Lt. Cmdr. Scott Rae (right) poses in Camp Patriot.

What you didn’t know about our Staff: The Regimental Officer

 By Seaman Jennifer Nease, Training Center Cape May Meet Lt. Cmdr.Scott Rae, the regimental officer of Training Center Cape May. He helps supervise and mentor our future Coast Guardsman.  He is also heavily involved in community outreach as well.  You may […]


‘Why I serve:’ Seaman Recruit Tevin White

By Seaman Recruit T. A. White  Editor’s Note: This blog entry was written by Seaman Recruit Tevin A. White during Week 07 of basic training at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. White graduated with Recruit Company Kilo 188 July 26, […]


Welcome, the future of America’s Coast Guard starts here

  Welcome to the official blog of Training Center Cape May! Please add our site to your favorites and news feed. We’ll be bringing you some of the latest information on basic training preparation, training center news and insider information […]


CAPE MAY, N.J. - Mr. Peter Fantacone, 87, of Mays Landing, N.J., recounts his experiences during the D-Day invasion at Training Center Cape May June 6, 2013. Fantacone was a U.S. Navy sailor in Coast Guard Flotilla 10 during the invasion serving alongside Coast Guardsmen charged with putting troops on the beaches of Normandy, France. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Jennifer Nease.

WWII vet to recount one of the ‘bloodiest days’ in USCG history

  CAPE MAY, N.J. – A World War II veteran who participated in the invasion of Normandy during D-Day recounts his experiences with recruits and staff aboard Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Mr. Peter Fantacone, […]


From left to right, FN Nathan Yonren and SN Patrick McGinnis bring Starry along as they conduct their annual water survival exercise on January 29, 2013 off the Cape May inlet in the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Cape May.

Meet Starry the Bear

Coast Guard Compass Official Blog of the U.S. Coast Guard Starry the Bear Posted by Seaman Jennifer Nease, Wednesday, May 31, 2013  CAPE MAY, N. J. – Over the past four years, Starry the Bear has endured boot camp four […]