Featured Photos: Our Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Compilation by James Chin, National Staff – New Media Branch Assistant

The cake has been eaten, the facilities have been cleaned, and great memories were made during the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary Celebrations around the nation. Here are the featured photos:

Cake

Celebrations aren’t often complete without a cake. Which one looks most delicious to you?

The USCG Auxiliary 75th Anniversary cake at 5th Southern District's proves that sugar and safety do mix. USCG Auxiliary Photo.

The USCG Auxiliary 75th Anniversary cake at 5th Southern District’s proves that sugar and safety do mix. USCG Auxiliary Photo.

Auxiliarists at 5th District Northern prepare to enjoy some cake. USCG Auxiliary Photo by  Paul Casalese.

Auxiliarists at 5th District Northern prepare to enjoy some cake. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Paul Casalese.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adm. Kevin Cook (second from the left), commander for the Eight Coast Guard District poses in front of the cake in front of three auxiliary commodores and a auxiliary member who served for 50 years at the Eight District June 23, 2014. The Eight Coast Guard District paid tribute to 75-year anniversary of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Tippets.

Adm. Kevin Cook (second from the left), commander for the Eight Coast Guard District poses in front of the cake in front of three auxiliary commodores and a auxiliary member who served for 50 years at the Eight District June 23, 2014. The Eight Coast Guard District paid tribute to 75-year anniversary of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Tippets.

 

Empire State Building Lights

Let’s see some impressive lights to go with our Anniversary Cakes!

The Empire State Building in New York City was lit up in USCG Auxiliary colors in honor of the Auxiliary's 75th Anniversary. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Daniella Garrisi.

The Empire State Building in New York City was lit up in USCG Auxiliary colors in honor of the Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Daniella Garrisi.

 

An American Flag flutters close to the Empire State Building. USCG Auxiliary Photo by James Chin.

An American Flag flutters close to the Empire State Building. USCG Auxiliary Photo by James Chin.

Another view of the Empire State Building in Auxiliary colors. USCG Auxiliary Photo by James Chin.

Another view of the Empire State Building in Auxiliary colors. USCG Auxiliary Photo by James Chin.

First Southern District Commodore Vin Pica shows off New York City's Coast Guard Auxiliary Day Proclamation with the Empire State Building in the background. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Daniella Garrisi.

First Southern District Commodore Vin Pica shows off New York City’s Coast Guard Auxiliary Day Proclamation with the Empire State Building in the background. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Daniella Garrisi.

Boats

Historic Coast Guard boats transformed into Auxiliary patrol boats were on display during the 75th Anniversary Celebration at Penn’s Landing.

This 44 foot Motorised Life Boat (MLB) continues to serve the USCG as an Auxiliary Patrol Boat. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Paul Casalese.

This 44 foot Motorised Life Boat (MLB) continues to serve the USCG as an Auxiliary Patrol Boat. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Paul Casalese.

 

This reconditioned 41 ft Utility Boat also continues to serve as an Auxiliary Patrol Boat. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Paul Casalese.

This reconditioned 41 ft Utility Boat also continues to serve as an Auxiliary Patrol Boat. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Paul Casalese.

Recognition

Official recognition of  the Auxiliary was made in multiple states. Bravo Zulu to all.

Members of the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary display a proclamation along a city official from the New York Mayor’s office in New York, N.Y., June 23, 2014. The proclamation declares June 23 to be Coast Guard Auxiliary Day in New York City honoring the 75th anniversary of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank J. Iannazzo-Simmons.

Members of the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary display a proclamation from the New York Mayor’s office in New York, N.Y., June 23, 2014. The proclamation declares June 23 to be Coast Guard Auxiliary Day in New York City honoring the 75th anniversary of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank J. Iannazzo-Simmons.

 

Mass. Representatives Bruce Ayers and James Murphy and Col. Charles Cody, Mass. National Guard Chief of Staff, signed a proclamation commemorating the occasion at the State House! USCG Auxiliary Photo by photo by Auxiliarist Daniel Sieh.

Mass. Representatives Bruce Ayers and James Murphy and Col. Charles Cody, Mass. National Guard Chief of Staff, signed a proclamation commemorating the occasion at the State House! USCG Auxiliary Photo by photo by Auxiliarist Daniel Sieh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rear Adm. Richard Gromlich, commander of the 13th Coast Guard District, presents Dean Wimer, commodore of the 13th Coast Guard District Auxiliary, a plaque to honor the Coast Guard Auxiliary for 75 years of volunteer service in keeping America’s waterways safe, June 21, 2014. USCG Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama.

Rear Adm. Richard Gromlich, commander of the 13th Coast Guard District, presents Dean Wimer, commodore of the 13th Coast Guard District Auxiliary, a plaque to honor the Coast Guard Auxiliary for 75 years of volunteer service in keeping America’s waterways safe, June 21, 2014. USCG Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama.

 

The Michigan State Senate presents USCG Auxiliary Members with a USCG Auxiliary Day Proclamation. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Patrick Yockey.

The Michigan State Senate presents USCG Auxiliary Members with a USCG Auxiliary Day Proclamation. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Patrick Yockey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft presents a commemorative pennant to Commodore Thomas C. Mallison, the current National Commodore of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. - See more at: http://coastguard.dodlive.mil/2014/06/a-diamond-anniversary-for-the-coast-guard-auxiliary/#sthash.VFy0uCyV.dpuf

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft presents a commemorative pennant to Commodore Thomas C. Mallison, the current National Commodore of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. USCG photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

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  1. Mark Volkman says:

    HI
    What port is the re-conditioned USCG AUX 41 utb working out of?

    Thanks
    Mark


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