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R.O.K. Joint Chiefs of Staff

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Previous Chairmen

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Previous Chairmen
  • Assignments

    • 1988 Supervisor of National Defense University
    • 1989 Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Policy Planning for the Army Headquarters
    • 1991 31st Division Commander
    • 1993 Chief of Staff for Planning for the Army Headquarters /Director for Logistics Planning of the Joint Chiefs of Staff    /Director General for Strategic Planning of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1995 2nd Corps Commander
    • 1997 2nd Army Deputy Commander
    • 1998 2nd Army Commander
    • 1999 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Assignments

    • 1964 ROTC (2nd)
    • 1983 Commander of the 22nd Regiment of the 3rd Infantry Division
    • 1989 37th Infantry Division Commander
    • 1993 11th Corps Commander
    • 1996 2nd Army Commander
    • 1998 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Assignments

    • 1963 Graduated from Korea Military Academy (19th)
    • 1981 Regimental Commander
    • 1982 Chief of Staff for Operations of Corps
    • 1984 Chief of Staff for Operations of the 5th Corps
    • 1988 6th Infantry Division Commander
    • 1990 5th Corps Commander
    • 1993 3rd Army Commander/Director for Strategic Planning of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1994 The Army Chief of Staff
    • 1996 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Assignments

    • 1961 Graduated from Korea Military Academy (17th)
    • 1979 61st Regiment Commander of the 20th Infantry Division
    • 1985 1st Infantry Division Commander
    • 1989 5th Corps Commander
    • 1991 DCINCCFC
    • 1994 The Army Chief of Staff
    • 1996 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Assignments

    • 1974 101st Battalion Commander of the 110th Fighter Wing
    • 1984 Commander of the 16th Fighter Wing
    • 1988 Air Training Commander
    • 1989 Air Operations Commander
    • 1992 Air Force Chief of Staff
    • 1993 25th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Director for Counter-espionage Operations of Counter Espionage Operations Headquarters
    • 1994 National Defense Minister
    • Currently, Policy Consultant for the Air Forces
  • Assignments

    • 1960 Graduated from Korea Military Academy (16th)
    • 1979 Commander of the 29th Regiment of the 9th Infantry Division Infantry
    • 1984 9th Infantry Division Commander
    • 1987 1st Corps Commander
    • 1989 Superintendent of Korea Military Academy
    • 1990 2nd Army Commander
    • 1991 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1994 National Defense Minister
    • Currently, Advisor for KAIST and Director of Vision 2020