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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 2015 Navigator

It's never too early to start! We are collecting stories and photos for the 2015 Navigator and we need your assistance in finding the best of the best in activities, mission successes and outstanding contributions. As we marked our 75th year, lets start off the next 75 in spectacular fashion by showing the Auxiliary's work at its finest.

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. Email Anne Lockwood to submit or for more information.

We need these by July 15, 2015. 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.

Throwback Thursday – 1982 Grounded Boaters RescueThrowback Thursday – 1972 National Search and Rescue School GraduatesFeatured Photo – AUXAIR HelicopterAuxiliarists 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 Uniforms

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


Other Local News

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