USCGC Munro Returns from WESTPAC Deployment

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) and crew returned to their Alameda homeport Wednesday following a 102-day, 22,000-nautical-mile deployment to the Western Pacific. Munro departed Alameda in July to the Western Pacific to operate under the tactical control of U.S. Navy 7th Fleet to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. “Munro’s deployment demonstrated the Coast Guard’s unique authorities…

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US & Indonesian Coast Guards Conduct Joint Training

USCGC Munro (WMSL 755) and KN Pulau Dana (323) September 20, in the Singapore Strait. Together, the crews participated in ship-to-ship communications drills, multi-unit maneuvering and maritime domain awareness while at sea. “These maritime exercises with our Indonesian partners forge a stronger relationship, allowing our respective crews to work together and build on each others’ strengths,” said Munro’s Commanding Officer…

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USCGC Munro Engages in Maritime Training with Royal Australian Navy

September 16, 2021 – 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 to strengthen interoperability between the U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Australian Navy. “These at-sea engagements…

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US Coast Guard Concludes Training with Philippine Maritime Agencies

September 1, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines, Tuesday following operations and exercises in the West Philippine Sea with the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. Munro’s crew participated in bilateral operations, professional exchanges, search-and-rescue and communications exercises, small boat operations, multi-vessel maneuvering, and maritime…

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Joint USCG/USN Taiwan Strait Patrol

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) and legend-class U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) conducted routine Taiwan Strait transits August 27 (local time) through international waters in accordance with international law. The ships’ lawful transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military flies,…

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US & Japanese Coast Guards Train Together in East China Sea

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 the Japan Coast Guard ship Aso in the East China Sea Tuesday and Wednesday. The engagement followed Munro’s port visit in Sasebo, Japan, Aug. 20-24, and included crew exchanges; two-ship communication, formation, maneuvering and navigation…

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Munro on Deployment in Western Pacific

The Legend-class Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) arrived in the Western Pacific, Aug. 8, from its homeport in Alameda for a months-long deployment to the region. The crew is operating in support of United States Indo-Pacific Command, which oversees military operations in the region. Operating under the tactical control of Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, the cutter crew plans to engage in…

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USCGC Munro Unloads Massive Narcotic Haul at Alameda

March 23, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) offloaded approximately 8,200 pounds of seized cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana Tuesday at the ship’s homeport at Coast Guard Base Alameda. Prior to the Munro’s arrival in Alameda, the crew transferred 12 detainees, approximately 9,200 pounds of cocaine and 2,150 pounds of marijuana to law enforcement officials in San…

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USCGC Douglas Munro Completes Final Patrol

March 16, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro, the service’s last operational 378’ high endurance cutter, returned home to Kodiak, Alaska on Saturday, following a 49-day deployment in the Bering Sea. While deployed, the crew of the Douglas Munro, and its embarked MH-65 helicopter aviation detachment from Air Station Kodiak, safeguarded the $13.9 billion Alaskan fishing industry and provided…

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