Video: Coast Guard 101 – Active Duty, Reserve, Auxiliary, and Civilian

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A brief Coast Guard 101 video highlighting the four Coast Guard components, Active Duty, Reserve,  Auxiliary, and Civilian. U.S. Coast Guard video/produced by Telfair Brown.

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 – 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 – Ringing in the New Year

Friday, February 8, 2013


Medal of Operational Merit

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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 […]

Featured Photo – Award Presented by USCG Capt. Dickinson

Thursday, December 13, 2012

  Sarasota, FL – U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Sheryl Dickinson (left) pinning award medal on  Auxiliarist Randall Moritz (center); looking on is Auxiliarist Toni Borman (right). Photo by Auxiliarist Judi Bidwick.

Auxiliary joins USO to Support National Guard Family Day

Monday, December 10, 2012

The Coast Guard Auxiliary joined the USO and the Air National Guard to support the Army National Guard Family Day.  The event took place at the New Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh, NC. It was a beautiful day with temperatures in the mid-60s and over 700 in attendance at the event with over 150 children […]

NACON Underway

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

SAN ANTONIO – The Coast Guard Auxiliary 2012 National Conference (NACON) is now underway at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk hotel.  Today, senior national leaders including the national executive committee (NEXCOM), chief director’s officer (CG-BSX), assistant national commodores (ANACO’s), directorate/department directors (DIR’s) and deputies (DIR-d’s) have been meeting in the operations committee (OPCOM) meeting to evaluate […]

Featured Photo – Auxiliary Escort for CG Cutter Mohawk

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

FORT MYERS, Fla., May 16, 2012─Coast Guard Auxiliary Facility “Carol D” escorts the WWII Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk into Mantanzas Pass where she will be prepared for her final resting place in the Gulf of Mexico. During WWII, the Mohawk served as a convoy escort in the Atlantic and is credited with 14 German U-Boat […]

Auxiliary University Program Graduation

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

  Auxiliary University Programs graduation at The College of William and Mary – 2012.  The five graduates constituted the largest AUP class to date of any school, including the first two students (Nick Zaremba and Devin Hernandez) to complete a full four-year program of study, having joined in 2008 when the program was first launched. […]

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