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. ...

Coast Guard honors Red Cross, Operation Fireside families at Sunset Parade

Coast Guard honors Red Cross, Operation Fireside families at Sunset Parade
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard dedicated its July Sunset Parade to the members of the American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter for their coordination of Operation Fireside Sunday at 8 p.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May recognized the Red Cross for their more than 31 years of support by placing more than 10,000 recruits with generous families in the community Thanksgiving and Christmas...

Coast Guard to honor Red Cross, Operation Fireside families at Sunset Parade

Coast Guard to honor Red Cross, Operation Fireside families at Sunset Parade
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard will dedicate its July Sunset Parade to the members of the American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter for their coordination of Operation Fireside Sunday at 8 p.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will recognize the Red Cross for their more than 31 years of support by placing more than 10,000 recruits with generous families in the community Thanksgiving and Christmas...

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 200 Coast Guard recruits with approximately 80 South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has approximately 200 recruits in training from more than 39 states, U.S. territories and countries. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South...

Operation Fireside finds Coast Guard recruits’ holdiay homes

Operation Fireside finds Coast Guard recruits' holdiay homes
  CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed more than 190 Coast Guard recruits with approximately 45 South Jersey families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside Thursday at 8:45 a.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has approximately 200 recruits in training from more than 27 states and U.S. territories. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey...

Three decades of Operation Fireside continues for Coast Guard

Three decades of Operation Fireside continues for Coast Guard
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and the American Red Cross will place more than 190 Coast Guard recruits with more than 45 local-host families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside Thursday at 8:45 a.m. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. It allows the recruits to celebrate the holiday with a host family while they’re...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Letter to the Editor

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Letter to the Editor
Editors Note: Coast Guard Training Center Cape May sent the follow “letter to the editor” to New Jersey newspapers today. South Jersey Community, Thank you for your continued and overwhelming support of the Coast Guard this Thanksgiving Day! More than 45 families and organizations will open their homes to approximately 190 of our Nation’s most junior military members. This commitment...