What Is The Auxiliary - Flotilla 76

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What Is The Auxiliary - Flotilla 76

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  2. 2. A Very Brief Introduction to theU.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary<br />Scappoose Detachment Meeting<br />25 Aug 2009<br />
  3. 3. The USCG Auxiliary<br />Founded in 1939<br />One of four components of the Coast Guard: Active Duty, Reserve, Civilian & Auxiliary<br />31,534 Auxiliarists nationwide (Aug 09)<br />Participates in all Coast Guard missions but does not engage in direct Law Enforcement or Military action<br />
  4. 4. Some of our local activities<br />
  5. 5. Surface Operations<br />
  6. 6. Air Operations<br />
  7. 7. Communications<br />
  8. 8. Public education: classes<br />
  9. 9. Public education: outreach<br />
  10. 10. Vessel examinations<br />
  11. 11. Augmenting at Sector Portland & Station Portland<br />
  12. 12. …and much more<br />
  13. 13. Flotilla 76<br />56 members (of 259 in the Division)<br />80% with significant activity<br />3 Surface Facilities (boats) with 3 more in progress<br />1 Aircraft Facility with 2 more in progress<br />
  14. 14. What it takes<br />Willingness and desire to serve<br />An investment in uniforms and Flotilla dues<br />A sense of humor<br />No fixed time commitment but it can prove addictive<br />
  15. 15. Learn more<br />National site: www.cgaux.org<br />Division 7: www.volunteerlifesavers.org<br />Flotilla 76 Blog: www.flotilla76.org<br />…or speak to any one of us<br />

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