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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary History

Coast Guard Auxiliary in action

New Orleans - Coast Guard Auxiliary and active duty members work together during a training exercise to prepare for search and rescue missions. Dec. 10, 2008.
Coast Guard Photo by PO3 Ivan Barnes.


General U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Historical Information

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary: A History, 1939-1999 by Dr. John A. Tilley.

Coast Guard Auxiliary: A Historical Bibliography

A Brief History of the Coast Guard Auxiliary

Federal Legal Statutes Regarding the Coast Guard Auxiliary

A photo of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in action "The Future Mission Tasking and Resourcing of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary" by Mike Barner, USCG.  Master's Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, September, 2012.

Official U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary History Website

The Official Coast Guard Auxiliary History Web Site

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and 9/11 (Terrorist Attacks on the U.S. Mainland on 11 September 2001 & Operation Noble Eagle):

Ms. Ellen Voorhees, Materials Officer, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Staff Officer Secretary, Division Seven (assigned to CG Atlantic Strike Team and served as a watch stander.)

Mr. Tom Murray, Flotilla Staff Officer, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Fifth Northern Division, Flotilla 711 (assigned to CG Atlantic Strike Team and served as a watch stander.)

Coast Guard Auxiliary Response to 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and World War II

U. S. Coast Guard, Public Information Division. The Coast Guard at War: Auxiliary. Vol. XIX. Washington, DC: US Coast Guard, 1948 (The official history of the Auxiliary during World War II).

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Oral Histories

Richard "Dick" Schall, USCG AUX, served with 11th District, Inland (Staff Office, Inland Operations), in the mid-1960s and participated in the famous "Salton Sea 500" race.  Interview by Dr. Douglas Kroll, USCG AUX.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Memorial Service in Grand Haven, MI, in 2011


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