Republick of Korea Army!



A. "Strong Friend"

  • meaning 'strong against an enemy and a friend to the Korean people', it personifies the army's goal of being 'strong and open'
  • by combining two words with seemingly contrasting meanings, it leaves a strong impression and is easy to remember

B. "Republic of Korea Army"

  • emphasizes that the Army represents the Republic of Korea

C. Media

Hogugy symbolizes the "Hoguk Jungshin(patriotism)" and the nation's holy animal, tiger. It also symbolizes the Korean peninsula and the spirit of the "Baekdusan(Mt. Baekdu) Tiger" roaring towards the world.

Hogugy's gesture expresses the future-oriented ROK Army and symbolizes the beloved Army from its people.