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MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Sector San Diego to host open house

News Release 

U.S. Coast Guard 11th District PA Detachment San Diego
Contact: Coast Guard PA Detachment San Diego
Office: (619) 278-7025
After Hours: (619) 252-1304
PA Detachment San Diego online newsroom

Coast Guard Sector San Diego to host open house

WHO: Coast Guard personnel from Sector San Diego, Station San Diego, Pacific Area Tactical Law Enforcement Team, Maritime Security Response Team San Diego, the Petrel, recruiting, auxiliary, along with San Diego Harbor Police, San Diego Lifeguards, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations and Border Patrol.

WHAT: Fleet Week Open House. Guests will have the opportunity to tour Coast Guard boats and aircraft during the open house. Members of the Coast Guard will be available to answer questions about Coast Guard helicopters, cutters, small boats and other assets.

WHEN: Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Coast Guard Sector San Diego at 2710 North Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101

Editor’s Note: Media interested in attending are asked to RSVP at (619) 252-1304. Spokespeople will be available between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. for on-camera interviews.

SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego crew members are scheduled to host the unit’s open house Sunday.

As a part of San Diego’s Fleet Week, the Coast Guard invites the public to stop by from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn about Coast Guard operations in San Diego.

Visitors will be able to tour a helicopter, a patrol boat, a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium, as well as other assets and equipment used by the Coast Guard and partner agencies.

A search and rescue demonstration is scheduled at 2:30 p.m., pending asset availability due to operations.

Limited parking will be available on base. The use of taxis or ride-sharing services is encouraged. A shuttle will also be available to take visitors to and from the Broadway Pier at 15-minute intervals between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

-USCG-

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