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  • 29 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) arrived in Pyeongtaek, South Korea April 27 as part of a regularly scheduled port visit.   While in Pyeongtaek, Pinckney’s crew of more than 300 Sailors will take part in training and cultural exchanges with the Republic of Korea navy Sailors assigned to the South Korean […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea, for a port visit Jan. 21. The ship, which is forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, is currently on a routine patrol and conducting bilateral training with the ROK Navy in waters around the Korean peninsula. Cmdr. Joe Torres, commanding officer of […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Korea Navy decommissioned ROKN ship Pyeongtaek (ATS-27), the last U.S. ship transferred to the ROK Navy, on December 28. Former USS Beaufort (ATS-2), an Edenton-class salvage and rescue ship, joined the U.S. Fleet in 1972 and served 24-years in the Indo-Asia-Pacific before being decommissioned in 1996. One year later, the ship was transferred […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) arrived in Pyeongtaek, July 12 for a port visit.   Pyeongtaek is a common destination for U.S. Navy ships assigned to the 7th fleet area of operations due to its proximity to U.S. Army, and Air Force bases, as well as the strong relationship […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea (ROK) navy diving and salvage experts wrapped up two weeks of advanced training during Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) Korea 2015, March 14. Building on thirty years of partnership since SALVEX Korea began in 1985, approximately 180 U.S. and ROK navy personnel conducted a series of advanced combined salvage operations, both […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea (ROK), for a port visit Sept. 27. Mustin is currently on patrol in the 7th fleet area of operations supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Mustin is visiting Pyeongtaek for planning conferences and meetings with the […]

  • 7 September 2012

    Two Years after Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering embarked on building Korea’s first naval rescue and salvage ship, the 3,500-ton Tongyeong, he is launched on Tuesday. He will be handed to the Navy, during the next year. The Navy’s older rescue ships, the Pyeongtaek and the Gwangyang, were second-hand bought from the U.S. Navy in […]

  • 17 March 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Three Crew Members of US Navy EA-6B Prowler Jet Die in Aircraft Crash (UPDATE) All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed Monday morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles west of […]

  • 10 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Four U.S. Navy forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers and their crews arrived in Donghae and Pyeongtaek to support exercise Foal Eagle 2013. USS Lassen (DDG 82) and USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) pulled into Donghae and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS McCampbell (DDG 85) stopped in Pyeongtaek. “The port visit is very important […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy ships assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet arrived in the Republic of Korea (ROK) March 4-5 in preparation for the upcoming Foal Eagle exercises with the ROK navy. Members of the ROK navy welcomed the guided-missile destroyers USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and the littoral combat ship […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in Busan, March 14, to strengthen partnerships with the Republic of Korea (ROK) navy during her maiden 16-month rotational deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The visit to Busan comes after Fort Worth’s inaugural participation in Exercise Foal Eagle where the ship conducted bilateral training with […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff, and Marines arrived in Chinhae, South Korea, Aug. 30, marking the successful completion of Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012. “The exercise was a challenge,” said Yeoman Seaman Apprentice Travis Leon. “It was a group effort involving 7th Fleet staff, Blue Ridge personnel, […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returned to Yokosuka, Japan, Sept. 4 after concluding its participation in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012 (UFG12). As a part of UFG12, Blue Ridge visited Hakata, Japan as well as Busan, Pyeongtaek, and Chinhae, Republic of Korea (ROK), demonstrating combined interoperability and enhancing combat readiness between ROK […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) held a change of command ceremony May 13, while moored at its forward-deployed home port in Yokosuka, Japan. As the ship’s company and invited guests looked on Cmdr. Michael Smith was relieved by Cmdr. Robert Francis during the traditional ceremony held pier-side at Commander Fleet Activities […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) is set to become the first U.S. Navy ship to visit the new ROK Joint Civil-Military Complex which opened on Jeju-do island February 26, 2016. The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer is scheduled to arrive on Saturday, March 25. Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) along with other U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navy ships concluded their participation in Exercise Foal Eagle 2014 (FE 14), March 15.   FE 14 is an umbrella of bi-lateral and joint exercises held annually that strengthens the interoperability and teamwork between U.S. and […]