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Bob Birrane is the Acting District Commodore

Robert A. Sersen, Jr.

District Captain (DCAPT) Sector Baltimore is the new D5SR Commodore Elect

DAVID R ADAMS was elected as the new DCOS

WARREN J HALL  was elected as the new DCAPT Sector Baltimore

MICHELLE M THORNTON was elected as the new DCAPT Hampton Roads

BARBARA LORI POHLMAN  was elected as the new DCAPT N. Carolina

Fifth District Auxiliary Paddle Craft Operator Program Manual, BLINKER for the fourth quarter is online. DIRAUX documents are available in the members area


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Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington D.C.
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Vision, Mission, and Core Value Statements:

Vision: Volunteers providing indispensable augmentation and support services to the United States Coast Guard and delivery of exceptional boating safety and education services to the recreational boating community.

Mission: Volunteers who work tirelessly for the betterment of recreational boating safety and education, maritime security, and operations for both the recreational boating community and the United States Coast Guard.

Core Values: Communication - Commitment - Enthusiasm


The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is a volunteer, civilian, non-military arm of the U.S. Coast Guard. It serves the general public through boating-safety classes, vessel safety checks, and safety patrols on the water and in the air. Members of the Auxiliary have no law-enforcement powers and issue no permits or citations. However, we do work closely with law enforcement to ensure the safety of the boating public.

In 1939 Congress created the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary to serve as the civilian, non-military component of the Coast Guard. Today, over 27,000 volunteer men and women of the Auxiliary are active on the waterways and classrooms in over 2,000 cities and towns across the nation. Each year, Auxiliarist (people just like you) save almost 500 lives, assist some 15,000 boaters in distress, conduct more than 150,000 courtesy safety examinations of recreational vessels, and teach over 500,000 students in boating and water safety courses. The results of these efforts save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars every year.

The USCG Auxiliary for the 5 th District Southern Region supports the boating public and the United States Coast Guard in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina and Washington D.C.. Our backgrounds, interests and skills bring a wide variety of talent and services to the boating public. We are always looking for new members to wear the Auxiliary uniform and share in our quest of proud traditions and worthy missions.

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