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Press Release | Feb. 22, 2023

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard to host Community Day in Metairie, Louisiana

U.S. Coast Guard Heartland Office: 504-671-2020 Cell: 618-225-9008

Editors' Note: Media interested in attending should RSVP no later than 5 p.m. Feb. 23 by calling 504-671-2020 or emailing

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

WHEREU.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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