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General Paul J. LaCamera

United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea Commander

General Paul J. LaCamera assumed command of United Nations Command, ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea (UNC/CFC/USFK) on July 2, 2021.
A native of Westwood, MA, General LaCamera commissioned as an Infantry Officer from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1985. His education includes a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Military Academy and a Master of Arts degree from the U.S. Naval War College.
General LaCamera most recently served as the Commanding General of the United States Army’s largest Service Component Command, U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC), headquartered at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, with portions of the command forward-deployed and based throughout the Indo-Pacific.
During his 36 years of service, General LaCamera had the honor to lead and serve with members of all military branches, inter-agency colleagues, and coalition partners from platoon through corps, and a combined joint task force.
General LaCamera’s past assignments include: the 82d Airborne Division, XVIII Airborne Corps, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, and Joint Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; 4th Ranger Training Battalion, 3d Ranger Battalion and the 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Georgia; 2d Ranger Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington; 2d Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Republic of Korea; 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York; 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Office of Security Cooperation, Baghdad, Iraq; 25th Infantry Division, and U.S. Army Pacific, Hawaii.
General LaCamera participated in numerous contingency operations including: Operation JUST CAUSE in Panama; Operation UPHOLD DEMOCRACY in Haiti; Operation ANACONDA in Afghanistan; and multiple deployments in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in Afghanistan, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Operation NEW DAWN, and Operation INHERENT RESOLVE in Iraq and Syria.


유엔군사령부/한·미 연합사령부/주한미군사령부 사령관

폴 J. 라캐머라 대장은 2021년 7월 2일 유엔사, 연합사, 주한미군사 사령관으로 취임했다.
라캐머라 대장은 메사추세스州 웨스트우드 출신이며 웨스트포인트 육군사관학교를 거쳐 1985년에 임관했다. 美 육군사관학교에서 학사를 취득하고 美 해군대학에서 석사를 취득했다.
라캐머라 대장은 부임하기 전에 美 육군의 최대 규모의 구성군사령부인 美 태평양육군사령관을 지냈다. 美 태평양육군사령부 본부는 하아와이 포트 셰프터에 있고 인도태평양 지역 전반에 걸쳐 전방 전개되어 있는 부대들을 두고 있다.
36년 군 생활 동안 라캐머라 대장은 소대급에서 군단급에 이르기까지 합동군, 유관기관, 동맹군, 국제연합군(CJTF)을 지휘하고 함께 복무할 영예로운 경력을 갖고 있다.
라카메라 대장은 제82공정사단, 제18공정군단, 美 육군특수전사령부, 합동특수전사령부 (노스캐롤라이나州 포트 브래그), 제75레인저연대 1대대(조지아州 헌터육군비행장), 제4레인저훈련대대 및 제75레인저연대(조지아州 포트 배닝), 美8군 제2보병사단(대한민국), 제10산악사단(뉴욕州 포트 드럼), 합동특수전사령부(노스캐롤라이나州 포트 브래그), 제25보병사단(하와이州 스코필드 배럭스), 美육군 특수전사령부(노스캐롤라이나州 포트 브래그), 제4보병사단 및 포트 카슨(콜로라도州), 이라크 안보협력실(바그다드), 제25보병사단, 美 태평양육군사령부(하와이州)에서 근무했다.
라카메라 대장은 JUST CAUSE 작전(파나마), UPHOLD DEMOCRACY 작전(아이티), ANACONDA 작전(아프카니스탄) 등 다수의 우발작전과 더불어 ENDURING FREEDOM 작전(아프카니스탄), IRAQI FREEDOM 작전, NEW DAWN 작전, INHERENT RESOLVE 작전(이라크, 시리아) 등 파병을 다녀왔다.