Pohang welcomes USCGC Waesche
U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL-751), members of the Korea Coast Guard, and Lee Kang-Deok, center, mayor of Pohang, pose for a photo during a welcoming reception in Pohang, Republic of Korea, June 9, 2024. U.S. Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Waesche were greeted by members of the Korea Coast Guard upon their arrival to Pohang. Waesche is the second U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter deployed to the Indo-Pacific in 2024. Waesche is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. Coast Guard cutters routinely deploy to the region to engage with partner nations to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elijah Murphy)

Photo by: Cpl. Elijah Murphy |  VIRIN: 240609-M-BI567-1100.JPG