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Uniform Division

Glenn Stafford
DVC-HX Division Chief

Atlantic East Branch
Commodore Lee Ward, BC-HXA

Atlantic West Liaison Branch
William Strawn, BC-HXW

Pacific Branch
Brett Bigelow, BC-HXP

Auxiliary Courtesy and Protocol Guide

Flags and Ceremonies Guide

Auxiliary Memorial Guide Book


ODU Sizing Charts


Uniform Ordering

ODU Procurement Memorandum

Auxiliary Uniform Procurement Guide

New Member Uniform Presentation 2-09

Shop Auxiliary
FAX 314-962-6804
U.S. Coast Guard Uniform Distribution Center
1-800-874-6841 or (609) 861-1221

Uniform Distribution Center

1. The Uniform Distribution Center (UDC) is pleased to announce the opening of the online web store. Mbrs can now order all uniform items the UDC offers 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

2.The web store can be accessed through the UDC home page at:


From this site, click on placing orders tab then click on USCG UDC web store tab in the online orders paragraph. First time web store users will need to complete a request form to gain access. The link to this form is located on the web store sign-on page. Once processed, an e-mail will be sent to the mbr with a user name and password. All regular forms of payment are accepted from individual active duty, reserve and auxiliary mbrs. At this time, unit and exchange orders cannot be processed through the web.

3. Please continue to refer to the UDC home page for product Information and updates.

Source: DVC Uniforms

Order Forms for New Members Only
ODU Order Form (Unisex) Accessory Order Form
Tropical Blue Order Form (Female) Tropical Blue Order Form (Male)
Tropical Blue Accessory Order Form Tunic Order Form


How Do We Look

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Taking Pride in Our Appearance,
And in Our Appearance,
Reflecting Our Pride.


The "How Do We Look?" Campaign:


I. Revitalizing Core Values

  TEAM Coast Guard
1. Pride - Pride in Our Organization - its purpose, its goals, its achievements.
2. Uniformity - Reflecting the Team . We must be Uniform in all aspect
3. Representation - The Coast Guard Auxiliary membership, as an integral part of the United States Coast Guard, has every responsibility to look just as sharp in uniform as any Coast Guard Officer would look.

II. Improving Our Appearance through Awareness

  1. Getting Back to Basics

A. Coast Guard Auxiliary Manual COMDTINST.M16790 1.F - Uniform Chapters 10 & 11. - The most extensive and the most important resource for uniform protocol.

B. The Uniform Procurement Guide - Every Member should familiarize his/herself with the fundamentals of proper procurement, wearing and maintenance of uniforms.

2. Knowledge is Key

A. Workshops on National, Division and Flotilla Levels - Educational events designed to help Members express their ideas and their knowledge of Uniforms in an open forum and interactive setting.

B. Opening the Lines of Communication - All Members should become familiar with the proper ways to get their questions answered via the chain of leadership and management.

III. Universalizing Responsibility

1. Assisting- Fellow members to look their Best.
-Looking out for Improper Dress.
-Imparting What You Know.
2. Sharing-

- Ideas
- Suggestions


Key Resources for Members

Textual References:

1. Coast Guard Auxiliary Manual COMDTINST.M16790 1.F - Uniform Chapters 10 & 11.

2. The Uniform Procurement Guide

To Obtain an Auxiliary Manual, a hard copy of the Procurement Guide, or the

District Materials Center Order Form contact your FSO-MA.



Phil Pelter BC-HCW