Little Rock, Arkansas
June 4th. Regular meeting. 7:00 PM. Auxiliary station at the I-30 boat ramp in North Little Rock (inside the RV park).
July 2nd. Regular meeting. 7:00 PM. Auxiliary station at the I-30 boat ramp in North Little Rock (inside the RV park).
What does the Coast Guard Auxiliary do locally?
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
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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