Uniform Information....

Auxiliary Uniforms

General information include some great graphics showing the common uniforms is on the Flotilla 21 web site.

If you haven't previously ordered uniforms from the Uniform Distribution Center (UDC) please read this information and follow their suggestions - it will save a lot of grief and time. 

District 13 EXCOM has also published a 1 JAN 2013 uniform guidance which covers, among other issues, uniforms and accessories that are no longer acceptable.  You can download that guidance here.

Supply and Accessory Sources

U.S. Coast Guard Uniform Distribution Center A great place to buy standard uniform items. High quality ODUs are available in all sizes. The Center does not have any Auxiliary specific uniform items.  Please read this guidance if you have not ordered from them in the past.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Association Store -   Purchase uniform items including Auxiliary specific items like shoulder boards and more online from the Coast Guard Auxiliary Association store.

National Supply Center Catalog (ANSC) Lots of Auxiliary publications, forms, stationary, etc. Forms to order materials are included. Submit orders through your FSO-MA. (PDF file)

Used Uniform Exchange Great place to find bargains and for those expensive but rarely worn items.

Uniform Name Tape Great source for name tape and cloth rank for your ODUs.

Light House Uniform Supply More expensive but fast and very helpful. Located here in Seattle with weekday hours.

Mustang Survival Personal protective equipment for Operations personnel.

There are many sources for uniforms and uniform parts.  The following are few sources from which to order uniforms as well as links to information about proper wear plus pictures of various uniform parts.
Auxiliary Center (AUXCEN)
District material stores provided on-line.  Use your AuxDirectory username and password to log on.
Current Ribbons
A display of current ribbons used by the Auxiliary
Lighthouse Uniform Company       
A full service uniform company.

Ribbon Checker
Lays out the order in which ribbons should be placed on the uniform.
Ultra Thin Ribbons & Medals
Ultra Thin magnets allow you to attach ribbons to your shirt without poking holes. 
Uniform Procurement Guide
Designed to give Auxiliarists the latest in-depth OFFICIAL policy and information covering uniform garments, sources of supply, ordering procedures, helpful size charts, prices, and whom to contact for assistance when purchasing garments.
USCG Uniform Distribution Center
Stocked with nearly all items for composing a uniform.  Members order directly from this source.
   ODU (Operational Dress Uniform) order form
   ODU (Operational Dress Uniform) sizing charts
   Tropical Blue order form (female)
   Tropical Blue order form (male)
   Tunic order form 
Used Uniform Exchange
A buy and sell used uniform service provided by District 8WR.  Instructions for ordering or selling plus contact information are included on the webpage.