Coast Guard Auxiliary National Commodore Thomas C. Mallison speaks at the Coast Guard Auxiliary 75th anniversary ceremony at Coast Guard headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrates 75 years of service

“The Coast Guard is much more than 39,600 active duty officer and enlisted personnel,” said Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft. “Our missions are far too many, and far too complex to accomplish with so few,” the commandant said.