Commander, Naval Forces Korea Begins Contruction on New Headquarters Constructing > United States Navy > News Tales

The aim of the brand new constructing is to broaden CNFK’s administrative and operational capabilities, permitting it to raised obtain its mission of fostering a robust and productive relationship with CRF and the ROK Navy, in addition to allow U.S naval forces to “Battle tonight,” within the Korea space of operations (KAO), ought to the necessity come up.

“In 2015, Admiral Byrne moved to Busan and realized the power of CNFK and ROK Fleet working side-by-side,” stated CNFK Commander, Rdml. Mark Schafer, in an handle to the occasion’s attendees, “With help from CRF, all of CNFK moved to Busan. Now, every ACOS [Assistant Chief of Staff] can meet face-to-face with their counterpart. This constructing is the ultimate step to carry the total brunt of CNFK to our 70-year alliance.”

The brand new constructing will likely be considerably bigger than the present constructing and can characteristic various quality-of-life enhancements on prime of its operational and administrative areas.

“This venture will assemble a two-story facility at roughly 33,000 sq. ft, to help U.S army personnel and civilian workers, from Commander Naval Forces Korea,” Stated FED Challenge supervisor, Mr. Robert Zhang, “The brand new facility will likely be thrice the dimensions of the present CNFK constructing and gives operational, administrative areas together with new storage and a health middle.”

The inclusion of those quality-of-life facilities are a part of CNFK’s dedication to its Sailors and its mission to be the project of selection for any Sailor choosing new orders.

Building is scheduled to be accomplished February 1, 2025. After the brand new constructing’s completion, the present CNFK Headquarters the present will proceed to be utilized by CNFK to help joint and mixed naval operations throughout the Korean peninsula.

CNFK proudly celebrates its 70 yr alliance with our ROKN companions, persevering with to foster a permanent relationship of mutual respect and dealing collectively to mood mixed maritime warfighting functionality, interoperability, and readiness that has spanned generations.