Coast Guard partners with Red Cross to give recruits home for the holidays

Coast Guard partners with Red Cross to give recruits home for the holidays
CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place more than 300 Coast Guard recruits with South Jersey families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside, resuming the in-home part of the program after suspension the last two years due to COVID. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since...

U.S. Coast Guard Academy welcomes Class of 2023

U.S. Coast Guard Academy welcomes Class of 2023
The Coast Guard Academy welcomed 284 men and women into the Class of 2023 for Day One of Swab Summer, an intense eight-week training program designed to transform civilian students into military members ready to accept the challenges that await them in their pursuit to become Coast Guard officers. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Thieme. NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast...