Eighth Army Leaders

LTG Bernard S. Champoux
LTG Bernard S. Champoux
Commanding General

CSM Edward W. Mitchell
CSM Rick Merritt
Command Sgt. Maj., USA

BG Brian J. McKiernan
MG Brian J. McKiernan

BG Chris R. Gentry

MG David W. Puster

MG Gary A. Medvigy
MG Gary A. Medvigy
Wartime DCG (S), USAR

BG Steven R. Mount
BG Steven A. Mount
Wartime Dep. CoS (O), ARNG

BG Hector Lopez
BG Hector Lopez
Wartime Chief of Staff, USAR




Mission Statement:
Eighth Army deters North Korean aggression against the Republic of Korea (ROK). Should deterrence fail, Eighth Army leads Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations (NEO) and generates combat power for USFK/UNC/CFC decisive operations in the Korea Theater of Operations. On order, Eighth Army forms a Combined Joint Task Force (CJTF) and conducts Unified Land Operations.


Lt. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux



Command Sgt. Maj. Rick Merritt



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