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TO:         ALAUX
From:     CHDIRAUX

1.  Auxiliary national leadership, the Chief Director of Auxiliary (CG-BSX), and the Chaplain of the Coast Guard (CG-00A) recently completed their collaborative establishment of Coast Guard Auxiliary Clergy Support (ACS) program.  On October 27, 2016, the Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard, Admiral Charles D. Michel, approved and signed the governing Commandant Instruction 1730.5.  It can be found at: <> .  Auxiliary national ACS program management resides within the Human Resources Directorate.

2.  Auxiliarists are now authorized to apply for participation and engage in the ACS program in accordance with the provisions of Commandant Instruction 1730.5.  Two forms help collate requisite application information: the Auxiliary Clergy Support (ACS) Application form (ANSC-7069) and the Auxiliary Clergy Support (ACS) Statement of Ecclesiastical Endorsement form (ANSC-7070).  These forms will be available on the Auxiliary Forms Warehouse in fillable PDF versions by November 30, 2016 ( <> ).  In the interim, an applicant may obtain these forms directly from Commodore Daren Lewis ( and manually fill them out for submission.

3.    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.

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