Coast Guard Investigating Death of Recruit at Cape May Training Center

Coast Guard Investigating Death of Recruit at Cape May Training Center
CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is currently investigating the death of a recruit that occurred after he collapsed, Friday, at Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May, N.J., following an initial physical fitness assessment. Seaman Recruit Aaron Redd, 21, from Stafford, Va., collapsed after completing the 1.5 mile run portion of his initial physical fitness assessment. Coast Guard medical personnel,...

Coast Guard CPOA 2nd Annual Move 4 the Memorial Run Scheduled for Saturday

Coast Guard CPOA 2nd Annual Move 4 the Memorial Run  Scheduled for Saturday
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association is scheduled to hold the 2nd Move 4 the Memorial run, Saturday, in Cape May to raise funds for a memorial honoring enlisted members of the Coast Guard who have died in service to their country. Move 4 the Memorial will offer a 10-mile, 10K, and a 5K run that will follow along Cape May Harbor and onto the Coast Guard Training Center....

Coast Guard, Cape May fire departments teamwork saves swimmer in distress

Coast Guard, Cape May fire departments teamwork saves swimmer in distress
CAPE MAY, N.J. ­– Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center’s Fire Department assisted Cape May City’s Fire Department, Thursday, responding to a report of a swimmer in distress 75 yards from Cape May’s shoreline in the Atlantic Ocean. Fire fighters from CGFD were returning from the city’s 9/11 ceremony when a report of a female swimmer in distress in the vicinity of Jackson Street...

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command ceremony in Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command ceremony in Cape May, NJ
CAPE MAY, N.J. ─ The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Mako, a coastal patrol boat homeported here, is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Thursday at 11 a.m. During the ceremony, Master Chief Petty Officer Christopher C. Lombard will relinquish command of the Mako and crew to Senior Chief Petty Officer William D. Hollandsworth. Hollandsworth...

The Unsung Heroes of the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle

by Petty Officer Shawn Eggert SEATTLE – Two things come to mind when the Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle comes to town; sails and cadets. And while the Coast Guard is just as proud of its boat as it is of its cadets, there is an important element of the Eagle that is often overlooked. “I think there is a general lack of understanding that the Eagle is a functioning, operational unit,”...