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Visitor Welcome Package

U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Office of Counterterrorism and Defense Operations Policy Visitors Welcome Package

This welcome package contains visiting instructions and other important details for meetings and conferences held at CG Headquarters. If you have any questions regarding security requirements or need more information please contact the Division Security Officer's Mr. Thomas Edinger (202) 372-2067 or CWO Joe Tallent (202) 372-2018. You may also email

Visit Requests

Requests for visits to Coast Guard Headquarters within the Office of Counterterrorism and Defense Operations Policy which will involve access to classified information must be submitted by the requestor's Facility Security Officer. Visits must be sent directly to the Division Security Officer using the email address above. Visit Requests must be submitted on official letter with company letterhead and must include the following information:

  1. Name (Last, First, MI), rank or title, citizenship of proposed visitor.
  2. USCG EMPLID / Full Social Security Number
  3. Date of birth, place of birth
  4. Investigation date, date of clearance, adjudicating agency
  5. Security clearance level of visitor
  6. Name of person(s) to be visited
  7. Date, time, and duration of visit
  8. Purpose of the visit in detail
  9. Access level required for visit
  10. Information or materials to be disclosed
  11. If applicable; Special Coordination e.g.; Request PERMCERT, Weapon will be carried, Classified Storage, etc.

NOTE: The above information should be password protected when submitted due to content being Personable Identifiable Information (PII).



U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
Office of Counterterrorism and Defense Operations Policy (CG-DOD)
2100 Second St. SW
Washington, DC 20593

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Requests may be made when submitting Visit Requests; however, priority visitor parking is limited and will be approved on a case by case basis. Offsite parking is available at metered parking along Second Street and daily-rate parking lots adjacent to Fort McNair.

Last Modified 1/12/2016