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  • USS Fort Worth

    March 15, 2015

    The APP coordinated with USS Fort Worth to invite career naval officers and a group of R.O.T.C. cadets from Korea Maritime University for a ship tour.

  • March 10 - 12, 2015

    March 10 - 12, 2015

    Consul General Powers (front, left), U.S. Embassy Seoul, came through Busan and Ulsan, March 10 – 12, for a wide variety of activities including three town hall meetings for U.S. citizens and their families in the region at Hyundai Foreign School in Ulsan and two other schools in Busan ...

  • U.S. Ambassador to Korea Mark W. Lippert visited Busan on February 26 -27, 2015, engaging in various activities which include paying a courtesy call on Busan Mayor Suh Byung-soo...

    February 26 - 27, 2015

    U.S. Ambassador to Korea Mark W. Lippert visited Busan on February 26 -27, 2015, engaging in various activities which include paying a courtesy call on Busan Mayor Suh Byung-soo (above, right); touring GE Offshore and Marine Technology Training Center, Boeing and KAL Tech Center ....

  • Director General Kim Kwang Hee, Cultural and Tourism Bureau of the Busan Metropolitan City visited the American Presence Post and shared upcoming cultural events in Busan with the APP and discussed ways to increase cultural exchanges between Busan and the U.S.

    February 6, 2015

    Director General Kim Kwang Hee, Cultural and Tourism Bureau of the Busan Metropolitan City visited the American Presence Post and shared upcoming cultural events in Busan with the APP and discussed ways to increase cultural exchanges between Busan and the U.S.

  • Consul Dae. B. Kim joined Ryan E. Bowles and Kevin T. Covert, officers from the Economic Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, on a visit to GE Offshore and Marine Technology Training Center in Busan.

    February 3, 2015

    Consul Dae. B. Kim joined Ryan E. Bowles and Kevin T. Covert, officers from the Economic Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, on a visit to GE Offshore and Marine Technology Training Center in Busan.

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  • Special Feature: Women’s History Month 2015
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  • Special Feature: Black History Month 2015
    Special Feature: Black History Month 2015

    Black History Month was the inspiration of Carter G. Woodson, a noted scholar and historian, who instituted Negro History Week in 1926. He chose the second week of February to coincide with the birthdays of President Abraham Lincoln and the abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The celebration was expanded to a month in 1976, the nation’s bicentennial.