WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — Late former eighth U.S. Military commander Charles Campbell thought of it one among his best honors that he was given a Korean title that means defender of Korea whereas serving with the Asian ally, his household stated Friday.
Campbell, who commanded the eighth Military from 2002 to 2006, died Feb. 8 of an sickness at age 68.
“Common Campbell usually commented that one among his best honors was when the South Korea-U.S. Alliance Friendship Group gifted him with the title ‘Kim, Han-su,’” his household stated in an obituary carried by the Shreveport Instances and different native media.
“His Korean title means ‘the nice defender and protector of Korean freedom and peace.’ Common Campbell reserved a particular place in his coronary heart for the individuals of South Korea and particularly Common Paik Solar-yup, South Korea’s best hero of the Korean Struggle,” the household stated.
Paik, the South Korean Military’s first four-star normal, supplied Campbell “with steering and counsel that was invaluable to him throughout his many instructions in Korea,” the obituary stated.
Campbell’s memorial service is scheduled for Feb. 22 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Shreveport.