KDVA and KUSAF are proud to announce a webinar about the ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command (CFC) on the occasion of its founding on November 7, 1978.

Date & Time:

  • November 19, 2020 | 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. EST
  • November 20, 2020 | 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. KST

We will discuss the following topics:

  • How CFC has evolved to support the ROK-U.S. Alliance and to defend against the North Korean threat.
  • Go behind the scenes to hear how CFC leaders and the staff work together to solve issues.
  • Discuss what we need to understand about wartime operational control (or OPCON) transition.
  • Take a look at where we see CFC headed in the next 2-4 years.

Opening Speaker:

  • General Robert B. Abrams – Commander of UNC/CFC/USFK

Co-Moderators: 

  • Dr. Stephen Noerper – Senior Director for Policy, Korea Society; Adjunct Professor, Columbia University; Senior Adviser, UN
  • Dr. Ashton Cho – VP & Director of Int’l Security Cooperation at Korea Association of Military Studies

Panelists: 

  • General (Ret.) Vincent Brooks – Chairman and President at Korea Defense Veterans Association and Former Commander of UNC/CFC/USFK
  • General (Ret.) Leem, Ho Young – ROK Vice Chairman at Korea Defense Veterans Association and Former Deputy Commander of CFC
  • Mr. Bruce Klingner – Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia at The Heritage Foundation

Recordings:

English Version –

Korean Version –