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

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, August 7, 2014

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In this photo from an USCG Auxiliary Patrol Aircraft, the USCG Auxiliary is working with USCGC Key Largo in one of the largest search and rescue (SAR) operations conducted by the USCG in 2013.  A migrant vessel was three days overdue in 8-10 foot seas. Two USCG cutters, a C-130, a Casa aircraft, helicopters, and […]

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Auxiliarists man the life boats in a drill off of the Florida coast.  USCG Auxiliary photo by Chris Todd.

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA – A lifeboat filled with actors consisting primarily of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary members makes its way to shore as the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback stands watch during exercise Black Swan conducted on April 2, 2013. Black Swan is a joint offshore emergency exercise coordinated by the U.S. Coast Guard, the […]

USCG Auxiliary working above the Mona Passage

Monday, July 28, 2014

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The Mona Passage is a narrow strait that separates the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. The strait is notoriously treacherous, with turbulent currents and large sand banks. Migrants are venturing on that route because of beefed-up patrols in the north, less vigilance by Dominican authorities and Puerto Rico’s proximity. The 80 mi area of sea […]

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Somewhere over the Homeland USCG Auxiliary aviators are flying high.

 

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Throw Back Thursday – Feature Photo

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Auxiliarist carry the colors in front of a USCG 25 foot Defender class boat. From Left to Right: Auxiliarists Teressa Barnhill, Brian Ostheimer, Brian Meyer, and Dan Roy. Photograph by event staff.

Auxiliarists Support US Coast Guard during Hurricane Arthur

Monday, July 7, 2014

On board a 45' response boat from Sector Hampton Road Auxiliarist Trey Clifton was asked to assist in the first and only boat patrol of the afternoon. USCG Auxiliary Photo.

Portsmouth, Virginia – This was not a drill.  Auxiliarists Charles McLeod and Trey Clifton answered the call for assistance to be spokespersons and watch standers for USCG District Five Public Affairs Office as Hurricane Arthur barreled up the East Coast. The Auxiliarists acted as a force multiplier for USCG Public Affairs during a critical “all-hands […]

Auxiliarists Serve at Norfolk Harborfest

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Swimmer in the water! USCG Air Station Elizabeth City rescue swimmers are always a hit with the public during Harborfest in Virginia. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Andy Winz.

Norfolk, Virginia – President Ronald Reagan once said that “by working together, pooling our resources and building on our strengths, we can accomplish great things.” Fifty-three Auxiliarists and 12 Auxiliary vessels had the distinct privilege of  working together in a joint federal, state, and local mission to ensure a safe and enjoyable thirty-eighth annual Norfolk […]

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