On June 22, the Korea America Friendship Society’s New York Chapter (President Yoon Young-sun) celebrated the 69th anniversary of the Korean War by hosting an event for the Korean War veterans and their family members at Palisades Park Ballroom in New Jersey. American politicians, including US Senator Mr. Bob Menandez, New Jersey Senator Mr. Gordon […]
On June 21, the Korea America Friendship Society (KAFS) held the ‘2019 Korea America Friendship Night’ (Korea America Friendship Award Ceremony and a party in appreciation for exemplary personnel) at Grand Hyatt Hotel Seoul to celebrate its 28th anniversary. KAFS would like to express its sincere gratitude towards all the sponsors and members of the association […]
The U.S. Forces Korea(USFK) held a ceremony to commemorate Memorial Day at the Barker Field located in its headquarters(Camp Humphrey, Pyeongtaek) on May 28. The Memorial Day was first proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan in his General Order No. 11 and was first observed on 30 May 1868, when flowers were […]
On April 30, the Association of ROK Army hosted a luncheon for the leaders of Korea America friendship organizations at the pressroom of Koreana Hotel. During this event, the participants discussed matters on strengthening the ROK-US alliance.
The Korea America Friendship Society will hold its 28th anniversary and the 2019 Korea-America Friendship Night on June 14 at PM6:00 at the grand ballroom of Grand Hyatt Hotel. In order to successfully execute the planned event, the association held a meeting to discuss the necessary arrangements at Seoul Club on April 24.
On April 24, President Hwang Jin Ha held a meeting with KAFS’s new members in order to welcome them to the association and introduce one another. During the meeting, President Hwang explained to the three new members the role of the association and urged them to actively promote ROK-US relation.
On April 19, President Hwang conferred letters of appointment on Yoo Jae-young and Oh Seung-joon, director and vice, respectively, of KAFS Student Committee. During the meeting, Director Yoo Jae-young reported on Student Committee’s plans for the first half of this year, pledging to do his best to expand support for the ROK-U.S. friendship among college […]
President Hwang Jin-ha appeared on Far East Broadcasting System’s “Stories you want to hear. People you want to meet” on April 11 (9 a.m.). Rev. Kim Jang-hwan and announcer Choi Hye-shin conducted the interview. President introduced and talked about KAFS’s mission, major activities, and recent issues between Korea and the United States. His appearance contributed […]
Yoon Young Sun, President of KAFS’s New York office, visited the association’s secretariat on April 8 to pay courtesy to Hwang Jin Ha, President of the association. Hwang and Yoon had a constructive discussion on a number of important topics, including future plans for the Korean War Veterans Event in New York and the security […]
Former UN Ambassador Park Keun, who served as the 3rd president of the Korea America Friendship Society (2001-2008), passed away on March 25. Former Ambassador Park, who played a pioneering role in Korea’s diplomacy, received a doctorate in political science at the University of Pennsylvania in 1958 and had joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]
The Korea America Friendship Society held a board member conference for the development of the association on the 19th floor of the press center on March 7. Thirteen board members including Hwang Jin Ha, incumbent President, Park Geun, former Honorary President, and Cho Wan-kyu, former Chairman of the board. Following Chairman Hwang Jin Ha’s inaugural […]
The Korea America Friendship Society held a special security consultation meeting at Seoul Club on March 2 to diagnose the outcome of Hanoi’s second U.S.-North Korea Summit (February 27-28) and discuss our response to it. Under the auspices of Professor Park Hwi Rak, the editor-in-chief of the association’s “Eternal Friends,” former Vice Minister of Foreign […]
On January 30, Hwang Jin Ha, President of KAFS paid a courtesy call on General Baek Sun Yup (Retired General of ROKA, Honorary President of the ROKA Association/Honorary Commander of the 8th US Army, Eighth United States Army) and former Prime Minister Lee Hong Koo (Chief Director of the Seoul International Forum) for the maintenance […]
Hwang Jin Ha, President of the Korea America Friendship Society attended the Lunar New Year Reception event hosted by EUSA (Eighth United States Army, Commander: Lt. Gen Michael A. Bills). Aiming to understand Korean culture and create a harmony by inviting Korean VIPs to build ties, about 100 civil, government and military VIPs, including generals […]
The Korea America Friendship Society (KAFS) unanimously approved a bill to inaugurate Hwang Jin Ha as the 5th President(former chairman of the National Assembly Defense Committee) to replace Han Chul Soo, who will resign at the 28th general meeting on January 24. In his inaugural speech, Hwang Jin Ha, the new President remarked, “In the […]
On January 24, the Korea America Friendship Society held this year’s general meeting at Seoul Club. The meeting was attended by a number of executives and members of the Society, including President Han Chul Soo, Honorary President Park Geun, Vice President Hong Soon Gil. Following President Han Chul Soo’s resignation, former National Assembly’s Defense Committee […]
The Korea America Friendship Society held its regular board meeting on January 18 at the Press Center. Chairman Sohn Kyung Shik, President Han Chul Soo, and Honorary President Park Geun attended the meeting and voted on important agendas such as the 2018 business & budget report, the 2019 business & budget proposal and so on.