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Press Release | June 18, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard Recruiting Office Little Rock to host grand opening after decade-long closure

Editor's Note: Media are asked to RSVP by 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, by emailing

WHO: Captain Benjamin Keffer, Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Recruiting Command; Chief Petty Officer Steven Brashear, Recruiter in Charge, Recruiting Office Little Rock; Senior Chief Marcus Arambula, Regional Supervisor, Coast Guard Recruiting Command.

WHAT: Coast Guard Recruiting Office Little Rock Grand Opening

WHEN: Saturday, June 22, 9-11 a.m.

WHERE: 11312 Bass Pro Parkway Suite D, Little Rock, AR, 72209

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a grand opening event Saturday, for a new recruiting office in Little Rock, from 9-11 a.m. The re-opening celebrates the first Coast Guard recruiting office in Little Rock since the previous office closed a decade ago.

The event is open to the public and activities will include corn hole, a heaving line toss and a raffle. Regional Coast Guard leadership staff and various Coast Guard members representing the ratings of Boatswain’s Mate, Machinery Technician, Operations Specialist, Maritime Enforcement Specialist and Yeomen will be available to answer questions.

The Coast Guard recruiting office will offer free coffee and donuts while supplies last.

“Becoming a part of the vibrant Little Rock community and showcasing all the great opportunities that Coast Guard service provides are the main goals of this new recruiting location.” said Capt. Ben Keffer, Commanding Officer of U.S. Coast Guard Recruiting Command.

For additional information leading up to the event or regarding Recruiting Office Little Rock, please call 206-815-6030 or follow Facebook or Instagram.