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Coast Guard to host a Community Day in Houston, Texas

Coast Guard to host a Community Day in Houston, Texas
Archive image: U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor Anderson, an aviation maintenance technician (AMT) from Coast Guard Air Station Houston, conducts flight operations while underway on the USCGC Mohawk (WMEC 913) in the Atlantic Ocean, June 20, 2022.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jessica Fontenette.
  • WHAT: Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston to host a free, public Community Day 
  • WHO: Members from Coast Guard units throughout the Houston-Galveston area
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a free open to public Community Day in Houston on Saturday, February 11.

During the event, Coast Guard members from Sector Houston-Galveston and surrounding units will display equipment and discuss various Coast Guard missions.

Attendees can interact with Coast Guard aircrews, rescue swimmers, boatcrews, law enforcement personnel and K9 officers, drone operators, watchstanders, search and rescue coordinators, pollution responders, Auxiliarists, recruiters and more.

Sector Houston-Galveston consists of 1,562 active duty, civilian and reserve personnel with three marine safety units, five multi-mission small boat stations, two aids to navigation teams and six Coast Guard cutters (USCGC).

Coast Guard units and personnel scheduled to attend:

  • Aids to Navigation Team Galveston
  • Gulf Strike Team
  • Vessel Traffic Service Houston
  • Sector Houston-Galveston Response Department
  • Sector Houston-Galveston Prevention Department
  • Commercial Fishing Vessel Examination
  • Coast Guard Recruiting Office Houston
  • Coast Guard Investigative Service

Local agencies and partners scheduled to attend:

  • Texas General Land Office
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife Management
  • Harris County Sheriff’s Department
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • National Weather Service
  • United Service Organizations (USO)
  • Lone Star Flight Museum
  • West Gulf Maritime Association
  • Dr. Kirk Lewis Career & Technical High School

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