Commanding Officer
Captain Thomas H. King

Command Philosophy 

Mailing Address

Commanding Officer
USCGC MUNRO (WMSL 755)
Coast Guard Island, Bldg 42
Alameda, CA 94501

Telephone Number

Phone:  (510) 437-5757

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 USCGC Munro (WMSL 755)

"Gallantry in Action"


Command

Photo of Captain Thomas KingThomas H. King

Captain, United States Coast Guard
Commanding Officer, U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755)

Captain Thomas King is originally from Agawam, MA and graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management.

Upon commissioning, Captain King was assigned to the USCGC RELIANCE out of New Castle, NH, where he served as a Deck Watch Officer and Assistant Operations Officer. Captain King's other afloat assignments include tours as Operations Officer aboard USCGC ESCANABA and Executive Officer of USCGC SPENCER, both homeported in Boston, MA. He also served as the Commanding Officer of USCGC NAUSHON, a patrol boat stationed in Ketchikan, AK, and USCGC NORTHLAND, a medium endurance cutter stationed in Portsmouth, VA.

Captain King attended Brookings Institute as a Federal Executive Fellow where he obtained a Certificate in Policy Strategy. He has earned a Masters in Marine Affairs from the School of Marine Affairs at the University of Washington and a Masters in Joint Campaign Planning from the Joint Forces Staff College's Joint Advanced Warfare School in Norfolk, VA.

Captain King has served various staff positions including his most recent assignment as Executive Assistant for the Assistant Commandant for Resources and Chief Financial Officer. At Coast Guard Headquarters, he was a Program Reviewer in the Office of Budget and Programs where he reviewed Coast Guard resource policy and proposals for the Coast Guard's naval, aviation, civil and electronics engineering programs. As the Coast Guard Liaison Officer to Department of State, he served as the U. S. enforcement expert during high-level multinational meetings including providing exportable fisheries management and enforcement workshop for Guatemala, Honduras, and Belize. He also was assigned to the First District Office of Law Enforcement as the Assistant Intelligence Officer and General Law Enforcement Officer.

Captain King is a Permanent Cutterman and his military awards include several Meritorious Service Medals, Coast Guard Commendation Medals and various unit commendations.

Command Philosophy

Photo of Commander Thomas D'ArcyThomas C. D'Arcy

Commander, United States Coast Guard
Executive Officer, U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755)

Commander D'Arcy is originally from Jacobstown, New Jersey, and graduated from the Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Government in 1998.

Upon graduation, he served a Deck Watch Officer, Assistant Navigator, and Law Enforcement Boarding Officer aboard USCGC MORGENTHAU, home-ported in Alameda, CA. His other afloat assignments include tours as Commanding Officer of USCGC ASPEN, home-ported in San Francisco, CA; Executive Officer of USCGC SEQUIOA, home-ported in Apra Harbor, Guam; and Operations Officer, Navigator, and Law Enforcement Officer aboard USCGC WILLOW, home-ported in Newport, RI. His assignments at-sea span the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, conducting counter-drug smuggling operations, search-and-rescue, the servicing of aids-to-navigation and weather buoys, fisheries enforcement, oil-spill recovery and response, and the enforcement of bi-lateral treaties with partner nations.

CDR D'Arcy has also served in various staff positions, including as PACAREA's Chief of Cutter Program Management and WMSL Support Team. As Senior Watch Officer and Deputy of the National Command Center at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC, he monitored the Service's world-wide operations to provide strategic awareness to the Commandant, senior staff, and the Department of Homeland Security. His tenure overlapped with several nationally significant maritime efforts, including major hurricanes and disasters, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the international relief efforts following earthquakes that devastated Haiti in 2009 and Japan in 2011.

Selected to serve as a Coast Guard Academy English Instructor, he earned a Master of Arts in English from the University of Washington. At the Academy, he taught Composition, Public Speaking, and Literature; and, he served as Military Advisor to the Class of 2008 and as a Coastal Sail Training Instructor.

CDR D'Arcy's wears the permanent Cutterman's Pin and his military decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Coast Guard Commendation Medals, Commandant's Letters of Commendation, and various unit and personal awards.



Executive Officer

Image Commander D'Arcy

Thomas C. D'Arcy

Commander, United States Coast Guard
Executive Officer, U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755)

Commander D'Arcy is originally from Jacobstown, New Jersey, and graduated from the Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Government in 1998.

Upon graduation, he served a Deck Watch Officer, Assistant Navigator, and Law Enforcement Boarding Officer aboard USCGC MORGENTHAU, home-ported in Alameda, CA. His other afloat assignments include tours as Commanding Officer of USCGC ASPEN, home-ported in San Francisco, CA; Executive Officer of USCGC SEQUIOA, home-ported in Apra Harbor, Guam; and Operations Officer, Navigator, and Law Enforcement Officer aboard USCGC WILLOW, home-ported in Newport, RI. His assignments at-sea span the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, conducting counter-drug smuggling operations, search-and-rescue, the servicing of aids-to-navigation and weather buoys, fisheries enforcement, oil-spill recovery and response, and the enforcement of bi-lateral treaties with partner nations.

CDR D'Arcy has also served in various staff positions, including as PACAREA's Chief of Cutter Program Management and WMSL Support Team. As Senior Watch Officer and Deputy of the National Command Center at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC, he monitored the Service's world-wide operations to provide strategic awareness to the Commandant, senior staff, and the Department of Homeland Security. His tenure overlapped with several nationally significant maritime efforts, including major hurricanes and disasters, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the international relief efforts following earthquakes that devastated Haiti in 2009 and Japan in 2011.

Selected to serve as a Coast Guard Academy English Instructor, he earned a Master of Arts in English from the University of Washington. At the Academy, he taught Composition, Public Speaking, and Literature; and, he served as Military Advisor to the Class of 2008 and as a Coastal Sail Training Instructor.

CDR D'Arcy's wears the permanent Cutterman's Pin and his military decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Coast Guard Commendation Medals, Commandant's Letters of Commendation, and various unit and personal awards.




Command Senior Chief

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Leslie Hearn

Senior Chief Operations Specialist , United States Coast Guard
Command Senior Chief, U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755)

Senior Chief Leslie Hearn assumed duties as Command Senior Chief aboard USCGC MUNRO (WMSL-755) on June 21st, 2017. Her primary responsibility is to advise Captain Thomas King, the Commanding Officer, on issues and initiatives pertaining to MUNRO crew members and their families.

Senior Chief Hearn entered active duty in the fall of 2000. After graduating boot camp, she worked for Training Center Yorktown's International Maritime Officer's Course while awaiting A-school. In the summer of 2001, she graduated from Radarman A-School and received orders to USCGC HAMILTON (WHEC-715) home ported in San Diego, CA. In 2004, she transferred up the coast to Group Los Angeles-Long Beach where she qualified as a Communications Watchstander, Situation Unit Watchstander and Operations Controller. In the spring of 2007, she advanced to Chief Petty Officer and served as the Command Center Supervisor for the Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center. From June 2009 to June 2013, she served as a Communications Watch Officer at Communications Area Master Station Pacific (CAMSPAC) located in Point Reyes, California. On May 1st, 2013, she advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer and transferred to Yorktown, Virginia where she was an instructor at the National Search and Rescue (SAR) School. While on the SAR School staff, Senior Chief traveled to the Republic of Georgia to assist several Georgian agencies in establishing the first-of-its-kind Joint Maritime Operations Center (JMOC) along the coast of the Black Sea in Supsa, Georgia.

Senior Chief Hearn is a proud graduate of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer's Academy and was the recipient of the Altus Tendo Award for class CXLIX. In May, 2015 she graduated from the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Leadership Course located in New London, Connecticut. Senior Chief Hearn's personal awards include three Coast Guard Commendation Medals with operational distinguishing device, Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Coast Guard Letter of Commendation, Coast Guard Good Conduct medals as well as other military and service awards. Senior Chief Hearn is currently attending Arizona State University pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences.


Executive Officer

Image Commander D'Arcy

Thomas C. D'Arcy

Commander, United States Coast Guard
Executive Officer, U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755)

Commander D'Arcy is originally from Jacobstown, New Jersey, and graduated from the Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Government in 1998.

Upon graduation, he served a Deck Watch Officer, Assistant Navigator, and Law Enforcement Boarding Officer aboard USCGC MORGENTHAU, home-ported in Alameda, CA. His other afloat assignments include tours as Commanding Officer of USCGC ASPEN, home-ported in San Francisco, CA; Executive Officer of USCGC SEQUIOA, home-ported in Apra Harbor, Guam; and Operations Officer, Navigator, and Law Enforcement Officer aboard USCGC WILLOW, home-ported in Newport, RI. His assignments at-sea span the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, conducting counter-drug smuggling operations, search-and-rescue, the servicing of aids-to-navigation and weather buoys, fisheries enforcement, oil-spill recovery and response, and the enforcement of bi-lateral treaties with partner nations.

CDR D'Arcy has also served in various staff positions, including as PACAREA's Chief of Cutter Program Management and WMSL Support Team. As Senior Watch Officer and Deputy of the National Command Center at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC, he monitored the Service's world-wide operations to provide strategic awareness to the Commandant, senior staff, and the Department of Homeland Security. His tenure overlapped with several nationally significant maritime efforts, including major hurricanes and disasters, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the international relief efforts following earthquakes that devastated Haiti in 2009 and Japan in 2011.

Selected to serve as a Coast Guard Academy English Instructor, he earned a Master of Arts in English from the University of Washington. At the Academy, he taught Composition, Public Speaking, and Literature; and, he served as Military Advisor to the Class of 2008 and as a Coastal Sail Training Instructor.

CDR D'Arcy's wears the permanent Cutterman's Pin and his military decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Coast Guard Commendation Medals, Commandant's Letters of Commendation, and various unit and personal awards.




Command Senior Chief

Image OSCS Hearn

Leslie Hearn

Senior Chief Operations Specialist , United States Coast Guard
Command Senior Chief, U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755)

Senior Chief Leslie Hearn assumed duties as Command Senior Chief aboard USCGC MUNRO (WMSL-755) on June 21st, 2017. Her primary responsibility is to advise Captain Thomas King, the Commanding Officer, on issues and initiatives pertaining to MUNRO crew members and their families.

Senior Chief Hearn entered active duty in the fall of 2000. After graduating boot camp, she worked for Training Center Yorktown's International Maritime Officer's Course while awaiting A-school. In the summer of 2001, she graduated from Radarman A-School and received orders to USCGC HAMILTON (WHEC-715) home ported in San Diego, CA. In 2004, she transferred up the coast to Group Los Angeles-Long Beach where she qualified as a Communications Watchstander, Situation Unit Watchstander and Operations Controller. In the spring of 2007, she advanced to Chief Petty Officer and served as the Command Center Supervisor for the Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center. From June 2009 to June 2013, she served as a Communications Watch Officer at Communications Area Master Station Pacific (CAMSPAC) located in Point Reyes, California. On May 1st, 2013, she advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer and transferred to Yorktown, Virginia where she was an instructor at the National Search and Rescue (SAR) School. While on the SAR School staff, Senior Chief traveled to the Republic of Georgia to assist several Georgian agencies in establishing the first-of-its-kind Joint Maritime Operations Center (JMOC) along the coast of the Black Sea in Supsa, Georgia.

Senior Chief Hearn is a proud graduate of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer's Academy and was the recipient of the Altus Tendo Award for class CXLIX. In May, 2015 she graduated from the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Leadership Course located in New London, Connecticut. Senior Chief Hearn's personal awards include three Coast Guard Commendation Medals with operational distinguishing device, Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Coast Guard Letter of Commendation, Coast Guard Good Conduct medals as well as other military and service awards. Senior Chief Hearn is currently attending Arizona State University pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences.


Photo of Senior Chief Leslie HernLeslie Hearn

Senior Chief Operations Specialist , United States Coast Guard
Command Senior Chief, U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755)

Senior Chief Leslie Hearn assumed duties as Command Senior Chief aboard USCGC MUNRO (WMSL-755) on June 21st, 2017. Her primary responsibility is to advise Captain Thomas King, the Commanding Officer, on issues and initiatives pertaining to MUNRO crew members and their families.

Senior Chief Hearn entered active duty in the fall of 2000. After graduating boot camp, she worked for Training Center Yorktown's International Maritime Officer's Course while awaiting A-school. In the summer of 2001, she graduated from Radarman A-School and received orders to USCGC HAMILTON (WHEC-715) home ported in San Diego, CA. In 2004, she transferred up the coast to Group Los Angeles-Long Beach where she qualified as a Communications Watchstander, Situation Unit Watchstander and Operations Controller. In the spring of 2007, she advanced to Chief Petty Officer and served as the Command Center Supervisor for the Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center. From June 2009 to June 2013, she served as a Communications Watch Officer at Communications Area Master Station Pacific (CAMSPAC) located in Point Reyes, California. On May 1st, 2013, she advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer and transferred to Yorktown, Virginia where she was an instructor at the National Search and Rescue (SAR) School. While on the SAR School staff, Senior Chief traveled to the Republic of Georgia to assist several Georgian agencies in establishing the first-of-its-kind Joint Maritime Operations Center (JMOC) along the coast of the Black Sea in Supsa, Georgia.

Senior Chief Hearn is a proud graduate of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer's Academy and was the recipient of the Altus Tendo Award for class CXLIX. In May, 2015 she graduated from the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Leadership Course located in New London, Connecticut. Senior Chief Hearn's personal awards include three Coast Guard Commendation Medals with operational distinguishing device, Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Coast Guard Letter of Commendation, Coast Guard Good Conduct medals as well as other military and service awards. Senior Chief Hearn is currently attending Arizona State University pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences.