Category: U.S. Coast Guard

Congress honored the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary with a proclamation read by Rep. Nick LaLota recognizing the significant and enduring contributions of Auxiliarists across the nation. Lieutenant Chris Booth from the Office of the Chief Director of Auxilia… more »
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 »
It was early on March 1, 1968, when armed U.S. Army helicopters joined U.S. Coast Guard and Navy warships giving chase to four enemy trawlers making way down the South China Sea intent on resupplying Viet Cong forces with weapons. The combined intercepts… more »
One of his priorities when Capt. Tom Walcott became Chaplain of the Coast Guard was to re-energize the Coast Guard Auxiliary chaplain program. From a small group of six Auxiliary Chaplains in 2017, the Auxiliary Chaplain Support (ACS) program has expande… more »
On July 6, 2022, Auxiliarist Michael Barth was commissioned as an ensign in the United States Coast Guard Reserve. Ensign Barth made this transition after more than five impactful years of service in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Highlights of his service… more »
WASHINGTON - Adm. Karl L. Schultz was relieved as Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard by Adm. Linda L. Fagan during a military change-of-command ceremony presided over by President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Wednesday at Coast Guard Headquarters. Immediately… more »
AUXAIR Teamed with Hawaii Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Last December 2020, AUXAIR teamed with the Hawaii Wildlife Rehabilitation Center located on Hawaii Island to help save aLanaiIsland critically endangered fledgling Wedge-tailed Shearwater shorebir… more »