national coast guard museum association cocktail reception, Wednesday, March 20, 2019
6:00-8:00pm at Parkers’ lighthouse restaurant

and the state of the coast guard address, thursday, march 21 at 10:00am at coast guard base los angeles/long beach

Registration has Closed

Registration for these events has now closed. If you have any questions, please call Catherine Janney at 860.443.4200 or email info@coastguardmuseum.org

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Wednesday, March 20, 6:00-8:00pm
Cocktail reception

featuring Admiral Karl L. Schultz, Commandant of the USCG and Museum Association Board Chair, Susan J. Curtin

Parkers' Lighthouse Restaurant
435 Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802

ATTIRE
Business/Business Casual

PARKING
Self-parking is available within Shoreline Village. First two hours cost $2.00 with validation. After two hours, there is a $2.00 charge for every 20 minutes, with a maximum charge of $10.00 per car for 6 hours. Validation is available at the hostess stand upon exit. 

Thursday, March 21, 10:00am
State of the Coast Guard Address

Coast Guard Base Los Angeles/Long Beach
1001 South Seaside Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731

Demonstrations showcasing Coast Guard Operational Missions will begin at 8:30am

ATTIRE
Attire is Business Casual (Operational Dress Uniform for military). There will be opportunities to tour operational Coast Guard vessels and to view Coast Guard demonstration so please wear comfortable shoes. Additionally, the speech will be held outdoors near the water and there is a potential for a cool breeze.

ARRIVING AT BASE LOS ANGELES LONG BEACH
Please provide ample time to arrive at and park at Base Los Angeles Long Beach. Below you will find directions to Base Los Angeles Long Beach from downtown San Pedro and from downtown Long Beach. The Base is located on Terminal Island in the center of one of the world's largest port complexes so please plan to arrive early. When driving through the port complex, please keep an eye out for trucks and modified traffic patterns.

PARKING
Guests will be directed by members of the Coast Guard upon arrival. Names of those attending have been submitted to the Coast Guard. Valid identification is required upon entry.

DIRECTIONS TO USCG BASE LOS ANGELES - LONG BEACH

FROM DOWNTOWN SAN PEDRO 

1. Start by Driving North on N. Gaffey Street

2. Stay in the right lane to merge Right on CA-47, the Vincent Thomas Bridge

3. Immediately after crossing the bridge, take exit 1B toward Ferry Street

4. At the light, turn Left on Ferry Street

5. At the second light, turn Right onto Terminal Way

6. Terminal Way turns into S. Seaside Ave

When you Approach Base Los Angeles Long Beach, you will see signs for the Federal Correctional Institute. Keep going, the Base is across the street.

At the Federal Correctional Institute, you will see a security checkpoint. Coast Guard personnel will meet you at that checkpoint and you will be directed toward the parking area.

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FROM DOWNTOWN LONG BEACH

1. Start by Driving West on W. Ocean Blvd.

2. Continue straight onto the onramp for the Gerald Desmond Bridge (Note that the bridge is under construction so the traffic pattern is constantly changing. Follow signs to continue onto the bridge toward Terminal Island)

3. Take the exit toward Berths 301-305/Berths 401-406

4. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Terminal Way, and merge onto Terminal Way

5. Turn Left to stay on Terminal Way

6. Terminal Way turns into S. Seaside Ave

When you approach Base Los Angeles Long Beach, you will see signs for the Federal Correctional Institute. Keep going, the Base is across the street.

At the Federal Correctional Institute, you will see a security checkpoint. Coast Guard personnel will meet you at that checkpoint and you will be directed toward the parking area.

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Admiral Karl L. Schultz assumed the duties as the 26th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard on June 1, 2018. He previously served from August 2016 to May 2018 as Commander, Atlantic Area where he was the operational commander for all Coast Guard missions spanning five Coast Guard Districts and 40 states. He concurrently served as Director, DHS Joint Task Force-East, responsible for achieving the objectives of the DHS Southern Border and Approaches Campaign Plan throughout the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Region, including Central America.

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VADM Linda L. Fagan assumed command of the Coast Guard Pacific Area in June 2018 where she serves as the operational commander for all U.S. Coast Guard missions from the Rocky Mountains to the waters off the East Coast of Africa. She concurrently serves as Commander, Defense Force West and provides Coast Guard mission support to the Department of Defense and Combatant Commanders.

Susan J. Curtin is the Chair of the National Coast Guard Museum Association and partner in Power Family Enterprises LP and President of the Kenrose Kitchen Table Foundation, which is the J.D. Power family foundation, headquartered in Westlake Village, CA. Curtin serves on several boards and committees, including member of the board of the Heart Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, Trustee of the College of the Holy Cross, and the Mass Golf – Executive Committee. Curtin served as a Third Class Petty Officer - Port Security in the Coast Guard Reserve for four years while earning her bachelors degree at College of the Holy Cross. She has an extensive background in corporate sales, marketing and non-profit management.

event venues:

Wednesday, March 20, 6:00-8:00pm Parkers’ Lighthouse Restaurant in Shoreline Village

Thursday, March 21, 10:00am U.S. Coast Guard Base Los Angeles/Long Beach