05B4 Commander, U.S. Navy Region Korea

About Commander, U.S. Navy Region Korea

Commander, Navy Region Korea (CNRK) provides shore installation management and support to Navy activities throughout the Republic of Korea. CNRK exercises military command over Commander, Fleet Activities 0C69 Chinhae, the only US Navy installation in Korea.


About Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea 

Commander, US Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) is the US Navy's representative in the Republic of Korea (ROK) and provides leadership and expertise in naval matters to the ROK so as to improve institutional and operational effectiveness between the two navies and to strengthen collective security efforts in Korea and the region. To this end, CNFK works closely with its ROK counterparts throughout the year, and coordinates US Navy participation in several major joint and combined exercises each year. Sailors serving with CNFK can expect a challenging and interesting assignment, in an advanced country with fascinating cultural and recreational opportunities.

161016-N-SR567-349 160909-N-SR567-006 INCHEON, Republic of Korea (Sept. 9, 2016) Republic of Korea Marines prepare to storm the Incheon beach during a reenactment celebrating the 66th anniversary of the Incheon Amphibious Landing Operation. The operation, led by Gen. Douglas MacArthur, successfully broke North Korean supply lines and enabled the United Nations forces to recapture Seoul. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Wesley J. Breedlove) 
160908-N-SR567-455 BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Sept. 8, 2016) Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) receives honors as he walks through sideboys during a change of command ceremony for U.S. Naval Forces Korea. During the ceremony, Cooper became the 35th commander of CNFK after relieving Rear Adm. Bill Byrne.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Wesley J. Breedlove) 160901-N-WT427-124 BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Sept. 1, 2016)  Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin, commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet gives challenge coins to Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy sailors at the victory party following exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) 2016. The purpose of the exercise is to enhance the combat readiness of ROK and U.S. supporting forces through combined and joint training while improving ROK-U.S. combat readiness, and combined and joint interoperability. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jermaine M. Ralliford) 160926-N-SR567-127 161007-N-WT427-038 161016-N-SR567-086
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