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Advance Knowledge, Skills at Fall D-Train in Dunkirk Sept. 24-27

Sat, 05 Sep 15  

Members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in the Ninth District’s Eastern Region have the opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills at the Fall D-Train.  Download D-Train Brochure.

With something for all skill levels and interests, the district training conference takes place Sept. 24-27, 2015 at the Clarion Hotel and Marina in Dunkirk, NY.

Auxiliarists can take advantage of a national “C School” in Auxiliary Leadership and Management (AUXLAMS-B). (Sign up through the chain of command.)

Or learn an effective recruiting technique.

Or become certified in First Aid/CPR.

In fact, there is something for everyone:

• Basic Nav with iPad/mobile devices.
• BQ Orientation.
• 4-hour Team Coordination Training (TCT).
• Aviation Safety Training.
• “Coastie” Certification Training.
• Diversity Workshop.
• Mandated Training Classes.
• How to navigate Aux websites.
• Marlinspike (brush up on knot-tying and line handling skills).
• Coxswain/Crew debriefing.
• Mentoring: How to & How NOT.
• USCG Recruiting and the Aux.
• Nav Rules Made Easy.
• Legal Update.
• VE Update.
• RBS Update.
And there’s more:
• District Stores (credit cards accepted).
• Friday Night “Fun Night” (includes buffet dinner, pajama party with best slippers contest, scavenger hunt, human bingo, Aux Survivor, and Auxiliary Trivia).
• Saturday Awards Luncheon.
• Saturday Formal Banquet.