Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Last month a helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston, S.C., rescued an injured boater (June 14, 2015), in the vicinity of Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge. The boater, who suffered injuries to his neck and arm, was hoisted by the helicopter crew and taken to a local hospital for evaluation. U.S. Coast Guard Video:
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescues the crew of the fishing vessel Kupreanof from the Gulf of Alaska near Lituya Bay, Alaska, June 10, 2015. The aircrew hoisted the four crew members and transported them safely to Sitka. U.S. Coast Guard Video by Air Station Sitka:
Friday, June 12, 2015
When you join the Coast Guard Auxiliary, you could find yourself saving lives, protecting the environment from polluters, guarding our shores from terrorists and much more. That’s our job – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That’s life in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. We don’t just train. We train and perform . Since […]
Monday, April 13, 2015
The Auxiliary does some heavy duty work for marine safety and the environment. Just how heavy? Besides picking up bottles, cans, and car tires, Auxiliarists James Chin and Daniella Garrisi helped remove large pieces of scrap metal lying on a shore-front!
Thursday, January 29, 2015
For this Throwback Thursday, we are going to be focusing in on a winter theme. As the U.S. Northeast digs out of a recent storm, enjoy this 2010 NAVIGATOR magazine cover photo which shows Auxiliarists in New Jersey assisting the active duty in winter weather.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
For this week’s Throwback Thursday from our history archive, we are taking you back to 1982 with an Auxiliary patrol assisting boaters back to shore after a grounding.
Friday, December 5, 2014
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary may not have any rescue swimmers but we do have an USCG Auxiliary helicopter on patrol! Enjoy our featured photo of an AUXAIR helicopter before takeoff. Have a rare or interesting Auxiliary photo to share? Let us know through any of our social media sites. Editors note: The aircrew is […]
Friday, November 21, 2014
A small group of auxiliarists have a unique way of supporting Sector Miami. Since 2006, an auxiliary training team has been providing the majority of CPR, AED and First Aid training to the Sector Miami active duty, reservists and auxiliarists. USCG Auxiliary Article by Auxiliarist Terry Barth Currently, the team has approximately 20 instructors that […]
Friday, November 14, 2014
Richmond, Virginia – Auxiliarists from Auxiliary Vessel 30344 were awarded with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Medal of Operational Merit for saving three kayakers, two of them in the water without a life jacket on, from an oncoming 16,000 ton cargo ship during a 5th Southern District Awards Ceremony. USCG Auxiliary Article by James Chin, […]
Thursday, November 13, 2014
For this Throwback Thursday right after Veterans Day, it is fitting to have a historic photo which shows the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves keeping the American coast safe from enemy attack. In May of 1943, a Coast Guard headquarters directive stated that the Auxiliary should be “a civilian organization which is engaged in the training […]