Featured Photo – Auxiliarist Wilson Santiago

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

When approached by the local Hispanic community of boaters looking for a New Jersey approved safe boating course, the USCG Auxiliary saw a great opportunity to reach out to a population who, although active in the boating community, were not able to successfully obtain a New Jersey Boating Safety Course Certificate. Initial response to the […]

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary University Programs Graduation

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Saturday May 12, 2012 marked an important milestone for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary University Programs (AUP) Unit at the College of William & Mary in historic Williamsburg, VA. On the night before receiving their college diplomas from the historic and distinguished university in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, five W&M seniors graduated from […]

Auxiliary University Program Graduation

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

  Auxiliary University Programs graduation at The College of William and Mary – 2012.  The five graduates constituted the largest AUP class to date of any school, including the first two students (Nick Zaremba and Devin Hernandez) to complete a full four-year program of study, having joined in 2008 when the program was first launched. […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary Celebrates Diversity

Sunday, January 15, 2012

On August 28, 1963 in Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made his famous speech in front of 250,000 people: “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold those words to be self-evident that all men are created equal.” That […]

Featured Shipmate – Auxiliarist Kenneth Jacobs

Monday, December 5, 2011

  Auxiliarist Kenneth Jacobs was awarded the Auxiliary Meritorious Service Medal by RADM Daniel Neptun, Commanding Officer of Coast Guard District One in Boston.  “Mr. Jacobs demonstrated exceptional leadership skill while providing direct support for the Coast Guard Academy’s mission to recruit highly qualified cadet candidates.  An expert in recruiting underrepresented minorities, he traveled the […]