Auxiliary Aviators “get wet” at USCG Academy

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Auxiliary Aviation (AUXAIR) is a USCG Auxiliary operational program. AUXAIR aviators have varied aviation backgrounds and many have prior military experience. AUXAIR aviators volunteer their aircraft for use as facilities, just as surface operators volunteer their boats. All Auxiliary aircraft meet strict U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Aviation Administration requirements. These aircraft are inspected annually […]

Auxiliary Chefs, a Basic Ingredient for Team Coast Guard

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

CLEARWATER, Fla – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Chef (AUXCHEF) students from as far as St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands participated in a three day training session at Air Station Clearwater March 1-3, 2013. In its third year, AUXCHEF was approved as an Auxiliary National Program in January 2009. Article by Auxiliarist Robert A. Fabich, Sr., […]

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 […]

Auxiliarist Volunteers aboard Norwegian Minesweeper

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Gus Karlsen is a USCG Auxiliary Interpreter from Naples, Florida.  He is fluent in Norwegian, French and German.  Gus spends his time between homes in Florida and Maine, never very far from the sea.  Every couple of  years, or so, Auxiliarist Karlsen visits family in his ancestral home, Norway. Article by Auxiliarists Bill Scholz and […]

Auxiliary Chefs Participate in Tradewinds 2012 in Barbados

Thursday, February 21, 2013

  The list of countries sounded more like an itinerary for a 2 week Caribbean cruise, but that was definitely not the case. Military units of member nations of the Regional Security System (RSS) had gathered in Barbados, West Indies to train together in security and other challenges facing the region. Participating nations included Barbados, […]

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 […]

Make a New Year’s Resolution That Really Counts

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

If your New Year’s resolution includes finding a meaningful volunteer position, learning new skills and making new friends, you may find a perfect fit with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.  The Coast Guard Auxiliary, the uniformed civilian volunteer component of the United States Coast Guard, is actively looking for volunteers interested in serving their […]

PWC rescue by off-duty Auxiliary boat crew

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Oceanside, CA – Setting out for a recreational voyage Auxiliarists Mike Page and Kevin Byrne sprung into action saving stranded personal watercraft (PWC) operators from being swept into the North Jetty of Oceanside Harbor.  With swells running up to three feet at the mouth of the harbor, the off-duty Auxiliary boat crew noticed two PWCs […]

Join the USCG Auxiliary

Friday, June 29, 2012

  When you join the Coast Guard Auxiliary, you could find yourself saving lives, protecting the environment from polluters, guarding our shores from terrorists and much more. That’s our job – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That’s life in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. We don’t just train. We train and perform. Since […]

Featured Photo – SAR Competition

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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