Coast Guard Cutter Munro returns home from 128-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Munro returns home from 128-day deployment
Crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Munro prepare to disembark after conducting a boarding of South Korean-flagged fishing vessel Dong Won in the South Pacific April 14, 2022, southwest of the Howland/Baker Islands, as part of Operation Blue Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn) ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) returned...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Munro conducts change of command ceremony
Capt. Rula Deisher receives command of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro from Capt. Blake Novak during a change-of-command ceremony in Santa Rita, Guam, May 19, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Fisher) SANTA RITA, Guam — A change of command ceremony was held aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755), Friday while the cutter was moored in Guam. Capt. Rula Deisher...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro visits Suva, Fiji

Coast Guard Cutter Munro visits Suva, Fiji
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro Lt.j.g. Shamir Tyner (second from right) describes the capabilities of the legend class national security cutter on the ship’s bridge during a tour of the cutter in Suva, Fiji, April 22, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn) SUVA, Fiji – The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro visited the Port of Suva, Fiji April 20-24, as...

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...