Welcome to the Coast Guard's 5th District, located in Portsmouth.
The Coast Guard’s 5th District Headquarters in Portsmouth, Va., is responsible for Coast Guard activities from South Carolina to New Jersey. There are three offices responsible for media relations here. The main office in Portsmouth and detached offices in Baltimore and Atlantic City, N.J. For more information about the 5th District, visit our homepage at www.uscg.mil/d5.
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September 2, 2014 Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to open for tours in Yorktown
September 1, 2014 Coast Guard, National Park Service rescue loggerhead sea turtle in NC
September 1, 2014 Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded jet skiers near Hampton
August 30, 2014 Coast Guard assists 8 aboard sinking boat off Virginia coast
August 30, 2014 Coast Guard medevacs woman, 72, off NC coast
August 29, 2014 Coast Guard medevacs man, 30, near Hatteras Island, NC
August 25, 2014 FEATURE STORY: Make-A-Wish hero saves the weekend
August 20, 2014 Coast Guard medevacs 68-year-old man from boat near Cape Charles