Sept. 27 marks the 76th anniversary of Coast Guard Signalman First Class Douglas Munro’s selfless act of heroism. His sacrifice earned him a place in the service’s history.
Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that builds strong, stable, and secure military families, is accepting nominations for the 2019 Military Child of the Year® Awards, as well as applications for the 2019 Military Child of the Year® Award for Innovation.
The Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has awarded a record-breaking 177 new scholarships in 2018.
Members of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May are scheduled to participate in multiple Patriot Day ceremonies throughout Cape May County, Sept. 11, in remembrance of the Sept.11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Joseph Giannattasio, center, has been selected as the 2017 Coast Guard Auxiliarist of the Year. Giannattasio was presented the award by National Commodore Rick Washburn, left, and Adm.l Charles W. Ray, vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard at the National Commodore’s Banquet during NACON …
Cannon fired at Coast Guard's July 1 Sunset Parade begins striking of the colors as the Recruit Training Center Band plays the national anthem. A similar scene is scheduled to take place Sept. 2.
Groundbreaking ceremony of the Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial at the 2018 Coast Guard Community Festival May 5. The Sept. 2 Sunset Parade will honor the Enlisted Memorial Foundation.
U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade in honor of the Enlisted Memorial Foundation at the Training Center, Sept. 2 at 6:58 p.m.
Flotilla 82 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary has a lot of history. The flotilla, based in a former Coast Guard life-saving station (circa 1890) that is located in Cape May Harbor, is celebrating its 75th anniversary as a member of “Team Coast Guard.”
As the sun rose Aug. 5, Coast Guard personnel raised their base flag at Lou Booth Amphitheatre in honor of veterans from all branches of the military.
Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hosted the change of command ceremony for Coast Guard’s Force Readiness Command July 31.
U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade in honor of the Enlisted Memorial Foundation at the Training Center, Aug. 4 at 7:38 p.m.
“This is the fishing vessel SOL E MAR. This is a MAYDAY, we’re sinking, we need help now!” were some of the last words of 19-year-old Billy Hokanson, as the fishing boat that he and his father, William were on sank to the bottom of the ocean March 25, 1990.
Coast Guard warned mariners and beach goers of hazardous weather and sea states that could take place as Tropical Storm Chris makes its way up the East Coast.
The Coast Guard Training Center's first Sunset Parade of 2018 took place July 1 on the parade ground before several hundred veterans, family members and others from the public.
The pilot who landed a plane on a Coast Guard beach turned himself in to police June 27, according to a joint release from Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland and Cape May Police Chief Anthony Marino.
U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade in honor of the United Services Organizations at the Training Center, July 1 at 7:49 p.m.
Residents of the Vineland Veterans Memorial Home attended the graduation ceremony of the Coast Guard’s newest members June 22 at the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May.
It was as if John Philip Sousa, Leonard Bernstein, and Richard Wagner converged on Lower Cape May Regional High School for a musical evening June 8.
U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host its first Sunset Parade of 2018 in honor of veterans' organizations at the Training Center, May 27 at 7:46 p.m.
Semper Paratus, the U.S. Coast Guard motto, defines the life-saving branch’s ethos of “Always Ready.” The meaning of that motto was proven once again at the Fourth Annual Cape May County Coast Guard Community Festival, held at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May on May 5, when the 12:30 p.m. search-and-rescue (SAR) helicopter demonstration was canceled just before the crew was scheduled to take off because of a real-life SAR mission 30 miles off the coast of Cape May.
Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hosted congressional staff members May 4, for a display of various Coast Guard assets during Coast Guard Missions Day.
Even though the Coast Guard Community Festival officially ends on Sunday, May 6, the celebration of the Coast Guard continues when the United States Coast Guard Band makes its first area appearance on Friday, June 8 at 7 p.m. at Lower Cape May Regional High School.
When the average person thinks of the Coast Guard, they think of those brave individuals who work to protect and defend our country and its coastal waters.
Janelle Quigley is this year’s Coast Guard Community Spouse of the Year, an award presented to a Coast Guard spouse who provides exemplary support for his/her active duty counterpart and family while at the same time enriching the wider community.
The Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation and U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is pleased to recognize Cape May Brewing Company as this year’s Hometown Hero.
TRACEN is the boot camp of the U.S. Coast Guard.42 out of 52 Tuesdays of the year, TRACEN gets a new shipment of recruits.This shipment usually consists of 75-100 recruits.The recruits go through an 8-week cycle at TRACEN.This year, TRACEN will train 4,250 recruits.42 out of 52 Fridays of th…
Our designation as a Coast Guard Community is the result of the commitment and respect we have for one another, and the acknowledgment that together we all strive to make Cape May County the best place to live, work and visit.
A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 71-year-old man suffering from possible kidney failure aboard a cruise ship approximately 51 miles east of Ocean City April 27.
In an effort to open lines of communication between the enlisted training entities of all five military branches, Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hosted the Annual Drill Instructor Summit, which began April 23 and concluded April 27.
Coast Guard Recruit Training Board of Advisors held their quarterly meeting April 17 at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, to review and validate the vision, mission, strategic plan, and purpose of recruit training.
The cornerstone of the Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial was dedicated by the Grand Lodge of New Jersey under the leadership of Grand Master Dieter B. Hees April 7.