park was born in Buyeo, Chungnam Province, on January 16th, 1960 (Lunar Calendar). He was and ROTC cadet while attending the University of Seoul, both graduating and being commissioned as Second Lieutenant of February 21st, 1983

He completed a program at KAIST in 2010 and completed a graduate program at Ajou University in 2017.

General Park has served in various key leadership positions, including Commander of the 1st Battalion, 102nd Regiment, 17th Infantry Division; Commander of the 53rd Infantry Division; then Commander of the 8th Corps. Just prior to being named the 41st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Park served as the Commander of the 2nd Operations Command.

General Park's previous staff positions include Operations Officer (G3), 23rd Infantry Division; Chief of Education and Training (G7), 9th Corps; Chief of Plans and Organization, 2nd Operations Command; Chief of Staff, 1st Corps; and Chief of Staff, 2nd Operational Command.

General Park is married to Ms. Lee, Chung Hee and has two daughters.