Coast Guard graduates newest enlisted members; rescheduling inbound recruits amid COVID-19

Coast Guard graduates newest enlisted members; rescheduling inbound recruits amid COVID-19
CAPE MAY – Today the U.S. Coast Guard announced it will graduate 64 new recruits from the 8-week program at Training Center Cape May, N.J., but will reschedule shipment of new recruits to bootcamp as it adapts to the COVID-19 emergency. The graduates will be heading to cutters, stations, and other Coast Guard units on the front line of Coast Guard operations. Of the graduates, 58 are Active Duty...

Cape May community to give Coast Guard recruits home for the holidays

Cape May community to give Coast Guard recruits home for the holidays
Fireside photo by Scott Feldstein 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 Christmas as part of Operation Fireside, Wednesday. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. It allows recruits to celebrate the holiday with...

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
Operation Fireside photo by Scott Feldstein CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place more than 350 Coast Guard recruits with South Jersey families for Thanksgiving 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...

Coast Guard to commission cutter named after heroic African-American woman

Coast Guard to commission cutter named after heroic African-American woman
Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard will hold a commissioning ceremony Saturday at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC 1134), which is named after the first African-American female Master Chief Petty Officer. McShan joined the Coast Guard in 1979. She was the first...

Training Center Cape May remembers Petty Officer 1st Class Douglas Munro

Training Center Cape May remembers Petty Officer 1st Class Douglas Munro
U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May helds a memorial ceremony for Petty Officer 1st Class Douglas Munro, Sept. 27, 2019, near his statue on the parade field on base. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Timothy Tamargo CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guardsmen and recruits gathered to remember the sacrifice of the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient aboard Coast Guard Training...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to hold final Sunset Parade for 2019

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to hold final Sunset Parade for 2019
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Recruits companies from U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May prepare to march on the parade field as part of a Sunset Parade Aug. 4, 2019. Official 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 Sunset Parade at the Training Center, Sept. 1 at 7:10 p.m. in honor of Cape...

Training Center Cape May Holds a Sunset Parade on Coast Guard’s Birthday

Training Center Cape May Holds a Sunset Parade on Coast Guard's Birthday
Recruits companies from U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May prepare to march on the parade field as part of a Sunset Parade to recognize the Coast Guard’s 229th birthday, Aug. 4, 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 held a Sunset Parade Sunday at the Training Center to recognize the Coast Guard’s...

Training Center Cape May Scheduled to Hold Sunset Parade on Coast Guard’s Birthday

Training Center Cape May Scheduled to Hold Sunset Parade on Coast Guard's Birthday
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Petty Officer Abascal marches a company of recruits during a Sunset Parade held at Training Center Cape May on June 30, 2019. Official 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 Sunset Parade at the Training Center, Aug. 4 at 7:50 p.m., in honor of the Jersey Cape Military...

Training Center Cape May to hold sunset parade to honor Coast Guard Auxiliary

Training Center Cape May to hold sunset parade to honor Coast Guard Auxiliary
Training Center Cape May Sunset Parade 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 a Sunset Parade in honor of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at the Training Center, June 30, 2019 at 8:10 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250...