U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Korea

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Korea

Seoul, South Korea

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Korea (MARFORK)
Headquarters: USAG Yongsan, Seoul, Korea
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Korea (MARFORK)
Headquarters: USAG Yongsan, Seoul, Korea
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, right, and Republic of Korea (ROK) Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Sang-Hoon Lee, commandant of the ROK Marine Corps, observe an amphibious demonstration at the Pacific Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS) 2017, Pohang, South Korea, April 2, 2017. PALS is held annually to help strengthen relationships between allied Marine and Naval forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
CMC Observes PALS 2017 Amphibious Demonstration
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, right, and Republic of Korea (ROK) Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Sang-Hoon Lee, commandant of the ROK Marine Corps, observe an amphibious demonstration at the Pacific Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS) 2017, Pohang, South Korea, April 2, 2017. PALS is held annually to help strengthen relationships between allied Marine and Naval forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks at the Pacific Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS) 2017, Seoul, South Korea, April 1, 2017. PALS is held annually to help strengthen relationships between allied Marine and Naval forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
CMC Speaks at PALS 2017 Opening Ceremony
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks at the Pacific Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS) 2017, Seoul, South Korea, April 1, 2017. PALS is held annually to help strengthen relationships between allied Marine and Naval forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
Republic of Korea Marine Corps Master Sgt. Yonhwan Shin helps strap in U.S. Marine Cpl. Justin Morrall to a canopy flight simulator, which allows the Marines to practice steering a parachute canopy, on March 14, 2017, near Camp Mujuk, Republic of Korea. The relationship between ROK and U.S. Marines encompasses the strategic, operational and tactical levels of training. Shin is with 1st Marine Division Parachute Operations Battalion. Morrall, a Denver, Colorado native, is a squad automatic weapon gunner with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bernadette Wildes)
Marines train in South Korea for parachute operations
Republic of Korea Marine Corps Master Sgt. Yonhwan Shin helps strap in U.S. Marine Cpl. Justin Morrall to a canopy flight simulator, which allows the Marines to practice steering a parachute canopy, on March 14, 2017, near Camp Mujuk, Republic of Korea. The relationship between ROK and U.S. Marines encompasses the strategic, operational and tactical levels of training. Shin is with 1st Marine Division Parachute Operations Battalion. Morrall, a Denver, Colorado native, is a squad automatic weapon gunner with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bernadette Wildes)
U.S. and Republic of Korea Marines are bound by more than name. They share an unshakeable alliance to defend shared interests in the face of adversity. Throughout the year, they train together as one force across a range of capabilities to increase combined readiness in defense of ROK. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Jessica Etheridge) 

Link to video:  http://dvidshub.net/r/rjj9mo
Unshakeable Alliance
U.S. and Republic of Korea Marines are bound by more than name. They share an unshakeable alliance to defend shared interests in the face of adversity. Throughout the year, they train together as one force across a range of capabilities to increase combined readiness in defense of ROK. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Jessica Etheridge) Link to video: http://dvidshub.net/r/rjj9mo
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, left, shakes hands with Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-Hoon, commandant of the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, at the Home of the Commandants, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 2017. Neller hosted Sang-Hoon for an honors ceremony and dinner. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
CMC Hosts ROKMC Commandant
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, left, shakes hands with Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-Hoon, commandant of the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, at the Home of the Commandants, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 2017. Neller hosted Sang-Hoon for an honors ceremony and dinner. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, right, and Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-Hoon, commandant of the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, pose for a photo during an honors ceremony at the Home of the Commandants, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 2017. Neller hosted Sang-Hoon for an honors ceremony and dinner. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
CMC welcomes ROKCMC
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, right, and Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-Hoon, commandant of the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, pose for a photo during an honors ceremony at the Home of the Commandants, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 2017. Neller hosted Sang-Hoon for an honors ceremony and dinner. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
US Defense Secretary James Mattis shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Han Min-Koo at the Defense Ministry in Seoul on February 3, 2017.
US Defense Secretary visits ROK
US Defense Secretary James Mattis shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Han Min-Koo at the Defense Ministry in Seoul on February 3, 2017.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signs the guest book at Headquarters, United States Forces Korea and Combined Forces Command, after arriving at United States Army Garrison-Yongsan, South Korea, Feb. 02, 2017. (DOD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)
Defense Secretary James Mattis
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signs the guest book at Headquarters, United States Forces Korea and Combined Forces Command, after arriving at United States Army Garrison-Yongsan, South Korea, Feb. 02, 2017. (DOD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)
Commander of Marine Forces Korea, Maj Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, left, and Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-Hoon, commandant of the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, speak to U. S. and ROK Marines participating in KMEP 17-8.  Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) is a regularly scheduled multinational exercise that focuses on the integration of aviation and ground assets within the construct of a traditional Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise and is designed to enhance the combat readiness of the U.S and Korean troops.
ROKMC and MFK Commander visit KMEP 17-8
Commander of Marine Forces Korea, Maj Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, left, and Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-Hoon, commandant of the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, speak to U. S. and ROK Marines participating in KMEP 17-8. Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) is a regularly scheduled multinational exercise that focuses on the integration of aviation and ground assets within the construct of a traditional Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise and is designed to enhance the combat readiness of the U.S and Korean troops.
U.S. Marines, with Alpha Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, and Republic of Korea Marines, with 1st Engineer Division, work together to put barbed wire around poles to create wire obstacles during the exercise Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-8 on New Mexico Range, South Korea, January 28, 2017. KMEP is an annually scheduled training event designed to enhance to improve the tactical interoperability and camaraderie of the Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines by allowing them to work side-by-side as a cohesive unit. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown even stronger based upon the shared interests and values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Tiana Boyd)
KMEP 17-8
U.S. Marines, with Alpha Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, and Republic of Korea Marines, with 1st Engineer Division, work together to put barbed wire around poles to create wire obstacles during the exercise Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-8 on New Mexico Range, South Korea, January 28, 2017. KMEP is an annually scheduled training event designed to enhance to improve the tactical interoperability and camaraderie of the Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines by allowing them to work side-by-side as a cohesive unit. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown even stronger based upon the shared interests and values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Tiana Boyd)
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, and Republic of Korea Marines break and dig up dirt to create a trench during the exercise Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-8 on New Mexico Range, South Korea, January 28, 2017. KMEP is an annually scheduled training event designed to enhance to improve the tactical interoperability and camaraderie of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and U.S. Marines by allowing them to work side-by-side as a cohesive unit. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown even stronger based upon the shared interests and values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Tiana Boyd)
KMEP 17-8
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, and Republic of Korea Marines break and dig up dirt to create a trench during the exercise Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 17-8 on New Mexico Range, South Korea, January 28, 2017. KMEP is an annually scheduled training event designed to enhance to improve the tactical interoperability and camaraderie of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and U.S. Marines by allowing them to work side-by-side as a cohesive unit. The alliance between America and the Republic of Korea has grown even stronger based upon the shared interests and values of both nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Tiana Boyd)
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks to Marines at U.S. Forces Korea Headquarters, South Korea, Oct. 14, 2016. Neller spoke about leadership expectations, readiness, and the future of the U.S. Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
Commandant visits Marines in Korea
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks to Marines at U.S. Forces Korea Headquarters, South Korea, Oct. 14, 2016. Neller spoke about leadership expectations, readiness, and the future of the U.S. Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller poses for a photo with U.S. Marines and Republic of Korea (ROK) Marines at the ROK Marine Corps Headquarters, Baran, South Korea, Oct. 15, 2016. Neller visited Baran to meet with ROK Marine Corps leadership. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
Commandant visits ROK Marines
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller poses for a photo with U.S. Marines and Republic of Korea (ROK) Marines at the ROK Marine Corps Headquarters, Baran, South Korea, Oct. 15, 2016. Neller visited Baran to meet with ROK Marine Corps leadership. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)
Headquarters: Yongsan, Korea
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Korea (MARFORK)
Headquarters: Yongsan, Korea

 

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