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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?

PlumbersRetireesButchers

DoctorsMomsDads

CarpentersVeteransPainters

Bus DriversSalesmenBoaters

ElectriciansWaiters Ham Operators

MachinistsLawyers Police Officers

AccountantsWriters 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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