Commodore Sarac

D5NR Commodore’s Holiday Message

Peace, Happiness,
and an Abundance of Joy

Dear Fifth District-Northern Region Auxiliarists
and 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 and tireless efforts in supporting our Coast Guard and nation. Your commitment to service is truly commendable, and it does not go unnoticed. Whether it’s assisting with search and rescue operations, promoting boating safety, or providing valuable support in various community outreach programs, your contributions make a significant impact on the safety and welfare of our coastal regions.

I want to emphasize the importance of taking time for yourselves and your loved ones during this festive season. It is vital to recharge and rejuvenate, both physically and mentally. Prioritize your own well-being and find joy in the company of family and friends.

As we embark on a new year filled with hope and possibilities, know that your efforts are truly valued and make a difference. Your dedication to our Coast Guard and fellow citizens is an inspiration to us all.

Thank you for your remarkable service.

May this holiday season bring you peace, happiness, and an abundance of joy. Stay safe and cherish the moments that matter most.


With warmest regards,




Semper Paratus!

Commodore Kurt P. Sarac, Sr.,
District Commodore
Fifth District-Northern Region
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

Honor      Respect      Devotion to Duty