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Press Release | March 11, 2024

Media Availability: Coast Guard to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony for new station in Fort Myers

Public Affairs Detachment Tampa Bay - 305-965-4672

Editor’s Note: Media interested in attending the ceremony are requested to RSVP no later than 7 p.m., Tuesday, by contacting Coast Guard Public Affairs Tampa Bay at

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Wednesday, for Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach in Fort Myers.

WHO: Rear Adm. Amy Grable, assistant commandant, Engineering and Logistics

Capt. Michael P. Kahle, commander, Sector St. Petersburg

Chief Warrant Officer Christopher C. Cone, commanding officer, Station Fort Myers Beach

WHAT: Coast Guard members are holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach facility. 

WHEN: Wednesday, March 13, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, 719 San Carlos Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33931.

Media Kit resources:

Biography: Rear Adm. Amy Grable

Biography: Capt. Michael P. Kahle

Biography: Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Cone

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