Coast Guard Training Center to Host 2nd Sunset Parade of 2015

Coast Guard Training Center to Host 2nd Sunset Parade of 2015
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to host its second Sunset Parade of 2015 in honor of Independence Day at Training Center Cape May, Sunday at 8 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National Ensign from the Parade Field at sunset. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May To Host First Sunset Parade of 2015

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May To Host First Sunset Parade of 2015
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to host its first Sunset Parade of 2015 in honor of Memorial Day at Training Center Cape May Sunday at 7:40 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National Ensign from the Parade Field at sunset. The gates of Training...

Coast Guard Recruits get home away from home for Christmas

Coast Guard Recruits get home away from home for Christmas
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed nearly 300 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside, Thursday. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. It allows recruits to celebrate the holiday with a host family while they’re separated from their loved...

Letter to the Editor from commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May

Letter to the Editor from commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May
South Jersey Community, Thank you for your continued support of the U.S. Coast Guard’s recruit regiment this holiday season. Dozens of families and organizations will open their homes to approximately 190 of our nation’s most junior military members. This commitment to our service will not be forgotten by the staff here, and it will especially not be forgotten by the recruits who are being hosted....

Coast Guard dresses up to stand up to sexual assault

Coast Guard dresses up to stand up to sexual assault
CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard members at Training Center Cape May, N.J.,  and around the country, wore their service dress blue uniforms to raise awareness and facilitate discussion about sexual assault in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month Wednesday. Service Dress Blue Day, as the Coast Guard calls it, is aimed at attracting attention and facilitating discussions about sexual assault prevention...

Coast Guard to open new ‘MarketPlace’ for service members

Coast Guard to open new ‘MarketPlace’ for service members
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard will open a newly renovated Coast Guard Exchange MarketPlace for military members and authorized beneficiaries at Training Center Cape May Monday at 10 a.m. The MarketPlace opens following a $1.1 million renovation project that greatly expanded the previous store’s grocery, electronic and apparel departments. The expansion is also expected to generate more than...

Coast Guard exercise to result in traffic, increased police presence

CAPE MAY, N.J. – Local, state and federal law enforcement and emergency management agencies will hold a full-scale law enforcement exercise May 31, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Training Center Cape May. The exercise will result in road closures, areas of high traffic, and an increased presence of law enforcement and emergency response personnel in the vicinity of Coast Guard Training Center Cape...

Coast Guard holds State of Training Center Cape May Address

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May delivered the annual State of the Training Center Address in front of service members and employees here Tuesday at 9 a.m. Capt. Bill Kelly spoke to an audience of more than 300 military, civilian and Auxiliary personnel highlighting the significant accomplishments of the training center staff in 2011 and the challenges...

Coast Guard holds town hall meeting about expanding exchange services

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The commanding officer of the Coast Guard Community Services Command met with members from area Coast Guard units to discuss a new Coast Guard Marketplace scheduled to open aboard Training Center Cape May in August 2012. Capt. Bob McKenna answered questions from military, civilian employees and military retirees about the services that will be offered at the new Coast Guard Marketplace,...