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.

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 […]

The Casey E. Purvis and Robert S. Fuller Aviation Award of Excellence

Friday, September 25, 2015

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This award recognize the Pilot (Aircraft Commander, First Pilot or Co-Pilot) and Air Crew/Observer who have accumulated the most aviation program flight hours in a calendar year. Pilot hours must be non-mishap hours; Air Crew/Observer hours are the total hours by an air crew member while serving as an Air Observer. The awards honor the […]

NACON 2015 Is In Full Swing!

Saturday, August 29, 2015

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NACON 2015 in beautiful San Antonio, TX on the Riverwalk is in full swing. Click Here to see event photos! NACON 2015 Full Schedule – Check out the NACON Schedule to view all planned activities Take advantage of the various workshops being offered to learn the latest information about Auxiliary programs and more. Interact with the topical […]

USCG Auxiliary National Training January 2015 Meeting – Highlight Photos

Thursday, February 5, 2015

This year the Auxiliary’s National Training Meeting (N-TRAIN) was held January 25 - February 1, 2015, at the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet Hotel. N-TRAIN is held each year toward the end of January in the St. Louis area, home to the Coast Guard Auxiliary Association, Inc. – a non-profit organization that provides business management and training support for the Coast Guard Auxiliary. N-TRAIN offers a variety of training opportunities for selected district staff officers and national leadership.
USCG Auxiliary photo by Joseph Giannattasio.

St. Louis, MO – The USCG Auxiliary held its annual National Training Meeting (N-Train) at the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet Hotel from January 25, 2015 to February 1, 2015 with a focus on Leadership, Public Affairs, Marine Safety, and Incident Management. Here are some of the highlight photos of the event: To see the full […]

Safety on the Ice – Barely and Very Carefully

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Boston Lighthouse after a winter storm  - USCG Auxiliary Photo.

Here’s how the story goes. In the dead of winter, two duck hunters and their trusty hunting dog drive their brand new Range Rover out on to the ice of (choose: _______ [a] Moriches Bay, [b] Shinnecock Bay, [c] Great South Bay, [d] Narrow Bay, [e] body of water of your choice) and, seeing that […]

Celebrities in the U.S. Coast Guard and Auxiliary?

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Beau, left, and Jeff Bridges during their Coast Guard days. (Photo:  The United States Navy Memorial)

It’s a common question to members of the Coast Guard and Auxiliary… Have any celebrities served? You bet! The United States Coast Guard and Auxiliary has had its fair share. Here are just a few… With the Bridges, it was a family affair. Commodore Lloyd Bridges was a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Mr. […]

Crossing the Bar – COMO Thomas L. Briggs

Monday, January 12, 2015

Crossing the Bar – COMO Thomas L. Briggs. USCG Auxiliary Photo.

National Commodore Mark Simoni regrets to inform you of the crossing of the bar of U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary family member Commodore Thomas L. Briggs, Past District Commodore of 9th Eastern District. Commodore Briggs is survived by his wife Daphne Stephens; three daughters; two sons; a step daughter; and two step-sons, Tom is predeceased […]

Crossing the Bar – COMO Edward G. “Ted” Neale

Monday, January 5, 2015

Crossing the Bar - COMO Edward G. "Ted" O'Neal. USCG Auxiliary Photo.

National Commodore Mark Simoni regrets to inform you that Commodore Edward G. “Ted” Neale has crossed the bar.  He was the Past District Commodore of 11th Southern Region. Obituary Neale, Edward (Ted) George, Jr. July 2, 1926 – December 17, 2014 Edward George Neale, Jr., 88, of Encino, California, passed away peacefully December 17th, 2014 […]

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