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Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet Vice Adm. Karl Thomas; Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Commander In Chief, Self-Defense Fleet Vice Adm. SAITO Akira; Royal Australian Navy Commander, Australian Fleet Rear Adm. Chris Smith; and Republic of Korea Navy, Commander, Republic of Korea Fleet Vice Adm. Kim Myung-soo are greeted for a shipboard tour at the 2023 Fleet Commanders’ Roundtable Discussion hosted aboard ROKS Hansando (ATH-81) in Busan, Republic of Korea, April 21. The meeting provided a forum to engage in professional dialogues on regional security challenges and maritime operations. U.S. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with Allies and partners to preserve a free and open Indo-Pacific.

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Location: BUSAN, Republic of Korea
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