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Welcome to the Coast Guard's 5th District, located in Portsmouth, Va.

The Coast Guard’s 5th District Headquarters in Portsmouth, Va., is responsible for Coast Guard activities from South Carolina to New Jersey. There are three offices responsible for media relations here. The main office in Portsmouth and detached offices in Baltimore and Atlantic City, N.J. For more information about the 5th District, visit our homepage at

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Fifth District PA Contact

(757) 398-6272

After Hours
(757) 295-8435

U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District
Commander (de)
431 Crawford St., Suite 603
Portsmouth, VA 23704



For other public affairs contacts view the public affairs office list.

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