Coast Guard to host public Community Day in Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a free, open-to-the-public Community Day in Corpus Christi on Saturday July 29th at Water’s Edge Park in Corpus Christi.

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 and K9 officers, drone operators, watchstanders, search and rescue coordinators, pollution responders, Auxiliarists, recruiters and more.

Sector Corpus Christi consists of 334 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
  • Aids to Navigation Team Corpus Christi
  • Maritime Safety & Security Team Houston
  • Sector Corpus Christi Unmanned Aircraft Systems team
  • Sector Corpus Christi Response Department
  • Sector Corpus Christi Prevention Department
  • Commercial Fishing Vessel Examination
  • Coast Guard Auxiliary
  • Coast Guard Recruiting Office Corpus Christi

Local agencies and partners scheduled to attend:

  • Texas General Land Office
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • United Service Organizations (USO)

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