Coast Guard Office of Auxiliary & Boating Safety (CG-BSX)

The Chief of the Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety serves both as the Chief Director of the Coast Auxiliary and Chief of the Office of Boating Safety.


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Recreational Boating Safety

The U.S. Coast Guards Boating Safety Division (CG-BSX-2) is dedicated to reducing loss of life, injuries and property damage that occurs on U.S. Waterways by improving the knowledge, skill and abilities of recreational boaters.


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USCG Auxiliary

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed volunteer component of Team Coast Guard. Founded in 1939 by an Act of Congress as the US Coast Guard Reserves and re-designated the Auxiliary in 1941. The 26,000+ volunteer members (men and women) donate millions of hours in support of Coast Guard missions.

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