USCGC MUNRO (WHEC 724)
Captain Jeff Thomas reports to USCGC MUNRO from duties as Assistant Director for the Office of Emerging Policy at U. S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Captain Thomas has previously completed six afloat assignments: Commanding Officer, USCGC SPENCER (WMEC-905) home ported in Boston, Massachusetts, Executive Officer, USCGC RUSH (WHEC-723) home ported in Honolulu, Hawaii, Commanding Officer USCGC BAINBRIDGE ISLAND (WPB-1343) home ported in Sandy Hook, New Jersey; Operations Officer USCGC VIGILANT (WMEC-617) home ported in Port Canaveral, Florida; as a Deck Watch Officer in USCGC SEDGE (WLB-402) home ported in Homer, Alaska and as an Electronic Technician Chief in USCGC NORTHLAND (WMEC-904) home ported in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Assignments ashore include: Coast Guard Recruit Training Center Alameda, Electronics Technician Class A-School at Coast Guard Training Center New York, Base Charleston, South Carolina, Norfolk State University, Command and Control Support Facility, USCG Navigation Center, Coast Guard Academy, Naval War College Newport, and Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J-5), Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington D.C.
Captain Thomas is a 1991 graduate of Officer Candidate School in Yorktown, Virginia. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Strategic Studies and National Security awarded by Naval War College Newport, Rhode Island.
A native of Fayette, Alabama, Captain Thomas enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1978. He is married to the former Rebecca Midgett of Rodanthe, North Carolina. They have three children: Christian age 29, Cameron age 26, and Courtney age 22.