2016 Video of the Year: Off duty rescue at sea: Helping our honu

Tuesday, December 27, 2016


We are pleased to announce the 2016 nominees for Coast Guard Video of the Year. We’ve selected the top 10 videos, the best of the best, as this year’s nominees. Now, we need your help in deciding the top Coast Guard video for 2016! Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Monday, December 26, 2016 http://coastguard.dodlive.mil/ The sixth […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 24, 2016


May you have a wonderful time this Thanksgiving, with friends and family. Enjoy. Happy Thanksgiving Day.

Honor Our Veterans

Friday, November 11, 2016

New York- Members from U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York march up Manhattan's Fifth Ave. during the Annual New York City Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11, 2010.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Seth Johnson

Today we honor those who have worn the uniform in service to our country as we commemorate Veterans Day. Coast Guard units across the nation will hold events to honor living veterans as well as remember those who have crossed the bar. Whether it is visiting a local hospital or running a 5k to support wounded […]

Traditions of the United States Coast Guard

Monday, November 7, 2016


The Coast Guard Standard The origins of the Coast Guard standard are very obscure. It may have evolved from an early jack. At least one contemporary painting supports this theory. In this 1840 painting pictured above, the Revenue cutter Alexander Hamilton flies a flag very similar to today’s Coast Guard standard as a jack. This […]

NACON Opening Ceremonies 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016


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.

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Picture of the Week 8/12/16

Friday, August 12, 2016

Phoenix, Arizona - On Sunday, 01 May, the USCG Auxiliary
Flotilla 114-10-07 Honor Guard Unit performed at the MLB Arizona
Diamondbacks baseball game to Presenting the Colors in front of
the over 30,000 stadium attendees and to those who were
watching national broadcasted TV.    Coast Guard
Auxiliary photo by:   Doug Houle

Happy 226th Birthday to The United States Coast Guard

Thursday, August 4, 2016


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 […]

Happy 4th of July from the USCG Auxiliary!

Monday, July 4, 2016


“Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” – Benjamin Franklin   Independence Day of the United States, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth in the U.S., is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the thirteen […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary Celebrates 77 years Of Faithful & Dedicated Service

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Auxiliary Logo

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 […]

United States Coast Guard Monuments

Monday, May 30, 2016


Today, we remember together… This Memorial Day, we express our gratitude for those who have served our country. Below is a repost that I think members of team Coast Guard will find of great value. As you travel this great country and around the world, please refer to this list to visit and pay your respects to […]

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