U.S. Coast Guard Commander Leah Cole, the Executive Officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) greets her family at the cutter's return to home port on Coast Guard Base Alameda, Calif., following a 98-day patrol in the Indo-Pacific region, April 8, 2024. The U.S. Coast Guard has operated in the Indo-Pacific for more than 150 years, and the Service is increasing efforts through targeted patrols with our National Security Cutters, Fast Response Cutters, and other activities conducted in support of Coast Guard missions to enhance our partnerships. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Schnabel)

Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Schnabel |  VIRIN: 240408-G-FD022-1002.JPG