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Korea Club with Gen. In-Bum Chun (ROK, Ret)
Date and Time:
September 13, 2017 06:30 pm ~ September 13, 2017 09:00 pm
Location:
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Speakers:
Gen. In-Bum Chun
Host Organization:

 

Description:

Korea Club
Wednesday |  September 13, 2017
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Facing North:
Managing North Korea's Military Challenge

Guest Speaker: 

Gen. In-Bum Chun (ROK, Ret)


Visiting Scholar, U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS
Visiting Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy, Brookings Institution

Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

 

Dear Colleague:

You are invited to attend a meeting of the Korea Club on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. The event will feature Gen. In-Bum Chun, who will give a presentation entitled, "Facing North: Managing North Korea's Military Challenge."


 

 

 

 

Lieutenant General In-Bum Chun (ROK, Ret) is a Visiting Scholar at U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS and Visiting Fellow at the Center for East Asia Policy Studies of the Brookings Institution after his retirement from 35 years of active duty in July2016. His past positions include the chief of the Election Support Branch, Civil Military Affairs/Strategic Operations Directorate of the multinational forces in Iraq, the director of U.S. affairs at the Korean Ministry of National Defense, deputy assistant chief of staff of operations for the US-ROK Combined Forces Command, the commander of the ROK Special Warfare Command, and the deputy commander for the First ROK Army. As one of the most decorated officers in ROK military history, his awards include three U.S. Legions of Merit, a U.S. Bronze Star Medal and the first Korean and third Asian to receive the USSOCOM Medal.

Please note: THIS EVENT IS OFF-THE-RECORD


PROGRAM DETAILS

The reception will begin at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner at 7:00 pm, and the speaker’s presentation and Q & A session. The program will conclude at 9:00 pm. The cost of the dinner is $25.00, payable at the door by either check or cash.

RSVP is required for this program. Seating is limited. To register for this program or for further questions, please e-mail your confirmation to Sang Kim, Director of Public Affairs, at [email protected].


WOO LAE OAK RESTAURANT IN TYSONS CORNER

The evening program will be held at Woo Lae Oak Korean restaurant in Tysons Corner—see address above. The program will start at 6:30 pm with a cash bar, set up inside the Korea Club conference room on the 1st floor of the restaurant. For more information on Woo Lae Oak, please take a few minutes to visit the restaurant’s website:  http://www.woolaeoak.com.


FOR DRIVERS

Woo Lae Oak is conveniently located in the heart of Tysons Corner. If you need assistance locating the restaurant, please call the restaurant (703-827-7300). Ample free parking is available in the restaurant’s multi-story parking garage.


FOR METRO RIDERS

Silver Line stop at Greensboro Metro Station. The restaurant is located just south of Greensboro Metro Station. Upon arriving at Greensboro Metro Station, please exit using the West Entrance Exit. For step-by-step directions, please use  http://wmata.com.

 

Korea Club Directors

Greg Scarlatoiu 

HRNK

 (202) 499-7973    

Jim Kelman                                             

Meridian International Center                                        

 (703) 568-6987        

Sang Kim

KEI  

(202) 464-1985

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