Coast Guard finalizes report on death of Coast Guard recruit

Coast Guard finalizes report on death of Coast Guard recruit
NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard announced Tuesday that it finalized its Major Incident Investigation (MII) Report into the July 2016 death of a Coast Guard recruit at Coast Guard Training Center (TRACEN) Cape May, N.J. Seaman Recruit Aaron Redd died July 7, 2016, after collapsing at the training center during an initial fitness assessment run with his recruit company. In its summary findings, the...

Training Center Cape May honors fallen recruit

Training Center Cape May honors fallen recruit
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer April Reid, a company commander at Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May, N.J., embraces Mr. Franklin Redd, father of Seaman Recruit Aaron Redd, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, following the graduation ceremony of recruit company Delta 193. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) CAPE MAY, N.J. – A recruit who passed away while attending basic training...

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,...