Pohang welcomes USCGC Waesche
Lee Kang-Deok, the mayor of Pohang, Republic of Korea, shakes hands with U.S. Coast Guardsmen during a welcoming reception in Pohang, Republic of Korea, June 9, 2024. The Waesche’s arrival marked the first visit by a U.S. Coast Guard ship to Pohang, which was marked with an opening ceremony between United States and Korea Coast Guardsmen. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. U.S. Coast Guard missions in the Indo-Pacific focus on issues directly supporting and advancing our regional partners’ efforts to protect fish stocks, ensure safety of life at sea, support environmental response, and provide disaster relief. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elijah Murphy)

Photo by: Cpl. Elijah Murphy |  VIRIN: 240609-M-BI567-1105.JPG