Friday, August 26, 2011
The Republic of Korea destroyer ROKS Yangmanchoon (DDH 973) prepares to dock at the Port of Los Angeles. Yangmanchoon is in Los Angeles conducting an annual midshipman training cruise. (U.S. Navy photo by Gregg Smith/Released)
The Republic of Korea Navy Submarine Jung Woon (SS 67) prepares to moor at the submarine piers at Naval station Pearl Harbor for this year's Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC). Jung Woon is the first foreign submarine to enter Pearl Harbor for the exercise, which is held every two years. RIMPAC is designed to increase cooperation aboard submarines and surface ships from the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Chile. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 2nd Class Corwin Colbert)
Republic of Korea minelayer ROKS Won San (MLS 560), enters Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a three-day port visit. Won San, along with ROKS Yangmanchoon (DDG 973) and ROKS Wha Chung (AOE 59) are on a three-month training deployment and goodwill tour under the command of Commander, Cruise Training Force, Rear. Adm. Sung-Gyue Oh. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist Seaman Ryan C. McGinley)
A Republic of Korea Type 88 K1 Main Battle Tank drives off the Korean Amphibious Ship Sungoonbang (LST 685) onto Pohang Beach, Korea, throughout a simulated amphibious attack on Pohang Beach, Korea, during Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration, and Foal Eagle 2004. The exercise is an annual U.S. and South Korea exercise tailored to evaluate command capabilities to receive U.S. Forces from outside Korea while teaching, coaching, and mentoring exercise participants. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen.