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ALAUX 018-18 AUXILIARY PADDLE CRAFT (AUXPAD) PROGRAM, COMDTINST 16794.11A - REVISION APPROVED
Posted by Susan Davies on 19 August 2018 06:22 PM

13 AUG 2018

FM:  CHDIRAUX

TO:  ALAUX

ALAUX 018/18

SUBJ:  AUXILIARY PADDLE CRAFT (AUXPAD) PROGRAM, COMDTINST 16794.11A - REVISION APPROVED

1.   The revision to the Auxiliary Paddle Craft (AUXPAD) Program, COMDTINST 16794.11A was signed by Rear Admiral Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy (CG-5P), on 08 August 2018.  Major changes include:

  • New requirements adopted from the American Canoe Association
  • Allowance to operate beyond 1,000 yards (0.5NM) from shore when authorized by the Order Issuing Authority (OIA)
  • Updated weather parameters
  • Updated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements
  • New physical fitness requirements.

2.  The AUXPAD Program instruction can be found at the following link: https://media.defense.gov/2017/Mar/16/2001717333/-1/-1/0/hqs-nas-t-001/cg-6/CG-61/CG-612/DIRECTIVES%20REVIEW%20Warrant

3.  The previous version of the Auxiliary Paddle Craft (AUXPAD) Program, COMDTINST 16794.11 is cancelled.

4.  AUXPAD Program POC: BMCM Dennis A. O'Connell, Chief, Auxiliary Operations Management Branch (CG-BSX-12).


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