MINYOUNG CHANG - ARMY CAREER

ROK Special Warfare Unit in UAE(AKH UNIT), Sweihan, United Arab Emirates

Special Force / Interpreter, Feb. – Dec. 2017

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1. Combined Special Warfare Exercises with UAE Special Force

Pre-exercise :

In charge of interpreting daily mission brief and weekly joint staff meetings. Setting up situation and scenario of the exercise and adjusting schedule for the exercise. Reconnaissance on operation area. Supply of ammunitions, explosives, vehicles, and aircraft.

Exercise :

Joined sniper squad, observing the situation and process of the operation. Communicated with the aircraft pilot and crewmen to adjust the position and decide the timing of air assault through fast-rope.

Post-exercise :

In charge of interpreting After Action Review. Analysis of the operation process and result.

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2. Combined Counter-terrorism Exercises with UAE Underwater Demolition Team

Pre-Exercise :

Mission brief followed by multiple trainings in Virtual Reality. Closed Quartered Battle (CQB) trainings in Virtual Reality. Rappel Infiltration in urban(building) areas.

Exercise :

Air Assault with aircraft on enemy corvette, followed by CQB. Rappel Infiltration in building area, followed by CQB, saving hostages and capturing terrorists.

Post-exercise :

In charge of interpreting After Action Review. Analysis of the operation process and result.

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3. External Relations with UAE Ministry of Defense and Special Operations Command

Translating official documents for UAE Ministry of Defense and Special Operations Command. Interpretation of official meetings between ROK and UAE. Cooperation in terms of training sites, equipments, vehicles and aircrafts for exercises.

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ROK ARMY AVIATION OPERATIONS COMMAND

Command and Control Center, Icheon, ROK, July 2016 – Jan. 2017

In charge of peacetime & wartime situation control and report to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Army Headquarters Interpreted meetings during ROK-US Joint Military Trainings

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Official Date of Discharge : April 3rd, 2018