II Corps (South Korea)

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II Corps
ROK II Corp.gif
Active 24 July 1950 - present
Country  Republic of Korea
Branch Republic of Korea Army
Role Offensive force
Size Corps
Part of The First Republic of Korea Army
Nickname Two Dragons
Colors Red
Engagements Korean War
Commanders
Current
commander
Liet. General Ko Hyun-soo

History[edit]

II Corps (South Korea) was created July 24, 1950, just before the Battle of Pusan Perimeter.

II Corps consisted of the 1st Division and 6th Infantry Division.

During the battle of the Pusan Perimeter (July-September, 1950), its headquarters was at Hamch’ang.[1]

Currently, its headquarters is located at the city of Chuncheon.

Current structure[edit]

ROK II Corp.gif Second Corps, Chuncheon Headquarters

  • 7사단.jpg 7th Infantry Division, 'The Seven Stars Unit'
    • Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Hwacheon
    • 3rd Infantry Regiment, Hwacheon
    • 5th Infantry Regiment, Hwacheon
    • 8th Infantry Regiment, Hwacheon
    • Artillery Regiment
  • 15th Infantry Division, 'The Victory Unit'
    • Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Hwacheon
    • 38th Infantry Regiment, Cheolwon
    • 39th Infantry Regiment, Hwacheon
    • 50th Infantry Regiment, Hwacheon
    • Artillery Regiment
  • 27th Infantry Division
    • Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Hwacheon
    • 77th Infantry Regiment, Hwacheon
    • 78th Infantry Regiment, Hwacheon
    • 79th Infantry Regiment, Hwacheon
    • Artillery Regiment
  • 2nd Brigage of Engineers
  • 2nd Brigage of Artillery
  • 102nd Signal Brigade
    • 721 Signal Battalion
    • 722 Signal Battalion
  • Armed Forces Hospital at Chuncheon
  • Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Chuncheon
    • Headquarters and Headquarters Company

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