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...

Alameda cutter returns home after Southeast Asia patrol

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau returned to homeport here today, following a 21-week deployment to Southeast Asia where the cutter participated with naval forces of Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, the Phillipines and Thailand in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) and Southeast Asian Cooperation Against Terrorism. CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises designed...

Coast Guard, Navy promote overseas unity through mutual goodwill

KEMAMAN, Malaysia – A living green jungle is illuminated beneath a nimbus of crimson cloud with the arrival of dawn in Kemaman, Malaysia. A mission of heavy importance awaits the crew of a white hulled cutter, and the thoughts of many are laden with logistics, plans and deadlines. Malaysia is a mystery not yet explored by personnel of Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau. Immediate tasks must be taken...

Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau Changes Hands in Singapore

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Seth Clarke, U.S. Navy SINGAPORE – Capt. Douglas J. Smith relieved Capt. Kevin M. O’Day as commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722) during a ceremony at Sembawang Wharf, Singapore, July 29. Smith assumed command of Morgenthau following an assignment in Washington, D.C. as the executive director of the federal interagency...