Carl Vinson, Republic of Korea Navy Complete PHOTOEX

SEA OF JAPAN (March 22, 2017) United States and the Republic of Korea Navy vessels participate in a photo exercise during Exercise Foal Eagle. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is on a western Pacific deployment as part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet-led initiative to extend the command and control functions of U.S. 3rd Fleet. Sad to see such a poor example of station keeping by ships on right side of picture.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/Released) March 24, 2017 – Aircraft carrier USS…

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Carl Vinson Departs Republic of Korea

March 20, 2017 –  The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 departed Busan, Republic of Korea, after a scheduled five-day port visit, March 20. While in port, Carl Vinson Sailors hosted distinguished visitors, held a reception, and took in the sights and sounds of the Republic of Korea. Rear Adm. Jim Kilby, commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, said he is proud of the relationship between the United States and the Republic of Korea. “The Carl Vinson Strike Group is proud to…

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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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