Coast Guard dedicates Sunset Parade to veterans for Memorial Day

Coast Guard dedicates Sunset Parade to veterans for Memorial Day
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard will be dedicating its first Sunset Parade of 2013 to veterans, both past and present, in order to educate the community on the significance of Memorial Day Sunday at 7:45 p.m. Sunset Parades are impressive military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 200 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National...

Coast Guard keeps packed calendar for Memorial Day Weekend

CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard crews from Training Center Cape May will be busy Memorial Day weekend helping surrounding communities remember the sacrifices of veterans everywhere. More than 400 Coast Guardsmen and recruits will participate in 14 separate Memorial Day celebrations or ceremonies beginning Friday and ending Monday including the “Celebration of Heroes” in Wildwood, N.J., and “Cape...

A Memorial Day Hymn/Prayer

It’s  3:00 p.m.  A moment set aside on this day that we remember those who paid the highest price for their nation.  We also remember and honor those who are serving today. “To date there has been no Homer, Herman Melville, or Charles Dana to record their deeds so that Americans recognize that they have always had maritime heroes living among them. Until that time, if you wish to see ordinary...