Viven Crea – aviator, leader and trailblazer for USCG

Sunday, March 5, 2017

The Long Blue Line: Vivien Crea—aviator, leader and trailblazer for women in the military http://coastguard.dodlive.mil/2017/03/the-long-blue-line-vivien-crea/

Update: The First National Museum Honoring The U.S. Coast Guard!

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Great news concerning the first national museum honoring the U.S. Coast Guard! On December 18th, 2015 the Senate passed federal legislation that will provide a financial lift to the long-awaited project planned  for waterfront in New London, CT (a 2004 act of Congress designated New London, CT the home of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, as the location […]

Video: Flashback 2013 Former Coastie Arnold Palmer Interview

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Enjoy the Auxiliary History Branch’s 2013 Arnold Palmer Oral History Interview conducted by Richard Stephenson, PhD, National Historian for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

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.

This Day In Coast Guard History – April 28th

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

USCG 28th of April 1908-The Revenue Cutter Service became the primary federal agency in charge of patrolling regattas. 1918-CGC Seneca saved 81 survivors from the torpedoed British naval sloop Cowslip while on convoy route to Gibraltar.  Cowslip had been attacked by three German U-boats. 1919-While in command of USS Marietta in the Bay of Biscay […]

Frequently Asked Question Friday – USCG Auxiliary Age Requirements

Friday, March 13, 2015

A very frequent asked question associated with joining the USCG Auxiliary is age. Due to Auxiliary members being uniformed civilians of the Coast Guard, we sometimes get mistakenly associated with the stricter age requirements of the active duty. What are the minimum and maximum ages to join the USCG Auxiliary? The minimum age is 17 […]

An Auxiliarist’s Journey Sailing on the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle

Monday, October 20, 2014

Every summer, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle sails with a crew of six officers, approximately fifty-four enlisted Coast Guardsmen, and an occasional auxiliarist during training missions. The Eagle is a two-hundred ninety-five foot tall ship operated by the Coast Guard Academy and home ported in New London, Connecticut with key missions in training and […]

Throwback Thursday – Operation Angel Thunder

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Seven Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 10 boats including two personal watercraft participated in Operation Angel Thunder on Roosevelt Lake October 11-12, 2005. Article by Tom Nunes, U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Angel Thunder is brings together military rescue crews from around the world to conduct hands-on emergency response training to increase proficiency when dealing with […]

Throwback Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Throwback Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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