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CENTRAL ARKANSAS

FLOTILLA 15-8

Little Rock, Arkansas

 

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April 1st.  Regular meeting.  Regular meeting.  7:00 PM.  Auxiliary facility  at the I-30 boat ramp in North Little Rock (inside the RV park).   If not a member, call first as you will need a code for the keypad to get inside the RV park entry gate after dark.

 

May 6th.  Regular meeting.  7:00 PM.  Auxiliary facility  at the I-30 boat ramp in North Little Rock (inside the RV park).   If not a member, call first as you will need a code for the keypad to get inside the RV park entry gate after dark.

 

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What Can you Do When you Join the Coast Guard Auxiliary?

Recreational Boating Safety

    We teach boating safety classes to the general public

     We conduct free boat safety inspections

     We monitor navigation aids on the Arkansas River to ensure that they are working properly

     Maintain displays of boating safety literature at public locations around the state and at special events such as

          boat shows

Operations and Marine Safety

    We train our members to have a high level of small boat handling skills and knowledge

     We conduct boat patrols on the Arkansas River and Greer's Ferry Lake and provide assistance to boaters in

          distress and look for unusual activity around critical infrastructure

     We assist local law enforcement in patrolling safety zones on the Arkansas River during fireworks shows in

         Little Rock

     We provide support for local boating events such as the annual canoe race by having boats on the water to

         protect event participants and respond to emergencies

     We assist the Coast Guard in responding to grounded vessels on the Arkansas River

     We assist the Coast Guard in investigating and monitoring pollution events

     We utilize HF radio systems as part of a nationwide radio communications network

Assist the Coast Guard

     Help the Coast Guard recruiting station in Little Rock recruit active duty and reserve members as well as

          potential Coast Guard Academy students. 

     Qualified boatcrew members in good physical condition that have the capability of deploying for several weeks

         may have the opportunity to join the Coast Guard's Disaster Area Response Team.

     Three members of the Central Arkansas Flotilla spent 3-4 weeks deployed in support of Coast Guard operations

         in Alabama and Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon incident.  Similar opportunities may arise in the   

         future.

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