Auxiliary “ZERO ONE” to the rescue

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Crystal River, FL – Late one Friday morning Auxiliarists Jim Simon, Don Jones and Steve Hampton were working on USCG Auxiliary Facility; “ZERO ONE”. These Auxiliarists routinely monitor the marine radio while aboard the Auxiliary vessel. Hearing someone was in distress, they quickly went to the rescue. By Auxiliarist Jodi Love, Public Affairs Officer Two […]

Auxiliary participates in Cardboard Boat Race

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Captain, find your first mate and race to the finish line in our Pirate Party Cardboard Boat Race! Awards were given for both spirit and success. A cardboard boat race, sometimes known as a boat regatta, is a common school-spirit competition for students of high school and college age. The earliest documented cardboard boat regatta […]

Auxiliary University Program (AUP) Students recognized by Captain Keane

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Captain Keane, Deputy Sector Commander Sector Hampton Roads, recognized students enrolled in the Auxiliary University Program (AUP) during the recent Auxiliary Division change of watch held at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown. Article by Auxiliarists Brad Simpson and Andrew Welch The Auxiliary University Program offers a two to four year education, training, and leadership development […]

Commodore Donald L. Frasch

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Commodore Donald L. Frasch, 73, of Hudson, Fla. passed away on January 13, 2013. Frasch served as deputy national commodore, recreational boating safety and Atlantic area east from 2010-2012.  He previously served as district commodore in the Seventh Coast Guard District Auxiliary from 2009-10, district vice commodore from 2007-08, and as division captain, Division Eleven […]

Featured Photo – African Partnership Station – 2012

Friday, December 28, 2012

  Dakar, Senegal – From Left: Chief Warrant Officer Ronald McMiller; Auxiliarist Jean-Miguel Bariteau, (Burlington, VT); Auxiliarist Emmanuel Salami, (Norwalk, CT); Lt. Cmdr. Charles Eaton attending the Ambassadors Reception on board HSV-2 Swift during African Partnership Station-12 in Dakar, Senegal on Dec. 10th 2012

Auxiliary joins USO to Support National Guard Family Day

Monday, December 10, 2012

The Coast Guard Auxiliary joined the USO and the Air National Guard to support the Army National Guard Family Day.  The event took place at the New Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh, NC. It was a beautiful day with temperatures in the mid-60s and over 700 in attendance at the event with over 150 children […]

Auxiliary rescues passengers on Lake Wylie after boat catches fire

Thursday, September 13, 2012

ROCK HILL – During a routine safety patrol on Lake Wylie two members of the USCG Auxiliary observed a vessel on fire near Lake Club Marina, in Rock Hill, South Carolina. After fueling the boat and pulling away from the fuel dock, the engine backfired and black smoke started coming from the engine compartment. Article […]

USCG Auxiliary Flotilla Band Performs At Intrepid Museum

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

NEW YORK, NY – For the third year in a row the USCG Auxiliary Flotilla Band from Ft. Salonga, NY provided the musical entertainment at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in honor of Coast Guard Appreciation Day.  The performance immediately followed the annual cutting of the cake which commemorated the 222nd birthday of […]

New senior leaders to serve US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Saturday, September 1, 2012

WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard Auxiliary national board has elected new senior leadership to guide the organization through October 2014. Commodore Thomas C. Mallison of Bear Lake, Mich. was elected as the organization’s national commodore.  Mallison will succeed current National Commodore James E. Vass, Jr. who is completing his two-year term of office.  Mallison has […]

Simoni New Vice National Commodore

Thursday, August 30, 2012

  SAN ANTONIO – The national board of the Coast Guard Auxiliary has elected Commodore Mark Simoni to serve as the next vice national commodore of the Coast Guard Auxiliary for a two-year term beginning November 1, 2012. Simoni will serve under National Commodore Thomas C. Mallison who was elected earlier this morning. Simoni, from […]

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