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2 US Coast Guard Auxiliary Version: 9/15/

3 US Coast Guard Auxiliary Were Just Like You …. Want to be one of us??? Membership is the answer !!!! Part 1

4 GREETINGS & WELCOME

5 What is the USCG Auxiliary? The Volunteer Component of the USCG based on the four cornerstones below: The Volunteer Component of the USCG based on the four cornerstones below: 1) Member Services 1) Member Services 2) Recreational Boating Safety 2) Recreational Boating Safety 3) Operations & Marine Safety 3) Operations & Marine Safety 4) Fellowship 4) Fellowship

6 The 1 st Cornerstone 1) Member Services 1) Member Services We match your interests with our needs We match your interests with our needs

7 The 2nd Cornerstone 2) Recreational Boating Safety 2) Recreational Boating Safety Public Education Public Education Vessel Exams Vessel Exams Distribution of Safety Literature Distribution of Safety Literature

8 The 3 rd Cornerstone 3) Operations & Marine Safety OperationsAviationCommunications Marine Safety Aids to Navigation

9 The 4th Cornerstone 4) Fellowship 4) Fellowship Encourages close relationships, team work, and, of course, fun !!! Encourages close relationships, team work, and, of course, fun !!!

10 Diversity Breeds Broad Experiences

11 Who are our members? Teachers TeachersSanitation Workers Plumbers PlumbersRetireesButchers Doctors DoctorsMomsDads Carpenters CarpentersVeteransPainters Bus Bus DriversSales PeopleBoaters Electricians ElectriciansWaitersHam Operators Machinists MachinistsLawyersPolice Officers Accountants AccountantsWritersFire Fighters Cooks CooksCandlestick Makers

12 Membership Everyone can be a member as long as they are 17 years old and a US Citizen. So why arent you? After all, we are just like YOU !!!

13 So when do you want to be one of us ?????

14 US Coast Guard Auxiliary Welcome Back !!

15 US Coast Guard Auxiliary Were Just Like You …. Want to be one of us??? Membership is the answer !!!! Part II

16 What We Do as Auxiliary Members We help save lives We help save lives We teach boating safety to our communities We teach boating safety to our communities We disburse valuable information We disburse valuable information We Augment the US Coast Guard We Augment the US Coast Guard Surface Vessels Surface Vessels Watch Standing & JOOD Watch Standing & JOOD Chef Program Chef Program Academy Recruiting Academy Recruiting

17 What you can expect from the Auxiliary Personal growth in gaining skills, abilities, and knowledge Personal growth in gaining skills, abilities, and knowledge A sense of pride A sense of pride FUN !!! FUN !!!

18 During Emergencies – WE ARE THERE !!! 9/11 9/11 Ferried people off Manhattan Ferried people off Manhattan Moved Military Moved Military Maintained Security Zones in the Harbor Maintained Security Zones in the Harbor Manned the Jones Beach Communications Bunker Manned the Jones Beach Communications Bunker

19 During Emergencies – WE ARE THERE !!! Air Disasters Air Disasters Flight 800 Flight 800 Acted as backfill at the USCG Station Acted as backfill at the USCG Station Search & Rescue Search & Rescue Security Zone Security Zone Recovery Recovery

20 During Emergencies – WE ARE THERE !!! Hurricanes Hurricanes Help in the aftermath Help in the aftermath Support Communications Support Communications

21 During Emergencies – WE ARE THERE !!! Boat Fires & Accidents Boat Fires & Accidents Safety Patrols Safety Patrols Interagency response support Interagency response support

22 During Emergencies – WE ARE THERE !!! Search & Rescue Search & Rescue Executing Search Patterns Executing Search Patterns Life Saving Life Saving

23 FELLOWSHIP Parties, outings, & Parties, outings, & Change of Watch Ceremonies Change of Watch Ceremonies BBQs BBQs Blessing of the Fleet Blessing of the Fleet Dinner / Dancing Dinner / Dancing District Conferences District Conferences Afternoons on the water or relaxing with your fellow members at a park Afternoons on the water or relaxing with your fellow members at a park

24 Jobs for EVERYONE !!! As a boater – Crew or Coxswain As a boater – Crew or Coxswain As a retiree – Share your life learned lessons As a retiree – Share your life learned lessons As a carpenter, electrician, or plumber – Apply your skills to our team As a carpenter, electrician, or plumber – Apply your skills to our team As a teacher – Public Education or Member Training – As a teacher – Public Education or Member Training – As a communicator – Radio COMMS or our Watch Stander Program – As a communicator – Radio COMMS or our Watch Stander Program – As a sales person - Public Affairs, Recruitment, or Program Visitor As a sales person - Public Affairs, Recruitment, or Program Visitor As an HR person – Personnel Services As an HR person – Personnel Services As a counselor – Career Counseling As a counselor – Career Counseling As an accountant – Finance or Material Services As an accountant – Finance or Material Services As a writer – Publications As a writer – Publications As a fire fighter or police officer – use your skills to enhance our various programs As a fire fighter or police officer – use your skills to enhance our various programs

25 And so much more ….. Party Planner Party Planner Photographer Photographer Good and Welfare Good and Welfare Emergency Response Planning Emergency Response Planning

26 Conclusion VOLUNTEER and make the commitment for yourself, your community, and your country VOLUNTEER and make the commitment for yourself, your community, and your country Remember, you dont have to be on the water to help the USCG Auxiliary [we have members that cannot swim !!!] Remember, you dont have to be on the water to help the USCG Auxiliary [we have members that cannot swim !!!] When was the last time you felt a sense of pride and accomplishment in being part of a worthy cause? When was the last time you felt a sense of pride and accomplishment in being part of a worthy cause? So much to choose from so…… WHICH MEMBER ARE YOU GOING TO BE??? WHICH MEMBER ARE YOU GOING TO BE???

27 Your NEXT Step Contact us by phone, , in person or see one of us in the room immediately following this presentation. THANK YOU !!! Acknowledgements: Division 13 01SR Recruitment & Retention Committee Ron Tomo, BC-PRT & Chair Patty Sewell Dave Levitan Photos: Ken Sommers, Ron Tomo, Joe OLeary


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