ADVISORY, Aug. 06, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The U.S. Coast Guard, one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Captain Michael Day, Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, senior Coast Guard officer in the New York/northern New Jersey area, will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, August 7, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
The U.S. Coast Guard Media Contact:
Charles W. Rowe
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About The U.S. Coast Guard:
The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our Nation's maritime interests and environment around the world. The Coast Guard is an adaptable, responsive military force of maritime professionals whose broad legal authorities, capable assets, geographic diversity and expansive partnerships provide a persistent presence along our rivers, in the ports, littoral regions and on the high seas. Coast Guard presence and impact is local, regional, national and international. These attributes make the Coast Guard a unique instrument of maritime safety, security and environmental stewardship. On Aug. 4, the Coast Guard marked its 225th year of service to the nation.
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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.