Coast Guard Cutter Stratton visits Fiji

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton visits Fiji
Josaia Maiwai (right), a Fijian fisheries officer, shakes hands with Capt. Bob Little, commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, June 20, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasmine Mieszala LAUTOKA, Fiji — Crew members aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) moored last week in Lautoka, marking the cutter’s first international port call of their Western...

Coast Guard cutter home after 164-day, 32,000 nautical-mile patrol to the Western Pacific

Coast Guard cutter home after 164-day, 32,000 nautical-mile patrol to the Western Pacific
A family waits for the arrival of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf July 2, 2019, at Coast Guard Base Alameda, California.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer NyxoLyno Cangemi) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned Tuesday to their homeport of Alameda following a 164-day deployment to the Western Pacific. The crew steamed...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs for Western Pacific patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs for Western Pacific patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton passes south of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Island as the cutter and crew depart for a months-long deployment to the Western Pacific in support of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, June 12, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton set sail Wednesday for a months-long deployment to...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton to depart for Western Pacific deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton to depart for Western Pacific deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrett Raitt ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton are scheduled to depart Wednesday from their homeport in Alameda for a months-long deployment to the Western Pacific in support of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, which oversees military operations in the region. The Stratton will be the second Coast Guard...