“MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Commandant to Deliver State of the Coast Guard Address”

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz visits with Coast Guard crews stationed in New York City. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Petty Officer 1st Class Jetta Disco.

Passing this along for those who may want to see it live. This announcement is aimed at providing information for the media and general public. An earlier announcement was aimed more toward active-duty members.

Media Advisory U.S. Coast Guard 7th District PA Detachment Tampa Bay


MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard Commandant to Deliver State of the
Coast Guard Address

Editor’s Note: Media attending must wear a mask and have a COVID vaccine card or negative test within the
last three days.

WHO: Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the United States Coast Guard
WHEN: 1- 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022.
WHERE: Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, 15300 Fairchild Dr., Clearwater, FL 33701
WHAT: Media must RSVP at (305) 607-6347 or padettampabay@gmail.com no later than Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. A
government-issued identification and media credentials are required for access to Air Station Clearwater. Media should arrive no later than 12:30 p.m. to set up for the event.

CLEARWATER, Fla.— The commandant of the United States Coast Guard is scheduled to deliver his annual State of the Coast Guard Address, Thursday, at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater. 

This event will be live-streamed at https://www.uscg.mil/alwaysready/ and on Facebook at https://Facebook.com/USCoastGuard at 1:00 p.m. EST/10:00 a.m. PST.

Adm. Karl L. Schultz will outline the Coast Guard’s role in a time of transformational change within the maritime domain. He will provide his vision for how the Service will respond to meet the Nation’s needs now and in the future. Adm. Schultz will accentuate the dedication and sacrifice of Coast Guard members stationed across the country and deployed around the world.
Adm. Schultz will further highlight the partnerships across the Department of Homeland Security organization, with the Department of Defense Joint Forces, inter-agencies and with our international partners that allow the Coast Guard to meet the demands of today and tomorrow.

Additionally, Adm. Schultz is expected to feature stories of Coast Guard women and men who excelled in crisis, rescued mariners in distress, interdicted illicit narcotics, and responded to the Haiti Earthquake.

Media unable to attend may request a Zoom link to join the media call after the event. 

Detailed Schedule of Events:

1 – 2 p.m.: State of the Coast Guard address
2:15 – 2:30 p.m.: Adm. Schultz will be available for media interviews
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Displays and tours of Coast Guard assets will be available
3:45 – 4 p.m.: Media hub call for those unable to attend the event in-person

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