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         8th Eastern Region, Flotilla 6-10

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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's many missions.

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Surface (water) Missions

  • Safety Patrol - Patrol under Coast Guard orders using an Auxiliary Operational Facility.
  • Regatta Patrol - Patrolling organized regattas and boat parades.
  • Chart Update Patrol - Verifying the accuracy and completeness of information published on charts and related navigation publications.
  • PWC Patrol - Patrolling on a Personal Water Craft (PWC).
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Air Operations Missions
  • SAR Mission - Search And Rescue call out or the air equivalent to a vessel safety patrol.
  • Enforcement of Laws and Treaties - Air support of a Coast Guard  law enforcement mission.
  • MEP Mission - Air support in the area of Marine Environmental Protection.
  • Ice Operations Mission - Air support in the area of ice patrol operations.
  • Logistics Mission - Transportation of personnel.
  • Training Mission - Training missions involving air operations.
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Land-based Operation Missions

  • Radio Watchstander - Serving as a qualified watchstander at a Coast Guard or Auxiliary facility.
  • Officer of the Day Duties - OOD at a Coast Guard facility either ashore or afloat.
  • B-2 Alert SAR Standby - Time spent on stand-by.
  • B-0 Alert SAR Standby - Standing by with an Auxiliary Operational Facility for immediate call out.
  • SAR Call Out - Search And Rescue call out involving communication facilities.
  • CG Crew Augmentation - Serving as a qualified crew on Coast Guard, not Auxiliary, vessels.
  • Enforcement of Laws and Treaties - Providing surface support of Coast Guard law enforcement mission.
  • MEP Mission - Surface support for a Marine Environmental Protection mission.
  • Auxiliary Radio Net Mission - Maintaining Coast Guard authorized Auxiliary radio nets.
  • Aids to Navigation Mission-Federal - Servicing federal or private Aids to Navigation.
  • Bridge Administration - Inspecting bridges.
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Public Education Missions

  • PE Other Than State/Youth - Auxiliary multi-lesson public education classes.
  • State and Youth Courses - State public education classes and youth courses.
  • MT Instructor Mission - Member training activity, including specialty courses, boats crew training, and basic qualification classes.
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Environmental Missions

  • Enforcement of Laws and Treaties - Provide support to a Coast Guard law enforcement mission.
  • Marine Environmental Protection - Provide support to the Coast Guard in the area of Marine Environmental Protection.
  • Coast Guard Support and Boating Safety Missions
  • CG Operational Support - A service provided to operational Coast Guard units in support of Coast Guard programs.
  • CG Administrative Support - Provide support to the Coast Guard in areas other than operations or recruiting.
  • AIM Mission - The Auxiliary's Academy Introduction Mission (AIM).
  • RAP Mission - Coast Guard Recruiting Assistance Program (RAP).
  • Vessel Safety Checks - Personal Water Craft Safety Checks; Uninspected Passenger Vessel; and Commercial Fishing Vessel.
  • Public Affairs Mission - Promoting the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary or Coast Guard Reserve.
  • Marine Dealer Visits - Participating in the Marine Dealer Visitation Program.
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