CNFK (Commander (US) Naval Forces Korea), military
liaison to ROK Squadron 56 (ROK SEALs), Chinhae, ROK
Yes, I know that there is no rank, etc. on my uniform, but it does
say, “US Navy”.
The lieutenant commander to my left in the photo was commander
ROK SEAL Team Five. He’s moved up since. That’s the nice thing
about being older. You know a lot of people who you knew when
they were on the way up too. They ask you for favors, you ask
them for favors. The Chinese call it guanxi.
$500,000.00 in the trunk of a car along with a newspaper – evidence of
the ability to pay coupled with a specific date… all in a day’s work.


  1. It went the other way in this instance. And the currency was counterfeit super notes (counterfeit US currency of such quality that you couldn't distinguish it from the real thing). We grabbed the super notes in one case and used it as bait to buy dope in another. You know the drill.

  2. I can give you details. I had Secret Service guys on my task force and they were made into super stars in SS culture. Took it all the way back to the source.

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