USCG Auxiliary working above the Mona Passage

Monday, July 28, 2014

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The Mona Passage is a narrow strait that separates the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. The strait is notoriously treacherous, with turbulent currents and large sand banks. Migrants are venturing on that route because of beefed-up patrols in the north, less vigilance by Dominican authorities and Puerto Rico’s proximity. The 80 mi area of sea […]

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Somewhere over the Homeland USCG Auxiliary aviators are flying high.

 

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Throw Back Thursday – Feature Photo

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Auxiliarist carry the colors in front of a USCG 25 foot Defender class boat. From Left to Right: Auxiliarists Teressa Barnhill, Brian Ostheimer, Brian Meyer, and Dan Roy. Photograph by event staff.

Featured Photo – Happy Independence Day

Friday, July 4, 2014

An American Flag flutters close to the Empire State Building. USCG Auxiliary Photo by James Chin.

Vacationing USCG Auxiliarists Perform Water Rescue in Canada

Friday, June 27, 2014

Ontario Canada Rideau Canal – At 12:50 PM on the last leg of their vacation with their wives, Auxiliarist Robert Conger II, alerted Auxiliarist Richard Bull, helmsmen of their 44 foot vessel, that he saw an orange and blue object in the canal channel ahead of them. Article by Auxiliarist Mark Wirtz, Public Affairs Staff […]

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Auxiliary members work in a water quality laboratory in Westport, CT calibrating equipment.

Featured Photos: Our Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The USCG Auxiliary 75th Anniversary cake at 5th Southern District's proves that sugar and safety do mix. USCG Auxiliary Photo.

Compilation by James Chin, National Staff – New Media Branch Assistant The cake has been eaten, the facilities have been cleaned, and great memories were made during the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary Celebrations around the nation. Here are the featured photos: Cake Celebrations aren’t often complete without a cake. Which one looks most […]

Celebrating Our Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary Around the Nation

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Michigan State Senate presents USCG Auxiliary Members with a USCG Auxiliary Day Proclamation. USCG Auxiliary Photo by Patrick Yockey.

On June 23, 2014, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists around the nation will be celebrating the Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary. Many local flotillas will be having special events and open houses to meet the public and inform them about the Auxiliary and Boating Safety.   Compilation by James Chin, National Staff – New Media Branch Assistant   […]

Empire State Building Lights Up to Celebrate Coast Guard Auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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On June 23, 2014, the Empire State Building will celebrate the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s 75 years of volunteer service to the United States Coast Guard and the boating public. The Auxiliary colors will bathe the building with light.  Admiral Robert Papp, past Commandant of the Coast Guard, praised the 31,000-member force as “…the world’s premier […]

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