Admiral Zukunft

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Dear Colleagues, I am proud to announce President Obama’s intent to nominate Vice Admiral Paul F. Zukunft as the 25th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. Since I became Secretary, I have had the opportunity to get to know Vice Admiral Zukunft, and if confirmed he will be a great leader for the future of […]

National Articles Wanted

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Public Affairs is soliciting articles, photos and videos for the “LIVE” blog. Articles must be of National Public interest and be less than 500 words long.  Please include photos, videos and other visual media. If you wish to send an overview of a proposed article, the editors will take a […]

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 […]

USCG Auxiliary 2014 Public Affairs Awards

Monday, February 10, 2014

  Announcing: All submissions for the 75th Anniversary National Public Affairs Awards must be from active units and members in good standing of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. All submissions for awards must be for photos, videos, publications, and Public Affairs programs created or conducted between 1 May 2013 and 30 May 2014. All Award […]

Auxiliary ‘Making Waves’ Project Brings Touch of Home to Deployed USCG Crews

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

STUART, Fla. — Coast Guardsmen aboard six cutters serving in Southwest Asia were recently the beneficiaries of a project that had lay dormant since 2009 but was revived for 2013. Article by Auxiliarist  Art Slepian, Staff Officer for Public Affairs, Division 5, District 7. “Making Waves” began in December 2009 when Betty Underwood, then a member […]

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 […]

Holiday Greetings

Monday, December 23, 2013

TO:  All Members of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Coast Guard family It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  It was 50 years ago in 1963, that two men wrote a song that is still listened to by many of us at this time of year.  “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of […]

Holiday Greetings

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

To the Men and Women of Our Coast Guard Auxiliary, Seizing this opportunity on behalf of the Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety to render 2013 holiday season salutations and express gratitude for your support and sustained servant leadership excellence.  This Office is blessed to work with the finest leadership cadre and stout volunteer corps […]

Featured Photo – Intercepted!

Monday, December 9, 2013

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Auxiliarist Howard Davis is “intercepted” by a Coast Guard MH-65D helicopter based out of USCG Air Station Atlantic City during Rotary Wing Air Intercept (RWAI) training. Auxiliarists from District Auxiliary Air Programs volunteer their time and aircraft to participate in these air intercept drills to help improve their response time and […]

Commodore Arlen J. Walsten Crosses the Bar

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

      National Commodore Thomas C. Mallison regrets to inform you of the death of Coast Guard Auxiliary family member   Commodore Arlen J. Walsten Past District Commodore – District 14 from 1993 – 1994   Celebration of his life will be announced at a later date.        

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