Coast Guard Recruits Spend Christmas With Local Families

Coast Guard Recruits Spend Christmas With Local Families
Lisa and Laura Shriver pose with Seaman Recruit Andrew Brewer and Seaman Recruit Virgil Kazimir for a photo during the annual Christmas Operation Fireside, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Seaman Isaac Cross) CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed more than 300 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation...

Coast Guard and Red Cross Place Recruits With Local Families For Thanksgiving

Coast Guard and Red Cross Place Recruits With Local Families For Thanksgiving
Cmdr. Joe Meuse, executive officer, Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., thanks a member of the local community who is participating in the annual Thanksgiving Operation Fireside event, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed more than 400 Coast Guard recruits with dozens of South...

Coast Guard Recruits, South Jersey Residents Celebrate Holiday Together

Coast Guard Recruits, South Jersey Residents Celebrate Holiday Together
Fireside photo by Scott Feldstein CAPE MAY, N.J. – Recruits from Coast Guard Training Center Cape May are scheduled to spend Thanksgiving with residents of South Jersey, Thursday, as part of Operation Fireside. Approximately 100 host families have volunteered to open their homes to the service’s newest volunteers this Thanksgiving in the Red Cross’ 35th annual Operation Fireside program. Approximately...

Coast Guard Recruits get home away from home for Christmas

Coast Guard Recruits get home away from home for Christmas
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed nearly 300 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Christmas 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 holiday with a host family while they’re separated from their loved...

Letter to the Editor from commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May

Letter to the Editor from commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May
South Jersey Community, Thank you for your continued support of the U.S. Coast Guard’s recruit regiment this holiday season. Dozens of families and organizations will open their homes to approximately 190 of our nation’s most junior military members. This commitment to our service will not be forgotten by the staff here, and it will especially not be forgotten by the recruits who are being hosted....

Operation Fireside volunteers take in Coast Guard recruits for Christmas

Operation Fireside volunteers take in Coast Guard recruits for Christmas
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed more than 200 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Thousands of recruits have spent Christmas with hundreds of volunteers from South Jersey since the Operation Fireside program was established in 1981. It allows recruits to celebrate the holiday...

Fireside volunteers take in Coast Guard recruits for Christmas

Fireside volunteers take in Coast Guard recruits for Christmas
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross will place more than 200 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Thousands of recruits have spent Christmas with hundreds of volunteers from South Jersey since the Operation Fireside program was established in 1981. It allows recruits to celebrate the...

Coast Guard recruits get a home for the Holidays

Coast Guard recruits get a home for the Holidays
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross will place more than 150 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has approximately 160 recruits in training from more than 29 states and U.S. territories. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families...

Letter to the Editor from the commanding officer Training Center Cape May

Letter to the Editor from the commanding officer Training Center Cape May
South Jersey Community, Thank you for your continued support of the U.S. Coast Guard and its people this Holiday Season. Dozens families and organizations will open their homes to approximately 150 of our Nation’s most junior military members. This commitment to our Service will not be forgotten by the staff here, and it will especially not be forgotten by the recruits you will host. ...