Photo #: NH 104908
Korean Chief of Naval Operations visits Norfolk, Virginia
Vice Admiral Hahm Myong Soo (left), Republic of Korea Chief of Naval Operations, receives honors on Thursday, 13 January 1966, at the headquarters of Admiral Thomas H. Moorer, USN, (center), Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.
Attending the honors ceremony were Vice Admiral Waldemar F.A. Wendt, USN, (partially hidden by Adm. Moorer's right arm), Deputy Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; Major General Rathvon McC. Tompkins, USMC, (behind Adm. Moorer's left shoulder), Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Atlantic Command; and (at right) Commodore Kim Chun Tae, Superintendant of the Republic of Korea Naval Academy.
Vice Admiral Hahm visited Atlantic Fleet headquarters as guest of the U.S. Navy's Chief of Naval Operations. While in the Norfolk area, VAdm. Hahm and his wife received a helicopter tour of Tidewater naval installations, demonstrations and tours of the Little Creek Amphibious Base, and a tour of the aircraft carrier USS Independence (CVA-62) at the Norfolk Naval Station. He departed Norfolk for New York City on 14 January.
Photographed by PH2 J.D. Sagester, USN.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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Image posted 14 July 2007