A new building for Corpus Christi sector of the U.S. Coast Guard is now up and running. They gave 3News a tour of the facility Friday.

The facility contains aviation rooms, a cafeteria and several large conference halls. The Coast Guard plans to officially announce the name of the building in November.

They plan to name the building after a Corpus Christi native who was the first Hispanic American to lead the U.S. Coast Guard.

The building will be put to use in October and can hold around 300 people.

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