The cutter and crew conducted a multitude of missions including living marine resources, maritime safety, […] In December 2007, he advanced to Petty Officer First Class and transferred to USCGC DALLAS (WHEC 716) in Charleston, SC. Commissioned in 2017, Munro is the Coast Guard’s sixth 418-foot Legend-class national security cutter and one of four homeported in Alameda. The fifth NSC, James, was commissioned in August 2015. Photo by Pablo Fernicola. CAPT Krautler is married to the former Andrea Ramsay, of Plymouth, MI. The service christened the sixth national security cutter (NSC), Munro, in November 2015. In 1980, the ship moved to yet another new homeport: Honolulu, Hawaii. National Security Cutter For more photos of the national security cutter, visit the image gallery on Flickr. Captain Novak is married to the former Miss Alishia McRae who hails from Oshawa, Canada. He also holds a Master of Arts Degree in Humanities (Literature) from California State University, a Master of Arts Degree in English from the University of Massachusetts and has completed the Air Command and Staff College Distance Learning Program through the US Air Force Air University. He initiated a Special Needs Activity Program in which he volunteered his time on a weekly basis for four years. He served more than 65 units in the Eighth District and Patrol Forces South West Asia. PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- The newest U.S. Coast Guard Cutter departed Ingalls Shipbuilding last week, headed for its homeport in Charleston, S.C. NSC Stone (WMSL 758) is the ninth Legend-class National Security Cutter delivered to the Coast Guard by the Pascagoula shipyard. In 1986, Munro interdicted the motor vessel Line Island Trader, which had been attempting to enter the U.S. with 4.5 tons of marijuana. Munro’s patrol included the embarkation of a U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter and aircrew from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21, nicknamed the “Blackjacks” during RIMPAC. His personal awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Coast Guard Commendation Medal and Coast Guard Achievement Medal. The cutter joined a Russian Border Guard vessel to conduct the joint border patrol to promote both countries’ economic security. Alameda, CA 94501. 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In his role at FSAT he provided oversight, support and specialized training to hundreds of Culinary Specialists as well as and Prospective Command Cadres. He began his Coast Guard career in April 2001 and went directly from Basic Training to Food Service Specialist “A” School. Captain Blake L. Novak, Commanding Officer ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) returned home Monday to Alameda following a three month, 15,000 mile, multi-mission patrol. While conducting training with the Japan Coast Guard in 1983 the Munro was called upon to aid in the rescue and salvage operations for Korean Air Flight 007 in the Sea of Japan. Later that same year, the ship underwent an extensive three-year Fleet Reh… Munro is the sixth NSC to be commissioned and the fourth to be homeported on the West Coast in Alameda. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) In June 2015, he advanced to Chief Petty Officer and transferred to the Food Service Assistance and Training (FSAT) Team at CG Training Center Petaluma, CA. Munro’s success is attributed to the young women and men that make up our diverse crew. To ensure the safety of Munro’s crew deploying during the COVID-19 global pandemic, the crew conducted pre-deployment COVID-19 testing, followed by a 14-day monitoring period. Follow Navy Recognition on Google News at this link CAPT Krautler previously served as Executive Officer of Training Center Cape May, the Coast Guard’s sole accession point for enlisted personnel. He served as the Commanding Officer aboard CGC Point Stuart, Newport Beach, CA; Commanding Officer of CGC Wrangell, Kingdom of Bahrain; Commanding Officer of CGC Pea Island, St. Petersburg, FL; Executive Officer of CGC Venturous, St. Petersburg, FL; and Commanding Officer of CGC Decisive, Pascagoula, MS. His prior staff assignments include Deputy, Chief of Cutter Forces, where he was responsible for the strategic homeporting and operational requirements and policy for all Coast Guard cutters; District 7 Chief of International Engagement; Pacific Area Major Cutter Scheduler; and the Coast Guard Military Aide to the Vice President of the United States where he was charged with the Vice President’s military transportation, carrying the emergency satchel “football” and execution of the 25th Amendment to ensure continuity of the Presidency. According to information published on December 22, 2020, The U.S. Coast Guard’s newest Legend-class national security cutter, Stone (WMSL 758), departed from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division today, sailing to its homeport in Charleston, South Carolina. A native of Indiana, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1995 and master’s degree in National Security Studies at the Naval War College in 2008. September 17, 2020 Homeland Security Today The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) returned to homeport following a two-month-long Operation North Pacific Guard (NPG) patrol, focused on enforcing international fishery … James Estramonte, the commanding officer aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro, speaks to members of the media after returning to homeport in … CAPT Krautler is a USCG Master Training Specialist as well as a licensed professional mariner, holding a USCG Master’s License for motor vessels up to 1600 Gross Registered Tons in both Ocean and Near Coastal routes. In 1986, Douglas Munro interdicted the motor vessel Line Island Trader, which had been attempting to enter the U.S. with 4.5 tons of marijuana. The Coast Guard commissioned the seventh and eighth NSCs, Kimball and Midgett, at their Honolulu homeport Aug. 24, 2019. Capt. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro completes 34-day Bering Sea patrol. In 2006, he transferred to the USCGC OAK (WLB 211) in Charleston, SC where he held the position of FSO. The Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) transits the San Francisco Bay en route to the cutter’s homeport of Alameda, California, Sept. 7, 2020. While conducting training with the Japan Coast Guard in 1983 Douglas Munro was called upon to aid in the rescue and salvage operations for Korean Air Flight 007 in the Sea of Japan. Conducting two distinctly different missions within the same deployment is what makes the Coast Guard unique and why I chose this service. Munro’s crew demonstrated their interoperability with the U.S. Navy promoting maritime governance in support of national defense. The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro sits at its homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, Nov. 27, 2017. Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Resources, Non-Tank Vessel Response Plan Requirements, Restricted Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel Endorsements, Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center, National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC), Marine Safety Information Bulletins (MSIB). Copyright © 2021 Coast Guard News. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755), the military service’s newly-commissioned National Security Cutter, and crew arrived at its homeport at Coast Guard Island in Alameda Thursday. The U.S. Coast Guard’s newest Legend-class national security cutter, the future USCGC Stone (WMSL 758), departed from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Dec. 22, sailing to its homeport in Charleston, South Carolina. He qualified as Officer of the Day, Anchor Watch, and Quarter Master of the Watch. Petty Officer 1st Class Edward Sanchez, a culinary specialist aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro, holds his daugther after returning to homeport in Alameda, California, July 15, 2019. Captain Novak has over ten years of sea time with six previous afloat assignments. KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, Thursday, following an 85-day deployment throughout the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea, the Coast Guard … Upon re-commissioning in November 1989, MUNRO moved homeport yet again to Coast Guard Island in Alameda, California. The national security cutter returned after a 98-day counter-narcotics patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. “This has been an extremely rewarding patrol,” said Munro’s Commanding Officer Capt. Coast Guard Island, Bldg 42 USCGC MUNRO (WMSL 755) Other shore tours included: a training tour to qualify as a Coast Guard Diver at the US Naval Dive and Salvage Training Center, Officer in Charge of MSST 91103 DET1, one of the Coast Guard’s first deployable domestic security detachments, and Assistant Professor of English and Head Coach of the Men’s Lacrosse Team at the US Coast Guard Academy. Command Senior Enlisted Leader, U. S. Coast Guard Cutter MUNRO (WMSL 755) Senior Chief McBride was born and raised in Savannah, GA. PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC-615) arrived Monday at the cutter’s new homeport in Pensacola following a dry dock and Caribbean patrol. Posted by PA1 Charly Hengen, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Although MUNRO's homeports and capabilities have changed over the years, the missions of maritime law enforcement, search and rescue, and homeland defense have remained constant. National security cutters have a crew of more than 150 and are among the largest and most technologically sophisticated vessels in the Coast Guard’s fleet. COVID has been a challenge, but we met that challenge by establishing processes to maintain readiness and operate safely. The Coast Guard Cutter … The US Navy destroyer escort USS Douglas A. Munro (DE-422) was also named for Munro. In addition to patrolling the Aleutian Islands, Munro patrolled the maritime boundary line to prevent foreign fishing vessel incursions into U.S. waters. In addition, he has served as Commanding Officer of Cutters KATMAI BAY, in Sault Sainte Marie, MI and HICKORY, in Homer, Alaska. The new Fast Response Cutter (FRC) is the first of three scheduled to be stationed on Guam and is replacing the 30-year old 110-foot Island- class patrol boats. This site is owned and operated by Bright Mountain Media, Inc., a publicly owned company trading with the symbol: BMTM. Blake Novak. He served as the Senior FS and deployed to the Caribbean, Eastern Pacific, and with the Navy’s Sixth Fleet in Western and Central Africa. Commanding Officer All rights reserved. Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus Lee, an electronics technician aboard Coast Guard Cutter Munro, hugs his dog in Alameda, California, after returning to homeport, July 15, 2019. The at-sea-only construct for RIMPAC 2020 was developed to ensure the safety of all military forces participating and Hawaii’s population by minimizing shore-based contingents while striking a balance between combating future adversaries and the COVID-19 threat. Munro is the second cutter named for Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro (1919–1942), the only Coast Guardsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor. Container Inspection Training and Assistance Team (CITAT) Munro’s crew boarded 11 commercial fishing vessels to ensure compliance with U.S. fishery and safety regulations. The move was part of a strategy to provide better service to the ships and crews in a centralized location, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The USCGC (United States Coast Guard Cutter) Charles Moulthrope is the first of six FRCs (Fast Response Cutters) planned for service in Manama, Bahrain. Throughout their patrol, Munro’s crew maintained strict health precautions during all interactions with the public, including wearing N95 respirators at all times and undergoing intensive decontamination procedures following the completion of each boarding. The Krautlers have two children: Kate and James. National security cutters have a crew of more than 150 and are among the largest and most technologically sophisticated vessels in the Coast Guard’s fleet. It was an incredible opportunity to patrol as far north as the Arctic Circle to protect our borders and natural resources, and then transition to leveraging our DOD partnership with RIMPAC exercises. “This was Munro’s first Alaska Patrol. USCGC Munro (WMSL-755) is the sixth Legend-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard. The ser - vice commissioned its 14th fast response cutter late in 2015, and 14 HC-27J aircraft He also spent three months temporarily assigned to USCGC EAGLE (WIX-327) supporting the cutter’s summer cruise and the Commandant’s Change of Command with Admiral Collins and Admiral Allen. The Coast Guard's newest national security cutter began its maiden voyage from a shipbuilder in Mississippi on Tuesday to its future homeport … U.S. Coast Guard / Ensign Richard Zogby. While we have enjoyed our time at sea, and are proud of our accomplishments, we are excited to return home to our loved ones.”. Munro’s crew began their patrol in the Bering Sea and spent 37 days enforcing fisheries regulations from Alaska to the maritime boundary line separating U.S. and Russian waters. RIMPAC provided a unique training opportunity designed to foster and sustain cooperative relationships critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s interconnected oceans. PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returned to homeport in Pensacola after a 36-day Caribbean Sea Patrol. His expertise included inventory management, financial accountability, and dining facility administration. RIMPAC encompassed ten nations, with a total of 22 ships, one submarine and multiple aircraft. The cutters can operate globally in the most demanding open ocean environments, from the North Pacific’s hazardous fishing grounds to the Eastern Pacific’s vast approaches, where its crews battle transnational crime. Munro conducted formation steaming exercises, communications drills, maritime intercept operations and live-fire training alongside partner nations. In September 2001, he reported to USCGC RUSH (WHEC 723) in Honolulu, HI as a SNFS. After advancing to Petty Officer Second Class in 2004, he transferred to USCGC YELLOWFIN (WPB 87319) in Charleston, SC as the Food Service Officer (FSO). CAPT Krautler earned a Bachelor of Science Degree, with High Honors, from the US Coast Guard Academy. C/S Homeport ----- WHEC 715 Hamilton NMAG San Diego, CA WHEC 716 Dallas NPCR Charleston, SC WHEC 717 Mellon NMEL Seattle, WA WHEC 718 Chase NLPM San Diego, CA WHEC 719 Boutwell NYCQ Alameda, CA WHEC 720 Sherman NMMJ Alameda, CA WHEC 721 Gallatin NJOR Charleston, SC WHEC 722 Morgenthau NDWA Alameda, CA WHEC 723 Rush NLVS Honolulu, HI … In recent years, the Coast Guard realized several achievements with recapi-talizing its assets. Following their Alaska Patrol, Munro represented the Coast Guard by participating in an at-sea-only iteration of the biennial Rim of the Pacific 2020 (RIMPAC) exercise Aug. 17-31, in the waters around the Hawaiian Islands. In May 2011, he transferred to CG Station Tybee Island, GA, as the FSO with several other collateral duties including Command Drug & Alcohol Representative. In September 2001, he reported to USCGC RUSH (WHEC 723) in Honolulu, HI as a SNFS. https://www.pacificarea.uscg.mil › Our-Organization › Cutters › cgcMunro They have a four-year old daughter and two-year old son. He began his Coast Guard career in April 2001 and went directly from Basic Training to Food Service Specialist “A” School. SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 24, 2020) Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) steams towards Apra Harbor before arriving at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam. Missions. Over two weeks, Munro and the Blackjacks conducted 380 flight evolutions, 55 touch and go landings, 34 vertical replenishment evolutions transferring cargo by helicopter, and multiple helicopter in flight refuels. CG Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) CG Hearing Office; Containers. A Permanent Cutterman with over 10 years of sea service, CAPT Krautler has served in Cutters BASSWOOD, SASSAFRAS, WALNUT and BRISTOL BAY (with Aids to Navigation Barge 12001). Later that same year, the ship underwent an extensive three-year Fleet Rehabilitation and Moder… The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro and crew returned to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, March 18, after a 34-day patrol in the Bering Sea. During his tenure, District 11 has seized over 175 metric tons of cocaine, accounting for over 80% of all U.S. maritime drug seizures. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755), the military service’s newly-commissioned National Security Cutter, and crew arrived at its homeport at Coast Guard Island in Alameda on Thursday, April 6th. Senior Chief McBride was born and raised in Savannah, GA. The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro and crew returned to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, March 18, after a 34-day patrol in the Bering Sea. The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) returned to homeport following a two-month-long Operation North Pacific Guard (NPG) patrol, focused on enforcing international fishery regulations, on September 14.. NPG is an annual high seas US fisheries international law enforcement operation designed to detect and deter illegal, … In 1980, the ship moved to yet another new homeport: Honolulu, Hawaii. Homeport 2.0 News and Information. CAPT Krautler’s military decorations include two Meritorious Service Medals, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Coast Guard Achievement Medal and other personal, unit and service awards. Administrative Adjudications. Munro is the sixth NSC to be commissioned and the fourth to be homeported on the West Coast in Alameda. One more NSC is under construction and another under contract. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Homeport Internet Portal (HIP) was established in 2005 to facilitate compliance with the requirements set forth in the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002, by providing secure information dissemination, advanced collaboration, electronic submission and approval for vessel and … Commissioned in 2017, Munro is the Coast Guard’s sixth 418-foot Legend-class national security cutter and one of four homeported in Alameda. Captain Blake Novak assumed the duties as the District 11 Chief of Enforcement in June 2018 where he is responsible for overseeing the Coast Guard’s enforcement of U.S. Law protecting living marine resources, countering illegal migrant smuggling, and deterring the transportation of illicit contraband by transnational criminal organizations from the Oregon – California border to the Eastern Pacific. 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