Brig. Gen. Yoo Bong Heo is the Commander of the CBRN Defense Command of the Republic of Korea Army since December 2016. Starting his career as Chemical Support Officer of the ROKA’s 1st Division, he was among others Head of the Battle Development of the Army’s CBR School as well as CBR Operation Planning Officer of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea (JCS) and Head of the 11th Chemical Battalion of the FROKA. He graduated from the Korea Military Academy in 1987 and holds a degree in Organic Chemistry of the Military Academy of Military Sciences.
Brig. Gen. Heo was born in November 1965 in the capital of the Gangwondo Province, Chunchon.