USS Michigan Visits Busan, Strengthens Partnership with ROK Navy

April 25, 2017 – Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) (Blue) arrived in Busan, April 25, for a routine visit during a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific.  During the visit Sailors will experience the culture and history of the Republic of Korea (ROK), as well as foster outstanding relations between the U.S. Navy, ROK military and the local Busan community. “This visit is yet another example of the steadfast ROK and U.S. naval partnership,” said Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea. “We [U.S….

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ROK, US navies to reinforce partnership, bolster defensive capabilities in exercise

March 18, 2017 – U.S. Navy ships assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 30 and CTF 70 are scheduled to begin a series of exercises with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy, March 21 to strengthen maritime interoperability and tactics, techniques and procedures. The U.S. routinely conducts CSG operations in the waters around the Republic of Korea to exercise maritime maneuvers, strengthen the U.S.-ROK alliance, and improve regional security. “This exercise is yet another example of the strength and resolve of the combined U.S. and the ROK naval force,” said…

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U.S., South Korean Navies to Hold Partnership Exercises

March 20, 2017 – U.S. Navy ships assigned to Commander, Task Force 30 and CTF-70 are scheduled to begin a series of exercises with the South Korean navy tomorrow to strengthen maritime interoperability and tactics, techniques and procedures. The U.S. routinely conducts carrier strike group operations in the waters around South Korea to exercise maritime maneuvers, strengthen the U.S.-South Korean alliance and improve regional security. “This exercise is yet another example of the strength and resolve of the combined U.S. and the [South Korean] naval force,” said Navy Rear Adm….

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Carl Vinson Strike Group Arrives in the Republic of Korea

March 15, 2017 – Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) for a scheduled port visit, March 15. The Carl Vinson Strike Group completed two weeks of routine operations in the South China Sea and will continue on their regularly scheduled Western Pacific deployment after departing Busan. Assets from the USS Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and other United States forces will conduct bi-lateral exercises with…

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