Wednesday, August 29, 2012

New National Leaders for CG Auxiliary

Commodore Mallison
Commodore Mallison
SAN ANTONIO -- Coast Guard Auxiliary senior leaders elected Commodore Thomas C. Mallison of Bear Lake, Mich. as the organization’s national commodore for a two-year term beginning November 1, 2012. 

The election was held Aug. 24 at the Coast Guard Auxiliary National Conference (NACON) at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk hotel.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Boaters Use a Checklist Before Getting Underway

By Diane Riggan
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary public affairs
Reviewing checklist

Aug. 14, 2012 -- Keeping track of appointments or events has become more complex in a very over scheduled world. A list of reminders added to the calendar on the refrigerator or in the smartphone can help make sure nothing is forgotten. When it comes to leisure time, a checklist is still valuable especially when heading out onto the water.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Flotillas Support Station Oswego During Harborfest

Helen and Bill Cummings
AuxChefs Helen and Bill Cummings
Coast Guard Auxiliary members provided support for Coast Guard Station Oswego during the annual Oswego Harborfest July 27-29 -- from providing meals to patrolling the waterways.

Division 2 Commander Helen Lou Cummings and Flotilla 26 Commander Bill Cummings together provided nearly 80 hours of AuxChef support for Station Oswego, treating active duty personnel to breakfast, lunch and dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and wrapping up with Sunday breakfast. 

Wednesday, August 1, 2012