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TODAYINHISTORY
On This Day in Coast Guard History – Jan 28th
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:30:34 +0000
The legal basis for the Coast Guard is Title 14 of the United States Code, which states: “The Coast Guard as established January 28, 1915, shall be a military service and a branch of the armed forces of the United States at all times.” Upon the declaration of war or when the President directs, the […]
 
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USCG Auxiliary Blog – Image of the Week
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:37:13 +0000
AUX FS Vincent Maida getting ready to get underway with the Cutter Diligence (WMEC-616) out of Wilmington, NC. Vincent is looking forward to his first underway experience on a large CG Cutter. He has already impressed the crew with a fresh cheese cake this afternoon. The AUX FS program is currently helping the active duty Coast […]
 
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Flying Turtles – The Coast Guard Auxiliary Answers the Call for Help
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:45:34 +0000
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell  Without the help of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the New England Aquarium, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, hundreds of the most endangered sea turtle species on the planet would die. Every year, Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles make the journey from their birthplace in the warm waters of […]