USS Mississippi visits Jeju during Indo-Asia-Pacific Deployment

USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrived at Jeju-do, Republic of Korea Nov. 22, for a port visit as part of its deployment to the Indo-Asia- pacific region. “The U.S. and ROK navies share a strong partnership that is continually strengthened by routine interactions that enhance and foster our relationship,” said Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea. “This visit will allow Mississippi crew members the opportunity to enjoy the unique culture of the residents of Jeju-do island.” This port visit is part of a routine visit by a…

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USS Chief visits South Korea’s Jeju Island

USS Chief (MCM 14) arrived at the southern island of Jeju-do for a routine port visit and completion of planned training and certifications, Sept. 26. Capt. Glen Leverette, the deputy commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, greeted the ship along with Rear Adm. Kim, Jung-Soo, the commander of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy’s Maritime Task Force Flotilla 7, and more than 100 ROK sailors, welcome Chief to the southern island. “The ROK Navy and Flotilla 7 leadership always provide a warm welcome and excellent support to our ships,” said…

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