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Koreans who had experienced military services abroad returned to Korea with the independence of Korea from Japan on August 15, 1945. Thinking over the painful experiences of the past, they organized a group for armed forces foundation.
On the other hand, a US military government established its laws on November 13, 1945 and under the provision of the BAMBOO plan, the US military government disorganized the group to absorb members into the defense force by establishing a military corps of 25,000 soldiers. The US military government established the Military English Academy on December 5, 1945 to train cadets for the defense force. The US military government selected young men who had military experiences in Japan, Manchuria, and China. 110 military cadets were commissioned? after completing the basic English education. These officers were founders of the National Defense Force in Taenung, Kyunggi Province on January 15, 1946.