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Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Wood, USAF (ret.), Former Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces Korea Discusses Implications of Kim Jong-il's Death

Lt. Gen. Stephen G. Wood, USAF (ret.), former Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Korea, briefed JINSA leaders via conference call on the theater and regional implications of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's death.

Retired in January 2009, General Woods' last assignment was Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Korea and its companion UN assignment - Deputy Commander, United Nations Command. As such he also held the following titles: Commander, Air Component Command, Republic of Korea and U.S. Combined Forces Command; and Commander, 7th Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, South Korea. Lt. Gen. Wood was also the U.S. representative to the joint committee established by the United States and Republic of Korea for the Status of Forces Agreement governing U.S. military facilities in Korea.

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