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

icefloes

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 […]

Featured Photo – Ringing in the New Year

Friday, February 8, 2013

Ringing in the New
Auxiliary Chefs (AUXCHEFs) Dave and Carolyn McClure serve lobster macaroni and cheese for lunch at Coast Guard Station Menemsha (Martha's Vineyard, MA) on New Year's Day, 2013. Photo by SN Lindsey Edwards, USCG

     

Auxiliary University Program (AUP) Students recognized by Captain Keane

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Left to right: Seb Meekins, Daniel Sieh, Stephanie Hutton, CAPT Keane, Christopher Papas, Christopher Weber, and Jonathan Roth.
Photo by Jonathan Roth - AUP class of 2015 at Unit William & Mary

Captain Keane, Deputy Sector Commander Sector Hampton Roads, recognized students enrolled in the Auxiliary University Program (AUP) during the recent Auxiliary Division change of watch held at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown. Article by Auxiliarists Brad Simpson and Andrew Welch The Auxiliary University Program offers a two to four year education, training, and leadership development […]

Medal of Operational Merit

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Presentation of the Medal of Operational Merit to (L to R) Russ Stauffer, Mel Manning and Peter Palmieri.  Photo by Auxiliarist Karen Miller

Three members of the Clearwater, Florida unit of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary received the Medal of Operational Merit for saving a women’s life on the water in Clearwater Harbor. By Auxiliarist Karen Miller, Public Affairs Specialist Auxiliarists Mel Manning, Peter Palmieri, and Russ Stauffer, were on an authorized Coast Guard Auxiliary patrol aboard […]

Situational Awareness Saves the Day

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Auxiliarists Larry Cox (left) and Dorothy Bishop (right) present Recreational Boating Safety Program Partner Belinda Ellis (center) with a United States Coast Guard Auxiliary certificate of appreciation and a USCG Auxiliary Challenge Coin at the Siletz Moorage office.

It was just another quiet boating day on the Siletz River in coastal Oregon in late fall, when a tragedy was narrowly averted by the quick response of one of the Siletz Moorage managers. Manager Belinda Ellis was on duty in the office when she noticed a boat getting ready to leave the dock with […]

Commodore Donald L. Frasch

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Commodore Donald L. Frasch, 73, of Hudson, Fla. passed away on January 13, 2013. Frasch served as deputy national commodore, recreational boating safety and Atlantic area east from 2010-2012.  He previously served as district commodore in the Seventh Coast Guard District Auxiliary from 2009-10, district vice commodore from 2007-08, and as division captain, Division Eleven […]

Air Station San Francisco helicopter operations with Station Tahoe

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Auxiliarists working with Air Station San Francisco helicopter operations and Station Lake Tahoe

There are some things we in the 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 This fall members from the Coast Guard Auxiliary had an opportunity to participate in some training with the enlisted men and […]

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