Capt. Billy Mees, commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750), speaks with Mr. Jonathan Kaplan, U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, and Rear Adm. Mark Melson, commander, logistics Western Pacific, during a tour of the bridge while the cutter was moored in Singapore, Feb. 27, 2024. The crew of the Bertholf is on a several-month deployment to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier)

Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Strohmaier |  VIRIN: 240227-G-SG988-9446.JPG