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WHAT: Coast Guard Station New Orleans to host a Community Day
WHO: Members from Coast Guard units throughout the New Orleans area
WHEN: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, 2023
WHERE: U.S. Coast Guard Station New Orleans, 201 Metairie-Hammond Hwy, Metairie, LA 70005
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a free, open-to-the-public Community Day in Metairie on Friday.
During the event, Coast Guard members from Station New Orleans 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, search and rescue watchstanders, pollution responders, recruiters and more.
Station New Orleans is located on the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and consists of 77 active duty, civilian and reserve personnel with 8 response boats.
Coast Guard units and personnel scheduled to attend:
- Station New Orleans boats and personnel
- Air Station New Orleans helicopter and aircrew
- Sector New Orleans personnel
- Coast Guard Recruiting Office New Orleans
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