NACO Message on Clearing Backlog of Auxiliary PSI Investigations

NACO  Message to All Hands Clearing Backlogged Auxiliary Personnel Security Investigations (PSI) and Establishing New Provisional Membership Procedures   The National Commodore sent a message on May 9, 2016 to notify all Auxiliary members of efforts underway to clear the backlogged Auxiliary PSIs (a/k/a, “background checks”) submitted by new members over the past two years,…

NOAA Terminates Chart Updating Website

Navigation Systems Information NOAA terminates the Chart Updating website    As of April 19, 2016 the USCG Auxiliary Chart Updating Reporting Webpage (CUWeb) has been shut down permanently.  NOAA’s letter to the Auxiliary explains that because of increasing levels of federal IT security both the Auxiliary and US Power Squadron websites have been identified as security…

Secretary Johnson Announces New DHS Mission Statement

“With honor and integrity, we will safeguard the American people, our homeland, and our values.” The Secretary of Homeland Security has released a new mission statement that is intended for all DHS components and the approximately 226,000 personnel across the entire Department.  The above message is a result of thoughts contributed by many members from…