Capt. Billy Mees, commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750), speaks with Mr. Jonathan Kaplan, U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, during a meeting aboard the cutter while it was moored in Singapore, Feb. 27, 2024. Bertholf is deployed to the Indo-Pacific region to advance relationships with ally and partner nations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier)

Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Strohmaier |  VIRIN: 240227-G-SG988-1077.JPG