Semper Paratus-Always Ready

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

Department of
Homeland Security

District 5SR Division 08
Flotilla 8-5
"THE SEVEN HILLS FLOTILLA"

Greg Tuttle, Flotilla Commander

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Flotilla 8-5 – Altavista and Lynchburg proudly serving
Smith Mountain Lake and Central Virginia

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 8-5 is an active, all volunteer organization that
assists the U.S. Coast Guard with civil responsibilities:

  • Patrolling Federal and State waterways
  • Conducting search and rescues
  • Encouraging safe water practices
  • Teaching free boating safety courses
  • Providing boating safety information to marine dealers
  • Performing free Vessel Safety Checks
  • Verifying aids to navigation chart updating

Commander’s Corner:

FROM G. TUTTLE, COMMANDER, FLOTILLA 8-5

If you have not already done so, Please take a FREE Boater Safety Class provided by Flotilla 8-5

We are conducting numerous patrols throughout the week to help boaters on Smith Mountain Lake
If you need our assistance, you can contact the SML USCG Aux SARDet at 540-721-3237

Regards,
G. Tuttle, FC Flotilla 8-5
fc@flotilla85.com

We receive special training, develop new skills, and wear the uniform– a privilege and a responsibility.

“Semper Paratus” — Always Ready!


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Newsletters

The ECHO

The ECHO, Division 8's newsletter is available at the Division 8's website.

Blinker

The Blinker Newsletter is available at the Fabulous 5th Southern Website.

SITREP

The weekly CGUAX Newsletter is available at SITREP.

eBeacon The CGAUXA eBeacon Magazine.

Uptop in Operations

The Responder Newsletter

Navigator Magazine

Navigator Auxiliary Magazine

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