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   U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 5-1 Virginia Beach, VA is under Division 5, Sector Hampton Roads in the 5th Coast Guard District, Southern Region. Our Area of Responsibility is First Landing, Oceanfront and the South Beach area of Virginia Beach. Our active mission areas are surface (boat) operations, communications, marine safety & environmental protection, public education, and recreational boating safety. We also actively work with and support Coast Guard Station Portsmouth and Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads.

 Virginia Beach is a high activity area for recreational boating and 5-1 answers the call as one of the most active flotillas in Division 5. 5-1's support of Coast Guard operations truly spans across the Hampton Roads area. We follow the Coast Guard motto Semper Paratus and remain "Always Ready" to answer the call and serve Virginia Beach. 


   Flotilla 5-1 meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 1900 (7:00 PM) at Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Station 14, 760 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach. Uniform of the day is Tropical Blue Long or Operational Dress Uniform. Public and guests are always welcome to attend. If you are interested in joining Coast Guard Auxiliary please feel free to attend and learn more.


 Flotilla Commander

 Vice Flotilla Commander

Stephen A. George  FC

Louis E. Finger VFC

Public Affairs

A USCG helicopter hovers above the water while performing a Search and Rescue Demonstration during Harbor Fest 2018. USCG Auxiliary members were on scene to monitor, patrol, and maintain a safe operating environment.

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