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 […]

Video: Flashback 2013 Former Coastie Arnold Palmer Interview

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Enjoy the Auxiliary History Branch’s 2013 Arnold Palmer Oral History Interview conducted by Richard Stephenson, PhD, National Historian for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Video: Coast Guard 101 – Active Duty, Reserve, Auxiliary, and Civilian

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A brief Coast Guard 101 video highlighting the four Coast Guard components, Active Duty, Reserve,  Auxiliary, and Civilian. U.S. Coast Guard video/produced by Telfair Brown.

US Coast Guard to Release Boating Safety App

Thursday, May 14, 2015

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to release its first boating safety App Saturday as the kickoff to this year’s National Safe Boating Week. The Boating Safety Mobile app was not designed to replace a boater’s marine VHF radio, which the Coast Guard strongly recommends all boaters have aboard their vessels. The app was mainly designed […]

This Day In Coast Guard History – April 28th

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

USCG 28th of April 1908-The Revenue Cutter Service became the primary federal agency in charge of patrolling regattas. 1918-CGC Seneca saved 81 survivors from the torpedoed British naval sloop Cowslip while on convoy route to Gibraltar.  Cowslip had been attacked by three German U-boats. 1919-While in command of USS Marietta in the Bay of Biscay […]

Auxiliarists Teach Lifesaving Skills to the USCG

Friday, November 21, 2014

A small group of auxiliarists have a unique way of supporting Sector Miami. Since 2006, an auxiliary training team has been providing the majority of CPR, AED and First Aid training to the Sector Miami active duty, reservists and auxiliarists. USCG Auxiliary Article by Auxiliarist Terry Barth Currently, the team has approximately 20 instructors that […]

Happy 224th Birthday USCG! USCG Photo Show by Auxiliarists.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Compilation by James Chin, National New Media Branch Chief On August 4th, 2014, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) will celebrate its 224th birthday. Originally founded in 1790 by Alexander Hamilton to enforce customs laws, the maritime service has expanded to 11 key mission areas. These include ports/waterways/coastal security, drug interdiction, aids to navigation, search and […]

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 […]

Featured Photos – Fleet Week NYC 2014 Parade of Ships

Monday, June 2, 2014

Summary by Auxiliarist Pete Talamo To start off Fleet Week 2014 in NYC, 12 Auxiliary vessels and approximately 60 Auxiliarists provided on the water support for the Parade of Ships.  Regatta support included, but was not limited to the pick up, transport and drop off of 16 public affairs personnel from various news agencies and […]

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