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An Introduction. USCGAUX History. Established by Act of Congress in 1939 Originally called USCG Reserve Renamed the Auxiliary when WWII began Four Cornerstones Member Services Recreational Boating Safety Operations & Marine Safety Fellowship.

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An introduction

An Introduction

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Uscgaux history
USCGAUX History

  • Established by Act of Congress in 1939

  • Originally called USCG Reserve

  • Renamed the Auxiliary when WWII began

  • Four Cornerstones

    • Member Services

    • Recreational Boating Safety

    • Operations & Marine Safety

    • Fellowship

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On an average day the coast guard auxiliary will
On An Average Day the Coast Guard Auxiliary will:

  • Complete 62.5 safety patrols

  • Complete 6.2 regatta patrols

  • Perform 10.2 vessel assists

  • Assist 28 people

  • Save 1 life

  • Save $341,290 in property

  • Participate in 100 operational support missions

  • Participate in 48.7 administrative support missions

  • Complete 13.4 recruiting support missions

  • Educate 369 people on boating safety

  • Perform 299 vessel safety checks

  • Attend 70 public affairs functions

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Cornerstones
Cornerstones

  • Member Services

    • We match your interests with our needs

    • Covers areas such as public affairs, finance, computer information systems, etc.

  • Recreational Boating Safety

    • Public Education

    • Vessel Exams

    • Distribution of Safety Literature

    • Speaker’s Bureau

  • Operations & Marine Safety

    • Operations

    • Aviation

    • Communications

    • Marine Safety

    • Aids to Navigation

  • Fellowship

    • Encourages close relationships, team work, and, of course, fun !!!

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We re just like you
We’re Just Like You ….

  • People from all walks of life are Auxiliarists.

  • No upper age limit, no height/weight standards (although for certain positions, such as boat crew, you must be physically capable of doing the routine tasks associated with that position).

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Who are our members
Who are our members?

Plumbers Retirees Butchers

Doctors Moms Dads

Carpenters Veterans Painters

Bus Drivers Salesmen Boaters

Electricians Waiters Ham Operators

Machinists Lawyers Police Officers

Accountants Writers Fire Fighters

Cooks Candlestick Makers

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Membership
Membership

  • Almost everyone can be a member as long as they are 17 years old and a US Citizen.

  • Must be able to pass a basic background check.

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What we do as auxiliary members
What We Do as Auxiliary Members

  • We help save lives

  • We teach boating safety to our communities

  • We disburse valuable information

  • We Augment the US Coast Guard

    • Surface Vessels

    • Watch Standing & JOOD

    • Chef Program

    • Academy Recruiting

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What you can expect from the auxiliary
What you can expect from the Auxiliary

  • Personal growth in gaining skills, abilities, and knowledge

  • A sense of pride

  • FUN !!!

    .

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Jobs for everyone
Jobs for EVERYONE !!!

  • As a boater – Crew or Coxswain

  • As a retiree – Share your life learned lessons

  • As a carpenter, electrician, or plumber – Apply your skills to our team

  • As a teacher – Public Education or Member Training

  • As a communicator – Radio COMMS or our Watch Stander Program –

  • As a sales person – Public

  • Affairs, Recruitment, or Program

  • Visitor

  • As an HR person – Personnel

  • Services

  • As a writer – Publications

  • As a fire fighter or police officer

  • – use your skills to enhance our

  • various programs

  • As an accountant – Finance or

  • Material Services

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And so much more
And so much more …..

  • Photographer

  • Good and Welfare (Ombudsman)

  • Emergency Response Planning

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The coast guard auxiliary
The Coast Guard Auxiliary

  • Members a commitment to our community, and our country

  • You don’t have to be on the water to help the USCG Auxiliary [we have members that cannot swim !!!]

  • When was the last time you felt a sense of pride and accomplishment in being part of a worthy cause?

  • So much to choose from so……

    • WHICH MEMBER ARE YOU GOING TO BE???

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Questions
QUESTIONS

  • Contact us by phone, email, or in person

  • www.CGAUX.org

    THANK YOU !!!

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