UNCMAC Deputy Secretary

Colonel Baek, Dong-geun

Colonel Baek was born in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. He commissioned in 1995 from the Korean Military Academy, Class #51, where he earned his Bachelors of Electronic Engineering. He commanded a Mechanized Infantry Battalion, served as the 30th Division G3 and commanded the 9th Mechanized Infantry Brigade. He earned a Master’s degree in Business Management at Dongguk University. Colonel Baek also served as the Crisis Action Officer with ROK JCS and Tactics Instructor with the Korean 3rd Military Academy.
 

EDUCATION

1995 Bachelor of Electronic Engineering, Korea Military Academy 2008 Master of Business Management, Dongguk University
2008 ROK Army College Basic Course
2008 Joint and Combined Warfighting School, U.S. Joint Forces Staff College 2012 Joint Advanced Course, Korea National Defense University
2017 National Security Course, Korea National Defense University
 

ASSIGNMENTS

1995 1st Company, 112nd Mechanized Infantry BN, 3rd Armored BDE, 1st PLT Leader 1997 112nd Mechanized Infantry BN, 3rd Armored BDE, S1
1998 116th Mechanized Infantry BN, 30th Mechanized Infantry Division, 1st CO CDR 2000 121st Mechanized Infantry BN, 26th Mechanized Infantry Division, 3rd CO CDR 2002 18th REGT, 3rd Infantry Division, Education Officer
2003 Combat Support CO, 18th REGT, 3rd Infantry Division, CO CDR
2006 Cadet Military Education Division, Korea 3rd Military Academy, Tactics Instructor
2010 Joint Operations Branch, 1st Operations Division, Operations Directorate, JOC, ROK JCS, Crisis Action Officer 2011 G3, 30th Mechanized Infantry Division, Ops Plans Officer
2012 117th Mechanized Infantry BN, 30th Mechanized Infantry Division, Mechanized Infantry BN CDR 2014 G3, 30th Mechanized Infantry Division, G3
2015 Operations Branch, Operations Division, Operations Directorate, GCC/CFC, Ground Operations Officer 2017 9th Mechanized Infantry BDE, 11th Mechanized Infantry Division, Mechanized Infantry BDE CDR 2019 United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission, Deputy Secretary
 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Defense Minister Award
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Award
U.S. Army Achievement Medal
 

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

First Lieutenant March 1, 1996
Second Lieutenant March 1, 1996
Captain September 1, 1998
Major December 1, 2006
Lieutenant Colonel December 1, 2012
Colonel December 1, 2017