Membership & Diversity

Come Join Us!

Uncle Sam

   The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is America's premier voluntary maritime organization dedicated in promoting boating safety, assisting or augmenting the Coast Guard with its many missions and serving our Nation.  The Auxiliary is comprised of a highly diverse group of people with a wide variety of interests, talents, life skills and experience to offer.  You control how involved you wish to become or how much time you want to contribute. 

   Get involved and become active!  Regardless of your interests or motivation in joining, you will enrich your life and the lives of others in ways that you cannot imagine.  Whether you are considering joining our flotilla or just want more information on the Auxiliary, please fill out and submit the request form below.  It is where ordinary people are doing extraordinary things!


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           Thank you for considering membership with Flotilla 7-2 1NR!


Who is eligible to join?

    Membership is open to any U.S. citizen who is at least 17 years of age with no felony convictions.

Please note: Some of the missions we do may be sensitive to or involve National security, ALL applicants wishing to join the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will receive a security background check as a routine part of the membership process.

Note: All new members will need to successfully complete the core training requirements, a basic qualification course and a boating safety course(or pass an equivalent challenge exam) in order to participate in many of the Auxiliary's programs.  


Why join? What is the benefit?

   In the Auxiliary, you will have the unique opportunity to expand your knowledge, learn new skills or hone old ones.  You will make a difference in both your local community and to our Nation.  You will take great satisfaction in knowing that you are helping to save lives, directly or indirectly.  Some of the other benefits include special training from the Auxiliary and Coast Guard, shared fellowship, receiving Auxiliary publications, specific Coast Guard exchange privileges, Coast Guard Federal Credit Union, aid through the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, access to certain Coast Guard work life programs, insurance coverage while under Coast Guard orders, itemized tax deductions, awards and recognition.