by Commander, Naval Forces Korea

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Oct. 19, 2017) Capt. Glen Leverette, deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) shakes hands with Republic of Korea (ROK) navy Rear Adm. Kim, Jong Sam, commander, ROK Flotilla 5, aboard the ROKS Cheong Wang Bong (LST 686) during the annual Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise (MN MIWEX). MN MIWEX is a mine countermeasures exercise between the U.S., Republic of Korea, and U.N. Command Sending States meant to increase combined capabilities and readiness to respond to any contingency on the Korean peninsula.

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