Coast Guard Auxiliarist George Latimer

Two Uniforms, One Devotion to Duty

Story by Coast Guard Auxiliarist Trey Clifton In 1994, only two years after enlisting, then Seamen Stone was transferred to Station Cape Charles where he first met Latimer. While Latimer has bonded closely with many who have come through Station […]

6 Most Common LIES About Alcohol and Boating

It’s finally Friday! Getting ready to go kick back on the boat this weekend? Relax, unwind, invite some friends and have some beers, right? Think twice before you get behind the wheel of a boat while intoxicated, though. Jail time, […]

Right place, right time

Post written by PA3 Jasmine Mieszala Normally, a search and rescue call on the water is routed through a Coast Guard unit for coordination. No such call was made when a Coast Guard Auxiliary boat crew happened upon three kayakers […]

Coast Guardsmen: a helping hand in the aftermath

Post written by Cmdr. Derek Dorazio   As a result of Hurricane Irene, many people throughout North Carolina suffered extensive damage to their homes. Two of the hardest hit areas in the state were Dare and Pamlico counties. Unfortunately, some […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary soaks up damage control training

  Post written by Brian McArdle, international affairs-division chief, Coast Guard Auxiliary and Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham. Coast Guard Auxiliary members recently patched, plugged and drenched themselves while participating in damage control training held at Coast Guard Station […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary kicks off National Safe Boating Week

 The Coast Guard Auxiliary conducts approximately 132,000 vessel checks and 86,000 marine dealer visits annually. The reason for the free, no fault safety checks are to help emphasize safe boating through education and awareness. All boaters are encouraged to contact […]