Category: Response / Operations

By John Saran, AUXPA1, District Captain East, Auxiliary Ninth Western Region (CG District 9) Published in MYCG at 6 ways Auxiliarists can support their local units > United States Coast Guard > My Coast Guard News ( more »
Aug. 10, 2023 An icebreaker’s summer break on the Great Lakes   By John Saran, Auxiliary Public Affairs Specialist 1, District Captain — Area East, Ninth Coast Guard District Auxiliary (District 9WR) What does an icebreaking tug do on the Great… more »
Photo by Brian KrotserJune 16, 2023 Joint operations event sees active duty and Auxiliary crews prepare for a busy SAR season By John Saran, AUXPA1, District Captain — Area East, Auxiliary District 9WR The SAR alarm sounded, beckoning active duty and… more »
The first wave of Auxiliarists deployed to the U.S. Southwest Border (SWB) are now returning home with the gratitude of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP), the U.S. Coast Guard, the Auxiliary, and t… more »
The 2014 1 hour TCT Refresher is now available on the Response Directorate What's new Page at This is a mandatory refresher for currency in the surface operations progr… more »
The optional 2014 Operations Workshop slides are now available on the What's new page for the Response directorate at 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 [… more »
The 2013 TCT Refresher Session materials and the 2013 Operations Workshop materials are now available. Both products have been posted and may be downloaded from the Response Directorate "What's New" web page. Source [Robert Shafter DIR-R] more »
The 2012 Surface Operations workshop materials are now available on the Response web site at This is an Optional training session for Auxiliarists participating in surface operations. more »
The 2012 TCT Refresher training materials are now available on the Response web site. As in prior years, this is a required session for all surface operations Auxiliarists. Failure to complete this session in 2012 will place you in REYR status. Sour… more »