Auxiliarist Benefits

In addition to a sense of pride and personal satisfaction, being a Coast Guard Auxiliarist provides you with other tangible benefits. Some of these benefits include:

  • Access to Coast Guard and Auxiliary advanced training.
  • Use of Coast Guard Exchanges (CGX), including ordering online at
  • Access to Coast Guard Morale, Well-Being and Recreation Programs (MWR).
  • Eligibility for Coast Guard orders and assignment to duty.
  • Insurance coverage while under orders.
  • Access to the Mutual Assistance Program - Financial assistance.

Local Benefits

As the only substantial military facility left in King County, Coast Guard Base Seattle also provides key support to over 30,000 local military retirees & family members from all of the armed services.

  • Directions to Base Seattle
  • Base Exchange Hours for the Exchange and Barbershop. Enables you to purchase uniforms, electronics, games and other items tax free.
  • Base Galley menu (PDF) Hours and current menu for the Cutterman's dining facility.
  • Base Learning Center Provides training, education and career development.
  • Base MWR/Gym Purchase reduced cost tickets for movie theatres and other local activities. Contains a gym with weight and cardio equipment, saunas, basketball and racquetball courts.

National Benefits Websites