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.

  • USS Benfold (DDG 65) Port Visit
  • Jinhae, Republic of Korea (Sep. 11, 2018)  Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith speaks to Sailors during an all-hands call held at Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae. Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran and Smith are on a routine visit of the Korean Peninsula to engage with Sailors and key Republic of Korea Navy leadership in support of the U.S-ROK alliance. (U.S Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad M. Butler)
  • INCHEON, Republic of Korea (Sep. 15, 2018) Sailors assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea interact with the public during the 68th Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration Ceremony. Incheon landing was a combined U.S. and ROK military assault during the Korean War is considered on of the most significant and successful operations in the history of amphibious warfare. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad M. Butler)
  • 181016-N-TB148-0093 BUSAN, Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea (Oct. 16, 2018) Rear Adm. Michael E. Boyle, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea, receives a brief regarding equipment aboard the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) from Mineman 2nd Class Winston Berry, from Grove Oak, Alabama. Chief, part of Mine Countermeasures Squadron 7, is operating in the Indo-Pacific region to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response platform for contingency operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Carlisle)
  • Office Call with Mayor of Busan
  • BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Sep. 11, 2018) Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith speak to Sailors during an all hands call held at U.S. Naval Forces Korea headquarters. Moran and Smith are on a routine visit of the Korean Peninsula to engage with Sailors and key Republic of Korea Navy leadership in support of the U.S-ROK alliance. (U.S Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad M. Butler)
  • 181129-N-TB148-0135 BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Nov. 29, 2018) Rear Adm. Michael E. Boyle, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea, presents Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Vice Adm. Jung, Jin-Sup with a Legion of Merit Medal during a Change of Command ceremony at ROK Fleet headquarters. During the ceremony ROK Navy Vice Adm. Park, Ki-Kyung assumed command, relieving ROK Navy Vice Admiral. Jung, Jin-Sup, as commander, ROK Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Carlisle)
  • BUSAN, Republic of Korea (August 17, 2018) U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Harry B. Harris speaks to ROK Vice Adm. Jung, Jin-seub, commander, ROK Fleet (ROKFLT) at ROKFLT headquarters in Busan. This is Harris' first visit to the ROK since his appointment as ambassador, and is part of a larger effort to familiarize himself with the country. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Jermaine M. Ralliford)
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