Welcome to District 11 Southern Region
Commodore Bert Blanchette
Details Available! dtrain.d11s.org
January 8-10, 2016
"I'm always in awe of you Auxiliarists. You work for free and love what you do. I can't tell you how many times I've had the CG Aux help me out during the course of my career. You are indeed a national treasure!" Vince Patton, Master Chief USCG, Ret.
Who We AreSince 1939, the men and women of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary have volunteered millions of hours in support of the U.S. Coast Guard and the recreational boating public.
We are the uniformed civilian volunteer arm of the Coast Guard.
Our MissionsRecreational Boating Safety - consisting of our many boating safety classes, distributing boating safety information to the public, providing free vessel safety checks, and doing safety patrols on land, water and in the air.
Support of Maritime Homeland Security and other maritime safety challenges that have emerged in recent years.
December Trivia Contest
Full DTrain Registration Prize
Answer the five questions and send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org State the answer, the reference manual, book, guide, etc. Page and Paragraph.
The answer format is:
____ Manual, page ____ Item___ or ____ Manual Section ____ pg. ______ or____Guide. Page ___ ________Book_______ edition. page _____ or ____ Page ____ copy and paste the answer paragraph or sentence
Submit your answer email to email@example.com AFTER 0900 10 DEC. The 5th complete correct answer email (based on email time) will be the winner.
The winner will receive a full registration including Luncheon and Banquet meals (not hotel).
1. Translate the following Acronyms
2. Can the use of Acronyms restrict communications within a unit?
3. What is the Acronym for the following?
a. National Commodore
b. Travel Order Number
c. Review Year
4. What is a SAMA and why is it important to Facility Owners?
5. Should you be proud that you won the ISAR?
New Member Passport Now AvailableA special document called the New Member Passport has been developed to assist new members with key tasks. These tasks will encourage the new member to learn the essentials of the Auxiliary and find a qualification and role they like. It is available here: http://d11s.org/documents/Member%20Passport.pdf
DTRAIN 2016 Planning UnderwayThe District Training Conference planning committee is hard at work to bring you an exciting program of sessions and fellowship this January. This video shows some of the highlights and benefits of previous DTRAIN weekends. Use the share icon in the video window to post it to your social media!
D11SR Needs a Few Good Pilots and Planes!Air Station LA and Sector San Diego have both expressed a desire to expand the AuxAir program in their AOR. We need two more aircraft in Air Station LA's AOR and one or two in Sector San Diego. The good news is that the onerous TBO rules have been thrown out and replaced with more reasonable ones. Basically aircraft facilities must have 100 hour inspections and an oil analysis. Approved progressive maintenance programs are also permitted. As for pilots, the more qualified the better. While our Operations Manual allows for Private Pilots to be active in AuxAir, we're looking for and will give priority to pilots with advanced ratings such as Instrument, Commercial, CFI, CFII and ATP. If you are interested please contact Eugene Korney, DSO-AV at (310) 614-6739 or firstname.lastname@example.org.