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R.O.K. Joint Chiefs of Staff

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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  • Assignments

    • 1954 Graduated from Command and General Staff College
    • 1957 3rd Director General of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1959 1st Army Commander
    • 1963 Korean Ambassador to Sweden/Italy/Thailand
    • 1971 National Defense Minister
    • 1974 CEO of Korea National Oil Corporation
    • 1983 Chairman of the Board of Directors of Korean Foundation to Scandinavia
  • Assignments

    • 1950 Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces
    • 1954 Graduated from Command and General Staff College
    • 1956 2nd Director General of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • 1959 Korean Ambassador to France and the U.S. / The Foreign Minister
    • 1964 Prime Minister
    • 1973 The Chairman of the National Assembly
    • 1985 Member of the Advisory Council on State Affairs and President of Federation of Freedom Protection and National Salvation
    • 1987 President of Korea Freedom Federation
  • Assignments

    • 1947 Inaugural Superintendent of Korea Military Academy
    • 1948 Defense Security Commander
    • 1949 Inaugural Military Attache in Korean Ambassy to the U.S. and Division Commander
    • 1952 Corps Commander
    • 1954 Inaugural Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Council
    • 1956 The Army Chief of Staff
    • 1960 President of Korean Veterans Association
    • 1962 Korean Ambassador to the U.K., Sweden, Norway and Denmark