Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard visits Cape May Training Center

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May NewsCAPE MAY, N.J. — The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, Steven W. Cantrell, spent two days aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May attending and participating in various events.

Cantrell and his wife, Janet Cantrell, attended Guardian Spouse meetings, toured the Child Development Center on base and attended a recruit graduation.

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven W. Cantrell shakes hands with a recent graduate of Coast Guard recruit company Juliet 190, Oct. 24, 2014, at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J. Cantrell is currently serving as the 12th MCPOCG of the Coast Guard. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Kyle Niemi)

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven W. Cantrell shakes hands with a recent graduate of Coast Guard recruit company Juliet 190, Oct. 24, 2014. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Kyle Niemi)

“It was an honor being able to host Master Chief Cantrell,” said Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards, the Training Center’s public affairs officer. “He plays such a crucial role in the Coast Guard and to know that he was trained right here in Cape May is pretty inspiring.”

The MCPOCG is the top senior enlisted leader in the Coast Guard and serves as an advisor to the Commandant of the Coast Guard in matters affecting the enlisted members of the Coast Guard, both active and reserve, and their families. Cantrell relieved Master Chief Petty Officer Michael P. Leavitt, May 22, 2014, and assumed the duties and responsibilities as the 12th MCPOCG.

Click the photo for more from the visit.

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