Little Rock, Arkansas
September 2. Regular meeting. 7:00 PM. Auxiliary facility at the I-30 boat ramp in North Little Rock (inside the RV park).
September 9, 11. Boating Education Course. 6-9:30PM. Must attend both nights. Auxiliary facility at the I-30 boat ramp in North Little Rock (inside the RV park). Register by contacting Greg Deen at 501-231-9391 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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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
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
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
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