U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton hosts shipboard dinner to commemorate trilateral engagement
(From right) Capt. Brian Krautler, commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752), Ambassador MaryKay L. Carlson, U.S. ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines, Capt. Toru Imai, commanding officer of Japan Coast Guard Vessel Akitsushima (PLH 32), and Philippine Coast Guard Capt. Roderik Elorian, stand together arm-in-arm at a dinner aboard Stratton in Manila, Philippines, June 2, 2023, to commemorate a multi-day trilateral engagement with the three services. Stratton deployed to the Western Pacific to conduct engagements with regional allies and partner nations, reinforcing a rules-based order in the maritime domain. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Brett Cote)

Photo by: Chief Petty Officer Brett Cote |  VIRIN: 230602-N-IP743-0491.JPG