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Eighth District Response Division (dr)

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Response Division
Eighth Coast Guard District
500 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 671-2230

Response Division (dr)

District Eight Area of Responsibility encompasses all or part of 26 states throughout the Gulf Coast and heartland of America stretching from the Apalachian Mountains and Chattahoochee River in the east, to the Rocky Mountains in the west, and from the U.S./Mexico border and the Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian border in North Dakota; encompassing 1,200 miles of coastline and 10,300 miles of inland navigable waterways.

The Response Division oversees Search and Rescue, Marine Environmental Protection, Ports, Waterways and Coastal Security, Maritime Law Enforcement and Defense Readiness activities of' seven sectors, three air stations, seventeen search and rescue stations, two 210-foot medium endurance cutters and fifteen 87-foot patrol boats.

Contact Information:

Main Number: (504) 671-2230

Fax: (504) 671-2005

Last Modified 9/19/2013