Featured Photos: Our Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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

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 […]

Celebrating Our Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary Around the Nation

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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

On June 23, 2014, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists around the nation will be celebrating the Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary. Many local flotillas will be having special events and open houses to meet the public and inform them about the Auxiliary and Boating Safety.   Compilation by James Chin, National Staff – New Media Branch Assistant   […]

Empire State Building Lights Up to Celebrate Coast Guard Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary

Wednesday, June 18, 2014


On June 23, 2014, the Empire State Building will celebrate the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s 75 years of volunteer service to the United States Coast Guard and the boating public. The Auxiliary colors will bathe the building with light.  Admiral Robert Papp, past Commandant of the Coast Guard, praised the 31,000-member force as “…the world’s premier […]


Monday, June 16, 2014


Congress founded the Coast Guard Auxiliary in 1939 as an organization of volunteers to promote boating safety and to augment the United States Coast Guard. On 23 June 2014, we will celebrate the Auxiliarys 75th anniversary of dedicated and heroic service to our Nation. The Auxiliary provided sustained mission excellence to the Nation and the […]

Throw Back Thursday Featured Photo – NFL Game Day

Thursday, June 12, 2014


Auxiliary Provides Free Life Vests for Kids

Tuesday, June 10, 2014


Article and Photos by Auxiliary Public Affairs Officer Brad Simpson Badin Lake, North Carolina – Macy Stutts, Miss Stanly County 2014, helped support the weekend event “FREE LIFE VEST” for kids. The event was held at the Badin Lake Swim Area and Pebble Beach/Flat Swamp Swim Area on Saturday June 7th. Members from Badin Lake […]

Throwback Thursday Featured Photo – Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher

Thursday, June 5, 2014


Sammy the Sea Otter honors coloring book contest winner in the Virgin Islands

Thursday, June 5, 2014


SAINT CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands − Sammy the Sea Otter, the U.S. Coast Guard Sea Partners mascot, made a surprise appearance honoring local student Joyce Contreras, the 2011 National Safe Boating Week coloring book cover artist, during the All Hazards Preparedness Expo in Christiansted on May 31, 2014   Joyce Contreras, a 5th grade student in […]

Auxiliarists Augment USCG Rear Admiral’s Frocking Ceremony

Monday, June 2, 2014

RADML Pelkowski receives an award for his services in the USCG Reserve after being frocked. Photo by Auxiliarist James Chin

Bronx, NY – Auxiliarists from throughout the Northeast augmented Rear Admiral, Lower Half (RDML) Francis “Stash” Pelkowski’s frocking ceremony at State University of New York Maritime College.  RDML Pelkowski is a graduate and Assistant Professor at SUNY Maritime. Article by James Chin, National Staff – New Media Branch Assistant The frocking ceremony of a new […]

Featured Photos – Fleet Week NYC 2014 Parade of Ships

Monday, June 2, 2014

Amigo IV escorts Fire Fighter II which is based at the Homeport Pier on Staten Island.  Fire Fighter II led the Parade of Ships underneath the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to their berths at Pier 92, Manhattan, or Homeport Pier on Staten Island. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Hope Wright.

Summary by Auxiliarist Pete Talamo To start off Fleet Week 2014 in NYC, 12 Auxiliary vessels and approximately 60 Auxiliarists provided on the water support for the Parade of Ships.  Regatta support included, but was not limited to the pick up, transport and drop off of 16 public affairs personnel from various news agencies and […]

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