Featured Photo – Daymark Nest Warning

Monday, September 15, 2014

Osprey Daymark

Throwback Thursday – September 11, 2001

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Photo by Auxiliarist Hope Wright

Crossing the Bar – Commodore Theodore W. Potter

Tuesday, August 26, 2014


  National Commodore Thomas C. Mallison regrets to inform you of the death of Coast Guard Auxiliary family member   Commodore Theodore W. Potter District Commodore – Fifth Southern Region   Receiving is on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 1730 until 1930 at Peninsula Funeral Home 1114 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, VA 23602   Celebration […]

Who was Alexander Hamilton, anyway?

Monday, August 25, 2014

Auxiliarist, Louis DiLeo singing the Star Spangled banner in front of Hamilton's grave in New York City on July 14th, 2014.

Auxiliarist, Louis DiLeo singing the Star Spangled banner in front of Hamilton's grave in New York City on July 14th, 2014.

  New York, New York – Everyone who has handled a $10 bill knows what he looked like, and maybe they know he was the first Secretary of the Treasury, and even maybe that he established the first bank in the United States, the Bank of New York. However, it is not so well known […]

Throwback Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The USCGC Penobscot Bay prepares to depart from Albany. Photo by Charles Poltenson.

Throwback Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, August 14, 2014

San Francisco, CA (Aug. 17, 2007) -- Auxiliarist Scott Galloway aboard Auxiliary vessel "Silver Charm" handles the weight at the end of the trail line from an Air Station San Francisco HH-65 during boat/helo hoist evolutions off of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. Photo by Linda Vetter, USCG Auxiliary

The Millennial Factor: Auxiliarists Under 40

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Demographics of the Auxiliary. This infographic  summarizes diversity of the Auxiliary and its need for an increased younger age presence. USCG Auxiliary 
graphic by Auxiliarist Andy Winz.

  The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is more than 30,000 members strong. With multiple Auxiliary units in all but two states, membership in the Auxiliary shows no signs of slowing down. However, when the public sees the Auxiliary in action, who are they typically looking at? The average member is a 64-year-old, Caucasian male. […]

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, August 7, 2014


In this photo from an USCG Auxiliary Patrol Aircraft, the USCG Auxiliary is working with USCGC Key Largo in one of the largest search and rescue (SAR) operations conducted by the USCG in 2013.  A migrant vessel was three days overdue in 8-10 foot seas. Two USCG cutters, a C-130, a Casa aircraft, helicopters, and […]

Happy 224th Birthday USCG! USCG Photo Show by Auxiliarists.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Seaman Gronager with Public Affairs Detachment Baltimore, smiles brightly as she holds cupcakes and gift bags to present to boaters for the 224th birthday of the United States Coast Guard. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Andy Winz.

Compilation by James Chin, National New Media Branch Chief On August 4th, 2014, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) will celebrate its 224th birthday. Originally founded in 1790 by Alexander Hamilton to enforce customs laws, the maritime service has expanded to 11 key mission areas. These include ports/waterways/coastal security, drug interdiction, aids to navigation, search and […]

USCG Auxiliary on New Media

Friday, August 1, 2014


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