Category: General Auxiliary

Additional information concerning planned training at NACON 2016 in Phoenix, AZ is now available for viewing at www.cgauxa.org/auxa/nacon-2016. If you have not already registered or reserved your hotel room for NACON 2016, please do so at your earl… more »
Letters of Intent for ANACO and Director Positions Pursuant to Article 1 subsection 1.3 (b) (1) of the National Standing Rules, prior to 01 June in the year that a national election is conducted the National Commodore will give notice through the C… more »
Auxiliarist David Lau's photograph recreating the USCG Postage Stamp is in the final running for the USCG Photo of the Year.  Please visit http://www.facebook.com/UScoastguard/photos/a.10154107925607679.1073741940.25633842678/10154107926112679/?type=3&am… more »
The Human Resources Directorate is now sharing the Coast Guard's Health, Safety. Work-life Directorates newsletter: The Wellness Scale.  The November issue can be found here. more »
National Strategic Plan Update Contents of Post: National Commodore Mark Simoni, the National Bridge and senior staff, would like to share their priorities with you in their updated post of the National Strategic Plan. You may view the updated at 2014-2… more »
Information on the National Auxiliary Convention (NACON) in San Antonio is available at http://www.cgauxa.org/nacon-2015.php. The workshop information was recently updated to include additional training sessions. Additionally, links for making your hot… more »
Kelly L. Townsend, DIR-B has recently been appointed as one of the Coast Guard Auxiliary's three representatives to the Governing Board of the United Safe Boating Institute (USBI). He is joining the current USBI President, Capt. William S. Griswold, USC… more »
The current issue of the eBEACON newsletter is availablefor viewing. Click here to viewthis issue. source: more »
Thanksgiving Message from Commodore Simoni Thanksgiving Day is the time to reflect on the things for which we are grateful; it's an opportunity to count our blessings. For most of us, that list might start out with family and friends. We can add thin… more »
The U.S. Coast Guard and the USCG Auxiliary takes data security very seriously. In order to maintain our high level of data integrity, the Auxiliary's Learning Management System (AUXLMS) will be instituting a global password reset tomorrow, Thursday, 4… more »
Due to a recent U.S. Coast Guard security directive, all users of the Auxiliary's information system of record, AUXDATA, and the AUXDATA Order Management system, AOM, have been tasked to perform a password reset when entering either system after 1400 on… more »
Please click here for Issue 2, Volume 1 of the Human Resources Directorate Newsletter - Keeping You Posted. more »
Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard signed the Auxiliary Policy Statement on June 23, 2014. The signing was done on the 75th Anniversary of the U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Click here to review the Auxiliary Policy Statement.Source… more »
COMDINST M1670.1G (USCG Auxiliary Manual) has been enhanced with approved change annotations through June 6, 2014 and is now available at http://www.uscg.mil/auxiliary/publications/auxman.pdf. This USCG Auxiliary Manual is also known as AuxMan. All refe… more »
The HRD has published a new Prospective Members Brochure for distribution. The two sided brochure can be located and downloaded at the HRD New Member Packet page and choosing Prospective Member Brochure. more »
The deadline for submitting your applications for National Awards (administered by NAC) is May 31, 2014. Award applications and instructions for submission are found on the National Association of Commodores web page. Source [P-NAC, Edward Livingston… more »
The host for the Online Districts Material Store website recently transitioned to a new look site. We are experiencing issues with the new site. The host is working the issues and hopefully will have a fix shortly. When you use the site, complete your… more »
The New VSC Decal Distribution release letter and SOP have been posted in the MEMBERS ONLY area of the V-Dept website.Source [William J. Howard, DVC-VC] more »
To All Auxiliarists and their families, From the very beginning we Americans have pulled together through adversity and then gathered together to give thanks for what we have done and with what we are blessed to have. Nearly 400 years ago our forefather… more »
With the recent Congressional action, a continuing resolution is in place, so the Auxiliary is now able to resume all normal Auxiliary activities. According to the news, the government is funded for the next 90 days through 15 January, and the debt c… more »
Please review the NACO Guidance #6 by clicking here. Source [Anne Lockwood, N-EA] more »
Please review the NACO Guidance #5 - Government Shutdown Guidance by clicking here. Source [Anne Lockwood, N-EA] more »
Recent updates to the Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers for Windows PCs have resulted in compatibility issues with some Auxiliary web based services (some functions no longer work, displays format differently, pages hang, etc). In addition, recent v… more »
The new Initial and Five Year Currency Maintenance TCT Workshop resource materials, announced in ALAUX -10/13 on 08 AUG, are now available. Take a look at the Response Directorate Education Division page [http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=R-DEPT… more »
The deadline for submitting your applications for National Awards is May 31, 2013. Award applications and instructions for submission are found on the NAC ( more »
National Commodore Thomas C. Mallison is pleased to announce the following appointments for National Staff. These appointments were made in accordance with the process described in the AUXMAN, and concurrence of the Chief Director has been received:… more »
Linked below are V Directorate's End-of-Year 2012 VE and PV Reports (based on AuxInfo) of VE's & PV's. Please pass this information on to all VE's and PV's. < target ="_blank" href="http://vdept.cgaux.org/pdf-files/2012_VE_National_Summary_Repo… more »
Effective January 27, 2013 the U. S. Postal rates have increased. Letters not exceeding weight of one ounce will now require $.46 cents of postage. Forever stamps need no additional postage; however, for Government postage requires 2 – $.23 stamps or t… more »
All Auxiliarists As we gather to celebrate the holidays, Wanda and I would like to offer our wishes for a happy and peaceful season and the best of all good things in the coming New Year. The glue that binds the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary into the wo… more »
The Strategic Plan for 2013 &emspace; 2017 has been posted to the Leadership page. The plan includes information about the organization of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in addition to the Mission, Vision, and Value statements. Also included are the Strat… more »
The Standard Operating Procedures Guide (SOP) has been updated adding Appendix A and Appendix B. Please click here to see the newly posted version. more »
The BoatUS Grassroots Grants Program is an online grant program which makes funds available to nonprofit organizations, boating clubs and student groups for projects that promote safe and/or clean boating on local waterways. The link to their official a… more »
In September 1620 a boat with 102 passengers and 30 crew set sail from Plymouth, England, bound for a location near the mouth of the Hudson River. In November, 66 days later, they reached land far north of the river, having been blown off course by seve… more »
User Account Changes: Access will now be locked after 90 days of inactivity and deleted after 365 days of inactivity.Passwords still need to be changed every 90 days. Source [Marilyn S. McBain, DVC-UI] more »
NACO(e) Thomas C. Mallison is pleased to announce the following appointments for two-year terms of office beginning 01 November 2012. These appointments were made in accordance with the process described in the AUXMAN, and concurrence of the Chief Direc… more »
San Antonio - Photographs from the Coast Guard Auxiliary's annual national convention, currently being held here, are beginning to be available on the Internet at the following URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/uscga/collections/72157631238515402. ; ms… more »
SAN ANTONIO ­ Coast Guard Auxiliary senior leaders today elected Commodore Thomas C. Mallison of Bear Lake, Mich. as our organization's national commodore for a two-year term beginning November 1, 2012.  The election was held at the Coast Guard Auxiliary… more »
National Commodore James E. Vass, Jr. is pleased to announce the appointment of Commodore Sigurd E. Murphy as Legal Liaison Committee Chair. COMO Murphy will assist District Commodores with the selection of Legislative Liaison Representatives (LLR), crea… more »
Join the NACON 2012 Fiesta in San Antonio, TX, which will feature a variety of Workshops. Workshops will be available on Friday and Saturday (August 24 and 25). For a list of the workshops available, go to the link and click on Workshop Schedule: http://… more »
The member-training website known as the “U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Virtual Classroom” has moved to a new location, and is now called the “Coast Guard Auxiliary – Online Classroom”. The new link (URL) to the Online Classroom is http://classroom.cgaux.or… more »
Go to www.cgauxa.org/nacon/ to view information on the 2012 Auxiliary National Convention scheduled for August 22-26 in San Antonio, TX at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk Hotel. Conference registration is open with links to both the online registration form… more »
The Recreational Boating Statistics for 2011 have been released. I'd encourage everyone to click on the link to the Adobe Acrobat file provided below from Frank Jennings, USCG Office of Boating Safety. Our members should become familiar with these statis… more »
According to the National Standing Rules, in the year that a national election is conducted, the National Commodore will give notice through the Chain of Leadership, posted on the Auxiliary website, and in an issue of the electronic national publication,… more »
National Commodore James E. Vass, Jr. is pleased to announce the winners of the four new Coasties, which were purchased by CG-BSX-1. The winners are: District 17, District 9CR, District 7 - Division - 12 Flotilla 10, and District 8ER. The winners were s… more »
ST. LOUIS - Severe weather damaged the Auxiliary National Supply Center(ANSC) last Saturday, April 28. The building is currently in non-operational status while personnel assess the damage and work toward getting the facility back up and running. A t… more »
The 2012 edition of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Grants Handbook is now available. The Grants Handbook includes information about several awards and grants available to Auxiliarists and Auxiliary units. Included is information about the BoatUS Foundat… more »
Auxiliary Websites and web-based applications are supported on modern browsers on both the Mac OS X and Windows platforms, using Firefox, Internet Explorer 7 and above, Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari. "Modern" means browsers released in the last three… more »
Commodore Vass’s United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Strategic Plan 2012-2016, originally issued in November 2010, has been updated effective March, 2012. According to Assistant National Commodore for Planning and Performance Fred Gates, Auxiliary lea… more »
National Commodore James E. Vass, Jr. is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly L. Townsend as Director of the National Department of Vessel Examination and Recreational Boating Safety Visitation. Kelly was previously Division Chief, Liaison Divisi… more »
The latest issue of the eBEACON publication is now available for viewing at http://www.cgauxa.org/beacon/beacon.pdf. Special articles on Auxiliary activities, member benefits and special sales at the Online District Materials Store. more »
The Training Department has received directions from Coast Guard FORCECOM Training (F-T) to move all Coast Guard Auxiliary courses from the current Coast Guard site by May 7th. In response to this directive, the Training Department, working with the Inf… more »
Prices for most U. S. Postal Service mailing will change on January 22, 2012. The increase will affect letters and postcards. Increases are as follows:Cards: Between 3½” x 5” x 0.007” and 4¼” x 6” x 0.016”Postage: 32¢ - Requires card stock quality… more »
The 2012 Surface Operations workshop materials are now available on the Response web site at http://www.cgaux.org/response/ODeptNews.htm. This is an Optional training session for Auxiliarists participating in surface operations. more »