National Elections Held at NACON 2016

Auxiliary National Commodores Elected On Friday, August 26, elections were held at the Auxiliary National Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. The National Leadership team for the 2017-2018 term was elected by the Auxiliary National Bridge.  Our leaders for this coming term are: National Commodore (NACO) – COMO Richard A. Washburn Vice National Commodore (VNACO) – COMO…

New Telecommunications Program Standards Announced

New Standards for Operations Approved and Published  The Office of the Chief Director of Auxiliary has released a new set of Auxiliary Communications Program Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). This set of SOPs provide descriptions and requirements of the Auxiliary Communications Program (ACP) along with a collection of guidelines for the conduct of specific Auxiliary communications…

Member Financial Assistance

National Commodore Mark Simoni has released a message to all Auxiliarists about the availability of financial assistance to members injured while assigned to duty. “All Auxiliary members should be aware that financial assistance may be available to members who are seriously injured while assigned to duty and suffer a financial hardship because of those injuries.   Members…

Auxiliarists in Approval Pending (AP) Status

A Message from the National Commodore Fellow Auxiliarists,  As most of you are aware, the time it takes to process new member PSI packages at SECCEN has slowed to the point where the backlog of unprocessed packages has doubled over the last 12 months.  There are several factors that have contributed to this situation; most…

Stopping Suicide in our Coast Guard Family

A Message from the National Commodore and the Commandant of the Coast Guard   Fellow Auxiliarists, I ask you to take a moment to read Admiral Zukunft’s message below. It provides awareness of a very serious and tragic issue that our Coast Guard family must deal with. It also provides guidance on things that we…