The Auxiliary Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) Device

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Photos and write up by: Robert Carlson AUXPA1 You might have seen some of your fellow auxiliarists wearing the RBS device on their uniforms. This device recognizes auxiliarists who provided exceptional and continuous effort to the RBS program. The requirements for RBS device encompasses activity over a minimum period of two years.  Auxiliarists must compile […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. j.g. Joann Elizalde

Friday, July 21, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, July 14, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Dragin Cmdr. Ryan Manning, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Chicago, presented the Coast Guard Achievement Medal to Ens. Joann Elizalde. Elizalde recently reported to MSU Chicago from Sector Lake Michigan. Pictured left to right: Elizalde, Manning, and […]

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard Cutter Campbell, part 2

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, July 13, 2017 This blog is part of a series honoring the long blue line of Coast Guard men and women who served before us. Stay tuned as we highlight the customs, traditions, history and heritage of the Coast Guard. Written by William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. Atlantic Area Historian EDITOR’S […]

The Secret Life of Walter Handy: the man who saved the Coast Guard Reserve

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Written by Chief Warrant Officer Anastasia Devlin Author’s Note: The opportunity for this story came to us from a family member who wrote to the RESERVIST, telling us their patriarch offhandedly mentioned how he’d joined the Coast Guard 75 years earlier. This man had quietly retired in […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Search and Rescue hoax calls

Monday, July 17, 2017

Originally Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue swimmer, from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., rescues one of four people, June 10, 2017, after their 19-foot boat capsized six miles northwest of Anclote Key. A […]

101 yr old Coast Guard WWII Vet Celebrated

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Originally Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi Marshall Perrow. Photo courtesy of Department of Architectural Licensing.                           If any artist could stir intense feelings with his creations, it would have been Marshall […]

Warrior Games 2017: Keep fighting!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Troha, an intelligence specialist at Coast Guard Cryptologic Unit Texas in San Antonio, pushes off the pool wall during U.S. Masters Swimming practice at George Block Aquatics in San Antonio, Dec. 27, 2016. […]

Are You AUXFIT?

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

What is AUXFIT? The AUXFIT program was introduced last year with support from CDR Carissa April, DIRAUX (retired). The idea for AUXFIT was to emphasize the importance of healthy living, physical fitness and have fun in challenging the district’s Southern Region – as well as each other in getting active. This year AUXFIT will be […]

3 men rescued by USCG from San Francisco Bay after sailboat capsizes

Saturday, July 1, 2017

  ABC 7 News Video by Kate Larsen Wednesday, June 21, 2017 TIBURON, Calif. (KGO) — There were tense moments for three boaters not wearing life jackets after their sailboat capsized in the bay on Wednesday. All the boaters are now safe, thanks to some good Samaritans and the Coast Guard. Three rescued boaters were […]

What is CRM for Aviators?

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

CRM is Crew Resource Management. The AUX-17 C School, course #501573, is a required course for pilots, crewmembers, and observers. It is an active duty Coast Guard course so the class students are active duty, reserve, and auxiliary members. Flight discipline is the foundation of the Crew Resource Management. AUXAIR training is ongoing, with aviation training […]

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