OPERATIONS
Kurt Surac DSO-OP D5NR

Paul R. Whitman, SR. ………………………….. ADSO-OP East

Andrew C. Crowley …………………………….. ADSO-OP Central

Robert W. Whyland ……………………………. ADSO-OP West

COMO Kevin C. Murphy …………………….. ADSO-OP Paddlecraft Program

Donald W. Merrill ……………………………… ADSO-OP Special Projects

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Usual Disclaimer:  The Operations web pages are for informational purposes only. Do not contact the webmaster regarding these pages. Contact the DSO-OP for information and questions.

Welcome to the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Fifth District Northern Region’s Operations web page.  Our purpose is to provide our members with some of the information they need to familiarize themselves with, and participate in, the program. 

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Qualification Examiners (QE)

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SURFACE OPERATIONS (RESPONSE)

Surface Operations and the Boat Crew Training Program are at the heart of most Flotilla activities.  Boat Crew members and Coxswains are qualified in accordance with the current Auxiliary Boat Crew Training Manual, COMDTINST M16794.51a (as revised effective January 1, 2007).  The Coxswain requests and receives orders for a patrol that is multi-mission in nature. Patrols are carried out in accordance with the “Auxiliary Operations Policy Manual”.

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