Home Port - Flotilla 32, Bellevue, WA.
Since its creation by Congress in 1939, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (the Auxiliary) has served as the civilian, non-military, non-law enforcement component of the Coast Guard. Today, the 30,000 volunteer men and women of the Auxiliary are active on the waterways and classrooms in over 2,000 cities and towns across the nation.
Our Flotilla (Flotilla: 1300302) is located in Des Moines, WA. And has been in active service since 1962. Our volunteers do safety patrols from Narrows Bridge in Tacoma to the Southern tip of Blake island. Our additional responsibilities include: Free Vessel Safety Examinations and teach various Public Education courses such as the State Required 'About Boating Safely' or ABC course throughout the greater Des Moines, Federal Way area. (Please see our calendar for upcoming courses or Vessel Examination dates.)
We always are interested in new members. If you are an American Citizen and have not been convicted of a Felony, please contact our Human Resources officer for more information. Or feel free to stop in at one of our monthly meetings. Click on the following link for directions and monthly meeting schedule: Flotilla meeting location and schedule.