U.S.-South Korea Naval Exercise Photos

101128-N-9626Y-006 WATERS WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Nov. 28, 2010) - Commander Task Force (CTF) 70's Chief of Staff' Capt. Reid Tanaka greets Republic of Korea's (ROK) Rear Admiral Lee aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW). GW is in the waters west of the Korean peninsula in preparation of a training exercise with the ROK Navy. This exercise reinforces U.S. commitment to the ROK and regional partners the Western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cheng S. Yang/Released)

101128-N-0754Y-102 WATERS WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Nov. 28, 2010) - An SH-60F Seahawk from the "Chargers" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 14 lands on the flight deck of USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington is in the waters west of the Korean peninsula in preparation of a training exercise with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. This exercise reinforces U.S. commitment to the ROK and regional partners in the Western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Justin E. Yarborough/Released)

101128-N-0754Y-159 WATERS WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Nov. 28, 2010) - SH-60F Seahawks from the "Chargers" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 14 take-off from the flight deck of USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington is in the waters west of the Korean peninsula in preparation of a training exercise with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. This exercise reinforces U.S. commitment to the ROK and egional partners in the Western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Justin E. Yarborough/Released)

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Nov. 10, 2010) - Cmdr. Steve Mack, commanding officer of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776), is greeted by the daughter of a Republic of Korea Navy senior chief petty officer following Hawaii's arrival at the ROK Naval Base in Busan, Republic of Korea. Hawaii, homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is conducting this routine port visit as part of her regularly scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. This is the first time a Virginia-class submarine has visited the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Navy photo by LT Jared Apollo Burgamy)

A U.S. Marine Corps C-130 Hercules aircraft, center, leads a formation of three F/A-18C Hornet aircraft, right, and three A/V-8B Harrier aircraft as they fly over USS George Washington (CVN 73) July 27, 2010, while the carrier is under way in the East Sea. George Washington is participating in the combined U.S. and South Korean alliance maritime and air readiness exercise Invincible Spirit. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles Oki, U.S. Navy/Released)

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (July 25, 2010) – USS George Washington (CVN73) steams with the Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) Dokdo (LPH 6111) after exiting the port of Busan, Republic of Korea following a four-day port call. The U.S. Navy maintains a robust forward presence in the Asia-Pacific region and George Washington’s visit is an example of the strong alliance the U.S. maintains with the ROK. This marks the first port visit for George Washington during its 2010 Western Pacific summer patrol and the second visit to Busan by the ship since October of 2008. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Adam K. Thomas)

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (July 25, 2010) – Republic of Korea ship (ROKS) Choi Young (DDH-981) escorts USS Goerge Washington (CVN 73) after leaving the port of Busan, Republic of Korea following a four-day port call. The U.S. Navy maintains a robust forward presence in the Asia-Pacific region and George Washington’s visit is an example of the strong alliance the U.S. maintains with the ROK. This marks the first port visit for George Washington during its 2010 Western Pacific summer patrol and the second visit to Busan by the ship since October of 2008. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Adam K. Thomas)

SEA OF JAPAN (July 26 2010) – Thirteen Navy and Republic of Korea (ROK) ships transit the Pacific Ocean in a formation led by USS Tuscon (SSN 770). The Republic of Korea and the United States are conducting the combined alliance maritime and air readiness exercise “Invincible Spirit” in the seas east of the Korean peninsula from July 25-28, 2010. This is the first in a series of joint military exercises that will occur over the coming months in the East and West Seas. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Adam K. Thomas)

SEA OF JAPAN (July 26, 2010) - Navy and Republic of Korea (ROK) ships transit the Pacific Ocean in formation. The ROK and the U.S. are conducting the combined alliance maritime and air readiness exercise “Invincible Spirit” in the seas east of the Korean peninsula from July 25-28, 2010. This is the first in a series of joint military exercises that will occur over the coming months in the East and West Seas. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (AW/SW) Adam K. Thomas)

SEA OF JAPAN (July 26, 2010) – Aircraft from the Republic of Korea Air Force fly over USS Lassen (DDG 82), USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and the Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) Dokdo (LPH 6111). The ROK and the U.S. are conducting the combined alliance maritime and air readiness exercise “Invincible Spirit” in the seas east of the Korean peninsula from July 25-28, 2010. This is the first in a series of joint military exercises that will occur over the coming months in the East and West Seas. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jacob D. Moore)

SEA OF JAPAN (July 27, 2010) – Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) Dokdo (LPH 6111) steams alongside USS George Washington (CVN 73) in the Sea of Japan during operation “Invincible Spirit.” The Republic of Korea and the U.S. are conducting the combined alliance maritime and air readiness exercise “Invincible Spirit” in the Sea of Japan from July 25-28, 2010. This is the first in a series of joint military exercises that will occur over the coming months. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas)

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is shown pierside in Busan, South Korea, July 21, 2010. The ship and other U.S. forces will be participating in the combined maritime and air readiness exercise Invincible Spirit with South Korean forces. The exercise will take place in the waters east of the Korean peninsula July 25-28. It is the first in a series of joint military exercises that will occur over the coming months in the East and West Seas. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles Oki, U.S. Navy/Released)

SEA OF JAPAN (Oct. 14, 2010) - Republic of Korea navy SEAL wait to board the Republic of Korea ship ROKS Dae Cheong (AOE 58). The SEALs are conducting a visit, board, search and seizure during the International Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) exercise, Eastern Endeavor 2010, hosted by Republic of Korea. PSI aims to halt illicit weapons of mass destruction proliferation by promoting proactive information sharing and enabling the development of capabilities and authorities that improve coordinated action between like-minded nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cynthia Griggs)

CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (March 12, 2010)--A harbor pilot guides 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) through the harbor of Chinhae Naval Base. Blue Ridge and 7th Fleet staff are underway in support of combined forces Exercise Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010. Blue Ridge is commanded by Capt. Rudy Lupton and serves under Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7/Task Force (CTF) 76, the Navy's only forward deployed amphibious force. Blue Ridge is the flagship for Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet. Task Force 76 is headquartered at White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan, with an operating detachment in Sasebo, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel Viramontes/Released)

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (March 10, 2010)--Lt. Cmdr. Nathan Fugate talks about Navy life with Lt. Cmdr. Sang Ki Shin and Lt. Eui Sub Song, naval officers from the Republic of Korea, aboard 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during sea and anchor. Blue Ridge is taking part in Exercise Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010, a routine, peninsula-wide interoperability exercise involving all branches of the U.S. military with international forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brian A. Stone/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 23, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) and Republic of Korea (ROK) ships follow guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) during a formation steam exercise off the coast of the ROK. Curtis Wilbur and Lassen are two of eight ships deployed in support of the U.S.-ROK bilateral training exercise Foal Eagle 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Byron C. Linder)

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1 comment for “U.S.-South Korea Naval Exercise Photos

  1. November 29, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    Great to see sanity prevails! If the North Koreans decide to go postal, they will be on the receiving end of some 15 megaton nuke warheads!

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