Museum Hosts Coast
Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum, a 900 ft aircraft carrier serving
as a floating exploration center, will host the US Coast Guard
(USCG) appreciation weekend on August 4 and 5 by welcoming several
Coast Guard cutters docked at Pier 86.
The USCG will perform various safety and rescue demonstrations
and provide information on joining the nation’s oldest continuous
seagoing service. Guests can tour the USCG Reliance and
speak with the crew about their search and rescue, law enforcement
and national defense missions. Also, they can watch the sea-air
rescue demonstration of an HH-65 Dolphin Helicopter as it deploys
a rescue swimmer to recover victims. Other activities include
a USCG “Drug Dogs” demonstration of how to uncover hidden narcotics
scheduled for the weekend are free and open to the public. For
more information, call 212-245-0072 or visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.
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