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 […]

USCG Auxiliary Blog – Image of the Week

Thursday, February 18, 2016

PILLSBURY SOUND, U.S.V.I – An Auxiliary vessel’s flying National Ensign and Auxiliary Patrol Ensign add to the spectacular scenery surrounding the passage between the Caribbean and Atlantic basins. Pillsbury Sound is delineated by the big islands of St. Thomas and St. John forming the eastern and western boundaries; Lovango, Congo, Mingo, Grassy and Thatch Cays […]

USCG Auxiliary Blog – Image of the Week

Thursday, January 21, 2016

ATLANTIC CITY – Auxiliarist and Active Duty Aviators form USCG STA ATLANTIC CITY start the new year working together on an familiarization (FAM) flight on a MH-65D helicopter. (L to R) Pilot LT Andrew Bacon, Auxiliarist Judy Redlawsk DFSO, and Flight Mechanic Barry Garris. 2016 is the centennial of Coast Guard Aviation.

Time to Hang’em Up

Monday, January 18, 2016

by Robert Babezki, Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary This is a phrase that great athletes use when they realize it’s time to call an end to their career. Last week, in a small hospital room, another great person has come to the same conclusion. However, this is not a great athlete or an athlete […]

FAQ Friday: What is the origin of the saying “You have to go out, but you don’t have to come back”?

Friday, January 8, 2016

A letter to the editor of the old Coast Guard Magazine, written by CBM Clarence P. Brady, USCG (Ret.), published in the March 1954 issue (page 2), stated that the first person to make this remark was Keeper Patrick Etheridge.   Brady knew him when both were stationed at the Cape Hatteras LSS.   Brady tells […]

What was the top Coast Guard video of 2015?

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

We’ve tallied up your votes for the Coast Guard’s 2015 Video of the Year and have the results for the top three videos. From an unexpected sea life rescue to a man reunited with his Coast Guard rescuers, your favorite videos showcased the commitment Coast Guard men and women display on each and every mission, […]

Useful Coast Guard Auxiliary Member Resources

Monday, December 21, 2015

Auxiliary members have questions, we have answers! Bookmark this page to help you navigate the Auxiliary waters. Useful Coast Guard Auxiliary Member Resources: ALAUX: These are messages distributed by the Chief Director of Auxiliary for member information or to promulgate policy. Currents: This weblog contains messages to the membership from the National leadership and team. […]

History of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

Saturday, December 19, 2015

by John A. Tilley. Department of History East Carolina University Pleasure boating emerged as an American sport in the 1930s – for those who could afford it. Improvements in small, gasoline-powered engine technology let companies like Chris-Craft and Dodge mass-produce boats that the upper middle class, at least, could buy in considerable numbers. By the end of […]

Borinquen Auxiliary Aviators Honored at Safety Workshop

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Coast Guard recognized Auxiliary Aviators (AUXAIR) assigned to Air Station Borinquen (BQN) during the annual Auxiliary Aviation Safety Workshop held at BQN, November 7, 2015. Coast Guard Lt. Crystal A. Barnett, BQN, Auxiliary liaison officer announced the awards as Capt. Patricia A. McFetridge, BQN, commanding officer presented the Auxiliary Medal of Operational Merit, Auxiliary […]

Picture of the Week

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The prow of an Auxiliary Vessel slices through the calm deep-green waters of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) at the start of a patrol during nautical dawn. Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Joseph Giannattasio.

« Previous Page  |  Next Page »