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 0CEE 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.

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CHINHAE, Republic of Korea, (Nov. 12, 2015) Rear Adm. Bill Byrne, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, and Rear Adm. Park, Ki-kyung, the commander of Component Flotilla 5, share a laugh during an office call 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 Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Abraham Essenmacher/Released) 
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CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (Nov. 11, 2015) Naval Air Crewmen (Helicopter) 2nd Class Bob Ross, assigned to Helicopter Squadron (HM) 14, waves to sailors aboard the Republic of Korea (ROK) mine laying ship ROKS Wonsan (MLS 560), from the starboard side of an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter following its landing 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 Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Abraham Essenmacher/Released) 151123-N-AD372-513 
SEOUL, Republic of Korea, (Nov. 23, 2015) Rear Adm. Bill Byrne, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, and Maj. Gen. Robert Hedelund, commander of Marine Forces Korea, view ceremonial markers at the War Memorial Peace Plaza following the 5th Anniversary of the YP-Do Shelling Provocation Memorial Ceremony in Seoul. The annual event brings together senior military leaders from various nations to honor ROK soldiers killed during an artillery shelling on Nov. 23, 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Abraham Essenmacher/Released) 151123-N-AD372-416 
SEOUL, Republic of Korea, (Nov. 23, 2015) Rear Adm. Bill Byrne, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, and Maj. Gen. Robert Hedelund, commander of Marine Forces Korea, wave Republic of Korea (ROK) flags during the 5th Anniversary of the YP-Do Shelling Provocation Memorial Ceremony at the Peace Plaza in Seoul. The annual event brings together senior military leaders from various nations to honor ROK soldiers killed during an artillery shelling on Nov. 23, 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Abraham Essenmacher/Released) 160218-N-WT427-038 160219-N-WT427-217 160219-N-WT427-353
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