|May 3, 2014|
The Honourable Seung Jo Jung
General ROK Army Retired
37th Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff
ICAS Liberty Foundation Distinguished Fellow
CSIS Distinguished Senior Associate
North Korea's Military Threat and ROK-US Alliance
ICAS Spring Symposium: Humanity, Liberty, Peace and Security
The Korean Peninsula Issues and US National Security
May 23, 2014 Friday 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Cannon Caucus Room
US House Cannon Office Building
Capitol Hill, Washington DC 20515
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We are pleased to share with you that General Seung Jo Jung will address "North Korea's Military Threat and ROK-US Alliance" at the ICAS Spring Symposium on May 23, 2014 in Washington DC. General Seung Jo Jung served as the 37th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Upon graduation and commission from the ROK Military Academy in 1976, General Jung began a distinguished military career that spans more than 30 years. During this time, General Jung led ROK and ROK-U.S. forces in multiple command posts, such as ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command Deputy Commander of the Ground Component Command; Commander of the 1st ROK Army; Commander of the 2nd Corps of the ROK Army; Commander of 1st Infantry Division of the ROK Army; and Chief of Operations of the 3rd ROK Army. Previously as Major General, General Jung was Director of Civil and Psychological Operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Director of the Policy Planning Bureau for the Ministry of National Defense; and Commanding General of the Peace and Reconstruction Division (Zaytun) in the Multi-National Division-Northeast centered around Irbil, Iraq.
General Jung's awards and decorations include the Order of National Security Merit Tongil and Samil Medals, Order of Military Merit Chungmu Medal, and the U.S. Legion of Merit. General Jung received his Master of Science degree in Management from the Graduate School of Yonsei University, and he attended the ROK Army Staff College and United States Army War College. While Lieutenant General, General Jung served as the Superintendent of the Korea Military Academy.
General Jung and his wife, Jung Gyung Park, have two sons: Ji Won and Jong Won.