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Special Guest coming to Caroline Middle School

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 11:14 am

On Friday, May 12, Caroline Middle School is excited to host a special guest visitor, Brigadier General Pyo, Se Woo. BG Pyo is the new Defense Attache for the Republic of Korea; he replaced Major General Shin, Kyoung Soo in November. BG Pyo is making his first visit to CMS and to the Korean War Memorial Garden to help keep the special relationship that CMS and the CMS History Club have with South Korea flourishing. He will be addressing the 7th grade students and members of the History Club at 1 p.m. in the auditorium of CMS.

CMS is very honored and excited to host BG Pyo and look forward to keeping the relationship we have alive and well!

– National/ Nationality: Republic of Korea / Korean

– Name in full: PYO, Se Woo

– Rank & Military Service: Brigadier General, Army

– Date & Place of Birth: 18 May 1966 / Busan

– Address: 1315 Summerwood Ct., McLean, VA 22102

Educational Experience

– BS, U.S. Military Academy (1989)

– MSFS, Georgetown University (1995)

– PhD, International Studies, University of South Carolina (2004)

– CCM-13, US Asia Pacific Center for Security Study (2013)

– Korea NDU Senior Policymakers Course (2015)

– Seoul National University International Security Strategy Program (2016)

– Career

– Executive Officer to J3, ROK JCS J3

– Battalion Commander, 4th BN, 125th Regiment, 53rd DIV

– US Policy Officer, OPCON Transition Group, ROK JCS J5

– US Policy Officer, ROK JCS Combined Defense Transition Group (CDTG)

– Joint Defense Planning Officer, CDTG, ROK JCS J5

– Regimental Commander, 102nd Regiment, 17th DIV

– Command Structure OIC, CDTG, ROK JCS

– Chief of Policy Division, Combined Forces Command / United Nations Command

– DCG for Operations, 17th ID

– Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, C5, CFC / UNC

– Family: Wife (Kang, Ae-Kyung), Son (Joong Won), Son (Joong Hyun)

– Hobby: Hiking, Tennis

– Awards: Meritorious Service Medal (US Army)

– Contact: 202-939-5691 (office), Email: