William Thomas Butler, District Captain East (DCAPT-E)

William Thomas Butler
District Captain East (DCAPT-E)

Hello from the Eastern Area of Operations (AOR) of District 7 (D7E). D7E encompasses Florida from Sebastian/Vero Beach, South to Key West, the interior of Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

District 7 East Region

D7E provides direct operational and administrative support (land, sea and air) to three (3) Coast Guard Sectors (Miami, Key West and San Juan), two (2) Coast Guard air stations (Miami and Borinquen) and more than ten (10) Coast Guard Stations and Boat Force Detachments. Examples of the support provided by D7E Auxiliarists include Public Education, Watch Standing, Vessel Exams, Marine Safety and Environmental Protection, Food Service, Air Search and Rescue, Air Surveillance and Logistics Flights. To provide the above support D7E has about 1,700 active members volunteering almost 200,000 hours per year of their time. These members are organized into six (6) Divisions comprising 36 Flotillas. For a closer look at D7E visit our Division Web Sites here:

Division 1 - Puerto Rico

Division 3 - Fort Lauderdale

Division 5 - Treasure Coast

Division 6 - Miami

Division 13 - Key West

Division 16 - US Virgin Islands

As a dynamic and supportive organization, we are always looking for new, motivated members.

The following link (http://join.cgaux.org/index.php) will provide you more information regarding the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and how you can participate. We provide exceptional training opportunities, challenging missions, boating safety education, fellowship and the pride of supporting the US Coast Guard, the boating public and the United States. COME JOIN US!

Tom Butler

DCAPT(E), District 7

AOR East Division Commanders