QUOTE(BoatChic @ Mar 5 2004, 01:06 PM)Woohoo!! Congrats Guys!
What does this entail for each of you?
We have to have security clearance and all that and buy uniforms related to whatever tasks that we select to participate in. We are asked to volunteer for whatever missions. Things like Search and Rescue is 100% auxiliary peeps and all water events like fireworks or races or JN are patrolled by auxiliarists. In exchange for our participation we have access to.....
Free training for many things and the ability to say that I am USCG Vessel Examiner and to give back to the community that I grew up in. (around the water)
Thanks Rob! I'm really proud of our new members. They went into this running and haven't stopped since. I know more than anyone that it takes great dedication and sacrifice to do this at times, but the rewards are far greater. These are the kind of people that keep this country proud and strong. Again, congratulations to all the new members of the United States Coast Guard Auxillary.
It also looks like we'll be swearing in a few more network folks next month, can't wait. The Coast Guard is in a real transition right now, that being said, it's definately a great time to get involved in the action. I urge anyone who's still interested to PM me about the details. It's gonna be one hell'ava summer!