Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea Story Archive

CNFK Lecture Series Teaches ROK Officers about US Navy  (16 February 2017)
The chief of staff for Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) met with Republic of Korea (ROK) navy junior officers during a surface warfare officer discussion at the ROKN Education and Training Center Feb. 15.
One Year After Move to Busan, CNFK ROK Partnership Stronger Than Ever  (16 February 2017)
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK); Commander, Republic of Korea Fleet; and the U.S. Embassy partnered together to highlight the anniversary of CNFK shifting its headquarters from Seoul to Busan one year ago.
US Navy Korea Sailors Volunteer to Strengthen Close Bond with Community  (20 March 2017)
Sailors assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea, U.S. 7th Fleet and family members continued a 65-year tradition by volunteering, meeting, and helping local children at the Aikwangwon Home for the Mentally and Physically Challenged, March 19.
US, ROK Navies Enhance Mine Countermeasure Warfare Capabilities during Foal Eagle  (20 March 2017)
The U.S. and the Republic of Korea (ROK) navies are conducting combined mine countermeasures training during exercise Foal Eagle 2017.
ROK, US Navies Reinforce Partnership, Bolster Defensive Capabilities in Bilateral Exercise   (20 March 2017)
U.S. Navy ships assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 30 and CTF 70 are scheduled to begin a series of exercises with the Republic of Korea (ROK) navy, March 21, to strengthen maritime interoperability and tactics, techniques, and procedures.
ROK Service Chiefs Make Historic Visit to US Aircraft Carrier  (22 March 2017)
The chiefs of staff for the Republic of Korea's army and air force and the ROK chief of naval operations visited aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) at sea, March 20.
Warrior Helps Strengthen ROK, US Mine Countermeasure Capability During MCM Exercise  (29 March 2017)
USS Warrior (MCM 10) successfully concluded a mine countermeasure exercise with the Republic of Korea Navy, March 29.
US Pacific Fleet Commander Emphasizes Importance of ROK, US Naval Partnership During Third Visit to Korea  (5 April 2017)
Adm. Scott Swift, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, highlighted the importance of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and U.S. Navy partnership when he visited the peninsula, April 3-5.
CFAC Opens Doors During Cherry Blossom Festival  (10 April 2017)
Commander, Fleet Activities (CFAC) Chinhae held an open base event April 8 for the local Chinhae community as part of the annual week-long Cherry Blossom Festival celebrating the 472nd birthday of Korean naval leader, Adm. Yi Sun-sin.
CFAC Fire Department Answers Call to Help Community  (14 April 2017)
U.S. Navy firefighters from Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC), responded to a parking garage fire April 5 and helped rescue 16 people.
USS Michigan Visits Busan, Strengthens Partnership with ROK Navy  (25 April 2017)
Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) (Blue) arrived in Busan, April 25, for a routine visit during a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific.
US Navy Korea Officers Honored for Impact to Naval Partnership  (2 May 2017)
The Republic of Korea (ROK) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Lee Sun-Jin, recognized two officers assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) for their distinct instrumental role in the enduring Republic of Korea (ROK) and U.S. Navy partnership.
United Nations Command Naval Component Strengthens Partnership   (4 May 2017)
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (May 4, 2017) --Representatives from the United Nations Command (UNC) Sending States and the Naval Component Command (NCC) conducted the first ever UNC NCC Symposium, May 4.
CFAC Honors ROK Navy Hero During Admiral Yi Celebration  (11 May 2017)
Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) Cmdr. Terry P. McNamara participated in the Adm. Yi, Sun Shin 472nd birthday commemoration and ritual, April 28.
U.S. Navy's Senior Region Commander Visits Korea for First Time  (16 May 2017)
Vice Adm. Mary M. Jackson, commander of Navy Installations Command (CNIC), visited Commander, Naval Region Korea (CNRK) May 14-16 as part of her routine assessment of the Navy's Asia-based installations.

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