Chong Su Kim, Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia
Chong Su Kim, Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia (Photo Credit: Photo by Sung Yon Chang ) VIEW ORIGINAL


Daegu City.

How long have you been working for the U.S. Army:

20 years 7 months.

What other positions have you held with the U.S. Military:

I worked at the Camp Walker Bowling Alley as a salesclerk and the U.S. Army Materiel Support Command – Korea as a management assistant.

Tell us about your job and what you do:

I serve as the Management Analyst S-1 [Human Resources] for the Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia. I maintain a rapport with 403d AFSB S-1 and ensure a timely submission of monthly reports to brigade to include manning documents, hiring action status, Overseas Tour Extension reports, rating schemes, and all other S-1 specifics. I also coordinate and facilitate all civilian hiring actions with Area-IV Civilian Personnel Advisory Center and hiring managers, coordinate and execute the on boarding and PCS processes.

How long have you been in this position?

15 years 5 months.

What other duties are you responsible for?

I process personnel actions including recruit/fill, reassignment, realignment, and awards. I perform Department of the Army Civilian tour extensions and coordinate DAC registration with the CPAC in the Priority Placement Program. I also coordinate completion of performance evaluations for Korean National personnel. I coordinate and perform permanent change of station and Renewal Agreement Travel orders for DAC personnel. Basically, all administrative duties for S-1 mission and functions.

What are some of your accomplishments while at AFSBn-NEA?

In the absence of the Adjutant/S-1, I took charge of the S-1 operations and expertly executed all S-1 related duties and responsibilities. Additionally, I was the Battalion Adjutant for six months prior to the adjutant’s arrival.

What is the best thing about working at AFSBn-NEA?

It’s a great place to work, I enjoy working with wonderful people (both Military and Civilians). I have learned a lot about my daily job and our unit mission. Most of all everyone trusts and respects each other. I really enjoy working side by side with my co-workers.

What do you like to do in your free time?

I enjoy walking and hiking around my place.

Do you have a special skill or talent you would like to share (what is something people might not know about you)?

I learned calligraphy but was not skilled enough to share. I am planning to do it again as a hobby.