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.

180119-N-TB148-064 BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Jan. 19, 2018) 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 Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Carlisle) BUSAN, Republic of Korea (April 26, 2018) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON), Steven S. Giordano, speaks to Sailors about a new plan for enlisted leadership development, “Laying the Keel,” during an all hands call at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea headquarters. “Laying the Keel- Developing the Backbone of Our Navy,” sets our course towards a stronger culture of ownership, an environment of positive energy, and intrinsically motivated teams, driving towards a maximum level of performance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Carlisle) 180221-N-TB148-207 BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 22, 2018) 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 Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Carlisle) 180125-N-TB148-210 CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (Jan. 25, 2018) 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 Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Carlisle) Busan, Republic of Korea (Mar. 23, 2018) U.S. and ROK sailors participate in the Cheonan Memorial run at COMROKFLT Headquarters. Busan, Republic of Korea (Mar. 27, 2018) USO representatives from USO Camp Walker provide sailors assigned to commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK), with breakfast and care packages during morning quarters. The USO helps strengthen American military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country throughout their service to their nation. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Chad M. Butler) Busan, Republic of Korea (June 6, 2018) Capt. Hank Kim, chief of staff assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK), places incense at the Patriots Memorial during the Republic of Korea (ROK) Memorial Day Ceremony in Busan. The ceremony was first held in 1956 and is used to commemorate the men and women that have died while in military service during the Korean War and other significant battles. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Carlisle) Busan, Republic of Korea (June 6, 2018) Sailors assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK), bow their heads in a moment of silence at the UN Memorial Cemetery during the Republic of Korea (ROK) Memorial Day Ceremony in Busan. The ceremony was first held in 1956 and is used to commemorate the men and women that have died while in military service during the Korean War and other significant battles. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Carlisle)
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