Defense Ministry Conducts General-level Military Reshuffle

Write : 2016-04-22 18:43:13 Update : 2016-04-22 18:47:09

The government on Friday conducted a general-level military reshuffle for the first half of the year.
Major Generals Kim Un-yong and and Lee Jong-sub have been promoted to lieutenant general and appointed as corps commanders.
Eleven Army brigadier generals and one Navy commodore and one Marine commodore have also been promoted to major generals and rear admirals. 
The Defense Ministry said that it focused on selecting highly reputable and competent talent with combined operational skills for the appointments.
It said that it also considered ability, expertise and future utility.
In the Navy, commander of arms training Chung Jin-sub has been named as vice chief of naval operations while Naval Academy President Kim Pan-gyu has been tapped as the new training commander.
Now heading the Naval Academy is current Vice Chief of Naval Operations Lee Beom-rim. 

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