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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 shows the updated uniform insignia for Auxiliary offices
  • 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)
    • Ball Caps with enhanced bills 

Uniform Resources

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

Purchase through the CG Exchange.


The Coast Guard Petaluma Exchange

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

Mon-Fri 0700 - 1900 & Sat/Sun 0900 - 1900


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.

Lighthouse Uniforms 

Auxiliary Insignia's


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