“READY, SET, WEAR IT” Campaign in Venice, Florida

Monday, May 21, 2012

USCG Auxiliary, Venice Florida organized the National Safe Boating Week campaign and invited the Venice Fire Department, Venice Marine Police, Venice Police Cadets, Girl Scouts, Venice Sail and Power Squadron, Sea Tow, Marine Max and members of the Auxiliary to take part in wearing life jackets for the kick off of National Safe Boating Week. Photo […]

Auxiliary Supports Marine Corp. Aviation

Monday, May 21, 2012

The weekend of May 4-6, 2012, Cherry Point MCAS helped celebrate the 100 year aviation milestone in the Marine Corps‘ history.  The main attraction was a performance by the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels. Many other performers showcased their skills, illustrating how far the Marine Corps has come in aviation capabilities. Article by Auxiliarist Steve White, […]

Featured Photo – National Safe Boating Week

Saturday, May 19, 2012

  MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – Dave Williams of WCIV ABC New 4 interviews Petty Officer Jason Miller, U.S. Coast Guard Station Charleston and Ronald Foreman, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, about National Safe Boating Week (NSBW). Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Coast Guard Station Charleston are kicking off National Safe Boating Week by […]

Featured Photo – Towing Evolutions

Friday, May 18, 2012

Auxiliary and active duty Coast Guard in joint training evolutions near Venice, Florida.  Towing was the main emphasis for the morning–stern and side by side–in an effort to teach consistency and standardization in both procedures and terminology.   Photo by Auxiliarist Judi Bidwick.

Boating Safely

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

In order to avoid coming face to face with a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, take a Safe Boating Course and get a Vessel Safety Check. A Vessel Safety Check is a courtesy examination of your boat (Vessel) to verify the presence and condition of certain Safety Equipment required by State and the Federal regulations. The […]

Featured Photographer – Auxiliarist Jennifer Heisler

Monday, May 7, 2012

  CHARLESTON S.C. – Petty Officer Ryan Otte talks with a Citadel cadet about his duties as a flight mechanic with the H-65 Dolphin helicopter during Coast Guard Career Day at the Citadel March 13, 2012. This annual event organized by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary allows cadets to learn about career opportunities in the […]

Featured Photo – USCG Cutter Ridley

Monday, April 30, 2012

NEW HAVEN, CT – The 87 foot USCG Cutter Ridley taking sea while on patrol in Long Island Sound.  The 87′ Coastal Patrol Boats (CPB) replaced the aging fleet of 82′ Point Class cutters and improves mission performance in the areas of search and rescue, enforcement of laws and treaties, marine environmental protection and port […]

Social Media at the Boat Launch

Monday, April 23, 2012

It was a brisk spring morning, with overcast skies, a scent of low tide, and a hint of Social Media?  No kidding, this is absolutely true.  At Gateway National Recreation Area, Great Kills Park, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary unveiled a new sign at the boat launch ramp that not only advertises Boating Safety Classes […]

Infinite Legends – USCG Auxiliary

Sunday, April 8, 2012

    Another Look At The USCG Auxiliary. By Zac Lessin and Circle Six Productions

Featured Photo – Lone Auxiliary Watchstander

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

USCG Station Maui – Lone Coast Guard Auxiliary Watchstander keeps watch on the maritime safety of the general public and emergency responders. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Auxiliarist Larry Ankrum

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