Update: The First National Museum Honoring The U.S. Coast Guard!

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Great news concerning the first national museum honoring the U.S. Coast Guard! On December 18th, 2015 the Senate passed federal legislation that will provide a financial lift to the long-awaited project planned  for waterfront in New London, CT (a 2004 act of Congress designated New London, CT the home of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, as the location […]

Auxiliarists Support US Coast Guard during Hurricane Arthur

Monday, July 7, 2014

Portsmouth, Virginia – This was not a drill.  Auxiliarists Charles McLeod and Trey Clifton answered the call for assistance to be spokespersons and watch standers for USCG District Five Public Affairs Office as Hurricane Arthur barreled up the East Coast. The Auxiliarists acted as a force multiplier for USCG Public Affairs during a critical “all-hands […]

Auxiliarists Augment USCG Rear Admiral’s Frocking Ceremony

Monday, June 2, 2014

Bronx, NY – Auxiliarists from throughout the Northeast augmented Rear Admiral, Lower Half (RDML) Francis “Stash” Pelkowski’s frocking ceremony at State University of New York Maritime College.  RDML Pelkowski is a graduate and Assistant Professor at SUNY Maritime. Article by James Chin, National Staff – New Media Branch Assistant The frocking ceremony of a new […]

Auxiliarists Practice for the Memorial Day Parade

Friday, May 30, 2014

Queens, New York –  Auxiliarists represented the U.S. Coast Guard and the Auxiliary by marching and presenting the colors in the Little Neck-Douglaston Parade, advertised as one of the largest Memorial Day parades in the country. Article by James Chin, National Staff – New Media Branch Assistant Having the Parade Team march in line with […]

USCG Auxiliary at a Major League Baseball Game

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

CINCINNATI – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists served as the color guard for the Cincinnati Reds’ 95th Annual Opening Day Parade and helped active duty Coast Guardsmen in presenting the colors for the Major League baseball game. By James Chin, National Staff New Media Assistant In the pre-game parade, the color guard proudly displayed the United […]

AUXAIR on Ice Patrol: News Support Mission

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

By Auxiliarists Ron Kaplan and Lou Volpato NEW YORK – Coast Guard Auxiliary First District, Southern Region pilots Ron Kaplan and Lou Volpato conducted an ice over flight of New York City and the Hudson River to observe and document shipping channel conditions in support of the 2013-2014 winter icebreaking season, known as Operation Reliable […]

USCG Auxiliary 2014 Public Affairs Awards

Monday, February 10, 2014

  Announcing: All submissions for the 75th Anniversary National Public Affairs Awards must be from active units and members in good standing of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. All submissions for awards must be for photos, videos, publications, and Public Affairs programs created or conducted between 1 May 2013 and 30 May 2014. All Award […]

Navigator Call for Articles

Monday, June 3, 2013

  Navigator is a national print magazine that publishes stories of interest to a broad readership of Auxiliary members, military and government personnel, including members of Congress. We welcome and appreciate fresh, exciting, educational, and inspirational articles of national interest about the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Keep your story 750-1000 words unless the editor has requested […]

Thomas Nunes – Shipmate and Friend

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

PHOENIX – Thomas Nunes, shipmate and friend, died last night at home surrounded by his children and beloved wife Pamela.  Tom was a true warrior who fought a fierce battle against that monster called “cancer” for the better part of the past two years. Those of us who knew and/or worked with Tom will always […]