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USCG Auxiliary - America's Volunteer Lifesavers
Division 1 - First District, Northern Region


We're happy to have you visit the Division One web site. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the civilian volunteer arm of the United States Coast Guard. It is made up of over 27,000 men and women who donate their time and expertise to support the Coast Guard and improve recreational boating safety. Please enjoy your visit and check out our site.


On an Average Day, the Coast Guard Auxiliary:

  • Completes 62.5 safety patrols
  • Completes 6.2 regatta patrols
  • Performs 10.2 vessel assists
  • Assists 28 people
  • Saves 1 life
  • Saves $341,290 in property
  • Participates in 100 operational support missions
  • Participates in 48.7 administrative support missions
  • Completes 13.4 recruiting support misisons
  • Educates 369 people on boating safety
  • Performs 299 vessel safety checks
  • Attends 70 public affairs functions

The Four Cornerstones of the Auxiliary

  • Member Services
  • Recreational Boating Safety
  • Coast Guard and State Support
  • Fellowship

The Purpose of the Auxiliary (Title 14 U.S.C. 822) is to assist the Coast Guard by:

  • Promoting safety and to effect search and rescues on and over the high seas and on navigable waters.
  • Promoting efficiency in the operation of motorboats and yachts.
  • Fostering a wider knowledge of, and better compliance with, the laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of motorboats and yachts through safe boating classes.
  • Facilitating other operations of the Coast Guard.

Division Meetings

Meeting Schedule for 2014


Division downloadable calendar

 Guests are welcome to attend.


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