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Welcome to the Division 24, District 5SR Web Site

Division 24 includes Five (5) Flotillas, among them an all-aviation unit

As Volunteers, the members of Division 24 provide direct support to the United States Coast Guard. Listed below are a few but certainly not all of the activities our members support:

  • Conducting safety patrols on the Chesapeake Bay and its supporting tributaries-using both surface and air facilities
  • Providing support for search & rescue missions
  • Supporting safety zones for maritime activities like the annual Great Chesapeake Bay swim
  • Providing Radio Watch stander support at local USCG stations
  • Providing additional support through member owned mobile radio facilities
  • Teaching public boating safety classes 
  • Performing free vessel safety checks
  • Providing Interpreter Support in over 48 Foreign Languages 
  • Assisting the USCG with various other non-law enforcement programs

     

Interested in Joining? Need more reasons .....

Our members can take advantage of free training advancing their knowledge and skills. Course content available to members only includes but is not limited to the following list of areas of interest.


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• Advanced Coastal Navigation
• Search & Rescue
• Marine Safety
• Aids-to-Navigation
• Weather
• Seamanship
• Radio Communications
• Leadership and Management
• Public Affairs
• Distance Education
• Program Management
• You can even study to become an Aux Chef