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Coast Guard District Seven Director of Auxiliary (dpa)


Operations Training Officer (OTO)

BOSN4 Hailie Browne 
Hailie Browne


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Hailie Browne
Chief Warrant Officer (BOSN4)

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BOSN Browne hails from The Bronx, NY (aka The Boogie Down). He joined the Coast Guard in 1993 and has served aboard seven Cutters in multiple Districts. His undergrad work was completed at San Francisco State University. BOSN Browne, his wife, and son are happy to have the opportunity be a part of the Seventh District team in the support of our Coast Guard Auxiliary.


                                                D7 Qualification Examiner References
                                                                                 (April 14, 2020, Revision) 

D7 QE Pre-Exercise Brief
D7 QE Standards for Coxswain
 D7 QE Standards for Boat Crew 

Towing Powerpoint Presentation

Wally Smith, with support from COMO's
Perata and Ramsey put together an excellent overview presentation on towing.

It's available from the link below for you to
review and incorporate into your training.
As always, I strongly recommend you use
tools like these in ADDITION to the Boat
Crew  Seamanship Manual.

Click to download the PowerPoint file.


D7 Auxiliary Qualification Examiner Program

New policies and procedures for specific details.

Survival Gear Maintenance

To properly maintain rescue and survival gears, the following tools should be used:
Rescue and Survival Maintenance Procedure Cards and Blank Forms