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History of MPVA

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  • History of MPVA
  • 2011
    • JULY 7
      • Veterans Center in Kyeoung-gi was created
  • 2007
    • JANUARY 14
      • Veterans Centers in Seoul, Busan, Daejeon were created
  • 2006
    • JANUARY 26
      • The National Daejeon Cemetery was transferred to MPVA from Ministry of Defense
  • 2005
    • MAY 18
      • The Independence Hall was transferred to MPVA from Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
  • 2004
    • MAY 24
      • The Veterans Bureau was newly established to help veterans make a smoother transition to civilian life
  • 2002
    • SEPTEMBER 14
      • City-administered 5.18 cemetery Office and 3.15 cemetery Office were transferred to MPVA and two cemeterties' level was elevated to national cemetery from municipal cemetery
  • 1995
    • JANUARY 28
      • 4.19 Cemetery Management Office was created
  • 1993
    • FEBRUARY 19
      • The posts of Director-Generals of Veterans Policy and Veterans Promotion were created
  • 1985
    • JANUARY 1
      • Veterans Affairs Agency became Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs, regional offices became regional veterans offices or branch veterans offices, and Veterans Committee 4.19 Cemetery Management Office was created
  • 1962
    • MAY 12
      • Veterans Office Military Relief Office was renamed to Veterans Office, and branch office became regional offices, and 25 local agencies were upgraded to district offices
  • 1961
    • JULY 5
      • Act for Establishment of Military Relief Administration enacted