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DISTRICT NINE EASTERN REGION - Toledo, OH; Cleveland, OH; Erie, PA; Buffalo, NY; Rochester, NY; Syracuse, NY; Thousand Islands, NY

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed civilian component of the Coast Guard established by Congress in 1939 to assist in promoting boating safety. It boasts nearly 27,000 members from all walks of life who receive special training so that they may be an integral part of Coast Guard Forces. Auxiliarists assist the Coast Guard in non-law enforcement programs such as public education, vessel safety checks, safety patrols, search and rescue, marine environmental protection and Coast Guard Academy introduction programs for youth. Auxiliarists donate more than 2 million hours annually to benefit other boaters and their families. That’s why we’re called —

America's Volunteer Lifesavers

Click any of the buttons on the left to navigate this site. If you’c interested in joining the Auxiliary, click here. If you’re interested in attending a public education class, click here. If you’re interested in scheduling a courtesy vessel safety check (VSC), click here.

  • Membership
  • Public Education
  • Vessel Exams
  • Border Reporting Requirements
  • Online Materials Catalog

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  • National Auxiliary Website
  • Chief Director of the Auxiliary
  • National Commodore Website
  • Auxiliary E-Directory
  • SITREP Auxiliary National Magazine


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