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Welcome to District 11 Southern Region

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Commodore Bert Blanchette
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America's Volunteer Guardians
Semper Paratus: "Always Ready"

"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 Are

Since 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.
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Our Missions

Recreational 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.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Trivia for May 2015

  1. What is the difference between the collar devices for an Elected Leader and an Appointed Leader?
  2. For National administration purposes, the Auxiliary is divided into the 3 geographic areas. Name those areas?
  3. What is the primary purpose of the Auxiliary Chain of Leadership and Management?
  4. What is the title of the senior officer in a Coast Guard District?
  5. When a District is divided into geographic regions, does the Regional Director have the same Duties, Responsibilities and Authority as a Director in a district not divided into Geographic regions?

(Answers will appear next month, along with 5 more questions)