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 […]

Featured Photo – Coastie Awes Kid

Saturday, May 17, 2014

USCG Auxiliarists Spearhead Police Marine Training

Monday, February 24, 2014

  NEW YORK  – On November 21, 2013, Joe Heslin, 1st Southern Region Division 12 Commander, received an urgent request from Lieutenant Lomonco of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department (PAPD). The PAPD needed 25 Police Officers stationed out of John F. Kennedy Airport to be trained in a special […]

USCG Auxiliary Operations in NYC Tug Boat Race

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

New York City – A small fleet of United States Coast Guard Auxiliary vessels shielded the race path of lumbering tugboats in the 21st Annual Running of the Great North River Tugboat Race and Competition. With red and yellow amber lights flashing, Auxiliary vessels kept curious onlookers from getting too close and becoming a casualty. […]

National Safe Boating Week Public Service Announcement

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Click on link for audio USCG Auxiliary public service announcement for National Safe Boating Week ~ NSBW2013_30sec

Auxiliary participates in Cardboard Boat Race

Thursday, February 14, 2013

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 […]

Make a New Year’s Resolution That Really Counts

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

If your New Year’s resolution includes finding a meaningful volunteer position, learning new skills and making new friends, you may find a perfect fit with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.  The Coast Guard Auxiliary, the uniformed civilian volunteer component of the United States Coast Guard, is actively looking for volunteers interested in serving their […]


Wednesday, December 26, 2012

    Kilmarnock, Virginia.  The Virginia area is a great part of the country for boating.  Although there are a lot of cold temperatures during the winter season, there still are people on the water like commercial fisherman, recreational fishermen and even the occasional recreational boater.  On some winter days, the air temperature warms up […]

For Holiday Gift Giving – Think Boating Safety

Monday, December 17, 2012

  Puzzled about the perfect gift or stocking stuffers for the recreational boating family members and friends on your holiday gift-giving list? You can’t go wrong by thinking boating safety. The gift ideas are almost endless and many are relatively inexpensive. Article by Auxiliarist Brad Simpson, Public Affairs Officer For Dad, how about a rearming […]

Start Your Boating Summer Safely with a Free Vessel Safety Check from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

Thursday, June 14, 2012

With Memorial Day now behind us, the summer boating season is “officially” under way.  Now is the time to get a Vessel Safety Check (VSC)! A VSC is a complementary safety inspection of a recreational boat conducted by a trained and certified U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary or U.S. Power Squadron Vessel Examiner.  A VSC helps […]

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