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Uniforms (Auxiliary Manual Ch. 10)

All Auxiliarists are authorized and encouraged to wear the various Auxiliary
uniforms or the Blazer outfit. Auxiliarists must wear a uniform when participating
in some Coast Guard and Auxiliary programs and activities. Uniforms shall be
worn as prescribed in Uniform Regulations, COMDTINST M1020.6 (series) 

Uniform and Insignia

While there is no equivalence in rank or office between military members and the Auxiliary, the following tables show the updated uniform insignia for Auxiliary offices, and what active-duty ranks those insignias resemble.
  • Elected office devices and shoulder boards have blue “A”s
  • Appointed office devices and shoulder boards have red “A”s
  • When no longer serving in the office, the highest office, the member has achieved is warn with the Past Officer Device. 
  • When serving on the National Staff, the National Staff Insignia is worn. It's to be removed when no longer serving on the National Staff.
  • No Longer Authorized (Obsolete)
    • Undress Blue - Summer, Bravo with collar devices
    • Working Blue Long
    • Working Blue Short
    • Tucked ODU (May be used until no longer serviceable)

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Uniform Resources

 U.S. Coast Guard Uniform Distribution Center (UDC)

Member can order uniform items,
Limited Auxiliary items available

1-800-874-6841 or 609-861-1221
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-w/g-wp/udc  

UDC

Dee Bee's Tailor Shop

All uniform items available including sew on devices.

2064 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA.
Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-5PM; Sat, 9:30AM-1PM,  (510) 522-1531 

Dee Bee's Tailors
Petaluma CGX 
 

The Coast Guard Petaluma Exchange

Growing list of Auxiliary items, uniforms, devices including sew on, and more.
Willing to ship to your location

Mon-Fri 0700 - 1900 & Sat/Sun 0900 - 1900
707-765-7256 

USCG Alameda 
 

The Coast Guard Island Exchange

Basic uniform items, no Auxiliary items 

Mon-Sat, 8AM-6PM; Sun, 9AM-3PM, (510) 437-3165

Coast Guard Island Exchange Building, Alameda, CA.  

 Lucky Bag

For those who wear active duty sizes Donated uniform items are available for a contribution to the Morale

 FundBag is located in the gym building, Building 16, Coast Guard Island, Alameda Call for hours (510) 437-3580

Used Unaform

 Lighthouse Uniform Company

The Lighthouse Signature Line has many sizes available in all uniforms.
http://catalog.lighthouseuniform.com/coastguard/


Lighthouse Uniforms 

Auxiliary Insignia's

 

What's the story behind the Auxiliary insignia's
District 1 Southern, Division 10, Flotilla 20
has a nice page deserving a visit

 

Flotilla Insignias

 Auxiliary Office
Coast Guard or Navy
Equivalence
Army, Air Force, Marines Equivalence

 

Aux Device &
Shoulder Boards 

 

IQ, BQ or AX

Member, no elected or appointed office held   Seaman Recruit  Airman Basic, Private Member 
FSO

Flotilla Staff Officer
(Appointed)

Ensign Second Lieutenant FSO FSO-
 VFC Vice Flotilla Commander
(Elected)
Lieutenant (jg) First Lieutenant VFC VFC
 FC Flotilla Commander
(Elected)
Lieutenant Captain FC FC
End of Assignment

Past Officer Device
(with highest Office Device & Shoulder Boards)

 None None

Division Insignias

 Auxiliary Office
Coast Guard or Navy
Equivalence
Army, Air Force, Marines Equivalence

 

Aux Device &
Shoulder Boards 

 

SO

Division Staff Officer
(Appointed)

Lieutenant (jg) First Lieutenant SO SO-
 VCDR Vice Division Commander
(Elected)
Lieutenant Commander Major   VCDR VDCP
 DCDR Division Commander
(Elected)
Commander Lieutenant Colonel DCDR DCP
End of Assignment Past Officer Device
(with highest Office Device & Shoulder Boards)
 None None Past Office Device
 

District Insignia

 Auxiliary Office
Coast Guard or Navy
Equivalence
Army, Air Force, Marines Equivalence

 

Aux Device &
Shoulder Boards 

 

ADSO

Assistant District Staff Officer
(Appointed)

 Lieutenant Captain ADSO ADSO-
DSO Division Staff Officer
(Appointed)

 Lieutenant Commander 

Major DSO DSO
 D-AA Administrative Aide to the District Commodore
(Appointed)
Lieutenant Commander Major D-AA D-AA
DDO District Directorate Officer
(Appointed)
Commander Lieutenant
Colonel 
  DDO- DDO-
 DCAPT District Captain
(Elected)
Captain Colonel   DCAPT D-CAP
DCOS District Chief of Staff
(Elected)
Captain Colonel DCoS DCOS
 DCO District Commodore
(Elected)
Rear Admiral
(Lower Half)
Brigadier General  DCO DCO
End of Assignment Past Officer Device
(with highest Office Device & Shoulder Boards)
 None None Past Office Device

National Insignias

 Auxiliary Office
Coast Guard or Navy
Equivalence
Army, Air Force, Marines Equivalence

 

Aux Device &
Shoulder Boards 

 

National Staff Insignia  Appointed members of the National Staff wear this insignia, while in office. None   None National Staff Badge

BA

Branch Assistant
(Appointed)
 Lieutenant Captain BA BA
BC

Branch Chief
(Appointed)

Lieutenant Commander Major BC BC
DVC Division Chief
(Appointed)
Commander Lieutenant Colonel
DVC DC
DIR Department Director
(Appointed)
Captain Colonel DIR DD
 
 ANACO Assistant National Commodore (Appointed) Rear Admiral (Lower Half)
 Brigadier General ANC ANACO
DNACO  Deputy National Commodore Mission Support (Appointed)
Rear Admiral (Upper Half)  Major General
DNACO
VNACO  National Vice  Commodore
(Elected) 
 Rear Admiral (Upper Half) Major General  VNACONVC
NACO  National Commodore
(Elected)
 Vice Admiral Lieutenant General  NACONCO
 End of Assignment Past Officer Device
(with highest Office Device & Shoulder Boards)
 None None Past Officer Device