Auxiliarists Teach Lifesaving Skills to the USCG

Friday, November 21, 2014

USCG members practice CPR. USCG Auxiliary Photo.

A small group of auxiliarists have a unique way of supporting Sector Miami. Since 2006, an auxiliary training team has been providing the majority of CPR, AED and First Aid training to the Sector Miami active duty, reservists and auxiliarists. USCG Auxiliary Article by Auxiliarist Terry Barth Currently, the team has approximately 20 instructors that […]

USCG Auxiliary Patrol Awarded for Saving Distressed Kayakers From Oncoming Cargo Ship

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Crew of Auxiliary Operational Facility 30344 is awarded their Medals of Operational Merit. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Charles McLeod.

Richmond, Virginia – Auxiliarists from Auxiliary Vessel 30344 were awarded with the  U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Medal of Operational Merit for saving three kayakers, two of them in the water without a life jacket on, from an oncoming 16,000 ton cargo ship during a 5th Southern District Awards Ceremony. USCG Auxiliary Article by James Chin, […]

Throwback Thursday – USCG Auxiliary/Reserve in 1942

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Crew of Coastal Picket Force sailboat on the hunt for German submarines, 1942-45.  USCG Auxiliary Photo.

For this Throwback Thursday right after Veterans Day, it is fitting to have a historic photo which shows the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves keeping the American coast safe from enemy attack. In May of 1943, a Coast Guard headquarters directive stated that the Auxiliary should be “a civilian organization which is engaged in the training […]

Throwback Thursday – 1967 Boater Rescue in Khaki Uniforms

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Auxiliarists rescue boater off an outboard that had foundered during storm 1967, Long Island Sound, New York. USCG Auxiliary Photo.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary has been saving lives since its inception. Enjoy our Throwback Thursday featured photo with life saving and khaki uniforms! Let us know in the comments and our other social media sites on what historical USCG Auxiliary pictures you want to see.

Throwback Thursday- 1950 Vessel Examination in Khaki Uniforms

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Auxiliarists conduct a vessel examination during the 1950s. Did you know that until 1975, the official uniform of the color was khaki?

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we are going really back by presenting you a 1950 historical USCG Auxiliary photo from our archives.

An Auxiliarist’s Journey Sailing on the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle

Monday, October 20, 2014

The USCGC Eagle in New York Harbor next to the Statute of Liberty. USCG Auxiliary Photo by James Chin.

Every summer, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle sails with a crew of six officers, approximately fifty-four enlisted Coast Guardsmen, and an occasional auxiliarist during training missions. The Eagle is a two-hundred ninety-five foot tall ship operated by the Coast Guard Academy and home ported in New London, Connecticut with key missions in training and […]

USCG Auxiliary Poem Submission – The Auxiliarist

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Auxiliarist Jeremy Davis is presented with his Flotilla Commander shoulder boards by his wife Crystal and daughter Savanna after being sworn in. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Elizabeth Caplan.

The Auxiliarist By Auxiliarist Jeremy Davis I am an Auxiliarist, I am a proud Guardian of our Nation’s waterways. I am an Auxiliarist, I am a dedicated servant of the American people in the classroom, in the air, and on the water. I am an Auxiliarist, I choose to serve, without pay, to the fullest […]

Major League Auxiliary Lineup for Mets Spirit Award

Monday, September 29, 2014

Commodore Vincent Pica II presents the Mets with a challenge coin during the Spirit Awards Ceremony. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Public Affairs Specialist 3rd Class Ali Flockerzi.

New York – The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary received the New York Mets’ Spirit Award for Community Service  at Citi Field with over 600 members, family, and friends of Team Coast Guard in attendance on September 26, 2014. Article by Auxiliarist James Chin, National Branch Chief of New Media In honor of the Auxiliary’s 75 […]

Throwback Thursday – Operation Angel Thunder

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Angel Thunder patrol trio

Seven Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 10 boats including two personal watercraft participated in Operation Angel Thunder on Roosevelt Lake October 11-12, 2005. Article by Tom Nunes, U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Angel Thunder is brings together military rescue crews from around the world to conduct hands-on emergency response training to increase proficiency when dealing with […]

Featured Photo – Daymark Nest Warning

Monday, September 15, 2014

Osprey Daymark

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