Lieutenant General Lee Visits Combined Maritime Forces and NAVCENT

On 8th April 2017, Lieutenant General (GEN) Wangkeun Lee visited Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) and U.S. Naval Central Command (NAVCENT) in Bahrain, to meet Commodore William Warrender (Deputy Commander CMF) and Rear Admiral Thomas Marotta  (Vice Commander NAVCENT).

The visit was in order for Lieutenant General Lee to gain a common appreciation of operations in Somali waters, and to understand the current involvement of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Navy with CMF and Combined Task Force (CTF) 151.

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Image: Lt Gen Lee with Cdre Warrender and RADM Marotta outside CMF and NAVCENT Headquarters.

Lieutenant General Wangkeun Lee is Chief Director for Military Support from the Republic of Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff.

About Combined Maritime Forces

CMF is a unique multi-national collective of 31 like-minded nations, dedicated to promoting security and free flow of commerce across 3.2 million square miles of international waters in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, the Indian Ocean and the Gulf. CMF’s main focus areas are disrupting terrorism, preventing piracy, reducing illegal activities, and promoting a safe maritime environment for all.
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