USCG Auxiliarists help the disabled in South Florida

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Recreational boating should be an activity that everyone can enjoy. But there are times when obstacles get in the way of a person’s chance to enjoy some time afloat. One of those obstacles can be a physical limitation caused by illness, or a disabling wound suffered in combat, that leaves a […]

Line Handlers Assist USCG Icebreakers in Frigid Conditions

Friday, March 14, 2014

ALBANY, NEW YORK – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists from upstate New York have established an Auxiliary line handling team to assist ice breaking USCG cutters approaching and departing the Port of Albany despite harsh winter weather. By Auxiliarist Charles Poltenson The Albany Line Handlers are a small team of five Auxiliarsts who were issued protective […]

Small Town Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla’s Outreach in Winter

Monday, March 3, 2014

Hickory, NC – As Flotilla leaders and staff officers, do you ever wonder what your flotilla can do to spread the word of Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) to your community in the middle of winter? Our local Flotilla has found a way…with Polar Plunges! Article by – Mr. Kelly Townsend, USCG Auxiliary Public Affairs Officer […]

National Articles Wanted

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Public Affairs is soliciting articles, photos and videos for the “LIVE” blog. Articles must be of National Public interest and be less than 500 words long.  Please include photos, videos and other visual media. If you wish to send an overview of a proposed article, the editors will take a […]

Featured Photo – Intercepted!

Monday, December 9, 2013

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Auxiliarist Howard Davis is “intercepted” by a Coast Guard MH-65D helicopter based out of USCG Air Station Atlantic City during Rotary Wing Air Intercept (RWAI) training. Auxiliarists from District Auxiliary Air Programs volunteer their time and aircraft to participate in these air intercept drills to help improve their response time and […]

Featured Photo – On Duty with Auxiliarist Vincent Cassara

Thursday, September 26, 2013

USCG Auxiliary Operations in 23rd Annual New York Grand Prix – Tribute To 9-11

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

New York City – The Coast Guard Auxiliary was on regatta patrol Sunday to protect the public and racing super boats during the Super Boat International 23rd Annual New York Grand Prix – Tribute to 9-11 on the Hudson River. Article and Photos by Auxiliarist James Chin Numerous U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary vessels reported in […]

USCG Auxiliary Photo Awards 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Public Education, Auxiliarist Dennis Morelli, 013-02-01, 120609-G-ZZ999-510 Vessel Examinations, Auxiliarist Albert Bidwick, 070-08-06, 130518-G-ZZ999-13  

USCG Auxiliary Operations in NYC Tug Boat Race

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

New York City – A small fleet of United States Coast Guard Auxiliary vessels shielded the race path of lumbering tugboats in the 21st Annual Running of the Great North River Tugboat Race and Competition. With red and yellow amber lights flashing, Auxiliary vessels kept curious onlookers from getting too close and becoming a casualty. […]

The Taco Rescue

Friday, August 16, 2013

Islamorada – A Good Samaritan homeowner in Venetian Shores, FL called the Marathon Turtle Hospital to say that she saw a turtle struggling in Snake Creek. A Coast Guard Auxiliary crew completing a training exercise and arrived at the USCG Station dock in Islamorada, FL.    Article and photos by Auxiliarist Patti Gross They were […]

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