Entries by Doug Hoffman

FROM THE COMMODORE

Fellow Auxiliarists, Join me in wishing a Happy 83rd Anniversary to the Coast Guard Reserve! Since 1941, the dedicated men and women of our Reserves have consistently responded to the call in times of war and emergencies. They have been deployed worldwide to defend our nation and mobilized nationally to safeguard the American people. Being […]

D5NR Spring 2024 DTRAIN!

5, 6, & 7 April, 2024Hilton Wilmington/Christiana, Newark, Delaware  FROM THE COMMODOREFellow Auxiliarists, Spring District Training & Awards Banquet is coming up fast! It’s time to get back together. We are returning to the same location that we had for Spring 2023 DTRAIN. The Member Training Team and Conference Coordinators have been working hard to […]

2024 NATIONAL WORKSHOPS

National Operations Workshops. The Surface Workshop is required for 2024. The Air Operations workshop is an element of the annual Air Station Safety Workshop.  The Telecommunications Workshop is strongly recommended for 2024. Like 2023, the National Operations Workshops (Surface/Air/Telecommunications) may be completed via webinar. The workshop training material(s) must be delivered by an Auxiliarist qualified […]

D5NR Spring 2024 DTRAIN!

Fellow Auxiliarists, Spring District Training & Awards Banquet is coming up fast! It’s time to get back together. We are returning to the same location where we had Spring 2023 DTRAIN. The Member Training Team and Conference Coordinators have been working hard to bring you an outstanding variety of courses, workshops and meetings—truly something for […]

N-TRAIN 2024 Will be Held Virtually

Good Day Shipmates, There are several reasons why your Auxiliary Leadership determined that the only course of action that makes sense is to shift N-TRAIN 2024 from an in-person to a virtual event. On 18 JAN 2024 the House and Senate passed a third continuing resolution (CR) for fiscal 2024. That CR avoided a partial […]

Risk Management Assessment Required

Effective 19 & 20 January 2024 RISK vs GAIN (RM) Assessments are required for any and allin-person Coast Guard Auxiliary activities that are scheduled in D5NR between Friday and Saturday (19 & 20 JANUARY 2024). Send your completed Risk vs Gain Assessment to your Area District Captainwith a cc to the District Commodore. We understand […]

Auxiliary Uniform and Appearance

Inspection Program Good day, Shipmates, and  HAPPY NEW YEAR! The New Year brought with it the commencement of our program requiring member participation in a uniform inspection at least once each calendar year. The overarching purpose is to help guide our members to wear the USCG Auxiliary uniform in a manner that reflects positively on us […]

D5NR Commodore’s Holiday Message

Peace, Happiness,and an Abundance of JoyDear Fifth District-Northern Region Auxiliaristsand U.S. Coast Guard shipmates, I hope this message finds you in good health and high spirits. During this holiday season, I want to extend my warmest wishes to each of you. First and foremost, I want to express my deep gratitude for your unwavering dedication […]

91st Birthday Wishes to Harry Dyer

Fellow Auxiliarists—Join me in extending toour long-standingand ever-serving shipmatethe very best wishesfor his birthday. Harry you have been our faithful beacon for nearly half a century—a shining light for our Core Values of Honor, Respect and Devotion to Duty. Lighting the way for generations of Auxliarists.  Given your indominable wit and sense of humor, I might […]