SEOUL, April 8 (Yonhap) -- Maj. Gen. Kim Tae-sung, the first Marine division commander, was tapped as the top commandant of the armed service in a regular reshuffle, the defense ministry said Thursday.
He will replace Lt. Gen. Lee Seung-do, who led the Marine Corps since April 2019.
Kim is expected to take office around next week for a two-year term following the official appointment by President Moon Jae-in.
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