Monday, January 12, 2015
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 […]
Monday, January 5, 2015
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 […]
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Hopefully, everyone had a Merry Christmas. For this week’s featured photos, we have U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary members dressed as Santa! Despite having slight issues with U.S. Coast Guard grooming and weight regulations, he has no problem bringing some holiday cheer to the rest of us.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
For this week’s Throwback Thursday from our history archive, we are taking you back to 1982 with an Auxiliary patrol assisting boaters back to shore after a grounding.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
The Auxiliary has been giving professional training to its members since it was created. For this week’s Throwback Thursday photo from our History Program Archive, we show you graduates from a 1972 National Search and Rescue School which consisted of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Civil Air Patrol members.
Friday, December 5, 2014
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary may not have any rescue swimmers but we do have an USCG Auxiliary helicopter on patrol! Enjoy our featured photo of an AUXAIR helicopter before takeoff. Have a rare or interesting Auxiliary photo to share? Let us know through any of our social media sites. Editors note: The aircrew is […]
Friday, November 21, 2014
A small group of auxiliarists have a unique way of supporting Sector Miami. Since 2006, an auxiliary training team has been providing the majority of CPR, AED and First Aid training to the Sector Miami active duty, reservists and auxiliarists. USCG Auxiliary Article by Auxiliarist Terry Barth Currently, the team has approximately 20 instructors that […]
Friday, November 14, 2014
Richmond, Virginia – Auxiliarists from Auxiliary Vessel 30344 were awarded with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Medal of Operational Merit for saving three kayakers, two of them in the water without a life jacket on, from an oncoming 16,000 ton cargo ship during a 5th Southern District Awards Ceremony. USCG Auxiliary Article by James Chin, […]
Thursday, November 13, 2014
For this Throwback Thursday right after Veterans Day, it is fitting to have a historic photo which shows the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves keeping the American coast safe from enemy attack. In May of 1943, a Coast Guard headquarters directive stated that the Auxiliary should be “a civilian organization which is engaged in the training […]
Thursday, November 6, 2014
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary has been saving lives since its inception. Enjoy our Throwback Thursday featured photo with life saving and khaki uniforms! Let us know in the comments and our other social media sites on what historical USCG Auxiliary pictures you want to see.