USCGC Waesche welcomes aboard Mayor of Pohang, Korea Coast Guard Leaders
Commissioner General. Kim Jong-Uk, Korea Coast Guard, sits inside a U.S. Coast Guard MH-65E helicopter during a ship tour of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL-751) in Pohang, Republic of Korea, June 9, 2024. U.S. Coast Guardsmen welcomed the mayor of Pohang and leaders from the Korea Coast Guard aboard for a tour to highlight capabilities and best practices used by the U.S. Coast Guard. Waesche is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. 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 in support of Coast Guard missions to enhance our partnership. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elijah Murphy)

Photo by: Cpl. Elijah Murphy |  VIRIN: 240609-M-BI567-2008.JPG