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5th District Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard

Media Advisory

Date: June 06, 2012

Contact: D5 - Public Affairs

Office: (757) 398-6272

UPDATE MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to host media day before Parade of Sail off Lynnhaven, Va.

The update changes the arrival time to depart for the Eagle to 8:45 a.m.

WHO: Coast Guard Cutter Eagle's Commanding Officer Capt. Eric Jones.

WHAT: Invite for media to come aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle for interviews about the Parade of Sail and the Coast Guard's involvement in the War of 1812.

WHEN: Thursday at  8:45 a.m. until approximately 11 a.m.

WHERE: Coast Guard Station Little Creek at 1100 Abbott Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Media will need to enter Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story at gate 3, which is at the intersection of Helicopter Road and Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.

Media interested in attending are asked to contact 5th District External Affairs at 757-398-6272.

Photo identification will be required to enter the base.

For more information about the Eagle click here, and for the Coast Guard's role in the War of 1812, click here.

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