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Minister of Patriots and Veterans Affairs

NAME
: Park Sungchoon
DATE OF BIRTH
: December 25, 1947

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  1.  
    2002
    Master, Studies of North Korean Policies, Graduate School
    of Public Administration, Kyung Hee University
  2. 1981
    Command and Staff College, Malaysia
  3. 1971
    Korea Military Academy (27th graduate)
  4. 1969 
    Gangneung Commercial High School

MILITARY BACKGROUND

  1.  
    2004
    Head of the Korean Defense Intelligence Agency, Discharged from service
  2. 2002 ~ 2004
    Commander of the 9th Corps
  3. 1998 ~ 1999 
    Commander of the 12th Infantry Division

CAREER

  1.  
    2010 ~
    Chairman, Council of Future Education for National Development
  2. 2008 ~
    Visiting Professor, Dankook University
  3. 2007 ~  
    Director, Center for Movement of Defending Free Korea

FAMILY

Wife (Kim Namsoon), 1 son and 1 daughter