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 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.

161104-N-WT427-092 PYEONGTAEK, Republic of Korea (Nov. 4, 2016) (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermaine M. Ralliford) 161103-N-WT427-113 GYERYONGDAE, Republic of Korea (Nov. 3, 2016) Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) joined Republic of Korea (ROK) Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Um, Hyun sung, for  a pass and review of ROK sailors and honour parade during Cooper's visit. CNFK is the U.S. Navy's representative in the ROK, providing leadership and expertise in naval matters to improve institutional and operational effectiveness between the two navies and to strengthen collective security efforts in Korea and the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermaine M. Ralliford) 161101-N-SR567-294 BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Nov. 1, 2016) Rear Admiral Brad Cooper, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK), commissions Chief Warrant Officer Two Andre D. Amos, from Military Sealift Command Office, and Chief Warrant Officer Two Christopher Sherman, from CNFK. CNFK is the regional commander for the U.S. Navy in the Republic of Korea and provides expertise on naval matters to area military commanders, including the Commander of the United Nations Command, the Combined Forces Command, and Commander, U.S. Forces Korea.(U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Wesley J. Breedlove) 
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161104-N-WT427-108 PYEONGTAEK, Republic of Korea (Nov. 4, 2016) Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) speaks with Republic of Korea (ROK) Rear. Adm. Boo, Sak jung, commander, ROK 2nd Fleet during a visit to ROK 2nd Fleet headquarters. CNFK is the U.S. Navy's representative in the ROK, providing leadership and expertise in naval matters to improve institutional and operational effectiveness between the two navies and to strengthen collective security efforts in Korea and the region.  (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermaine M. Ralliford) 161018-N-WT427-176 WATERS EAST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA, Republic of Korea (Oct. 18, 2016) An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter from Helicopter Squadron (HM) 14, approaches the Republic of Korea (ROK) mine laying ship ROKS Wonsan (MLS 560), during exercise Clear Horizon. Exercise Clear Horizon is an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies that focus on increasing capabilities and coordination between ships and aircraft in mine countermeasures in international waters surrounding the Korean peninsula. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermaine M. Ralliford) 161105-N-SR567-381 KOJE ISLAND, Republic of Korea (November 5, 2016) Sailors and families assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea, and Commander, Navy Region Korea, play with residents of Aikwangwon Home and School for the Physically and Mentally Disabled during a community service visit. The U.S. Navy and Aikwangwon community outreach partnership spans more than 65 years and began when U.S. Navy doctors and nurses assigned to the U.S. base in Chinhae volunteered at the home during the Korean War. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Wesley J. Breedlove) 161105-N-SR567-350 KOJE ISLAND, Republic of Korea (November 5, 2016) Petty Officer 2nd Class Byron Sowell assigned to Commander, Navy Region Korea, plays with a resident of Aikwangwon Home and School for the Physically and Mentally Disabled during a community service visit. The U.S. Navy and Aikwangwon community outreach partnership spans more than 65 years and began when U.S. Navy doctors and nurses assigned to the U.S. base in Chinhae volunteered at the home during the Korean War. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Wesley J. Breedlove) 161104-N-WT427-178 PYEONGTAEK, Republic of Korea (Nov. 4, 2016) Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK), tours Warship Park at Republic of Korea (ROK) 2nd Fleet headquarters during site visit. CNFK is the U.S. Navy's representative in the ROK, providing leadership and expertise in naval matters to improve institutional and operational effectiveness between the two navies and to strengthen collective security efforts in Korea and the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermaine M. Ralliford)
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