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Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea Story Archive

Exercise Clear Horizon 2014 to Hone Mine Countermeasures, Enhance Cooperation    [Monday, 20 October 2014]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies will participate in Exercise Clear Horizon, October 20-2...

Seoul Based Sailors Celebrate the Navy's 239th Birthday with Ball and 5k Run     [Saturday, 11 October 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Seoul-based Sailors and their families celebrated the Navy's 239th birthday with a special ball and ...

Korean Naval Academy Honors US Naval Officer Killed in Korean War    [Monday, 29 September 2014]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Senior leaders from the U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies paid tribute to the life of Lt. Will...

Navy Admiral inspires Korean Sailors during guest lecture in Busan    [Saturday, 27 September 2014]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea, spent time mentoring Korean Sailors a...

USNS Wheeler Participates in Offshore Petroleum Discharge System Exercise with Korean Partners     [Wednesday, 24 September 2014]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Military Sealift Command (MSC) vessels USNS Wheeler (T-AG 5001) and USNS Fast Tempo participated in ...

New Chiefs Uphold 121 Year Legacy in Korea    [Wednesday, 17 September 2014]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's newest chief petty officers pinned on their gold fouled anchors for the first time d...

USS Warrior joins ROK Navy to Commemorate 64th Anniversary of Incheon landing    [Monday, 15 September 2014]
INCHEON, South Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Warrior (MCM 10) joined Republic of Korea navy ships in a naval demonstration and r...

Seoul-based Sailors Pause to Reflect on SAPR, Bystander Intervention    [Monday, 8 September 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors stationed at Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, Korea paused from their daily routines Sept. 5 to di...

Vice Commander of Naval Forces Korea and Korean Fire Chief Share Common Careers and Goals     [Monday, 25 August 2014]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Two professional firefighters who live worlds apart were brought together Aug. 23 in Busan, Republic...

US Sailors Continue Legacy of Outreach, Enduring Friendships in Korea     [Monday, 25 August 2014]
KOJE ISLAND, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Active duty and Reserve Sailors stationed across the Korean peninsula visited the Aikwangwon Social ...

US and ROK Navies Sign ASW Charter to Increase Cooperation and Interoperability    [Saturday, 16 August 2014]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Senior leaders from the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies signed a charter August 16 pledging to inc...

Sailors and Navy Families Build Relationships in the Republic of Korea    [Tuesday, 22 July 2014]
DONGHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors and Navy families assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) and Republic of Kore...

New Partnership Opens Medical Care Options for Sailors in the Republic of Korea    [Tuesday, 8 July 2014]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The branch health clinic at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae celebrated a new partnership between...

Military Sealift Command Office Korea conducts Change of Command Ceremony     [Thursday, 12 June 2014]
BUSAN, South Korea (NNS) -- Cmdr. Eric St. Peter relieved Cmdr. Ed Plott as Commanding Officer of the Military Sealift Command O...

CNO Addresses Questions from Sailors in Seoul, South Korea    [Friday, 30 May 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert addressed questions from Seoul-based Sailors ...

Commander Fleet Activities Chinhae Holds Change of Command    [Wednesday, 28 May 2014]
CHINAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) held a change of command ceremony, May 27 with more than 3...

Safety Standdown Promotes Awareness for Sailors in Seoul, South Korea    [Thursday, 22 May 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Seoul-based Sailors kicked off the annual "101 Critical Days of Summer" campaign with a safety stand...

CNIC Visits Sailors, Tours Navy Installation in Chinhae, South Korea     [Wednesday, 14 May 2014]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Vice Adm. William French, commander of Navy Installations Command, visited Sailors assigned to Comma...

CNIC Visits Alma Mater, Speaks with JROTC in Seoul, Korea    [Monday, 12 May 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Vice Adm. William French, commander of Navy Installations Command, visited his high school alma mate...

USS Pinckney Visits Pyeongtaek, South Korea    [Monday, 28 April 2014]
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) arrived in Pyeongtaek, South ...

USS Wayne E. Meyer Visits Busan during Western Pacific Deployment    [Thursday, 24 April 2014]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived in Busan, Repu...

Electronic Attack Squadron 132 Participates in Exercise Max Thunder    [Wednesday, 23 April 2014]
GWANGJU AIR BASE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 "Scorpions" participated in Exercise Max Thunde...

UPDATE: USS Bonhomme Richard Completes Search and Rescue Mission in Korea    [Tuesday, 22 April 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Ri...

UPDATE: Bonhomme Richard Assists in Korean Search and Rescue Efforts    [Thursday, 17 April 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is engaged in search and rescue o...

Bonhomme Richard on Call for Korean Ferry Rescue Efforts    [Wednesday, 16 April 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is responding to the scene of Kor...

Sailors in Korea Participate in Cherry Blossom Festival    [Tuesday, 8 April 2014]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Sailors and civilians attached to Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) took part in the City of Chin...

US, ROK Navies Complete Foal Eagle Exercise, Enhance Teamwork and Interoperability     [Tuesday, 1 April 2014]
SEOUL (NNS) -- The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies enhanced their combined and joint maritime capabilities ...

P-8 Poseidon Aircraft Performs First Missions in Korea during Exercise Foal Eagle 2014    [Monday, 31 March 2014]
SEOUL (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft conducted its first training missions in the ...

Commander, Naval Forces Korea Honors Fallen Korean Sailors During Special Ceremony    [Tuesday, 25 March 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) navy honored ...

Navy Admiral Pays Tribute to Women Veterans during VFW Event in Korea    [Monday, 24 March 2014]
OSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 10216 paid tribute to U.S. military women of the past and presen...

Sailors in Korea Celebrate Women's History Month    [Thursday, 20 March 2014]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) highlighted past and present achievements for women at the...

U.S. Navy Ships visit Republic of Korea Ahead of Foal Eagle Exercises    [Saturday, 8 March 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy ships arrived in ports across the Republic of Korea (ROK) March 8 in preparation for the u...

Sailors Continue 61-Year Relationship with Aikwangon Orphanage    [Tuesday, 4 March 2014]
KOJE ISLAND, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- More than 120 active duty and reserve Sailors volunteered their time March 2, to help the Aikwangwon...

Fleet Activities Chinhae Wins 2013 Community Service Award    [Wednesday, 5 February 2014]
CHINHAE, Korea (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae was selected as a winner of the Navy's Flagship award Jan. 27 fo...

Korea Based Sailors Discuss Bystander Intervention during Special SAPR Training Session    [Monday, 27 January 2014]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors and Navy civilian personnel received Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training Jan. 27...

Commander, US Naval Forces Korea Hosts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration    [Thursday, 16 January 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The headquarters for the U.S. Navy in the Republic of Korea hosted a celebration Jan. 16 in observat...

Navy Admiral mentors Korean female ROTC unit on Leadership and Life Balance    [Thursday, 9 January 2014]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sixty female cadets from the 217 Reserve Officer's Training Corps at Sookmyung Women's University ha...

USS Shiloh to Participate in Trilateral Naval Exercise with United Kingdom and Republic of Korea     [Thursday, 5 December 2013]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) will join ships from the United King...

Pacific Fleet Commander Reaffirms Alliance, Rebalance in Republic of Korea    [Saturday, 23 November 2013]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited South Korea Nov. 21-22, meeting w...

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea Speaks with First-year Students at Seoul Sungshin Women's University    [Monday, 18 November 2013]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Rear Admiral Lisa Franchetti, Commander U.S. Naval Forces Korea, visited Sungshin Women's University...

US Pacific Fleet Master Chief Visits Korea    [Thursday, 14 November 2013]
SEOUL (NNS) -- U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez met with Sailors assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval For...

Los Angeles-class Submarine USS Tucson Visits Busan     [Wednesday, 13 November 2013]
BUSAN, Korea (NNS) -- Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, No...

US Navy leaders, Korean War Veterans join ROK Navy to Commemorate 63rd Anniversary of Inchon landing    [Monday, 16 September 2013]
INCHON, South Korea (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, and Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, commander, U.S...

Commander, US Naval Forces Korea Holds Change of Command Ceremony    [Tuesday, 10 September 2013]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea held a change of command ceremony Sept. 10, at U.S. Army Garrison...

Commander, US Naval Forces Korea holds Ground-Breaking Ceremony at Busan    [Thursday, 29 August 2013]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea broke ground on a new headquarters facility Aug. 29 during a cere...

US Sailors Continue Goodwill Tradition at Aikwangwon Orphanage    [Tuesday, 27 August 2013]
KOJE ISLAND, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Active duty and Reserve Sailors from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea and Commander, Fleet Activit...

Sailors Take E-7 Advancement Exam at NSA Naples    [Thursday, 17 January 2013]
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- First class petty officers stationed in Naples, Italy arrived at the School-Age Care Center on Naval...

Sailors Volunteer at Aikwangwon During Exercise Break    [Monday, 27 August 2012]
KOJE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- More than 100 active duty and Reserve Sailors took some of their free time during a pause in exercis...

Navy MH-53 Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing    [Friday, 29 June 2012]
POHANG, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- An MH-53 Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) helicopter based in Pohang was forced to make an emerg...

Fleet Activities Chinhae Holds Change of Command    [Friday, 15 June 2012]
JINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Cmdr. Quinn Skinner relieved Cmdr. Don Murray as commanding officer of U.S. Fleet Activities Chinhae...

USNS Amelia Earhart Hosts U.S., Korean Sailors for Training    [Monday, 2 April 2012]
JINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The decks of Military Sealift Command's fleet auxiliary ship USNS Amelia Earhart hosted Republic of ...

US Sailors keep Tradition of Goodwill Alive at Aikwangwon Orphanage    [Sunday, 4 March 2012]
KOJE ISLAND, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Active-duty and Reserve Sailors from U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) partnered with Naval Mobile Cons...

ROK, US Navy Control Airspace with AIC Training    [Friday, 3 February 2012]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Two U.S. Sailors got underway with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy aboard ROKS Sejong the Great (DD...

CNFK Receives New BEQ Provided by Republic of Korea    [Wednesday, 12 October 2011]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 7 at the new bachelor ...

MCPON Visits Sailors on Korean Peninsula     [Thursday, 6 October 2011]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (SS/SW) Rick D. West conducted an all-hands call with...

NMCB 133 Builds Relationships in Korea    [Wednesday, 21 September 2011]
GOSEONG, Korea (NNS) -- Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 Detachment Chinhae aboard Commander, Fleet Activities...

CNFK Holds Change of Command Ceremony    [Friday, 9 September 2011]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) held a change of command Sept. 9.

Rear Adm. Bill...

Republic of Korea Honors 7th Fleet Commander For Strengthening U.S., ROK Partnership    [Thursday, 25 August 2011]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. 7th Fleet received the Republic of Korea's (ROK) Order of National Security Me...

Chinhae Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Welcome Center    [Monday, 23 May 2011]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of con...

U.S., Republic of Korea Navy Leadership Talk Future Maritime Operations    [Friday, 6 May 2011]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Pete Gumataotao, Commander, Naval Forces Korea, and Vice Adm. Hwang Ki-chul, commander, Re...

Marines in Korea Donate to Local Residents    [Friday, 22 April 2011]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Korea (MARFORK) purchased and donated much needed calrose rice for mentall...

Commander, Naval Forces Korea Sailors Honor Lost ROK Sailors    [Wednesday, 20 April 2011]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from Commander, Naval Forces Korea and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies honored Sailors lost o...

Secretary of the Navy Visits Seoul, Korea    [Tuesday, 19 April 2011]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), visited Commander, Naval Forces Korea to meet with the command's sen...

U.S. Sailors and Marines March in Admiral Yi Victory Parade    [Friday, 8 April 2011]
JINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae Korea (CFAC), and Marines from Camp Mujuk, t...

US, ROK Fire Departments Save Community Business Area    [Monday, 21 March 2011]
CHINHAE, Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy firefighters responded to a structural fire near Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC...

USS Stethem Arrives in Donghae for Exercise Foal Eagle 2011    [Sunday, 20 March 2011]
DONGHAE, Korea (NNS) -- USS Stethem (DDG 63) arrived in the port of Donghae, Republic of Korea (ROK), March 17 for a visit i...

Sailors Support Community Relations in Chinhae    [Sunday, 20 March 2011]
JINHAE, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) volunteered for a community relations proj...

CFAC Announces its Bluejacket of the Year    [Thursday, 10 February 2011]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) announced its 2010 Blue Jacket of the Year (BJOY), Feb. 8...

Chinhae Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Fleet and Family Town Center    [Wednesday, 9 February 2011]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of con...

USS Houston Arrives in Chinhae    [Tuesday, 30 November 2010]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrived in Chinhae, Republic of Korea, ...

CFAC Welcomes New Commander    [Monday, 14 June 2010]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) held a change of command ceremony in the base gym June 14...

Joint Reception Center Chinhae Supports Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010 Exercise    [Monday, 8 March 2010]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Service members assigned to the Joint Reception Center (JRC) at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae ...

Chinhae Sailors Qualify Service Members During Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010    [Monday, 8 March 2010]
CHINHAE, Korea (NNS) -- Security Department Sailors assigned to Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC), Korea, qualified...

Chef Creates Dishes for Single Sailors in Seoul    [Monday, 8 March 2010]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors stationed in Seoul, Korea, learned to create many dishes during a cooking demonstration by a...

Chinhae Supply Delivers to U.S. Navy Ships in Korea    [Friday, 5 March 2010]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from U.S. Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, (FISC) Yokosuka Detachment at Commander, Fleet...

Korea Officer Awarded for Teaching at U.S. Naval Academy    [Tuesday, 2 February 2010]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea presented a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal to the...

Teamwork in Korea during the Annual Army Navy Flag Football Game    [Monday, 14 December 2009]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- After the 14th Annual Flag Football Game held on U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan, the Navy/Marine Corps t...

Annual Children's Christmas Party Held in Korea    [Monday, 14 December 2009]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Children from the Hye Sim Won orphanage and children of Sailors and Marines shared an afternoon of h...

Sailors, Spouses enjoy a Spa Day with Orphans    [Monday, 23 November 2009]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- The second annual 'Spa Day' held Nov. 21 at the Hye Sim Won Orphanage was a change from the normal s...

MCPON Celebrates Navy Birthday in Korea    [Monday, 19 October 2009]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors stationed throughout Korea celebrated the 234th birthday of the Navy with the master chief p...

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea Changes Hands    [Monday, 28 September 2009]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Naval Forces Korea held a change of command during a ceremony held at Knight Field on Sept. 23....

Successful Transition for Four New Chiefs in Korea    [Monday, 21 September 2009]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Four U.S. Navy chief selects stationed throughout the Korean peninsula completed a milestone in thei...

Seventh Fleet Holds Key Conference in Korea    [Friday, 11 September 2009]
DEMILITARIZED ZONE, Korea (NNS) -- Navy task force commanders from around the Western Pacific concluded a series of meetings in the Dem...

Navy Reservist Reenlists at Demilitarized Zone     [Tuesday, 8 September 2009]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- A Navy Reservist reenlisted in a unique location, inside the Military Armistice Commission (MAC) con...

Joint Reception Center Chinhae Supports Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2009 Exercise    [Saturday, 5 September 2009]
CHINHAE, South Korea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Joint Reception Center (JRC) at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) a...

Mobile Construction Battalion 1 Deploys to Korea    [Friday, 28 August 2009]
CHINHAE, Korea (NNS) -- Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 arrived at Commander, Fleet Activities Chi...

Hospital Corpsman Supports FASTPAC    [Thursday, 27 August 2009]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Navy corpsmen support Marines from Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Company Pacific (FASTPAC) as ...

CFAC Construction Improves Service in Korea    [Wednesday, 18 February 2009]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- This week, Sailors moved into the new $8 million Navy headquarters building, one of the many base im...

Submarine First U.S. Participant in International Fleet Review    [Wednesday, 8 October 2008]
PUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The city of Pusan hosts this year's International Fleet Review 2008, commemorating the 60th annivers...

Chinhae Sailors and Family Take Part in the Great American Fire Drill    [Tuesday, 23 October 2007]
CHINHAE, South Korea (NNS) -- Sailors and their families stationed at Commander Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) took part in the G...

Visiting Chef Brings Taste of America to Sailors in Korea    [Tuesday, 2 October 2007]
SEOUL, South Korea (NNS) -- A chef from Canada offered his cooking skills to Sailors from Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (C...

U.S. Sailors, Marines Honor Incheon Landing    [Sunday, 30 September 2007]
INCHEON, South Korea (NNS) -- With a cool fall breeze in the air, Sailors from Commander U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) and Marine...

Rowden Relieves Wisecup as Commander U.S. Foces Korea    [Friday, 21 September 2007]
SEOUL, South Korea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Thomas S. Rowden relieved Rear Adm. James P. Wisecup as commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea...

U.S., ROK Navies Complete Successful, Robust RSOI/Foal Eagle 2007    [Friday, 6 April 2007]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Service members attached to the U.S. 7th Fleet and Republic of Korea (ROK) Combined Forces Command p...

Reservists from Naval Base Ventura County are “Ready to Fight Tonight”    [Tuesday, 3 April 2007]
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Reservists from Naval Reserve Commander, Naval Forces Korea Headquarters (NR CNFK HQ) prov...

US, Korean Navies Team to Test Harbor Defense During RSOI/FE    [Monday, 2 April 2007]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Service members from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWRON) 33 and members of the 308th Early Warni...

U.S. Navy Seabees, ROK Army Build More than Just Bridges     [Saturday, 31 March 2007]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 were yelling the importance of "...

Combined Efforts Bring Warmth to Icy Waters During RSOI/Foal Eagle    [Friday, 30 March 2007]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Divers attached to the U.S. Navy Diving Team, Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 1, Detachment 1 (MDSU 1...

US, ROK Navies Conduct Combined Rapid Runway Repair Exercise    [Thursday, 29 March 2007]
POHANG, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 and Republic of Korea (ROK) Sail...

Sailors in Korea Commemorate Black History Month     [Wednesday, 28 February 2007]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Naval Forces Korea (NFK) acknowledged those who sacrificed and struggled for equ...

Seabees in Korea Lend Helping Hand to Orphanage    [Tuesday, 30 January 2007]
KOJE-DO ISLAND, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 Detachment Chinhae took some time away fro...

Chinhae, Korea Receives Navy-Wide Housing Award    [Friday, 26 January 2007]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC), Republic of Korea, was recognized for the fourth consecu...

Sailors in Korea Receive Career Advice from the Experts     [Tuesday, 23 January 2007]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Personal and Professional Development Center’s Career Management Symposium Team gave career guid...

USFK Commander Pays a Visit to Chinhae Sailors    [Wednesday, 17 January 2007]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Commander, United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea (USFK), Ar...

Sailors Bring Joy, Smiles to Sick Children in the Republic of Korea    [Wednesday, 6 December 2006]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Ten Sailors of U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) spent the afternoon of Dec. 5 playing and reading to c...

Annual Army/Navy Game Builds Teamwork, Camaraderie     [Wednesday, 6 December 2006]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines played their own version of the "American Classic" Army-Navy service academy riv...

Navy Sailors Honored for Work with Korean Children’s Orphanage    [Thursday, 30 November 2006]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Sailors of Commander, Naval Forces Korea Headquarters (CNFK) were recognized for their volunteer...

Navy Sailors Lend a Hand at Local Korean Soup Kitchen    [Wednesday, 29 November 2006]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors of U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) lent a helping hand this holiday season by spending the af...

Receiving Flu Shot Supports Mission Readiness     [Monday, 20 November 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors stationed on Yongsan Garrison, Seoul are getting their annual flu shots from now until Dec. ...

Navy Conducts Non-Combatant Evacuation Exercise    [Tuesday, 31 October 2006]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy families living in the Republic of Korea had an opportunity to learn what an actual short-...

Sailors Put on Anchors at Demilitarized Zone    [Wednesday, 20 September 2006]
SEOUL, South Korea (NNS) -- History was made at Korea’s 38th Parallel, commonly known as the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), Sept. 15 ...

Sailors, Marines in Korea Remember Incheon    [Tuesday, 19 September 2006]
INCHEON, South Korea (NNS) -- Members of both the Republic of Korea (ROK) and U.S. military gathered Sept. 15 at the Incheon Amphi...

U.S. Service Members Take Part in Gyeongju City Tour    [Monday, 18 September 2006]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- More than 100 U.S. service members stationed in the Republic of Korea (ROK) experienced a three-day ...

Sailors Stationed in ROK Commemorate 9/11    [Monday, 11 September 2006]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors attached to Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) remembered the events of Sept. 11, 20...

Ulchi Focus Lens Exercise Hones Warfighter Skills     [Friday, 8 September 2006]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Approximately 10,000 U.S. service members participated in the regularly-scheduled joint and combined...

Sailors Participate in Korean Festival    [Tuesday, 15 August 2006]
TONGYEONG, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Navy Sailors attached to Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) participated in a festival Aug. ...

Team Building Event Brings Together Two Navies    [Monday, 31 July 2006]
DONGHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Navy Sailors attached to Commander, Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) attended a two-day team building event...

COMPACFLT Talks to Sailors in Korea About Direction of the Navy    [Wednesday, 19 July 2006]
SEOUL (NNS) -- During his three-day visit to the Republic of Korea, Commander of the Pacific Fleet, Adm. Gary Rough...

Senior Enlisted Advisor Thanks Service Members Stationed in Korea     [Wednesday, 21 June 2006]
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Sgt. Maj. William Gai...

Operation Thin Mint Shows "All-American" Support for Korea Service Members    [Wednesday, 21 June 2006]
WAEGWAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Girl Scouts of the San Diego-Imperial Council shipped out 24,000 boxes of donated cookies May 30...

CNFK Sailors Volunteer at Annual Community Service Sponsored Event    [Wednesday, 21 June 2006]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) Sailors serving here participated in the 20th annual garri...

CNFK Sailors Frocked at Ceremony in Seoul    [Monday, 19 June 2006]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (NNS) -- Three Sailors serving at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) began the next step in their care...

ROK's First Four-Star General Shares Sea Stories with Sailors in Korea    [Thursday, 15 June 2006]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (NNS) -- Retired Gen. Paik Sun Yup, South Korea’s first four-star general, shared his experiences in the Kore...

Navy in Korea Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month    [Monday, 5 June 2006]
SEOUL (NNS) -- The base gymnasium at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) came alive with exhibitions of cult...

Navy Takes Part in Non-Combatant Evacuation Exercise     [Friday, 2 June 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy families rehearsed procedures to evacuate them from harm’s way in the event of a natural d...

USO Honors U.S. Sailor at ‘Six-Star Salute’ Banquet    [Monday, 15 May 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- The United Service Organizations (USO) promoted Yeoman 2nd Class Angela Lave and 80 other junior enl...

Navy Families Open Homes, Hearts to South Korean High School Students    [Monday, 24 April 2006]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Three Navy families here opened their homes April 4-8 to Republic of Korea (ROK) teenagers as part o...

CNFK Honors Top Sailors in Korea    [Friday, 14 April 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) celebrated excellence and tradition by recognizing the bes...

U.S., ROK Navies Conduct Combined Rapid Runway Repair Exercise    [Thursday, 13 April 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Seabees and Republic of Korea (ROK) Sailors responsible for maintaining airfields during c...

CNFK Supply Team Delivers During Foal Eagle 06    [Sunday, 9 April 2006]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) logistics team worked with the U.S. Army, Republic of Kore...

USS Gary, USS McCain Sailors Visit Donghae, Korea     [Friday, 7 April 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors began a five-day port visit at the eastern Republic of Korea (ROK) port of Donghae March 20,...

U.S., ROK Navies Perfect Warfighting Skills in Foal Eagle 06    [Thursday, 6 April 2006]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Personnel and units of the U.S. military and Republic of Korea (ROK) Combined Forces Command (CFC) c...

U.S. 7th Fleet Band Rocks in the ROK    [Thursday, 23 March 2006]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Armed with their instruments and smiles before a packed standing-room-only crowd at the Korea Freedo...

Sailors in Korea Take Navywide Advancement Exams     [Thursday, 16 March 2006]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (NNS) -- Seventy-nine Sailors stationed in the Republic of Korea took the semi-annual, Navywide advancement t...

Seabees in Korea Celebrate 64 Years of ‘Can Do’ Attitude    [Wednesday, 15 March 2006]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (NNS) -- Seabees from around the Korean peninsula gathered to celebrate the Seabees' 64th Birthday March 4 at...

CNFK Talks to Korean Cadets About Their Future Role as Naval Leaders    [Friday, 10 March 2006]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) Rear Adm. James P. Wisecup spoke Feb. 27 at the Republic o...

CFC Thanks, Salutes Sailors in Korea    [Wednesday, 8 March 2006]
YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (NNS) -- U.S. Sailors in the Republic of Korea received three gold awards at a combined federal campaign (CFC...

CNO-Directed Master Chief Changes Office at CNFK    [Friday, 3 March 2006]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Directed Command Master Chief (SS/SW) Michael C. Bruner relieved Com...

CFAC Opens Renovated Youth Center With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony    [Thursday, 23 February 2006]
CHINHAE, Korea (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) opened the newly renovated Youth Center with a ribbon-cut...

Chinhae Housing Office Receives Third Customer Excellence Award    [Thursday, 16 February 2006]
CHINHAE, Korea (NNS) -- The living is good at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC), where the Family Housing Office re...

CNFK Small Arms Trainers Ensure Sailors Trained to 'Fight Tonight'     [Wednesday, 15 February 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- Nine Sailors with Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) received their Navy Pistol Marksmanship ...

CNFK Sailors Celebrate 'Super Bowl Monday' with NFL Cheerleaders    [Tuesday, 7 February 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- While Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) Sailors watched "Super Bowl Monday" Jan. 6 at the Yo...

CNO, MCPON Visit Sailors in Korea    [Wednesday, 25 January 2006]
SEOUL, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors in the Republic of Korea (ROK) hailed Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen and M...

Chinhae Children Gain Additional Space for Fun and Learning    [Tuesday, 17 January 2006]
CHINHAE (NNS) -- More than 40 children at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) have more room for recreation an...

Navy Personnel Command’s Career Experts Visit Korea    [Wednesday, 2 November 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Navy Personnel Command’s (NPC) Center for Career Development (CCD) brought a piece of "Millington" t...

Navy in Korea Celebrates 230 Years of Sea Power     [Thursday, 27 October 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- U.S. Sailors on the Korean peninsula gathered in Seoul and Chinhae in October to celebrate the Navy’...

Five New Chief Petty Officers Pinned in the Republic of Korea    [Tuesday, 4 October 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Five Sailors serving in the Republic of Korea donned khaki uniforms and chief's caps for the first t...

Navy, Marine Ordnance Specialists Pass Critical Inspection    [Monday, 3 October 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Navy and Marine Corps ordnance specialists at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) demonstrated...

CFAC Celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month    [Friday, 27 May 2005]
CHINHAE (NNS) -- The base gymnasium at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) came alive with exhibitions of cult...

Chinhae Sailor's Diligence Pays Off     [Wednesday, 25 May 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Disbursing Clerk 1st Class (SW) Charles F. Tindle III became the first person to graduate with the a...

CNFK Exercise a 'Building Block' for Combat Mission Readiness     [Tuesday, 17 May 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Forty Sailors from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) donned flak jackets, Kevlar helmets, lo...

CNFK Honors Top Sailors at Annual Sailor of the Year Banquet    [Wednesday, 4 May 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) celebrated excellence and tradition by recognizing the bes...

U.S., ROK Navy Sailors Help Republic of Korea Orphanage    [Thursday, 31 March 2005]
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Gary (FFG 51) teamed up with Sailors from Chinhae Naval Station in the Republic of ...

USS Kitty Hawk Strike Group Visits Republic of Korea    [Thursday, 31 March 2005]
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Kitty Hawk (CV 63) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 arrived at the Port of Busan March 14 amid clear ski...

Navy Units in the Republic of Korea Honored for CFC Contributions    [Thursday, 24 March 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Eighth U.S. Army Commander, U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Charles C. Campbell and...

CFAC Earns "Golden Anchor Award" for Third Consecutive Year    [Wednesday, 16 March 2005]
CHINHAE, South Korea (NNS) -- Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) received the annual U.S. Navy Retention Excellence Award ...

CFAC Chiefs Exchange Flags, Sentiment at Luncheon    [Wednesday, 9 February 2005]
CHINHAE, South Korea (NNS) -- Eight chief petty officers from Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) and six Republic of Korea...

CNFK Selects Chinhae Security Specialist as the Top Sailor for 2004    [Friday, 4 February 2005]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) has named Master-at-Arms 1st Class Douglas P. Dreher as th...

CNFK Sailors and Family Members Donate to Fire-damaged Orphanage    [Monday, 20 December 2004]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Sailors and family members from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) delivered donations to the...

Rivals in S. Korea Settle Their Own Score with Flag Football     [Thursday, 9 December 2004]
SEOUL (NNS) -- Soldiers and Sailors in Korea battled out their own version of the “America’s Classic” Army/Navy ser...

CNFK Detachment Chinhae Sailors Recieve New Operations Facility    [Thursday, 2 December 2004]
CHINHAE, South Korea (NNS) -- Sailors with Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) Det. Chinhae, located at Commander, Fleet Act...

CFAC, ROK Sailors Harvest Together    [Wednesday, 24 November 2004]
CHINHAE, South Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Sailors from Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae (CFAC) and Republic of Korea (ROK) Sailors fro...

CNO Discusses Making the Navy Competitive in the 21st Century with Navy Leaders in Seoul    [Friday, 24 September 2004]
SEOUL, South Korea (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark talked about the importance of building a 21st Century Hum...

Sailors Bring Music and Hugs to South Korean Orphanage    [Tuesday, 16 December 2003]
CHINHAE, South Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) volunteered to their time to visit the young residents of th...

U.S. and ROK Sailors Team Up to Help South Korean Community    [Saturday, 29 November 2003]
CHINHAE, South Korea (NNS) -- With a chill in the air, Sailors from USS Cowpens (CG 63) and Republic of Korea Sailors from Chinhae...

CNFK Selects Sailors for 3rd Quarter Honors    [Wednesday, 26 November 2003]
SEOUL, South Korea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) named Navy Career Counselor 1st Class Eric Kurtz and Seama...

Sailors Get the Word: Plan    [Thursday, 13 November 2003]
SEOUL, South Korea (NNS) -- Command Master Chief William Anderson, from Bureau of Personnel Millington, Tenn., spoke to a group ...

Navy Celebrates 228 Years of Tradition    [Thursday, 13 November 2003]
SEOUL, South Korea (NNS) -- U.S. Sailors in South Korea celebrated the U.S. Navy’s 228th birthday this month with ceremonies and...


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