Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. j.g. Joann Elizalde

Friday, July 21, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, July 14, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Dragin Cmdr. Ryan Manning, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Chicago, presented the Coast Guard Achievement Medal to Ens. Joann Elizalde. Elizalde recently reported to MSU Chicago from Sector Lake Michigan. Pictured left to right: Elizalde, Manning, and […]

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard Cutter Campbell, part 2

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, July 13, 2017 This blog is part of a series honoring the long blue line of Coast Guard men and women who served before us. Stay tuned as we highlight the customs, traditions, history and heritage of the Coast Guard. Written by William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. Atlantic Area Historian EDITOR’S […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Search and Rescue hoax calls

Monday, July 17, 2017

Originally Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue swimmer, from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., rescues one of four people, June 10, 2017, after their 19-foot boat capsized six miles northwest of Anclote Key. A […]

Are You AUXFIT?

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

What is AUXFIT? The AUXFIT program was introduced last year with support from CDR Carissa April, DIRAUX (retired). The idea for AUXFIT was to emphasize the importance of healthy living, physical fitness and have fun in challenging the district’s Southern Region – as well as each other in getting active. This year AUXFIT will be […]

3 men rescued by USCG from San Francisco Bay after sailboat capsizes

Saturday, July 1, 2017

  ABC 7 News Video by Kate Larsen Wednesday, June 21, 2017 TIBURON, Calif. (KGO) — There were tense moments for three boaters not wearing life jackets after their sailboat capsized in the bay on Wednesday. All the boaters are now safe, thanks to some good Samaritans and the Coast Guard. Three rescued boaters were […]

What is CRM for Aviators?

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

CRM is Crew Resource Management. The AUX-17 C School, course #501573, is a required course for pilots, crewmembers, and observers. It is an active duty Coast Guard course so the class students are active duty, reserve, and auxiliary members. Flight discipline is the foundation of the Crew Resource Management. AUXAIR training is ongoing, with aviation training […]

Are you an Auxiliarist who holds clergy credentials and want to support Religious Ministry programs in the Coast Guard

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Charles “Doug” Kroll DVC-HH, Clergy Support The Auxiliary Clergy Support program supplements and supports Navy Chaplains serving with the Coast Guard by expanding Religious Ministry within the Coast Guard to better meet the needs of Coast Guard members and their families. Coast Guard Chaplains (officers of the U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps assigned […]

Did you know that Licensed Health Service Personnel are needed in the Auxiliary?

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Health Services Aux Health Services Division Joseph Sopko, M.D. DVC-HM, Division Chief The Coast Guard (CG) recognizes that the CG Auxiliary is composed of many skilled volunteers, some of whom are trained, qualified, licensed, or registered to perform many of the same health care activities that are performed by active duty personnel. As the missions […]

Auxiliarists participate with Active duty CG in the Culinary Specialist Symposium Sector NY

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A yummy picture is worth a thousand (delicious) words ! On June 5th – 9th , 2017 approximately 35 members of team coast guard assembled for the Culinary Specialist Symposium in Sector NY. There were classes, workshops, tips, best practices, habits to break, habits to start, demonstrations, competitions, and sampling of our work. Every 15 […]

US Barque EAGLE has made its way to #SailBoston.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Eagle is available for tours in Boston through Wednesday, June 21, as part of the Tall Ship fleet. Sail Boston is held to entertain and educate with a focus on U.S. and international maritime history. Eagle is available for tours in Boston through Wednesday, June 21, as part of the Tall Ship fleet. Sail Boston […]

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