CNHI News Service
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 —
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 054-26-07 Badin Lake held their Annual
Change of Watch recently.
The Change of Watch was held at the Badin Inn Golf and Resort.
During the award ceremony Marty Nail was awarded the Top Gun Award.
The award was presented to the Auxiliarist who achieves the highest activity numbers
for the previous year.
Marty Nail is currently the IPFC – Immediate Past Flotilla Commander. He enrolled in
the Auxiliary June of 2002.
With the resent cut backs on Government spending, the local Flotilla’s are recruiting
new members. If you would like to volunteer for the Auxiliary go to
Members can participate in the following areas:
• Recreational Boating Safety
• Operations and Marine Safety
• Mission Support
• Search & Rescue
So what is the Coast Guard Auxiliary?
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed civilian component of the United States
Coast Guard. Created by an Act of Congress in 1939, the Auxiliary directly supports the
Coast Guard in all missions, except military and law enforcement actions. The Coast
Guard’s motto is SEMPER PARATUS (ALWAYS READY). The Coast Guard Auxiliary is
an integral part the United Sates Coast Guard. For more information visit
www.cgaug.org if you ready to be SEMPER PARATUS
For over 60 years, tens-of-thousands of men and women of the Coast Guard Auxiliary
have spent millions of volunteer hours helping the Coast Guard carry out its missions.
For more information on America’s Volunteer Lifesavers, visit our website at:
For Public Boating courses visit http://wow.uscgaux.info/peclass.php?unit=054-26