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

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

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  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

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