Stratton in the Indo-Pacific – Traversing the new center of gravity

Stratton in the Indo-Pacific - Traversing the new center of gravity
Mike McCord, Scan Eagle site lead, and Technician Dwight Smith, both of Dallas, recover a Small Unmanned Aerial System or drone aboard USCGC Stratton (WMSL 752), in the Pacific, Oct. 31, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) Story and imagery by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir The lights are low. Green and blue pixels illuminate the faces of watchstanders in the Combat Information...

U.S., Republic of Kiribati conduct joint training at sea

U.S., Republic of Kiribati conduct joint training at sea
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton and the RKS Teanoai conduct a training exchange in the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 7, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) PACIFIC OCEAN — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) and the Republic of Kiribati Ship Teanoai (301) conducted a passenger and training exchange in the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 7. “The U.S. and...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Guam after high seas fisheries boardings

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Guam after high seas fisheries boardings
The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton moor the vessel at Victor Pier on Naval Base Guam, Oct. 28, 2019, furthering the Coast Guard’s commitment to regional security and partnerships. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) APRA HARBOR, Guam — On the heels of their operations combatting United Nations sanctions violations in support of the U.S. Navy’s Seventh Fleet, the...

Coast Guard Cutter conducts DPRK sanctions patrol

Coast Guard Cutter conducts DPRK sanctions patrol
A small boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Stratton along with a Maritime Security Task Force West team is underway in support of helicopter operations in the South China Sea Sept. 16, 2019. A China Coast Guard ship (on the horizon) shadowed the Stratton crew throughout their transit of the South China Sea. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn. PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs India after engagement with Indian coast guard

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs India after engagement with Indian coast guard
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton sales alongside the Indian coast guard ships Abheed and Shaurya (16) Aug. 23, 2019, while transiting in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Chennai, India. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Esterly) CHENNAI, India – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) departed Tuesday from Chennai after a multi-day engagement with the Indian coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Chennai, India

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Chennai, India
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton file photo by Lt. Brian Dykens CHENNAI, India – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrived Friday in Chennai following previous engagements with Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Malaysia. Stratton’s crew will work alongside U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel to expand cooperation between personnel, in both nations’ navies and coast guards, which...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs Malaysia after joint training exercises

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs Malaysia after joint training exercises
LUMUT, Malaysia – Capt. Bob Little, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton explains the process of a replenishment-at-sea to a Royal Malaysian sailor as part of the at-sea phase of Maritime Training Activity Malaysia 2019.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tristin Barth) LUMUT, Malaysia — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) completed...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Malaysia

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Malaysia
The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton sails alongside the Indonesian Bakamla (coast guard) vessel KN Tan Jung Datu in the Singapore Strait, Aug. 11, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. LUMUT, Malaysia — The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) arrived in Lumut August 13 following numerous exercises and engagements with the Indonesian navy and coast guard. While in Lumut,...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Indonesia

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Indonesia
Coast Guard Captain Bob Little, commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, is greeted by traditional Indonesian dancers during a welcoming ceremony July 31, 2019, hosted by the Indonesian Navy in the Port of Tanjung Perak.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasmine Mieszala) SURABAYA, Indonesia — The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) arrived in Indonesia Wednesday as...