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  • Ninth District Eastern Region Awards Form
  • Auxiliary Recruiting Service Award Form
  • NACO Membership Growth Award Form (Flotilla & Division)
  • NACO Membership Growth Award Form (Individual)
  • NEWS National Awards list available(31JAN07)
    Auxiliary leaders and members, as we near the end of 2006 this is an excellent time to review the progress and accomplishments of the year and recognize those members who have contributed to your Flotilla, Division or District success. A list of National Auxiliary Awards established by the National Board and/or Coast Guard Auxiliary authority other than the National Board (e.g. NEXCOM, NACO) has been prepared. Please review the list to determine which awards of these awards your unit or individual members of your unit may be qualified to receive. Please remember that there is also a full range of Auxiliary and Coast Guard awards detailed in the Auxiliary Manual, Chapter 11 - Auxiliary Recognition/Awards. The awards in the Auxiliary Manual and this list represent great opportunities to recognize unit and individual excellence – such recognition is one our key tools to recruit and retain an effective members.


    Diversity Awards: Divisions application to DCO by 01OCT
    Greanoff Award: Submittal to DCO by 01NOV
    New Auxilarist of the Year: Submittal to DCO by 01FEB
    RBS Eagle Award: Submittal to DCO by 31MAY
    Boat U.S. Foundation - New Environmental Leadership Award
    Marine Retailers Association of America Outstanding Flotilla
    National Boating Federation (PE) Award

    Please review the criteria for these awards and please take the time to recognize our deserving membership   I have also included several awards given out by the boating industry.  Please review and submit as per applications.


    Diversity Award: The Coast Guard Diversity Award recognizes the most exemplary performance in the field of Diversity by an eligible Coast Guard Auxiliarist. Only those Auxiliarists, who have demonstrated sustained, exceptional standards of conduct, and consistent support of the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Diversity Goals and the Coast Guard’s Diversity Policy Statement, shall be considered for nomination.

    Eligibility Criteria

    1. Be a member in good standing of the Auxiliary for at least one year from
      initial enrollment.
    2. Demonstrated exemplary conduct.
    3. Embraced Coast Guard core values of “Honor, Respect, and Devotion to
      Duty."
    4. Delivered consistently outstanding performance in terms of leadership in
      the field of Diversity, personal and work ethics, and support of the Coast
      Guard’s Diversity Policy.
    5. Displayed superb initiative and motivation that helped significantly
      advance the Diversity Goals of the Coast Guard Auxiliary:
      · Create a positive environment.
      · Value all members.
      · Promote individual success.
    6. Participated in recruiting and retention activities to increase the diversity of the Auxiliary.
    7. Participated in diversity training sessions and presentations.
    8. Promoted the National Commodore’s 3 Star Diversity Awards.
    9. Other related contributions, achievements, and awards should be included for consideration.
    Submission Requirements
    1. The National Commodore shall solicit nominations during the month of
      September each year.
    2. Nomination packages may originate at any level of the organization and must be able to be electronically forwarded and processed. Packages should adhere to the minimum requirements prescribed by the sample format in Appendix G of the Auxiliary Manual. Packages must be submitted to the District Regional EXCOM via the chain of leadership by 1 October.

    The Charles S. Greanoff Inspirational Leadership Award recognizes the most exemplary performance by a Flotilla Commander during the previous calendar year. Only those Flotilla Commanders who demonstrated sustained, exceptional standards of proficiency and conduct, and whose appearance and bearing were consistently impeccable, shall be considered for nomination. This award parallels the other Coast Guard Inspirational Leadership Awards.

    Eligibility Criteria

    1. Serve as incumbent Flotilla Commander at the time of the solicitation
      for the award (October).
    2. Be a member in good standing of the Auxiliary at the time of selection
      (February).
    3. Regularly demonstrate unwavering leadership prowess, including the ability to gain genuine commitment from all levels of the organization.
    4. Exemplify the Coast Guard core values of "Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty."
    5. Demonstrate sincere interest and concern for others and their success in the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
    6. Display a keen sense of ethical conduct and exhibit a high degree of personal integrity.
    7. Earn the high esteem and admiration of others.
    8. Foster the spirit and intent of diversity.
    9. Motivate others to excel in mission performance.
    10. Be a positive role model and mentor.
    11. Project professional uniform appearance and bearing.
    12. Other related contributions, achievements, and awards should be included for consideration.
    Submission Requirements
    1. The National Commodore shall solicit nominations during the month of October each year via an ALAUX.
    2. Nomination packages must originate at the Flotilla level and can be submitted by any member directly to the Division Captain. The package should be forwarded electronically. Packages should adhere to the minimum requirements prescribed by the sample format in the Appendix. The Division Captain must submit the Division’s selection to the District Commodore by 1 November.
    3. The district/regional EXCOM must validate all nomination packages and determine which nomination to forward. The DCO shall endorse and forward only one Leadership Award nomination from the district/region to the respective ARCO by 1 December.

    New Auxiliarist of the Year Award (NAUXOY) award recognizes the most exemplary performance by an eligible Auxiliarist during the previous calendar year. Only those Coast Guard Auxiliarists who demonstrated sustained, exceptional standards of proficiency and conduct, and whose appearance and bearing were consistently impeccable, shall be considered for nomination. This award parallels the awards for the Coast Guard Enlisted Person and Civilian Employee of the Year. NAUXOY tenure shall extend from the date of their announcement as NAUXOY until the date of announcement of their successor.

    Eligibility Criteria

    1. Be a member in good standing of the Coast Guard Auxiliary for no less than one year and no more than three years from initial enrollment.
    2. Demonstrated exemplary conduct.
    3. Embraced Coast Guard core values of "Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty."
    4. Projected exceptional uniform appearance and bearing.
    5. Delivered consistently outstanding performance in terms of leadership, Auxiliary program skills, personal and work ethics, and Auxiliary knowledge.
    6. Displayed superb initiative and motivation that helped significantly advance themselves and Auxiliary program(s).
    7. Performed duties in outstanding fashion and achieved results of high quality, customer service, and teamwork that resulted in improved efficiency and effectiveness of Coast Guard Auxiliary and/or Coast Guard unit(s).
    8. Other related contributions, achievements, and awards should be included for consideration.
    Submission Requirements
    1. The National Commodore shall solicit nominations during the month of December each year.
    2. Nomination packages must originate at the Flotilla level and be able to be electronically forwarded and processed. Packages should adhere to the minimum requirements prescribed by the sample format in Appendix G of the Auxiliary Manual. Any package must be submitted to the regional EXCOM via the nominee’s chain of leadership.
    3. The regional EXCOM must validate all nomination packages and determine which nomination to forward. The DCO shall endorse and forward only one NAUXOY nomination from the region to the respective ARCO by 15 February.

    The Office of Boating Safety, Recreational Boating Safety Awards of Excellence, (also known as the Eagle Award), are presented each year to recognize one of the top contributors to recreational boating safety missions in each of the three Auxiliary organizational areas. Each National Area Commodore (ARCO) is responsible for selecting one member from the area they represent. Area candidates are nominated by each District Commodore and forwarded, with supporting data, to their respective ARCO. Based on overall contributions, each ARCO selects an award recipient based their own qualitative or quantitative evaluations of the data submitted in support of the candidates. The USCG Chief of Boating Safety makes the individual presentations. National funding of the recipients to attend NACON will be provided. DCPs, DCOs, and ARCOS may use criteria of their choosing to select an individual worthy of these prestigious awards. The ARCO selections are submitted to the NADCO-RBS between May and June each year. Submissions should include personal data such as name, address and unit number. Additionally, a short paragraph/citation/commendation type statement describing why the member was chosen should also be included. An award recipient may be chosen for any of the criteria listed below. This is merely provided as guidance and in no way is intended to be all inclusive.

    1. Has the individual produced large hard number results in one or more RBS program areas?
    2. Has the individual provided broad RBS coverage, including PA, over a sustained period of time?
    3. Has the individual provided leadership in the boating community through service on boating councils and other endeavors?

    Boat US Outstanding Flotilla of the Year - Only one (1) Flotilla will be considered from each District (Regions, i.e. ER, WR, etc. are considered separate Auxiliary Districts) and that flotilla must be recommended by the District Commodore. The President of the National Association of Commodores (NAC) will provide copies of the application and details for submittal to the District Commodores each year. The application and recommendation must be made on the appropriate form and submitted to the President, NAC by the deadline date indicated at the top of the application. The recommended flotilla must have a minimum of 10 members as of 31 December of the Award Year. The flotilla with the greatest number of points shall be the winner. In the case of a tie, the flotilla with the greatest number of participation points in the membership category (SECTION "B" of the application) shall be the recipient of the award. Please note, flotillas with waivers for ANY reason are not eligible for the award.

    Application Process:

    1. The first step is to fill in the un-shaded boxes in Section "A" of the award application from information obtained from AuxData Flotilla Unit Summary Data Reports.
    2. The next step is to transcribe the information from Section "A" into the appropriate un-shaded boxes in the Data Columns of Sections "B" through "G".
    3. Finally, complete the Points CALCULATIONS in the remaining un-shaded boxes of these Sections as instructed. No other information is required to complete the calculations for the award application.

    Boat U.S. Foundation - New Environmental Leadership Award - This award recognizes a group, organization, company, marina or individual who has made a significant contribution towards advancing clean boating and educating boaters on minimizing their environmental impact. The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2007 and the award includes $500 for the continued support of the winner's environmental efforts. BOAT US is looking for creative, unique, and innovative nominees who have succeeded at building momentum for clean boating. For example, this award could go to a group that has cleaned up miles of beaches, a marina that has led the way in helping keep our waterways clean, or to honor a boater who has spearheaded a local environmental education campaign. Applications and information about the award can be found online at http://www.BoatUS.com/Foundation/EnviroAward or contact Ms. Shingledecker at SShingledecker@BoatUS.com, or telephone 703-461-2878, ext. 8358.

    Marine Retailers Association of America Outstanding Flotilla is based on a formula that combines activities in the VSC and RBSVP programs. The formula combines performance, growth, percentage of members involved and the number of Star award recipients. Only one (1) Flotilla will be considered from each District/Region and that flotilla must be recommended by the District Commodore. The President of the National Association of Commodores will provide copies of the application and details for submittal to the District Commodores each year. The application and recommendation must be made on the appropriate form and submitted to the President, NAC by the deadline date indicated at the top of the application.

    National Boating Federation (PE) Award - Only one (1) Flotilla will be considered from each District (Regions, i.e. ER, WR. etc. are considered separate Auxiliary Districts) and that flotilla must be recommended by the District Commodore. The President of the National Association of Commodores will provide copies of the application and details for submittal to the District Commodores each year. The application and recommendation must be made on the appropriate form and submitted to the President, NAC by the deadline dateindicated at the top of the application.
    The recommended flotilla must have a minimum of 10 members as of 31 December of the Award Year. The flotilla with the greatest number of points shall be the winner. Furthermore, to be eligible for the award, the flotilla must have taught at least two (2) PE courses during the Award Year. In the case of a tie, the flotilla with the greatest percent of its membership qualified as Instructors shall be the recipient of the award. Please note, that flotillas with waivers for ANY reason are not eligible for the award.