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Welcome to the website of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Public Affairs Directorate. We are proud to serve as the gateway for not only the public, but also our members who are looking to further their knowledge of the Auxiliary. The links and that are provided will help reinforce the professional capacities of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. This website contains information on the Auxiliary- from its history to tool on boating safety. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please let up know.

We hope you enjoy your visit.

Rich Mihalcik, Director- Public Affairs Directorate 


 Public Affairs Directorate Mission Statement 

The Public Affairs Directorate engages and communicates with the public and stakeholder groups. It encompasses creative services, public affairs, publications, training and Web services. The Directorate serves the auxiliary and active duty Coast Guard by developing and distributing stories, photos and video to members, the public, and promotes a positive image of the United States Coast Guard. It reaches the right audience, with the right message, using the right communication tools, at the right time. It builds awareness, understanding, credibility, trust, and mutually beneficial relationships with external publics with whom the Auxiliary’s success depends. 


Newest Issue of NAVEX Has Been Released for the Third Quarter!



Photo of the Week

Currently, the Public Affairs Directorate is not accepting photos for Photos of the Week due to migration of the Auxiliary Photography/Graphic Library.

 Click here to submit a photo for Photo of the Week! 


Winners of the Public Affairs Directorate Photography Contest 

Fellowship - Douglas Manifold

Marine Safety - Roger Bazeley 

Member Services - Judi Bidwick

Operations - Jane Ulewicz 

Public Affairs - Michael Goldberg

Public Education - Roger Bazeley

Team Coast Guard - Constance Irvin

Vessel Examination - Susan Lander 


NACON 2016 Photo Stream


 

2015 Navigator Available Online! 

 (Click the picture to access)

 


Public Affairs Leadership Team

Rich

Rich Mihalcik, DIR-A

Director


Tom Ceniglio

Tom Ceniglio, DIR-AdS

Deputy Director of Support

Thea Narkiewicz

Thea Narkiewicz, DIR-AdP

Deputy Director for Publication 

This is an official United States Coast Guard Auxiliary website for the public’s information. Our postings do not endorse this site or anything on it, including links to other sites, and we disclaim responsibility and liability for the site and its content.