Capt. Mark Cawthorn retires from service after 27 years

Coast Guard captain retires after 27 years: shadow cast in Kodiak seen throughout nation

By Lt. j.g. Jacob Hauser, Coast Guard Cutter Munro Since time immemorial, when a sailor lays ashore at the end of a long career it has been considered bad luck if a sailor’s shadow touched land before his or her […]

DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska – Seaman Hugo Medrano, front, Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathryn Menrath, and Seaman Tommy McLaughlin practice proper firefighting hose handling techniques aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Munro in Dutch Harbor while other crewmen observe April 28, 2012. Cutter crews are trained to operate as a team while using a fire hose, its nozzle and other damage control equipment to assist with any shipboard emergencies. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Munro.

Coast Guard Cutter Munro crew conducts damage control training


KODIAK, Alaska - The Coast Guard Cutter Munro conducts flight operations off of Unimak Island on March 17, 2008.

Deck Watch speaks to the spouses of Munro crewmen

Deck Watch is a five minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news from around Alaska. The feature for July 15, 2011, by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally, is an interview with with Coast Guard Cutter Munro spouses about how […]