Director of Auxiliary for District 8WR

LCDR Jaime Salinas, Director of the Auxiliary, District 8th Coast Guard District                          Guardian of the Heartland

The Director of Auxiliary (DIRAUX) is charged with the active promotion and administration of Auxiliary affairs in the district and for compliance with instructions and directives governing the Auxiliary organization.  As the District Commander's representative in all matters pertaining to the Auxiliary, the director keeps the District commander advised of all circumstances and developments of interest as they pertain to the program.

Members of the Coast Guard are diverse, multi-missioned, and stand ready to guard America's interests at land, at sea, or in the air.  The Coast Guard active-duty, Reserve, Auxiliary and civilian members, together, form  Coast Guard Force.  The result is a precision unit working each day and every minute to provide maritime law enforcement, environmental protection, maritime safety and national security to America.

Our district is responsible for the "heartland" of America which encompasses 16 states in mid-America.  We are located in St. Louis, MO.  We invite you to browse our site to learn more about us and our services.  Our staff is ready to serve you in any way we can.

LCDR Jaime Salinas
Director of the Auxiliary
8th Coast Guard District 

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