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USCG Aux UNIQUE AUXILIARY BUILDINGS Story by Joseph Giannattasio Photos by Joseph Giannattasio and individual Auxiliary units 1 Coast Guard Auxiliary flotilla and division meetings do not require anything more than a room, chairs, tables and a decent cup of coffee. Yet, set amidst towns, cities and communities throughout the United States and its territories are assorted Auxiliary unit buildings that merit more. Unique settings that sets a mood, cultivates tradition, inspires heritage or just seems to fit the personality or spirit of the locale. Featured are some remarkable Auxiliary headquarters that provide an inspiring backdrop to any meeting or event. USCG Aux One of the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s most enduring hallmarks is its versatility. And these diverse quarters are a testament to Auxiliary adaptability. 2 16 Editor’s Note: Does your Flotilla or Division have a unique Auxiliary Headquarters with an interesting history? Let us help share it. Just send 1-2 good photos of the building with an informative caption to POTW@cgauxnet.us and we’ll feature it on the Photo of the Week website and various Auxiliary publications and social media. NAVIGATO