Coast Guard Auxiliary Picture of the Week

Saturday, November 19, 2016

NEW CASTLE, DE – Auxiliary aviators in District 5NR spend a beautiful fall weekend to take the AUX Crew Resource MGT/ORM (AUX-17) class to ensure proficiency and safety in flight.


Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Joseph Giannattasio



  1. Dale A. Currier says:

    Congratulations to all USCG and CG AUX aviators!!!! In January, 1944 the USS Turner (DD 648) exploded off Sandy Hook, NJ, killing 136.
    Survivors were evacuated from the sea by local USCG assets and taken to a New Jersey hospital with severe burns, many requiring treatment with plasma.

    USCG Capt. Erikson was testing a new ‘flying machine’ at Floyd Bennett field on Long Island to see if the CG could use it for rescue. He launched his newfangled helicopter in bad weather and flew the much needed plasma to New Jersey.

    My father, GM3 Donald Currier, was a USS Turner survivor.
    MANY THANKS from the Currier family
    D.A. Currier, USCG AUX Flotilla 2-1, Syracuse NY

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