Friday, July 17, 2020

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (U.S. EDT)
9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (KST)

In memory of Gen. and Amb. Paik, Sun-yup, the Korea Defense Veterans Association (KDVA) and the Korea-U.S. Alliance Foundation (KUSAF) are honored to host a webinar to pay tribute to the greatest leader and mentor of the ROK-U.S. Alliance.  Gen. Paik passed away on July 10, 2020 at the age of 99. 

We will have several prominent ROK and U.S. leaders provide their tributes and personal stories about Gen. Paik.  For the second part of the webinar, we invite audience members to provide their short tributes or stories.

Tributes & Stories By:

Gen. (Ret.) Walter Sharp (Moderator)
Former Commander, UNC/CFC/USFK
Amb. Kathleen Stephens
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
Amb. Ahn, Ho-young
Former ROK Ambassador to the United States
Mr. Marc Knapper
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
Gen. (Ret.) Jung, Seung Jo
Former Chairman, ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff
Gen. (Ret.) Curtis Scaparrotti
Former Commander, UNC/CFC/USFK
Gen. (Ret.) Vincent Brooks
Former Commander, UNC/CFC/USFK
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) David Valcourt
Former Commander, U.S. Eighth Army
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Chun, Inbum
Former Commander, ROK Special Warfare Command
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Bernard Champoux
Former Commander, U.S. Eighth Army
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Lee, Seo Young
Former ROK Defense Attaché to the United States
Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Robert Winzenried
Former Command Sergeant Major, UNC/CFC/USFK