Cape May Coast Guard to partner with Red Cross for Operation Fireside

Cape May Coast Guard to partner with Red Cross for Operation Fireside
Fireside photo by Scott Feldstein CAPE MAY, N.J. — U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place approximately 250 Coast Guard recruits with South Jersey families for Christmas 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...

Cape May Coast Guard to hold Sunset Parade on Labor Day weekend

Cape May Coast Guard to hold Sunset Parade on Labor Day weekend
A Sunset Parade at Training Center Cape May on June 30, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm. CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Labor Day Weekend Sunset Parade on the training center’s parade field, Sept. 4, at 6:55 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The gates to the training center will open at 5:45 p.m....

Coast Guard to hold Sunset Parade in honor of service’s 232nd birthday

Coast Guard to hold Sunset Parade in honor of service’s 232nd birthday
US Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Sunset Parade file photo CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Coast Guard Day Sunset Parade on the training center’s parade field, Aug. 7, at 7:34 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The gates to the training center will open at 6:24 p.m., and visitors are asked to be seated ten minutes prior to start...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May holds change of command

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May holds change of command
Capt. Warren Judge assumes command of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May from Capt. Kathy Felger, July 22, 2022, during a ceremony on the parade field on base in Cape May, N.J. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Christian Lower) CAPE MAY, N.J. – Capt. Warren Judge relieved Capt. Kathy Felger as commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., during a change-of-command...

Coast Guard Mission Support Officer retires after 32 years of service

Coast Guard Mission Support Officer retires after 32 years of service
U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Ron Millspaugh from Sunbury, Ohio, retired from active duty after 32 years of service during a ceremony held at Training Center Cape May, N.J., on June 23, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Timothy Tamargo CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Ron Millspaugh from Sunbury, Ohio, retired from active duty after 32 years of service during a ceremony held...

Coast Guard to hold Independence Day Sunset Parade

Coast Guard to hold Independence Day Sunset Parade
Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm. CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host an Independence Day Sunset Parade on the training center’s parade field, July 3, at 7:40 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Ceremonial Drill Team. The recruit...

Coast Guard Holds Change of Watch Ceremony for MCPOCG

Coast Guard Holds Change of Watch Ceremony for MCPOCG
Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Karl Shultz presides over the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Change of Watch ceremony as Master Chief Heath Jones relieves Master Chief Jason Vanderhaden, May 19, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John Michelli) WASHINGTON – Master Chief Jason M. Vanderhaden was relieved as Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (MCPOCG)...

Coast Guard Training Center to Hold Weekend Sunset Parade

Coast Guard Training Center to Hold Weekend Sunset Parade
US Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Sunset Parade file photo CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Memorial Day Sunset Parade on the training center’s parade field, May 29, at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Ceremonial Drill Team. More than 350...

Community Festival cancelled due to weather

Community Festival cancelled due to weather
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Due to forecasted severe weather, specifically unsafe wind speeds for the Cape May county area, the 2022 Coast Guard Community Festival scheduled for Saturday, May 7, is cancelled. “We are absolutely devastated to see that the weather for the entire weekend isn’t cooperating with our plans to host this year’s Coast Guard Community Festival,” said Capt. Kathy Felger, commanding...