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City of Portsmouth renewed as Coast Guard City

April 2, 2015

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard presented a letter from Adm. Paul Zukunft, Coast Guard commandant, to the Mayor of Portsmouth Thursday, recertifying the city's position as an official Coast Guard City.

The City of Portsmouth was renewed as an official Coast Guard City of an additional five years.

Rear Adm. Stephen Metruck, commanding officer of the Coast Guard 5th District presented the letter to Mayor Kenneth Wright during a Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

Coast Guard Cities are those cities that have extended considerations and support to Coast Guard members and their dependents. 


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