Knowledgebase: ALAUX Archive
Posted by COMO Susan Davies on 20 April 2017 09:36 AM

TO:        ALAUX

1. The following authorized Auxiliary activity description is effective immediately. It will be included as part of the next change to the Coast Guard Auxiliary Manual, section 2.B. Programs/Activities Authorized for Auxiliarists:


Coast Guard construction, renovation, and repair projects require continuous monitoring. Many Auxiliarists possess specialized skills and experience in shore-side construction-related industries. When coupled with prescribed training and certification, the Coast Guard may leverage such Auxiliary skills and experience to monitor and report on its shore-side construction projects through the AUXBUILD program. Auxiliarists are authorized to pursue and achieve designation in the AUXBUILD program in order to assist Coast Guard Civil Engineering Units (CEU) with monitoring and reporting on their shore-side construction projects as described in the accompanying AUXBUILD Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). AUXBUILD designation and assignment to duty may only be achieved pursuant to successful completion of the AUXBUILD Personal Qualification Standards (PQS) contained in the SOP. Commodore Vin Pica ( shall serve as the Auxiliary's AUXBUILD program manager under the direction of the Auxiliary National Commodore and shall report to, and be supervised by, the Vice National Commodore. The regional AUXBUILD program manager shall be the District Directorate Chief for Logistics (DDC-L). In the absence of a DDC-L, the cognizant District Captain (DCAPT) for a CEU shall provide such managerial support. An Auxiliary Unit Coordinator (AUC) shall be appointed for a CEU in accordance with provisions of section 1.C.8. of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Manual (COMDTINST M16790.1, series) in order to coordinate AUXBUILD support throughout the CEU's area of responsibility.

2. To facilitate Auxiliary engagement in the AUXBUILD program, the accompanying AUXBUILD Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) will be posted on the CG-BSX-1 website ( and the Auxiliary national website ( Auxiliarists interested in participating in this program should thoroughly review this SOP before contacting their respective regional AUXBUILD program managers.

3. An AUXBUILD competency and accompanying task (PQS completion) have been established in AUXDATA.

4. The purpose of this list is to keep Auxiliarists as well as all other interested parties abreast of current developments, policies, manuals, etc. All information contained herein and linked is OFFICIAL policy and Information.

5. Internet Release and Distribution is Authorized

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