USCG Air Station San Francisco helicopter operations with Station Tahoe

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

There are some things we in the USCG Auxiliary like to say; one of them is that we are truly a part of Team Coast Guard. By Auxiliarist Jack Leth – Sierra Division Operations Officer Members from the USCG Auxiliary had an opportunity to participate in training with the officers and enlisted men and women […]

USCG Auxiliarist Deployed on Board Navy Ship HSV Swift

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

My flight arrived at Dakar Léopold Sangor International, after leaving Connecticut in the bitter cold, breathing the warm air of Senegal was very welcomed. Upon my arrival, two sailors were waiting for me with a sign bearing my name in bold.  I immediately started my job as an interpreter for the US Navy via the […]

Auxiliary joins USO to Support National Guard Family Day

Monday, December 10, 2012

The Coast Guard Auxiliary joined the USO and the Air National Guard to support the Army National Guard Family Day.  The event took place at the New Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh, NC. It was a beautiful day with temperatures in the mid-60s and over 700 in attendance at the event with over 150 children […]

Super Storm Sandy Relief Concert

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Randolph, NJ  – The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be hosting a holiday concert to benefit the Staten Island Coast Guard families whose houses were also destroyed or damaged due to Hurricane Sandy.  While the men and woman of the Coast Guard were out helping the citizens of New Jersey and New York  evacuate and be […]

Wreaths Across America

Monday, November 26, 2012

On Saturday, December 15 the U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in Albemarle, NC will participate once again in the Wreaths Across America ceremonies.  The mission of Wreaths Across America is to Remember, Honor and Teach.  The program is carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as veterans’ […]

2012 National Safe Boating Week to a Wider Audience

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

In an attempt to present National Safe Boating Week (NSBW) to as wide an audience as possible, Flotilla 72, Little Egg Harbor/Tuckerton; decided to engage in a broad spectrum of grass-root events in bringing the NSBW message to its surrounding communities; while enhancing the image of the Auxiliary. Article by: Allison Revy, Jr.; Public Affairs […]

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and “Lowe’s Heroes” Volunteers Team-up for Child Safety on the Water

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Coast Guard Auxiliarists and Lowes Home Improvement of Manahawkin and Toms River, NJ combined missions to promote and expand the national “Kids Don’t Float” life jacket loaner program in Southern Ocean County, New Jersey. Article by Auxiliarist Allison Revy, Jr., Whiting, NJ Recently,  Auxiliarists and volunteers from the “Lowe’s Heroes” program in Manahawkin and Toms […]

2012 Atlantic City Indoor Boat Show

Friday, February 24, 2012

Participation in boat shows is a staple activity for members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. It is an opportunity for us to meet the public and share information about boating safety. What makes one boat show stand out from the others is the level of investment that is made in preparing for the event and […]

Boating statistics in 2011 show the importance of lifejackets

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Recreational boating and paddling fatalities on waters of the northeastern U.S. have remained nearly the same for the second year in a row. The 1st Coast Guard District recorded a preliminary total of 51 deaths during 2011. There were 50 fatalities in 2009 and 51 fatalities in 2010. Capsizing or falling overboard while not wearing […]

Auxiliary Health Services – AUXMED

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Are you a Health Care Professional? Did you ever think about volunteering your skills while wearing a uniform in service of your country?  If so, the Coast Guard Auxiliary may be able to use your help!  Article by Auxiliarist Victor J Connell MD – Chief Medical Officer – USCG Auxiliary As the missions and responsibilities […]

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