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R.O.K. Joint Chiefs of Staff

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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  • Assignments

    • 2008 Commandant of Cadets, ROK Air Force Academy
    • 2009 Commander, 1st Fighter Wing
    • 2011 Commander, Gyeryongdae Service Support Group
    • 2011 Director of Force Planing, ROKAF HQ
    • 2013 Commander, Southern Combat Command
    • 2014 Vice Chief of Staff, ROKAF
    • 2015 Chief Director of Strategic Planning, ROK JCS
    • 2015 Chief of Staff, ROKAF
    • 2017 Chairman of the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff and Director of Integrated Defense Headquarters
  • Assignments

    • 2006 7th Deputy Division Commander
    • 2007 The Chief of Staff of 2nd Corps Command
    • 2008 Superintendent, Non-Commissioned Officer Academy
    • 2009 2nd Infantry Division Commander
    • 2011 Public Sentiment Director for Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 2012 Capital Corps Commander
    • 2014 Army Aviation Operation Commander
    • 2014 2nd Operational Commaner
    • 2015 The Chairman of The Joint Chiefs of Staff and Director of Intergrated Defense Headquarters
  • Assignments

    • 1996 National Defense Officer. Office of Chief of Staff, Blue House
    • 1998 Commanding Officer. ROKS GYEONGBUK(FF)
    • 2004 Commander. Component Flotilla Five
    • 2005 Commander. Cruise Training Fleet
    • 2006 Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Personnel. ROK Navy Headquarters
    • 2008 Superintendent. ROK Naval Academy
    • 2010 Vice Chief of Naval Operations. ROK Navy
    • 2011 Chief of Naval Operations. ROK Navy(29th)
    • 2013 Chairman. Joint Chiefs of staff / Director. Integrated Defense Headquarters
  • Assignments

    • 2001 3rd Airborne Brigade Commander
    • 2002 Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff of Combined Forces Command
    • 2003 3rd Army Operations chief
    • 2004 1st Division Commander
    • 2005 iraq Peace and Reconstruction Division Commander
    • 2006 Public Sentiment Director for Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 2007 Director General for Por Policy Planning at the Ministry of National Defense
    • 2008 2nd Corps Commander
    • 2010 Deputy Commander in Chief, Combined Forces Command
    • 2011 the Chairman of The Joint Chiefs of Staff and Director of Intergrated Defense Headquarters
  • Assignments

    • 2002 Director General for Strategic Planning for Army Headquarters
    • 2003 53th Infantry Division Commander
    • 2004 International Cooperation Officer at the Ministry of National Defense
    • 2005 the Ministry of National Defense Director General for Policy Planning
    • 2006 Capital Defense Commander
    • 2008 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
    • 2009 The Army Chief of Staff
    • 2010 The Chairman of The Joint Chiefs of Staff and Director of Integrated Defense Headquarters
  • Assignments

    • 1993 30th Security Group Chief of Capital Defense Command
    • 1995 3rd Army Command Operations Officer
    • 2000 The Chief of Staff of Korea Military Academy
    • 2002 39th Infantry Division Commander
    • 2004 The Chief of Staff of the 1st Army Command
    • 2005 8th Corps Commander
    • 2007 Chief of the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of Korean Armed Forces
    • 2008 3rd Field Army Commander
    • 2009 The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Director of Integrated Defense Headquarters