- 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
- WHERE: Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston, 13411 Hillard St, Houston, TX 77034
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
- Maritime Safety & Security Team Houston
- Sector Houston-Galveston Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) team
- 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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