The main task of Sector Hampton Roads is the enforcement of Coast Guard authority on the ports of Virginia. The sector also handles maritime happenings occurring in the area. It has a highly trained Response team that can be immediately deployed and Aside from its operational duty, the sector is also tasked with overseeing the welfare of the Coast Guard personnel in the area.
The Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads is an onshore unit of the Coast Guard situated at Portsmouth, Virginia. The sector belongs to the Coast Guard’s Fifth District, The sector is currently under the command of Capt. Mark Ogle.
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