Monday, April 13, 2015
The Auxiliary does some heavy duty work for marine safety and the environment. Just how heavy? Besides picking up bottles, cans, and car tires, Auxiliarists James Chin and Daniella Garrisi helped remove large pieces of scrap metal lying on a shore-front!
Monday, February 24, 2014
NEW YORK – On November 21, 2013, Joe Heslin, 1st Southern Region Division 12 Commander, received an urgent request from Lieutenant Lomonco of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department (PAPD). The PAPD needed 25 Police Officers stationed out of John F. Kennedy Airport to be trained in a special […]
Monday, February 17, 2014
Staten Island, New York – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists from Division 14, 1st Southern Region, have finished restoring a non-biodegradable fishing line recycling system after extensive damage from Hurricane Sandy. Article By Auxiliarist James Chin The recycling system consists of specially designed three feet tall plastic storage bins mounted near fishing hotspots. Using these storage […]
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Did you know that the Coast Guard Auxiliary has a Marine Safety Program? This augments the Coast Guard’s efforts for ensuring the safety and shelter of our nation’s prized waterway assets. While the overall Marine Safety Program is quite diverse and has a wide breadth of agendas, not many people would think that marine safety […]