— CTF-151 Commander, Rear Admiral Byeong-Ju Yu
"I am proud of the effective cooperation between CTF-151 and EU NAVFOR units against piracy, and it is a pleasure to keep working together."
Djibouti, 26 June 2019—Today, Rear Admiral Byeong-Ju Yu, the Commander of the flagship CTF-151 (Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)) visited EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA detachments in Djibouti.
The detachments he visited included the Support Element of ATALANTA (SEA), the Spanish Military Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft (ES MPRA) and the German National Support Element (GE NSE). The detachments each briefed R. Adm. Yu on their respective operational duties.
R. Adm. Yu said that in his position as Commander of CTF-151, he looks forward to maintaining a strong cooperation with EU NAVFOR Somalia, as the two forces share the same counter-piracy objectives.
"I am proud of the effective cooperation between CTF-151 and EUNAVFOR units against piracy, and it is a pleasure to keep working together," said R. Adm. Yu.