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UNC/CFC/USFK Commander Farewells ROK Defense Minister

PA-001-22 | May 5, 2022

USAG Humphreys, Republic of Korea —

Gen. Paul LaCamera, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea commander, hosted an honor guard ceremony on May 5 in honor of outgoing South Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook.

유엔군사령부/연합군사령부/주한미군사령관 폴 러캐머라 대장은 5월 5일 이임하는 서욱 대한민국 국방부 장관 환송 의장행사를 개최하였다.

The ceremony - including a 19-gun salute - occurred at Barker Field on Camp Humphreys, home to United Nations Command and United States Forces Korea headquarters.

열아홉발의 예포 발사가 포함된 금일 행사는 유엔군사령부 및 주한미군사령부가 위치한 캠프 험프리스 바커필드에서 개최되었다.

Gen. LaCamera expressed his gratitude for Minister Suh’s leadership that helped maintain a robust combined defense posture and ensured an ironclad alliance between South Korea and the U.S.

러캐머라 사령관은 굳건한 연합방위태세 및 철통같은 한미동맹 유지에 도움을 준 서욱 국방부 장관의 리더십에 감사를 표했다.

ROK-U.S. military leaders including Gen. Won In-choul, chairman of Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Kim, Seung Kyum, deputy commander of ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command, and other distinguished guests also attended the ceremony.

본 행사에는 원인철 합참의장 및 김승겸 한미연합군사령부 부사령관등을 포함한 한미 군 수뇌와 내외 귀빈들이 참석하였다.

Suh Wook served as defense minister since September 2020. His career included assignments as ROK Army chief of staff, chief director of operations for the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff, and commanding general of First Corps and 25th Infantry Division.

서욱 국방부 장관은 2020년 9월부터 장관직을 수행하였으며, 육군 참모총장, 합동참모본부 작전본부장, 제 1군단장, 제25보병사단장 등의 직위를 역임하였다.

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