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MSC Office Korea

MSCO Korea provides operations, logistics, maintenance, and administrative support for all MSC operated, controlled, and interest vessels in support of the Type Commander and/or as directed by the Area Commander in support of the Fleet Commander.


Commanding Officer

Commander Patrick J. Moore
Commanding Officer
Military Sealift Command Office Korea

Commander Moore is a native of Rising Sun, Md. He attended college at North Carolina State University where he graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Criminology and was commissioned through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Commander Moore’s sea tours include serving as the Combat Information Center Officer aboard USS Curtis (FFG 38); Damage Control Assistant aboard USS Sterett (DDG 104); Operations Officer aboard USS Kidd (DDG 100) and as the Operations Officer for Destroyer Squadron 23, completing multiple deployments to the Fifth and Seventh Fleet Areas of Responsibility as part of both the USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups.

Ashore, he has served as the Protocol Officer and Flag Lieutenant to Commander, Naval Forces Korea; as the Europe and South America Action Officer in the International Affairs Directorate of the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy; and as the Navy Service Cell Lead for the Director, Warfighter Operational Integration at the Missile Defense Agency. Commander Moore also attended Naval Postgraduate School where he earned a master’s degree in National Security Affairs, Pacific Studies and completed his Joint Professional Military Education Phase I through the Naval War College.

Commander Moore’s awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards), and various other unit and campaign awards.

Executive Officer

Commander Hannah Shipp
Executive Officer
Military Sealift Command Office Korea

Commander Hannah Shipp is a native of Queens, New York. Upon graduation from the State University of New York Maritime College in 2008, she was commissioned through the Naval ROTC program.

At sea, her assignments include First Lieutenant and Repair Officer in USS McCampbell (DDG 85) from 2008-2011, Navigator in USS Cowpens (CG 63) then hull-swapped to USS Antietam (CG 54) from 2011-2013, First Lieutenant in USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) from 2016-2018, and N4 Materiel & Logistics Officer for Commander, Amphibious Squadron Eleven (CPR 11) from 2018-2020.

Ashore, she attended the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. from 2015-2016, receiving her Master of Business Administration in Financial Management. Most recently, she served as the Director of Training (N7) at Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii from 2020-2023.

Her personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and multiple unit and service awards.

Senior Enlisted Leader

BMCS (SW/AW) Bhim R. Koirala
Senior Enlisted Leader
Military Sealift Command Office Korea

Senior Chief Petty Officer Koirala was born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. He migrated to the United States in 2004 and immediately entered the U.S. Navy attending basic training in Great Lakes, Ill. in July 2004. He attended Seaman Apprentice School in Great Lakes Ill., and his first duty assignment was with Assault Craft Unit Two in Little Creek, Va., where he spends first four years of his naval career working onboard Landing Craft Utilities.
His follow on assignment was the USS Frank Cable where he worked as a Deck 2nd Div. leading petty officer. In September 2010, Koirala reported to Surface Combat System Center, Wallops Island, Va. where he assumed duty as supply leading petty officer.
In September 2013, he was advanced to chief petty officer and assigned to Naval Beach Unit Seven. He successfully completed his time at Naval Beach Unit Seven as Beach Party Team Department leading chief petty officer and Landing Craft Utility Departmental leading chief petty officer. In June 2021, he reported to Military Sealift Command Office Korea where he currently serves as the senior enlisted leader. 
Koirala’s academic achievement includes a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Tribhuwan University of Nepal. He is currently enrolled with AMU pursuing his degree in International Relation.
Senior Chief Koirala’s personal awards include Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (six awards), Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist.

Contact Us

DSN Contact:
N1 - 315-763-3108   
Comm - +82 (0)51-642-7055
N3 - 315-763-3119
N4 - 315-763-3711
N6 - 315-763-3117

Command Mailing Address:
Unit 15175 Box 1
APO AP 96284-5175
Physical Address:
MSCO Korea (N0319A) United States Navy
Unit 15715 Bldg. 2650 Rm 212
Pier 8, 75-78 Gamman-Dong, NAM-GU
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