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Press Release | April 10, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard to host free, public Community Day in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard PADET Texas - Office: (281) 464-4810 / After Hours: (832) 293-1293

Editors' Note: Media interested in attending should RSVP no later than 5 p.m. April 12 by calling 361-533-8125 or emailing

Click here to view the Community Day flyer.

WHAT: Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi to host a free, public Community Day 

WHO: Members from Coast Guard units throughout the Corpus Christi area

WHEN: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 2024

WHERE: Water’s Edge Park, 602 S. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a free, open-to-the-public Community Day in Corpus Christi Saturday.

During the event, Coast Guard members from Sector Corpus Christi and surrounding units will display equipment and discuss various Coast Guard missions.

Attendees can interact with Coast Guard air crews, rescue swimmers, boat crews, law enforcement personnel, watchstanders, search and rescue coordinators, pollution responders, Auxiliarists, recruiters and more.

Sector Corpus Christi consists of 373 active duty, civilian and reserve personnel with two marine safety units, three multi-mission small boat stations, three aids to navigation teams and three Coast Guard cutters.

Coast Guard units and personnel scheduled to attend:

  • Air Station Corpus Christi with an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter
  • Sector Corpus Christi Response Department
  • Sector Corpus Christi Prevention Department
  • Aids to Navigation Team Corpus Christi
  • Coast Guard Recruiting Office Corpus Christi
  • Coast Guard Auxiliary

Local agencies and partners scheduled to attend:

  • Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
  • Texas General Land Office
  • Texas State Aquarium
  • Portland Police Department
  • Corpus Christi Fire Department

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