NLUS Singapore


USCGC Stratton (WMSL-752) Visits Singapore May 2023

On May 19th, 2023, the Navy League got a tour of USCGC Stratton (WMSL-752), the third Legend-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard. It is the first “white hull” cutter named after a woman since the 1980s (USCGC Harriet Lane was launched in 1984). Stratton is named for Coast Guard Captain Dorothy C. Stratton (1899–2006) who served as director of the SPARS, the Coast Guard Women’s Reserve during World War II. The tour included included the engine compartment, mess hall and the bridge. The group agreed that the best part was the presentation from the helicopter pilot in the helicopter hangar standing in front of the helicopter! The Stratton is a 418-foot national security cutter…

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Easter 2023 US Navy Care Packages

The Singapore Council of the Navy League of the United States created Easter care packages for US Navy sailors traveling through Singapore. Events Director Melanie Rockstad (right) presents board games, chocolates and bags of Easter surprises to US Navy personnel who find themselves half a world away from family and friends during the holiday. Extended operations away from home port can last up to 6 to 9 months. This means sailors often miss important holidays like Christmas and Easter, and family milestones like birthdays and graduations. One of the vital missions of the US Navy League is to offer hospitality to enlisted and…

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USCG Stratton Around Town in Singapore 2023

The crew and captain of the USCG Stratton got to enjoy some time off the ship, seeing Singapore and enjoying local hospitality and the island’s unique and renown hawker cuisine. (Left to Right) Captain Brian Krautler, Commander of the Stratton, presents an official plaque to NLUS President Charlie Brown and Events Director Melanie Rockstad. The plaque will will be proudly displayed at the Terror Club in Sembawang. And the crew and NLUS hosts enjoy a night at hawker center Lau Pa Sat in downtown Singapore on famous ‘Satay Street’ where some of the island’s best satay is served (and, rumor has it, coldest…

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In addition to the events we host, Navy League members also have the opportunity to participate in the Home Hospitality Program. We partner with the American Association of Singapore to connect families in Singapore with visiting men and women from the sea services and arrange fun activities. To find out more about Home Hospitality, click here.