USCG Auxiliary 5th District Northern Region Web Site

District Staff Officer - Operations

Kurt Surac, DSO-OP 5NR

Walter V Alsegg
James E Lafferty         
Robert W Whyland
William Smith
Thomas J. Morrissey
Andrew C Crowley

ADSO-OP (East)
ADSO-OP (Central)
ADSO-OP (West)
ADSO-OP (Computer Support)
ADSO-OP (Finance)
ADSO-OP (Paddlecraft Program)

Usual Disclaimer:  The Operations web pages are for informational purposes only. Do not contact the webmaster regarding these pages. Contact the DSO-OP for information and questions.

Welcome to the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Fifth District Northern Region's Operations web page.  Our purpose is to provide our members with some of the information they need to familiarize themselves with, and participate in, the program. 


Surface Operations and the Boat Crew Training Program are at the heart of most Flotilla activities.  Boat Crew members and Coxswains are qualified in accordance with the current Auxiliary Boat Crew Training Manual, COMDTINST M16794.51a (as revised effective January 1, 2007).  The Coxswain requests and receives orders for a patrol that is multi-mission in nature. Patrols are carried out in accordance with the "Auxiliary Operations Policy Manual".

Most reports and documents on the 5NR website are Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files.  You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to read or print the documents.  To save the documents to your computer, right-click the link and select "save target as..." (Internet Explorer) or "save link as..." (Netscape).

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