2014 NACON Flicker Feed

Honoring 75 Years of Service

Follow this link for EXCITING news and information on 75th Anniversary activities.

A Message from Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant

Call for Articles and Photos 2014 Navigator

We are collecting stories and photos for the 2014 Navigator to be published at the end of this year. We need your assistance in finding the best of the best in activities, mission successes and outstanding contributions. This is our 75th year of serving our Coast Guard Team mates and we'd like this edition to be our finest yet.

So, please, review your files for people who have made a significant difference in our RBS missions, who have served long and well, and for outstanding missions or activities that show our contribution to the Coast Guard and our nation. Send them to us for possible inclusion in this year's Navigator edition. Use pfritchie.uscgauxiliary@aol.com

We need these by July 15, 2014. Photos should be high resolution, show action, and everyone in proper uniform conducting correct procedures. All photos need proper captions following AP Style Guide. Follow the Navigator Guidelines.

Auxiliary Live

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This is the Official U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Blog website where information and stories are published every week. It talks about our members activities, safe boating, history, just to name a few. It is a new way to find out what is happening in the Auxiliary and boating environments all over the U.S.

Auxiliarists Teach Lifesaving Skills to the USCGUSCG Auxiliary Patrol Awarded for Saving Distressed Kayakers From Oncoming Cargo ShipThrowback Thursday – USCG Auxiliary/Reserve in 1942Throwback Thursday – 1967 Boater Rescue in Khaki UniformsThrowback Thursday- 1950 Vessel Examination in Khaki UniformsAn Auxiliarist’s Journey Sailing on the Coast Guard Cutter EagleUSCG Auxiliary Poem Submission – The Auxiliarist

PA Information

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The National Public Affairs Department sends out useful information about how to perform the PA duties to an email list called AUXPAO. All levels of PA officers should visit the www.list.auxpa.org to signup. Here are some of the latest postings.

Auxiliary Heraldry Guidelines | New U.S. Coast GuardHeraldry ManualPA/PB/CS ResourcesOwnership of Images taken by Auxiliary membersThe Elected Officer’s Role in Public AffairsAUXPA Tip of the Week: Using Unit Elections to Develop Compelling News ReleasesCGAUX Public Affairs Guide

CG Headline News

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Here are the latest headlines from the www.uscg.mil website showing the happenings nation wide of the brave men and women who serve in the Coast Guard.

Local AUX News

Captain Penoyer

Captain Penoyer’s Expectations and Concerns for the Auxiliary

June Wingert SO-PB, District 8 Coastal Region

In an article for a Division Newsletter, Captain Brian Penoyer, Sector Houston-Galveston stated "...my first expectation of the Auxiliary in mission-support is simply that you are laser-focused on providing your volunteer forces with the right training, equipment, information, and leadership to be at the right place at the right time with the right information."

Read the entire article here.

Calling for photos and short summary of a PA from your unit that has done an outstanding job promoting the Auxilary or USCG.
Describe their training, significant contribution or event and forward with photo.
No more than 3-4 brief paragraphs are needed.
Please submit your nomination to Patti Fritchie, DIR-Ad send to pfritchie.uscgauxiliary@aol.com Label: PA Nomination

Other Local News

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