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District 11 Southern Region - United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

Latest News and Updates

Save The Date - DTRAIN 2017 - January 6-8 on the Queen Mary!

District 11SR looks forward to another weekend of learning and fellowship with the annual DTRAIN weekend. This year it will be in Long Beach aboard the historic Queen Mary. More details will be available in early fall 2016.

Modern Marine Navigation Course

Find out more today at www.boatus.org/courses.

Coast Guard Launches App for Safer Boating - Download It Free

As the nation's recreational boating safety coordinator, the Coast Guard's mission is to minimize loss of life, personal injury, property damage, and environmental harm. Their boating safety program involves public education programs, regulation of boat design and construction, approval of boating safety equipment, and vessel safety checks for compliance with federal and state safety requirements. The Coast Guard Mobile App supports these missions by providing the essential services and information most commonly requested by boaters.

See the full article and YouTube clip at CaliforniaDiver.Com.

AUXMT - Mandated Training Needs to be Completed!

Have you heard about the new requirements for Mandated Training (AUXMT)? Beginning 1 January 2016, there are very important reasons for you to complete your training. Please read the ALAUX and information from the Training Department at National.

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 pirep47@yahoo.com.

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Commodore Bert Blanchette
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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.

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.

"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.