Captain Jim L. Munro
United States Coast Guard
Captain Munro enlisted in the Coast Guard in October, 1977 while living in Pensacola, Fl. As an enlisted, he served ten years as a quartermaster on two 210 ft medium endurance cutters (Key West & Panama City, Fl) and at the Eighth District Command Center in New Orleans.
He was selected for Officer Candidate School in 1987 while a Chief Petty Officer aboard cutter DEPENDABLE. He served aboard six additional cutters on the east coast and in the Caribbean with four intervening operational assignments ashore: District Command Center Controller in New Orleans (92-95), Chief of Search & Rescue in what is now Sector San Juan, PR (97-2000), Response Chief at Sector New York (03-07), and Coast Guard Liaison Officer in Panama (09-11). Captain Munro has had three previous commands; CGC OCRACOKE in Puerto Rico, cutter CAMPBELL in Kittery, Maine, and most recently cutter DALLAS out of Charleston, South Carolina.
He is married to Beverly Wilson who continues to work at the Portsmouth, NH Naval Shipyard in Kittery Maine.
Captain Munro holds two Meritorious Service Medals, four Commendation Medals and two Achievement medals and is a member of the Marine Society of New York.