Coast Guard Cutter Munro holds change of command in Alameda

Coast Guard Cutter Munro holds change of command in Alameda
Honor Guard members of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro crew begin the change-of-command ceremony in Alameda, California, May 24, 2018.  (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Krug) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Capt. James Estramonte relieved Capt. Thomas King as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) in a change-of-command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Alameda Thursday. As inaugural...

Coast Guard historian to present history of Douglas Munro at National Museum of the Marine Corps

Coast Guard historian to present history of Douglas Munro at National Museum of the Marine Corps
Douglas Munro WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Assistant Historian Beth Crumley will present the personal history of Signalman First Class Douglas Munro, the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient, during a special exhibit on the history of the Battle of Guadalcanal at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va., Friday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 9. Crumley will speak about...

Leading from the front; Coast Guard member receives Douglas A. Munro Award for Inpirational Leadership

Leading from the front; Coast Guard member receives Douglas A. Munro Award for Inpirational Leadership
by Petty Officer 1st Class Crystalynn A Kneen and Chief Petty Officer Judy Silverstein The dictionary definition of leadership is, “the capacity to lead, or the act or an instance of leading”. Yet to Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Fla., crewmembers, the definition of leadership means much more. That was highlighted when Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Figueredo, a storekeeper, was awarded...