U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) crew members observe the stars from Bertholf’s flight deck as the cutter and crew patrol the South China Sea, April 21, 2019. Under the tactical control of Commander, 7th Fleet, Bertholf will patrol and operate as directed, while striving to improve regional maritime governance and security, through capacity building exercises and professional exchanges with numerous partner nations and their respective coast guards and navies. U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi.

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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) crew members observe the stars from Bertholf’s flight deck as the cutter and crew patrol the South China Sea, April 21, 2019. Under the tactical control of Commander, 7th Fleet, Bertholf will patrol and operate as directed, while striving to improve regional maritime governance and security, through capacity building exercises and professional exchanges with numerous partner nations and their respective coast guards and navies. U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi.

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