Featured Photo – National Safe Boating Week

Saturday, May 19, 2012

  MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – Dave Williams of WCIV ABC New 4 interviews Petty Officer Jason Miller, U.S. Coast Guard Station Charleston and Ronald Foreman, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, about National Safe Boating Week (NSBW). Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Coast Guard Station Charleston are kicking off National Safe Boating Week by […]

Featured Photographer – Auxiliarist Jennifer Heisler

Monday, May 7, 2012

  CHARLESTON S.C. – Petty Officer Ryan Otte talks with a Citadel cadet about his duties as a flight mechanic with the H-65 Dolphin helicopter during Coast Guard Career Day at the Citadel March 13, 2012. This annual event organized by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary allows cadets to learn about career opportunities in the […]

Crossing the Gulf Stream: Coast Guard Auxiliary Training Diminishes Danger on the High Seas

Friday, April 27, 2012

The date was Friday the 13th of April 2012.  The sun was shinning and a moderate east wind was blowing off the Bahama Banks across the Atlantic Ocean’s Gulf Stream toward the Florida peninsula.  Seas in the Gulf Stream were forecast at 3-5 feet. Article by Auxiliarist Christopher Todd, Miami, FL We departed Miami Beach […]

Miss St. Croix Launches Life Jacket Campaign

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Miss St. Croix is lending her voice to educate the public on one of the Coast Guard’s most important safety messages. Article by Auxiliarist Robert Fabich, Christiansted, VI Contributions by Auxiliarist Steve White, Lake Lanier, GA “WEAR IT” is a message that could save lives. The message is simple. Wearing a life jacket is essential […]

Stuart Woman Wins 2012 Jefferson Award for Creating Game to Teach Children About the Environment

Thursday, April 5, 2012

When Elizabeth Underwood approached a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary table that was set up at the Boynton Beach Mall more than five years ago, she had no idea she would be making such a huge impact. Article by Michelle Ashworth, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers Auxiliarist Underwood of Stuart, won the 2012 Jefferson Award for creating […]

Featured Photo – Revenue Cutters and the War Of 1812

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Newport News, VA: Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Historical Ships Company participated in a living history program displaying sailors items from the 1800’s at the Mariner’s Museum Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.  The USCGAUXHSC is comprised of military, historians and educators throughout the Virginia tidewater region.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd […]

Featured Shipmate – Auxiliarist Aaron Forste

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

  What can you do in a year? Some people do nothing. Some people do everything. Auxiliarist Aaron Forste falls in the latter category. That’s why he was rewarded for his efforts with the “First Year Proficiency Award” by his Flotilla, 10-13 based in Wyckoff, NJ. This award holds deep value because it is not […]

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