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We provide internet services for all Auxiliary units. Explore our site and find out more.

Website Establishment

Unit websites, flotilla, division and district can all be placed on our national server with space provided free of charge: flotillas -15 MB; divisions - 20 MB; and districts - 25 MB. Websites can be built and maintained on other servers and still be approved.

The approval process requires meeting the criteria set forth by the National Staff in the site minimum requirements of the U Departments How To.

Prior to requesting free space on the national server, the site content is to be ready to  "Publish” on the national server. There must be content on the national server within two weeks of creating a site by national staff.

If free space on the national server is desired, the DSO-CS will request site space with a Site Request Form. Information needed for the DSO-CS to complete form:

  1. Unit’s name and number
  2. Webmaster’s (site manager) name address, phone and email address
  3. Administrative contact for the unit: name address, phone and email address
  4. The date the unit approved the creation of a website

After Submission

Upon submission of the form, the information will be displayed on AUX Web Site Process Status available from AIRS Home page.

The site will be inspected for content within two weeks. If no content is found after two weeks, the 'Process Status" form will display "N/C" (no content) in the "CHKD" field. When the site has been removed, a date will be posted in the "APVD" field.

The web site compliance process provides approval to be listed on the national Flotilla Finder. After the DSO-CS verifies the site follows the CS Guide criteria. The DSO-CS Airs Site Notification Form is submitted. Information needed for the DSO-CS to complete form:

  1. Zip code of flotilla location
  2. Website address and Unit name, number
  3. Webmaster’s (site manager) name address, phone and email address
  4. Administrative contact for the unit: name address, phone and email address

Unit web sites listed on the Flotilla Finder will be accessible to prospective members by submitting their zip code. This is a valuable recruiting tool.

Passwords & Security

We promote web site security by issuing a password for each webmaster (site manager). Once a password is issued, it is NOT maintained on any list. Web site passwords are sent in plain text and should not be forwarded. The password is for DSO-CS and unit webmaster (SO-CS or FSO-CS) only. Once a new webmaster is appointed, the unit commander, SO-CS or DSO-CS should submit a help desk ticket, for department “AIRS - Unit website services”, and request a password reset, along with the name and e-mail address of the webmaster who is to receive the new password.

Page Updated: February 8, 2012
Project Lead: Gregg Trask