Featured Photo – Auxiliary University Program Aviator

Tuesday, March 19, 2013


Auxiliarist Garrett Hendrickson, Auxiliary University Program Class of 2015 at The College of William & Mary.  Auxiliarist Hendrickson is a member of Auxiliary Air in Suffolk, Va. and also serves as his units Diversity Officer. Hendrickson has been instrumental in providing William & Mary students opportunities to explore Coast Guard aviation. (USCG Auxiliary photo)

Featured Photo – New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade II

Sunday, March 17, 2013


NEW YORK – Auxiliary trumpeter Steven De Juri marches with the Coast Guard Auxiliary Band in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by PO1 Thomas McKenzie.

Featured Photo – Auxiliary Air “MIKE ALPHA”

Tuesday, March 12, 2013


Glens Falls – Auxiliarist Jay Millard participates in a walk around inspection of Auxiliary aircraft “Mike Alpha” on the tarmac at the Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport during an upper Hudson River ice patrol.  Photo by Auxiliary Pilot Ron Kaplan.

Auxiliary “ZERO ONE” to the rescue

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Crystal River, FL - Auxiliarist Robert Lewis, was at the helm of a local tour boat and took this photo of Auxiliary “ZERO ONE” going to the scene of the incident.  USCG Auxiliary photo.

Crystal River, FL – Late one Friday morning Auxiliarists Jim Simon, Don Jones and Steve Hampton were working on USCG Auxiliary Facility; “ZERO ONE”. These Auxiliarists routinely monitor the marine radio while aboard the Auxiliary vessel. Hearing someone was in distress, they quickly went to the rescue. By Auxiliarist Jodi Love, Public Affairs Officer Two […]

Featured Photo – USCG Auxiliary Line Handling Team

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Line Handling

  West Point, NY – Members of the USCG Auxiliary Line Handling Team and the crew of the USCGC Morro Bay (WTGB-106) work together to safely tie the cutter to the South Dock at the US Military Academy on the Hudson River.   The USCGC Morro Bay is a 140′ Icebreaking tug home ported in […]

Auxiliarist Volunteers aboard Norwegian Minesweeper

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Alta Broadside: “Royal Norwegian Navy vessel KNM Alta.”  USCG Auxiliary photo.

Gus Karlsen is a USCG Auxiliary Interpreter from Naples, Florida.  He is fluent in Norwegian, French and German.  Gus spends his time between homes in Florida and Maine, never very far from the sea.  Every couple of  years, or so, Auxiliarist Karlsen visits family in his ancestral home, Norway. Article by Auxiliarists Bill Scholz and […]

Auxiliary Chefs Participate in Tradewinds 2012 in Barbados

Thursday, February 21, 2013

AUXCHEFs work the serving line in Barbados for Tradewinds 2012.  USCG Auxiliary photo.

  The list of countries sounded more like an itinerary for a 2 week Caribbean cruise, but that was definitely not the case. Military units of member nations of the Regional Security System (RSS) had gathered in Barbados, West Indies to train together in security and other challenges facing the region. Participating nations included Barbados, […]

USCG Air Station San Francisco helicopter operations with Station Tahoe

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

USCG Air Station San Francisco helicopter trains with Auxiliarists near Station Tahoe.

There are some things we in the USCG Auxiliary like to say; one of them is that we are truly a part of Team Coast Guard. By Auxiliarist Jack Leth – Sierra Division Operations Officer Members from the USCG Auxiliary had an opportunity to participate in training with the officers and enlisted men and women […]

Auxiliary participates in Cardboard Boat Race

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Participants take part in the Cardboard Boat Race with Coastie in attendance.

Captain, find your first mate and race to the finish line in our Pirate Party Cardboard Boat Race! Awards were given for both spirit and success. A cardboard boat race, sometimes known as a boat regatta, is a common school-spirit competition for students of high school and college age. The earliest documented cardboard boat regatta […]

Featured Photo – Auxiliary Line Handling Teams

Monday, February 11, 2013


WEST POINT – Ice floes on the Hudson River near the South Docks of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.  Members of the USCG Auxiliary Line Handling teams met for training at the docks for the US Coast Guard’s inland ice breaking capable cutters that operate in the Hudson River.   These […]

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