United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - Gig Harbor

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United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

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If you are looking for some adventure in your life, consider joining the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Wherever your interests lie, and whatever life skills you have, chances are that the Coast Guard Auxiliary can offer you an area to serve that will enrich your life in ways you may not have imagined.

The Auxiliary offers you a unique opportunity to make a real difference in your local community and across the country.

We welcome and recognize your past experience, skills and talent. We challenge you to have fun learning new skills and qualifications in company with a very special group of volunteers. The Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a number of opportunities, but the tasks can generally be divided into three service areas:

Recreational Boating Safety

One of the Auxiliary’s primary missions is recreational boating safety. This mission is accomplished by qualified members delivering Public Safety Boating Education training and classes, by providing voluntary vessel safety checks to boaters, by visiting with and educating local marine related industries, and by general outreach to the boating public through boat shows and other public venues and events

Operations and Marine Safety

For those interested in boating, the Auxiliary offers a rigorous level of hands-on training and qualification as boat-crew and coxswain. Qualified Auxiliarists perform regular safety patrol missions in their local area and support local boating activities on-the-water such as regattas, fireworks & fleet visits.

In addition, the Auxiliary works side-by-side with their active-duty USCG counterparts in many other mission areas, including environmental protection, Commercial Vessel Safety Inspections, Port Security and Planning, Licensing and Documentation, and other vital operational roles. Auxiliarists receive training virtually identical to that of their active duty and reserve counterparts.

Mission Support

The Auxiliary needs people with leadership, administrative and technical skills (such as web site design, computer server administration, graphic design, photography, videography, communications, public relations/public affairs, instruction and instructional design, and personnel services) to support those Auxiliarists involved in the recreational boating safety and operations & marine safety missions.

We will be hosting our first meeting on May 15th @ 6:30PM

We will meet each month on the third Tuesday of each month

Arabella's Landing Marina
In The Lounge Behind The Office

If you have questions please contact the detachment leader:

Thomas E. Bliss
USCG Auxiliary
Detachment Leader - Gig Harbor
email: admin@uscgauxgigharbor.org
website: www.uscgauxgigharbor.org

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3323 Harborview DrGig Harbor, WA 98335



  • Disaster Response
  • Water Recreation
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Public Relations
  • Search & Rescue
  • Human Resources Assistance


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training

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