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150316-N-VO234-018

150316-N-VO234-018
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (March 16, 2015) Cmdr. Matthew Kawas, commanding officer the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), Crew 103, shows Adm. Choi, Yoon-hee, chairman of Republic of Korea (ROK) joint chiefs of staff, the ships control console on the bridge as part of a tour during a port visit for exercise Foal Eagle 2015. Foal Eagle is a series of annual training events that are defense-oriented and designed to increase readiness and maintain stability on the Korean Peninsula while strengthening the ROK-U.S. alliance and promoting regional peace and stability. Fort Worth is on a 16-month rotational deployment in support of the U.S. Navy's strategic rebalance and is operating as part of the U.S. 7th Fleet across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Conor Minto/Released)

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Photo taken on 16 March 2015 (© SurfaceWarriors / Flickr)

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