Because there is need

  By: Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read There are millions of opportunities to volunteer in our world, but very few of those require an expertise in something. In many cases, organizations are just grateful to have a few helping […]


2012 Coast Guard Auxiliarist of the Year, Chris Bandy

Chris Bandy, a Coast Guard auxiliarist in Bayfield, Wis., was recognized as the 2012 Coast Guard Auxiliarist of the Year in a ceremony held in San Diego, Calif., Saturday. Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, […]


Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: Auxiliarist Stephen Donnelly, Station Belle Isle, Mich.

  All five branches of the armed forces owe their existence to the spirit of volunteerism among their members. They are comprised of individuals who answer the call to perform their civic duty by defending and supporting the United States […]