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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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  • Assignments

    • 1980 Division Commander
    • 1983 7th Corps Commander
    • 1985 Director General for Special Military Censorship
    • 1987 1st Army Commander
    • 1989 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1992 Advisor for Korea Institute for Defense Analysts
  • Assignments

    • 1957 Graduated from Korea Military Academy (13rd)
    • 1974 Regimental Commander
    • 1976 Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations of the Corps
    • 1977 Special Forces Brigade Commander
    • 1980 Division Commander
    • 1983 1Corps Commander
    • 1984 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
    • 1987 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1990 CEO of Korea Resources Corporation
    • 1992 National Defense Minister
  • Assignments

    • 1951 Graduated from National Defense Academy
    • 1974 Director of Security at Defense Security Command
    • 1979 6th Division Commander
    • 1980 Commanding Officer of the 1259th Unit/ Culture & Information Director for National Security Committee
    • 1982 5th Corps Commander
    • 1983 Vice Chief of Staff
    • 1984 2nd Army Commander
    • 1986 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1988 National Defense Minister
  • Assignments

    • 1978 Division Commander
    • 1982 Korea Military Academy
    • 1983 Corps Commander
    • 1984 1st Army Commander
    • 1985 The 20th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Director for Counter-espionage Operations of Counter Espionage Operations Headquarters
    • 1987 Chairman of the Board of Directors of Korea Tourism Organization
    • 1989 Chairman of the Board of Directors of Korea Resources Corporation
  • Assignments

    • 1955 Graduated from Korea Military Academy (11th)
    • 1970 General Director for Special Training of Joint Forces Military University
    • 1976 The Chief of Staff of Capital Corps
    • 1979 15 Division Commander
    • 1980 Chairman of National Security Operation Committee
    • 1981 1st Corps Commander
    • 1982 Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
    • 1983 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1986 National Defense Minister
    • 1987 Director of Ilhae Foundation
  • Assignments

    • 1950 Graduated from Korea Military Academy (10th)
    • 1966 Korean Minister to the U.S.
    • 1969 Commander of Baekma Operation Division Dispatched to Vietnam
    • 1972 Division Commander
    • 1977 Deputy Commander of Training and Doctrine Command
    • 1979 Corps Commander
    • 1981 1st Army Commander
    • 1982 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1985 Researcher of Center for Strategic and International Studies