Featured Photo – AUXAIR Helicopter

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 […]

USCG Auxiliary working above the Mona Passage

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Mona Passage is a narrow strait that separates the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. The strait is notoriously treacherous, with turbulent currents and large sand banks. Migrants are venturing on that route because of beefed-up patrols in the north, less vigilance by Dominican authorities and Puerto Rico’s proximity. The 80 mi area of sea […]

Coast Guard awards Auxiliary Medals to AUXAIR Borinquen aircrews

Thursday, March 27, 2014

    ST CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard awarded the Auxiliary Meritorious Service Medal and three Auxiliary Medals of Operational Merit to Coast Guard AUXAIR Borinquen personnel during the annual Auxiliary Aviation Safety Workshop held at Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico. Article by Auxiliarist Robert A. Fabich, Sr., Public Affairs Officer Charles […]

AUXAIR on Ice Patrol: News Support Mission

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

By Auxiliarists Ron Kaplan and Lou Volpato NEW YORK – Coast Guard Auxiliary First District, Southern Region pilots Ron Kaplan and Lou Volpato conducted an ice over flight of New York City and the Hudson River to observe and document shipping channel conditions in support of the 2013-2014 winter icebreaking season, known as Operation Reliable […]

Featured Photo – Auxiliary Air

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Somewhere over the west coast of the United States under USCG orders on 5 December, 2013 LEFT in the photo (and flying right seat) is Auxiliarist Andy Cochran, Portland, OR, currently rated Air Co-pilot and a commercial airline pilot. CENTER is Auxiliarist Robert Megel, Troutsdale, OR, currently rated Air Observer. RIGHT in the photo, piloting […]

Featured Photo – A Reflection of USCG Auxiliary Air Crews

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

    Aviators’ Reflections ~ White Plains NY, 5 MAY 2013: USCG Auxiliary air crewman Norman Freed and Vincent Bocchimuzzo  are reflected in the polished propeller spinner of a Beech Baron soon before launch. Auxiliary photo by Norm Freed.

Featured Photo – Auxiliary Air Flight Commander

Thursday, April 18, 2013

  Long Island Sound – Somewhere over  Long Island Sound, USCG Auxiliary Flight Commander Peter Jensen pilots his Piper Cherokee with his flight crew aboard on a scheduled patrol.  Photo by Auxiliarist Sherrye Dobrin, Norwalk, CT.

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 – 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.

Air Station Auxiliary Aviators Prove Invaluable

Friday, May 11, 2012

The annual United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Aviation Safety Workshop for Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen (BQN) was held March 2-4, 2012 with more than 40 aviators attending from Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Article by Auxiliarist Robert A. Fabich, Christiansted, St. Croix The Auxiliary Aviation Coordinator (AAC) for Air Station BQN, Charles […]

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