1st Signal Brigade

1st Signal Brigade

First to Communicate


LTC Ji, Haeyong

LTC Haeyong Ji enlisted in the Army in October 1996 and in December 1999 he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Engineer Corps through the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School (OCS).

LTC Ji’s previous assignments include Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Battalion Maintenance Officer in the 1st Engineer Battalion, Fort Riley, Kansas. After branch transferring to the Signal Corps in 2003, LTC Ji served as the Assistant S3 of the 307th Signal Battalion, Camp Carroll, Korea, and Commanded the 552nd Signal Company, 41st Signal Battalion, Camp Red Cloud, Korea. He then moved to the Joint Command Information Systems Activity (JCISA) and served as the Executive Officer for the Director, Deputy Chief of Systems Engineering and Integration Division (SEID) and Chief of Integration Branch. Thereafter, LTC Ji served as the S6 for the 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (A), Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan where he deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom – Philippines. He moved back to Korea to become the Battalion Executive Officer and Operations Officer of the 36th Signal Battalion, Camp Walker, Korea before attending the Intermediate Level Education (ILE) at Fort Leavenworth. LTC Ji joined the National Security Agency in the summer of 2013 where he served as the Deputy Chief of Edge Components Security Engineering Division and Director of Strategic Military Engagement for the Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Program Office before being deployed to Afghanistan in 2016 as the J6 Plans Officer in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. He continued to serve with NSA after deployment and now assigned as the Director of USACISA-P, Yongsan, Korea.

His military education includes the Joint and Combined Warfighting School, the Intermediate Level Education, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Signal Captains Career Course, the S6 Course, the Engineer Officer Basic Course, the Air Assault Course and the Airborne Course.

His service is recognized with the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster and the NATO Medal among other medals.