Coast Guard Academy to hold admissions event at Portsmouth base

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard Academy admissions event is scheduled to be held at the Base Support Unit in Portsmouth Thursday and Friday.

An admissions officer from the academy will be available to answer questions about the application process and opportunities in attending the Coast Guard Academy.

A tour of the sector as well as a Coast Guard cutter will also be provided.

Set on a waterfront campus in New London Conn., the Coast Guard Academy is the smallest of the five federal service academies and offers an educational experience with an emphasis on leadership, integrity, physical fitness, professional development and a student-to-teacher ratio of 8-to-1.

Registration is required for the event.

Registration and additional information can be found by visiting: and selecting Virginia.

For more information about the Coast Guard Academy, visit:

For questions about the event, please contact Lt. j.g. Cosimo Cambi at 860-701-6780 or 860-625-2014.

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