CAPE MAY - The final Sunset Parade of 2019 was in honor of Cape May County and the City of Cape May for the support given to the Coast Guard by the city and county. It was presided over by Capt. Sarah "Kathy" Felger, who assumed command of the center in July.
Representing the county were freeholders Jeffrey Pierson and Will Morey. Cape May Mayor Clarence Lear and several council members represented the city. Vicki Clark, president, Cape May County Chamber of Commerce, and Michael Couch, Coast Guard Community Foundation, also attended.
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Silent drill team of recruits performs at Sunset Parade Sept. 1, at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May.
Capt. Sarah "Kathy" Felger leads the official party reviewing recruit battalions Sept. 1 at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. Joining her is Freeholder Jeffrey Pierson, third from right, and Cape May Mayor Clarence Lear, second from left.
Cannon fired Sept. 1 to mark sunset and the lowering of the American flag at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. It was the final Sunset Parade of 2019.
Coast Guard Recruit Training Center Band plays the national anthem as the American flag is lowered at sunset to mark the end of the year's final Sunset Parade. The next one is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend 2020.
Capt. Sarah "Kathy" Felger returns the salute of a passing recruit company at the conclusion of the Sunset Parade Sept. 1. Joining her is Freeholder Jeffrey Pierson and Cape May Mayor Clarence Lear.