Coast Guard Cutter Munro returns home from Western Pacific deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Munro returns home from Western Pacific deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) crewmember Petty Officer 2nd Class Kurt Chlebek, a boatswains mate, is greeted by his dog after Munro returned to their homeport in Alameda, California, Oct. 20, 2021, following a 102-day, 22,000 nautical mile multi-mission deployment. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Matt Masaschi. Alameda, Calif. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) and...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker off Saipan

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker off Saipan
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Navy, and the Saipan Department of Safety Boating Safety Division are responding to a report of a missing kayaker off Garapan, Friday. The kayaker is described as being a 60-year-old male and was last seen fishing at 2 p.m., Friday. Waterway users are requested to keep a sharp...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro trains with Indonesia’s Maritime Security Agency

Coast Guard Cutter Munro trains with Indonesia’s Maritime Security Agency
Captain Blake Novak, commanding officer Coast Guard Cutter Munro waves goodbye after an exercise at sea with the Indonesian Coast Guard in the Singapore Strait, September 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ian Gray) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) conducted operations and exercises with the Indonesian Maritime Security Agency and coast guard, the Badan Keamanan...

Coast Guard engages in training with Royal Australian Navy

Coast Guard engages in training with Royal Australian Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMLS-755) file photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — U.S. Coast Guard members aboard the Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) participated in a cooperative three-day at-sea exercise with the Royal Australian Navy in the South China Sea Saturday through Monday. The joint training engagement included joint operations, professional exchanges, and multi-unit maneuvering at sea...

Coast Guard trains with Philippine maritime agencies

Coast Guard trains with Philippine maritime agencies
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (left) and Philippine Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel Gabriela Silang (right) render honors to each other following bilateral operations and exercises Aug. 31, 2021, in the West Philippine Sea.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Corps Sgt. Kevin G. Rivas) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines, Tuesday following...

U.S., Japan Coast Guards train together in East China Sea

U.S., Japan Coast Guards train together in East China Sea
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro and Japan Coast Guard Patrol Vessel Large Aso, transit together in formation during a maritime engagement in the East China Sea Aug. 25, 2021.  (Photo courtesy of Japan Coast Guard) YOKOSUKA, Japan — U.S. Coast Guard members aboard the Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) participated in a cooperative two-day deployment with Japan Coast Guard members aboard...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro arrives in Western Pacific for months-long deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Munro arrives in Western Pacific for months-long deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Munro sets underway for a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific Ocean July, 23, 2021. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kevin G. Rivas. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Legend-class Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) arrived in the Western Pacific Sunday from its homeport in Alameda for a months-long deployment to the region. The crew is operating in support of United States Indo-Pacific...

Coast Guard responds to a boat fire near Carlsbad

Coast Guard responds to a boat fire near Carlsbad
Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Bottoms crewmembers work with Coast Guard Cutters Haddock and Munro to extinguish a vessel fire off the coast of San Diego, July 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard responded to a boat fire Thursday morning near Carlsbad. Coast Guard Sector San Diego watchstanders received several reports of a boat, 50 feet in length, on fire approximately...

Coast Guard offloads more than 19,600 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in Alameda, Calif.

Coast Guard offloads more than 19,600 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in Alameda, Calif.
A pallet of seized contraband is shown during a drug offload from the Coast Guard Cutter Munro in Alameda, California, March 23, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) ALAMEDA, Calif. ­— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) offloaded approximately 8,200 pounds of seized cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana Tuesday at the ship’s homeport at Coast...