Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft – NACON 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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“Shared my gratitude for the volunteer service of our U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at the National Auxiliary Convention this past weekend. The Auxiliary deploys overseas, are underway, in the air, in the classroom and on the docks. The Coast Guard could not do all that we do without our Coast Guard Auxiliary.” – United States […]

NACON Opening Ceremonies 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

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Phoenix – On Friday, 26 August,  the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla  114-10-07 Honor Guard Unit performed at the opening ceremonies for NACON.  Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by June Esparza.

Happy 226th Birthday to The United States Coast Guard

Thursday, August 4, 2016

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As the Coast Guard celebrates 226 years of proudly serving America on Aug. 4, we will highlight our long history of ensuring national security throughout the entire month of August. This blog is part one of our history series which will be featured every Monday in August. Join the celebration on social media by using […]

United Stated Coast Guard Auxiliary Picture of the Week – 7/17/2016

Sunday, July 17, 2016

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OCEAN CITY, NJ - Joseph Giannattasio, Auxiliary Public Affairs Specialist 1 (AUXPA1) video records a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel underway in Great Egg Harbor Bay. The Auxiliary Public Affairs Specialist program combines formal and on-the-job training with structured mentoring into a three-tiered professional development program designed to develop Auxiliarists into skilled
public affairs specialists, support specialists, and program managers.
Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Bruce Goldberg

OCEAN CITY, NJ – Joseph Giannattasio, Auxiliary Public Affairs Specialist 1 (AUXPA1) video records a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel underway in Great Egg Harbor Bay. The Auxiliary Public Affairs Specialist program combines formal and on-the-job training with structured mentoring into a three-tiered professional development program designed to develop Auxiliarists into skilled public affairs specialists, support […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary Celebrates 77 years Of Faithful & Dedicated Service

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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Since June 23, 1939, when congress established the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in an effort to build upon the boating experiences of civilians, Auxiliarists have reached out to their communities and supported the men and women of the Coast Guard. Today the Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrates seventy-seven years of faithful and dedicated service. Auxiliarists have generously […]

USCG Auxiliary Blog – Image of the Week

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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PILLSBURY SOUND, U.S.V.I – An Auxiliary vessel’s flying National Ensign and Auxiliary Patrol Ensign add to the spectacular scenery surrounding the passage between the Caribbean and Atlantic basins. Pillsbury Sound is delineated by the big islands of St. Thomas and St. John forming the eastern and western boundaries; Lovango, Congo, Mingo, Grassy and Thatch Cays […]

Auxiliary National Leadership

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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Leaders are individuals who guide or direct in a course by showing the way. The Coast Guard Auxiliary senior leadership possess the highest standards of professionalism and personal integrity. This is exemplified in their adherence to the Coast Guard’s core values of honor, respect, and devotion to duty. They strive to ensure that the Coast […]

USCG Auxiliary Blog – Image of the Week

Thursday, January 28, 2016

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AUX FS Vincent Maida getting ready to get underway with the Cutter Diligence (WMEC-616) out of Wilmington, NC. Vincent is looking forward to his first underway experience on a large CG Cutter. He has already impressed the crew with a fresh cheese cake this afternoon. The AUX FS program is currently helping the active duty Coast […]

USCG Auxiliary Blog – Image of the Week

Thursday, January 21, 2016

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ATLANTIC CITY – Auxiliarist and Active Duty Aviators form USCG STA ATLANTIC CITY start the new year working together on an familiarization (FAM) flight on a MH-65D helicopter. (L to R) Pilot LT Andrew Bacon, Auxiliarist Judy Redlawsk DFSO, and Flight Mechanic Barry Garris. 2016 is the centennial of Coast Guard Aviation.

Time to Hang’em Up

Monday, January 18, 2016

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by Robert Babezki, Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary This is a phrase that great athletes use when they realize it’s time to call an end to their career. Last week, in a small hospital room, another great person has come to the same conclusion. However, this is not a great athlete or an athlete […]

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