Coast Guard Recruits Spend Christmas With Local Families

Coast Guard Recruits Spend Christmas With Local Families
Lisa and Laura Shriver pose with Seaman Recruit Andrew Brewer and Seaman Recruit Virgil Kazimir for a photo during the annual Christmas Operation Fireside, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Seaman Isaac Cross) CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed more than 300 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation...

Coast Guard and Red Cross Place Recruits With Local Families For Thanksgiving

Coast Guard and Red Cross Place Recruits With Local Families For Thanksgiving
Cmdr. Joe Meuse, executive officer, Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., thanks a member of the local community who is participating in the annual Thanksgiving Operation Fireside event, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed more than 400 Coast Guard recruits with dozens of South...

Operation Fireside volunteers take in Coast Guard recruits for Christmas

Operation Fireside volunteers take in Coast Guard recruits for Christmas
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed more than 200 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Thousands of recruits have spent Christmas with hundreds of volunteers from South Jersey since the Operation Fireside program was established in 1981. It allows recruits to celebrate the holiday...

Coast Guard recruits get a home for the Holidays

Coast Guard recruits get a home for the Holidays
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross will place more than 150 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has approximately 160 recruits in training from more than 29 states and U.S. territories. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families...

Coast Guard honors Red Cross, Operation Fireside families at Sunset Parade

Coast Guard honors Red Cross, Operation Fireside families at Sunset Parade
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard dedicated its July Sunset Parade to the members of the American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter for their coordination of Operation Fireside Sunday at 8 p.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May recognized the Red Cross for their more than 31 years of support by placing more than 10,000 recruits with generous families in the community Thanksgiving and Christmas...

Coast Guard to honor Red Cross, Operation Fireside families at Sunset Parade

Coast Guard to honor Red Cross, Operation Fireside families at Sunset Parade
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard will dedicate its July Sunset Parade to the members of the American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter for their coordination of Operation Fireside Sunday at 8 p.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will recognize the Red Cross for their more than 31 years of support by placing more than 10,000 recruits with generous families in the community Thanksgiving and Christmas...

Coast Guard recruits get a home for the Holidays

Coast Guard recruits get a home for the Holidays
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross will place more than 200 Coast Guard recruits with approximately 80 South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has approximately 200 recruits in training from more than 39 states, U.S. territories and countries. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South...

Cape May area families to host Coast Guard recruits for Christmas

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and the American Red Cross will place approximately 240 Coast Guard recruits with 79 local-host families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside Sunday at 11:45 a.m. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. The training center may have more than 600 recruits training to become Coast Guardsmen at any...

South Jersey families host 250 Coast Guard recruits for Thanksgiving

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and the American Red Cross will place 250 Coast Guard recruits with 92 local-host families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside Thursday at 8:15 a.m. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May may have more than 600 recruits training to become Coast Guardsmen...