The USCG Auxiliary at a Glance

Average Day in the Coast Guard Auxiliary

  • Completes 62.5 safety patrols
  • Completes 6.2 regatta patrols
  • Performs 10.2 vessel assists
  • Assists 28 people
  • Saves 1 life
  • Saves $341,290 in property
  • Participates in 100 operational support missions
  • Participates in 48.7 administrative support missions
  • Completes 13.4 recruiting support missions
  • Educates 369 people on boating safety
  • Performs 299 vessel safety checks
  • Attends 70 public affairs functions
    Auxiliary Resources
  • Operational Vessels 4,971
  • Aircraft 226
  • Communications Stations 2,641
  • Members 32,950
  • Personal Watercraft Facilities 263
    Auxiliary Volunteer Mission Hours
  • Public Affairs 96,628
  • Safety Patrol Hours 143,871
  • Air Patrol Hours 10,038
  • Support of CG Missions 269,652
  • Hours of Public Education 73,097
  • Hours of Member Training 51,212
    Auxiliary Qualified Team Members
  • Boat Crew 7,098
  • Auxiliary Coxswains 5,240
  • Air Observers 294
  • Pilots 263
  • Navigation Aids Verifiers 2,829
  • Instructors 8,547
  • Personal Watercraft Operators 30