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CDR Lawrence Gaillard, Air Station Borinquen operations officer and Capt. Patricia A. McFetridge, (left) Air Station Borinquen commanding officer present the Special Operations Service Ribbon to Auxiliary aviators during the annual Auxiliary Aviation Safety Workshop held November 7, 2015. Members received the award for their participation with Operation UNIFIED RESOLVE, a targeted campaign to deter, detect and disrupt illegal maritime activities in the region and is now the standing regional framework for interagency maritime operations supporting Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Recipients (left to right) are Charles “Chuck” Fischer, Duane Minton, Carlos Matos, Charlie Santana, Hache Vazquez, Jose Berrios, Glauco Rivera, Gregory Worrell III, Adam Shapiro and James “CC” Kreglo. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Robert A. Fabich, Sr.
Borinquen Auxiliary Aviators Honored at Safety Workshop
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:17:46 +0000
The Coast Guard recognized Auxiliary Aviators (AUXAIR) assigned to Air Station Borinquen (BQN) during the annual Auxiliary Aviation Safety Workshop held at BQN, November 7, 2015. Coast Guard Lt. Crystal A. Barnett, BQN, Auxiliary liaison officer announced the awards as Capt. Patricia A. McFetridge, BQN, commanding officer presented the Auxiliary Medal of Operational Merit, Auxiliary […]
FORT LEE, Va. Ð Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Kellogg and other Coast Guard food service specialists work on a meal during the Student Skills portion of the 37th annual Military Culinary Arts Competition here, March 7, 2012. The two-week competition is hosted by the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence and is sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David R. Marin.
Serve Your Country as a USCG Food Service Specialist, Receive an Enlistment Bonus!
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 19:00:58 +0000
The United States Coast Guard has announced an enlistment bonus to those who complete training as a Food Specialist. Following are the basic requirements for becoming a active duty member of the Coast Guard: You must be a U.S. citizen or a Resident Alien. Be between the ages of 17–27 (up to age 32 if qualified […]
Aux Frei insp container
Picture of the Week – Auxiliarist Jim Frei
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:08:49 +0000
Auxiliarist Jim Frei (Flotilla 054-09-11) received the Assistant Container Inspector qualification in December 2013, and has been working with Sector North Carolina two days a month to inspect containers at the Port of Wilmington, located on the Cape Fear River and about 26 miles from the sea buoy.  This port averaged 24,800 TEUs per month […]