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Commander, Carrier Strike Group Five (CSG-5), Rear Adm. Jamie Kelly, left, along with distinguished visitors, cut a cake at a reception for Korean dignitaries and guests held aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) in Busan, Republic of Korea.

Commander, Carrier Strike Group Five (CSG-5), Rear Adm. Jamie Kelly, l...

Busan, Republic of Korea (Mar. 14, 2005) Commander, Carrier Strike Group Five (CSG-5), Rear Adm. Jamie Kelly, left, along with distinguished visitors, cut a cake at a reception for Korean dignitaries and guests... more

Sailors stand the forward lookout watch from the signal bridge aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as the ship prepares to pull into port in Busan, Republic of Korea.

Sailors stand the forward lookout watch from the signal bridge aboard ...

Busan, Republic of Korea (Mar. 14, 2005) Sailors stand the forward lookout watch from the signal bridge aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as the ship prepares to pull into port in Busan, Republic of Korea. Kitty Ha... more

 Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 1st Class Patrick Caliwag of Union City, Calif., pushes two young Korean children in a wheelchair to the Cheon-seong Jae-haul-won rehabilitation center in Busan,

Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 1st Class Patrick Caliwag of Union ...

Busan, Republic of Korea (Mar. 16, 2005) Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 1st Class Patrick Caliwag of Union City, Calif., pushes two young Korean children in a wheelchair to the Cheon-seong Jae-haul-won rehab... more

Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea armed forces and political parties take a tour on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea armed forces and pol...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 22, 2007) Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea armed forces and political parties take a tour on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (C... more

Deck seamen, assigned to deck department aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Regan (CVN 76), heave around the a mooring line on the ship�s fantail.

Deck seamen, assigned to deck department aboard Nimitz-class aircraft ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 22, 2007) Deck seamen, assigned to deck department aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), heave around the a mooring line on the ships fantail. Ronald Re... more

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) pulls into port for her third port call since deploying from San Diego.

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) pulls into po...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 22, 2007) Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) pulls into port for her third port call since deploying from San Diego. Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is cu... more

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry B. Kraft and Commander Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, Rear Adm. Charles Martoglio accept leis from local area children after mooring in Busan.

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry B. Kraft an...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 22, 2007) USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry B. Kraft and Commander Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, Rear Adm. Charles Martoglio accept leis from local area ... more

Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, Rear Adm. Charles Martoglio, thanks a local child after receiving a lei from a local area child during a port visit to Busan, Republic of Korea.

Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, Rear Adm. Charles Martoglio,...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 22, 2007) Commander Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, Rear Adm. Charles Martoglio, thanks a local child after receiving a lei during a port visit to Busan, Republic of Korea. The Ron... more

Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, Rear Adm. Charles Martoglio escorts a local area child on a visit aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) after mooring the ship in Busan, South Korea.

Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, Rear Adm. Charles Martoglio ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 22, 2007) Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) 7, Rear Adm. Charles Martoglio escorts a local area child on a visit aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (C... more

Seaman Zachary Keller, from Krum, Texas, works with his fellow deck seamen to heave around on a mooring line on the fantail of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Regan (CVN 76).

Seaman Zachary Keller, from Krum, Texas, works with his fellow deck se...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 22, 2007) Seaman Zachary Keller, from Krum, Texas, works with his fellow deck seamen to heave around on a mooring line on the fantail of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald R... more

Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea board USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for a guided tour of the ship.

Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea board USS Ronald Rea...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 23, 2007) Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea board USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for a guided tour of the ship. Reagan arrived in Busan for a scheduled port visit in c... more

Sailors from the Republic of Korea stand at the security checkpoint for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) while the ship is moored to the pier.

Sailors from the Republic of Korea stand at the security checkpoint fo...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 23, 2007) Sailors from the Republic of Korea stand at the security checkpoint for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) while the ship is moored to the pier. Busan marks the third port call ... more

Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Sean Peters clears weeds from a fence surrounding a tennis court used by children at Daybreak Center, an orphanage in Busan.

Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Sean Peters clears weeds ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 23, 2007) Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Sean Peters clears weeds from a fence surrounding a tennis court used by children at Daybreak Center, an orphanage in Busan.... more

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry Kraft and Cmdr. James Hineline shake hands before beginning a tennis match.

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry Kraft and C...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 23, 2007) USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry Kraft and Cmdr. James Hineline shake hands before beginning a tennis match with Republic of Korea Capt. Kang H... more

Sailors from USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) participate in a game of soccer while on liberty during a port call in Busan.

Sailors from USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) participate in a game of socce...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 24, 2007) Sailors from USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) participate in a game of soccer while on liberty during a port call in Busan. Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway in s... more

Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training operations in the port of Busan, during Exercise Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integration/Foal Eagle 2007 (RSO&I/FE 07).

Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training o...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 27, 2007) Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training operations in the port of Busan, during Exercise Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integratio... more

Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training operations in the port of Busan, during Exercise Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integration/Foal Eagle 2007 (RSO&I/FE 07).

Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training o...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 27, 2007) Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training operations in the port of Busan, during Exercise Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integratio... more

Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training operations in the port of Busan, during Exercise Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integration/Foal Eagle 2007 (RSO&I/FE 07).

Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training o...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 27, 2007) Units from Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron (NCWS) 33 conduct training operations in the port of Busan, during Exercise Reception, Staging, Onward movement, and Integratio... more

USS Juneau (LPD 10) Commanding Officer, Capt. John D. Alexander exchanges greetings and gifts with Capt. Rade Sun Kim of ROKS Chung Nam (FF 953) after Juneau arrived in Busan, for a scheduled visit.

USS Juneau (LPD 10) Commanding Officer, Capt. John D. Alexander exchan...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Apr. 04, 2007) USS Juneau (LPD 10) Commanding Officer, Capt. John D. Alexander exchanges greetings and gifts with Capt. Rade Sun Kim of ROKS Chung Nam (FF 953) after Juneau arrived in ... more

Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Carl Spitznaugle enjoys the sight and sound of the Republic of Korea Navy band in welcoming formation.

Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Carl Spitznaugle enjoys the s...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Apr. 04, 2007) Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Carl Spitznaugle enjoys the sight and sound of the Republic of Korea Navy band in welcoming formation. USS Juneau (LPD 10) with ... more

Religious Programs Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas A. Gaston assigned to USS Juneau (LPD 10), helps color a drawing with one of the children from Sinae Jae Haul Won Rehab Center for the mentally and physically disabled.

Religious Programs Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas A. Gaston assigned to...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Apr. 06, 2007) Religious Programs Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas A. Gaston assigned to USS Juneau (LPD 10), helps color a drawing with one of the children from Sinae Jae Haul Won Rehab ... more

Seaman Melinda E. Darrell plays with a Korean child from the Jong Duk Won orphanage as part of a community service project sponsored by the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

Seaman Melinda E. Darrell plays with a Korean child from the Jong Duk ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Apr. 06, 2007) Seaman Melinda E. Darrell plays with a Korean child from the Jong Duk Won orphanage as part of a community service project sponsored by the amphibious assault ship USS E... more

Ensign Alex Sicola, assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), plays a hymn during a Sunrise Easter Service on the ship�s flight deck.

Ensign Alex Sicola, assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Apr. 08, 2007) Ensign Alex Sicola, assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), plays a hymn during a Sunrise Easter Service on the ships flight deck. Essex is the only forwa... more

Amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) pulls away from the pier after a four-day port visit to Republic of Korea�s 2nd largest city.

Amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) pulls away from the pier aft...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Apr. 08, 2007) Amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) pulls away from the pier after a four-day port visit to Republic of Koreas 2nd largest city. Sailors and Marines of the Essex A... more

Capt. Susan Dunlap, Commander of Military Sealift Command Far East and Capt. Robert Burk, Commanding officer of SS Major Stephen J. Pless receive a wreath that was part of the National Maritime Day Relieve the Watch Ceremony.

Capt. Susan Dunlap, Commander of Military Sealift Command Far East and...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (May. 18, 2007) Capt. Susan Dunlap, commander of Military Sealift Command Far East and Capt. Robert Burk, commanding officer of SS Major Stephen J. Pless receive a wreath that was part ... more

Cmdr. Daniel G. Christofferson, commanding officer of the fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22), is greeted by a local child and a representative of the Republic of Korea (ROK) host ship.

Cmdr. Daniel G. Christofferson, commanding officer of the fast-attack ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Nov. 21, 2007) Cmdr. Daniel G. Christofferson, commanding officer of the fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22), is greeted by a local child and a representative of the Republi... more

The guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrives at the Republic of Korea's Busan Operating Base for Ohio's first foreign port visit since its conversion from SSBN.

The guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrives at the Republ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 20, 2008) The guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrives at the Republic of Korea's Busan Operating Base for Ohio's first foreign port visit since its conversion from SS... more

U.S. Navy Capt. Andy Hale, commanding officer of the guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN-726), receives a traditional Republic of Korea (ROK) welcome from a young Korean girl.

U.S. Navy Capt. Andy Hale, commanding officer of the guided-missile su...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 20, 2008) U.S. Navy Capt. Andy Hale, commanding officer of the guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN-726), receives a traditional Republic of Korea (ROK) welcome from a young Ko... more

Sailors from the Republic of Korea (ROK) welcome the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the ship arrives to take part in Exercise Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2008.

Sailors from the Republic of Korea (ROK) welcome the aircraft carrier ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 28, 2008) Sailors from the Republic of Korea (ROK) welcome the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the ship arrives to take part in Exercise Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2008, an an... more

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is moored near the Republic of Korean submarine Sohn Won-il (SSK 072) at Busan Naval Base.

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is moored near the Republic o...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 28, 2008) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is moored near the Republic of Korean submarine Sohn Won-il (SSK 072) at Busan Naval Base. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ... more

A Republic of Korea (ROK) soldier stands guard as the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrives for a port visit at Busan Naval Base.

A Republic of Korea (ROK) soldier stands guard as the aircraft carrier...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 28, 2008) A Republic of Korea (ROK) soldier stands guard as the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrives for a port visit at Busan Naval Base. The aircraft carrier is taking p... more

Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), greets crew members assigned to the Republic of Korea (ROK) destroyer Moonmu Daewang (DDH 976).

Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 28, 2008) Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), greets crew members assigned to the Republic of Korea (ROK) destroyer Moonmu Daewa... more

Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), receives a flower wreath from a young girl adorned in traditional Korean dress.

Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 28, 2008) Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), receives a flower wreath from a young girl adorned in traditional Korean dress dur... more

Members of the South Korean media document aircraft maintenance aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

Members of the South Korean media document aircraft maintenance aboard...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 28, 2008) Members of the South Korean media document aircraft maintenance aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The aircraft carrier is taking part in Exercise Key Reso... more

Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) thanks a local child after receiving a lei during a port visit to Busan.

Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 28, 2008) Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) thanks a local child after receiving a lei during a port visit to Busan. The nuclea... more

Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), gives a a ship tour to a group of former Republic of Korea Chiefs of Naval Operations during a port visit.

Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the nuclear-powered aircr...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Feb. 29, 2008) Capt. Michael Manazir, commanding officer of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), gives a a ship tour to a group of former Republic of Korea Chiefs ... more

Commander, U.S. Forces Korea Gen. Burwell B. Bell lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during the ship's recent port visit.

Commander, U.S. Forces Korea Gen. Burwell B. Bell lands on the flight ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 01, 2008) Commander, U.S. Forces Korea Gen. Burwell B. Bell lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during the sh... more

Members of the Far East Broadcasting Company Children's Choir sing in the hangar bay prior to touring the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during the ship's recent port visit.

Members of the Far East Broadcasting Company Children's Choir sing in ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 01, 2008) Members of the Far East Broadcasting Company Children's Choir sing in the hangar bay prior to touring the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during the ship's recent p... more

Commander, United States Forces Korea Gen. Burwell B. Bell departs the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

Commander, United States Forces Korea Gen. Burwell B. Bell departs the...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 01, 2008) Commander, United States Forces Korea Gen. Burwell B. Bell departs the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. Nimitz is taking part i... more

Sonar Technician 2nd Class Keith Martinez and Ship's Serviceman 2nd Class Harlig Medina, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), lay a wreath during the memorial ceremony for Steelworker 2nd Class Robert D Stethem.

Sonar Technician 2nd Class Keith Martinez and Ship's Serviceman 2nd Cl...

BUSAN, REPUBLIC OF KOREA (Jun. 14, 2008) Sonar Technician 2nd Class Keith Martinez and Ship's Serviceman 2nd Class Harlig Medina, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), lay a wreath duri... more

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and the 7th Fleet Staff chief petty officers nd CPO Selects participate in a community relations project.

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and the 7th Fleet ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 20, 2008) The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and the 7th Fleet Staff chief petty officers (CPO) and CPO Selects participate in a community relations project distr... more

Chief Legalman (Sel.) Shahar Bikszer arm wrestles with a child at the Hee-Rak-Won Children's Welfare Facility.

Chief Legalman (Sel.) Shahar Bikszer arm wrestles with a child at the ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 20, 2008) Chief Legalman (Sel.) Shahar Bikszer, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), arm wrestles with a child at the Hee-Rak-Won Children's Welfare Fa... more

LCDR Chris Wells, explains the capabilities of the maritime operations center.

LCDR Chris Wells, explains the capabilities of the maritime operations...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 21, 2008) Lt. Cmdr. Chris Wells, a member of the U.S. 7th Fleet staff, explains the capabilities of the maritime operations center to visiting Korean military officers aboard the ... more

 Lt. Jeff Bowman works alongside a Republic of Korea counterpart.

Lt. Jeff Bowman works alongside a Republic of Korea counterpart.

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 21, 2008) Lt. Jeff Bowman, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet planner, works alongside a Republic of Korea counterpart during the final stages of exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) 08. ... more

Storekeeper 1st Class Yayah Sesay, assigned the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), hand wipes the floor at the Bluebird Home for the Aged during a community relations project.

Storekeeper 1st Class Yayah Sesay, assigned the amphibious command shi...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 21, 2008) Storekeeper 1st Class Yayah Sesay, assigned the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), hand wipes the floor at the Bluebird Home for the Aged during a communit... more

Storekeeper 1st Class Yayah Sesay gives a massage to an elderly woman at the Bluebird Home for the Aged during a community relations project.

Storekeeper 1st Class Yayah Sesay gives a massage to an elderly woman ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 21, 2008) Storekeeper 1st Class Yayah Sesay gives a massage to an elderly woman at the Bluebird Home for the Aged during a community relations project. The project provided Sailor... more

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and U.S. 7th Fleet Staff Sailors enjoy an early morning run in Busan. Blue Ridge is the flagship for Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet.

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and U.S. 7th Fleet...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 23, 2008) The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and U.S. 7th Fleet Staff Sailors enjoy an early morning run in Busan. Blue Ridge is the flagship for Commander, U.S. ... more

Cmdr. John S. Banigan, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), gives a Korean child a ship's coin after receiving a traditional flower wreath presented to welcome McCain to Busan, Republic of Korea.

Cmdr. John S. Banigan, commanding officer of the guided-missile destro...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Oct. 08, 2008) Cmdr. John S. Banigan, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), gives a Korean child a ship's coin after receiving a traditional f... more

Lt. Cmdr. Robert Ogden, executive officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), thanks a Korean child after receiving a traditional flower wreath presented to welcome McCain to Busan, Republic of Korea.

Lt. Cmdr. Robert Ogden, executive officer of the guided-missile destro...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Oct. 08, 2008) Lt. Cmdr. Robert Ogden, executive officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), thanks a Korean child after receiving a traditional flower wreath ... more

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) approaches Busan, Republic of Korea as the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is moored for a port visit.

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) approaches Bu...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Oct. 08, 2008) The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) approaches Busan, Republic of Korea as the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is moored for a port ... more

Sailors and officers from USS George Washington (CVN 73), USS Cowpens (CG 63) and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) participate in the Busan Jagalchi Festival parade and wave to onlookers.

Sailors and officers from USS George Washington (CVN 73), USS Cowpens ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Oct. 09, 2008) Sailors and officers from the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and the guided-missile destroyer USS John S... more

ailors and officers assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) participate in the Busan Jagalchi Festival parade.

ailors and officers assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washin...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Oct. 09, 2008) Sailors and officers assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and the guided-missile destroyer USS... more

Sailors from the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff Sailors parade the colors as Blue Ridge pulls into port.

Sailors from the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and e...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 05, 2009) Sailors from the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff Sailors parade the colors as Blue Ridge pulls into port as part of a s... more

Capt. Thom W. Burke, left, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), receives a flower wreath from the daughter of a Republic of Korea naval officer.

Capt. Thom W. Burke, left, commanding officer of the amphibious comman...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 05, 2009) Capt. Thom W. Burke, left, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), receives a flower wreath from the daughter of a Republic of Korea n... more

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Dale Marshall and Ship's Serviceman 3rd Class Amanda Rampulla, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), interact with children from the Hee-Rak-Won Orphanage during a community service project.

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Dale Marshall and Ship's Serviceman 3rd Cla...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 06, 2009) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Dale Marshall and Ship's Serviceman 3rd Class Amanda Rampulla, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), interact with ... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) play with children at the Hee-Rak-Won Orphanage during a community service project.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 06, 2009) Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) play with children at the Hee-Rak-Won Orphanage during a community service project. (U.S. Navy ph... more

Republic of Korea Navy Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jung Ok-Keun shakes hands with Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet.

Republic of Korea Navy Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jung Ok-Keun sha...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 08, 2009) Republic of Korea Navy Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jung Ok-Keun shakes hands with Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, after coming aboard the amp... more

Yeoman 1st Class Andre Dortrait, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) maneuvers between Republic of Korea Navy soccer team members during a soccer game.

Yeoman 1st Class Andre Dortrait, assigned to the amphibious command sh...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 08, 2009) Yeoman 1st Class Andre Dortrait, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) maneuvers between Republic of Korea Navy soccer team members during a so... more

Sailors man the rails aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) as it pulls into Busan, Republic of Korea.

Sailors man the rails aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Joh...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 11, 2009) Sailors man the rails aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) as it pulls into Busan, Republic of Korea. John C. Stennis is in Busan for a ... more

Sailors man the rails as harbor tugs maneuver the aircraft carrier USS John S. Stennis (CVN 74) into Busan.

Sailors man the rails as harbor tugs maneuver the aircraft carrier USS...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 11, 2009) Sailors man the rails as harbor tugs maneuver the aircraft carrier USS John S. Stennis (CVN 74) into Busan. John C. Stennis is in Korea for a scheduled port visit. John ... more

Ships from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group and U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) are moored pier side at the Republic of Korea Navy Base Oryuk-Do in Busan.

Ships from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group and U.S. 7th Fleet...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 12, 2009) Ships from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group and U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) are moored pier side at the Republic of Korea Navy Base Oryuk-Do ... more

Sailors receive instruction from one of the nuns at the Busan Ah-ee-deul-eui-jip handicapped children's home during a command sponsored community service project in Busan.

Sailors receive instruction from one of the nuns at the Busan Ah-ee-de...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 12, 2009) Sailors embarked aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) receive instruction from one of the nuns at the Busan Ah-ee-deul-eui-jip handicapp... more

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Jamie Eichacker picks up glass in a playground at Hee Rak Orphanage in Busan.

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Jamie Eichacker picks up glass in a pla...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 12, 2009) Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Jamie Eichacker, from Tempe, Ariz., picks up glass in a playground at Hee Rak Orphanage in Busan. John C. Stennis is part of the John C. S... more

Ships from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group and U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) are moored pier side at the Republic of Korea Navy Base Oryuk-Do in Busan.

Ships from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group and U.S. 7th Fleet...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 12, 2009) Korean ships and U.S. ships from the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group as well as the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) are moored pier side at the Repu... more

Sailors dig up rocks and prepare soil for gardening at Hee Rak Orphanage in Busan.

Sailors dig up rocks and prepare soil for gardening at Hee Rak Orphana...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 12, 2009) Sailors embarked aboard the Nimitiz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) dig up rocks and prepare soil for gardening at Hee Rak Orphanage in Busan. John C... more

Sailors handle a mooring line aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Sailors handle a mooring line aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 15, 2009) Sailors handle a mooring line on the fantail aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) as the ship gets departs Busan. John C. Stennis is par... more

Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), shares his glasses with a child at the Hee-Rak-Won Orphanage during a community service project.

Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 15, 2009) Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), shares his glasses with a child at the Hee-Rak-Won Orphanage during a com... more

An SH-60F Seahawk helicopter assigned to the

An SH-60F Seahawk helicopter assigned to the

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 16, 2009) An SH-60F Seahawk helicopter assigned to the "Warlords" of Light Helicoptor Antisubmarine Squadron (HSL) 51 takes off from the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LC... more

Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet and Vice Adm. Park Jung-hwa, commander, Republic of Korea Fleet Command, cut the ceremonial cake at a reception.

Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet and Vice Adm. Park J...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 20, 2009) Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet and Vice Adm. Park Jung-hwa, commander, Republic of Korea Fleet Command, cut the ceremonial cake at a reception aboard ... more

Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, and Vice Adm. Park Jung-hwa, commander, Republic of Korea Fleet Command, sign into effect a new maritime operational plan.

Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, and Vice Adm. Park ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Mar. 20, 2009) Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, and Vice Adm. Park Jung-hwa, commander, Republic of Korea Fleet Command, sign into effect a new maritime operational p... more

 Quartermaster Seaman Fabian Williams assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) looks out over Busan.

Quartermaster Seaman Fabian Williams assigned to the amphibious comma...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 14, 2009) Quartermaster Seaman Fabian Williams assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) looks out over Busan while manning a sound powered phone as the ship... more

Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Michael Graham, assigned to amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) mans the rails.

Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Michael Graham, assigned to amphibious ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 14, 2009) Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Michael Graham, assigned to amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) mans the rails as part of the honor guard while pulling into p... more

Sailors assigned to the Warlords of Light Helicopter Antisubmarine squadron (HSL) 51 pull a helicopter across the main deck.

Sailors assigned to the Warlords of Light Helicopter Antisubmarine squ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 14, 2009) Sailors assigned to the Warlords of Light Helicopter Antisubmarine squadron (HSL) 51 pull a helicopter across the main deck of amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LC... more

Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) reaches for the hands of Chon Yea Un, the daughter of a Republic of Korea naval officer.

Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 14, 2009) Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) reaches for the hands of Chon Yea Un, the daughter of a Republic of Korea ... more

Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19),

Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 14, 2009) Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), is welcomed to the Republic of Korea by Chon Yea Un, the daughter of a Re... more

Sailors and embarked Marines assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) man the rails as the ship pulls into Busan.

Sailors and embarked Marines assigned to the amphibious command ship U...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 14, 2009) Sailors and embarked Marines assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) man the rails as the ship pulls into Busan. Blue Ridge is taking part in the... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and sailors from the Republic of Korea Navy begin the Friendship 5-kilometer run.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 15, 2009) Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff and sailors from the Republic of Korea Navy begin the Friendship 5... more

Capt. William Stevens crosses the finish line in first place during the the Friendship 5-kilometer run.

Capt. William Stevens crosses the finish line in first place during th...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 15, 2009) Capt. William Stevens crosses the finish line in first place during the the Friendship 5-kilometer run. Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (L... more

Culinary Specialist Seaman James Brown, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), preserves an exhaust pipe on the side of the ship while in Korea.

Culinary Specialist Seaman James Brown, assigned to the amphibious com...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 17, 2009) Culinary Specialist Seaman James Brown, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), preserves an exhaust pipe on the side of the ship while in Korea... more

So Ang Park, deputy director of the Hee-Rak-Won Children's Welfare Facility and the facility director, Hyo Il, look at a plaque presented by Capt. Thom W. Burke, commanding officer of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19)

So Ang Park, deputy director of the Hee-Rak-Won Children's Welfare Fac...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 17, 2009) So Ang Park, deputy director of the Hee-Rak-Won Children's Welfare Facility and the facility director, Hyo Il, look at a plaque presented by Capt. Thom W. Burke, command... more

U.S. Navy Lt. Carlos Reyes, assigned to Naval Mine and Submarine Warfare Command San Diego, and Republic of Korea Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kim Seok-han of the work together as part of the Naval Operations Coordination Team.

U.S. Navy Lt. Carlos Reyes, assigned to Naval Mine and Submarine Warfa...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 17, 2009) U.S. Navy Lt. Carlos Reyes, assigned to Naval Mine and Submarine Warfare Command San Diego, and Republic of Korea Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kim Seok-han of the work together as par... more

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jason Nunez, left, and Republic of Korea Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kim Dae-ik work as part of the Naval Operations Coordination Team during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2009.

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jason Nunez, left, and Republic of Korea Navy Lt. ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 17, 2009) U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jason Nunez, left, and Republic of Korea Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kim Dae-ik work as part of the Naval Operations Coordination Team during Ulchi Freedom Guardi... more

Master Chief Electronics Technician Mary Campbell, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), passes out coloring books and crayons to children at the Hee-Rak-Won Children's Welfare Facility

Master Chief Electronics Technician Mary Campbell, assigned to the amp...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 17, 2009) Master Chief Electronics Technician Mary Campbell, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), passes out coloring books and crayons to children at ... more

Chief (Select) Storekeeper Charles Mason mans the grill during a chief-select sponsored Hawaiian cookout.

Chief (Select) Storekeeper Charles Mason mans the grill during a chief...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 18, 2009) Chief (Select) Storekeeper Charles Mason, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), mans the grill during a chief-select sponsored Hawaiian cookou... more

Ship's Serviceman 3rd Class Michelle Worthing, left, and Ship's Serviceman Seaman Breanne Markey message the hands of residents of the Blue Bird Senior Citizens Center.

Ship's Serviceman 3rd Class Michelle Worthing, left, and Ship's Servic...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 19, 2009) Ship's Serviceman 3rd Class Michelle Worthing, left, and Ship's Serviceman Seaman Breanne Markey, both assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), m... more

Religious Programs Specialist 3rd Class Crystal Andruszkiewicz (left) , assigned to the Amphibious Command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and Republic of Korean Navy Seaman First Class Yong Sub clean the outdoor pool.

Religious Programs Specialist 3rd Class Crystal Andruszkiewicz (left) ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 19, 2009) Religious Programs Specialist 3rd Class Crystal Andruszkiewicz (left) , assigned to the Amphibious Command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and Republic of Korean Navy Seama... more

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) moored pier-side in BUSAN, Republic of Korea for Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) 2009.

The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) moored pier-side i...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 24, 2009) The amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) moored pier-side in BUSAN, Republic of Korea for Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) 2009. UFG is a combined joint computer... more

Religious Program Specialist 1st Class Dana Saunders, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19),

Religious Program Specialist 1st Class Dana Saunders, assigned to the ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 25, 2009) Religious Program Specialist 1st Class Dana Saunders, assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), scrimmages with Republic of Korea sailors during a... more

Machinist's Mate Fireman Tara Steiner and Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Christopher Leddy, flying squad rapid responders aboard the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19),

Machinist's Mate Fireman Tara Steiner and Hull Maintenance Technician ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 25, 2009) Machinist's Mate Fireman Tara Steiner and Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Christopher Leddy, flying squad rapid responders aboard the amphibious command ship USS B... more

Midshipmen from the Republic of Korea 2009 Coastal Training Squadron tour the foc'sle of amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Midshipmen from the Republic of Korea 2009 Coastal Training Squadron t...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 26, 2009) Midshipmen from the Republic of Korea 2009 Coastal Training Squadron tour the foc'sle of amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue Ridge is in Busan for Ulc... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus and Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander, 7th Fleet, descend the brow for an all-hands call during Mabus' tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus and Vice Adm. J...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus and Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander, 7th Fleet, descend the brow for an all-hands call during Mabus' tour of the... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus greets Sailors during an all-hands call following a tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus greets Sailors ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus greets Sailors during an all-hands call following a tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). B... more

ecretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call following his tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

ecretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Sailor...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call following his tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue ... more

Marines from Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) stand by for an inspection by the Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus during his tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Marines from Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) stan...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Marines from Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) stand by for an inspection by the Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus during his tour of the ... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus poses for a photo with Sailors during an all-hands call following a tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus poses for a pho...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus poses for a photo with Sailors during an all-hands call following a tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue R... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailors.

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailo...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailors assigned to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff, ... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks with Lt. j.g. Jeffery Hanson, damage control assistant aboard the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), during a tour of the ship.

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks with Lt....

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks with Lt. j.g. Jeffery Hanson, damage control assistant aboard the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (L... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus greets Sailors during an all-hands call after a tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus greets Sailors ...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus greets Sailors during an all-hands call after a tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue ... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Ray Mabus, arrives at Busan Naval Base in the Republic of Korea for a tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Ray Mabus, arrives at Bu...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Ray Mabus, arrives at Busan Naval Base in the Republic of Korea for a tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (L... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Marines following his tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Marin...

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 29, 2009) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Marines following his tour of the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue Ridge is the fla... more