International Maritime Signal Flag Oscar

Recruit Journal Oscar 188: Week 03

  Formed: July 9, 2013 Graduate: August 30, 2013 22JUL13 This morning started off with a mile run before morning chow. After chow the company went to participate in the survival float class. The suit we put on was the […]


International Maritime Signal Flag Papa

Recruit Journal Papa 188: Weeks 01 & 02

WEEK 01: 16JUL – 21JUL THE BEGINNING The day that 37 of us were waiting for finally cam when we all arrived at the Philadelphia airport USO. We all came from different parts of the country, but we all had […]


International Maritime Signal Flag Mike

Recruit Journal Mike 188 Week: 06

Formed: June 18, 2013 Graduate: Aug. 9, 2013 21JUL13 Sunday is by far one of the best days for us recruits. We have 05 hours to attend to whatever we need to get done; such as uniform maintenance, shining boondockers, […]


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 […]


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 […]


International Maritime Signal Flag Golf

Recruit Company Golf 188: Week 03

Formed: April 30, 2013 Graduate: June 21, 2012 12MAY13 Sunday Week 02 Divine hours put Golf company in a great mood today. Everyone seemed to be working together and sounding off. Today everyone sounded proud to be a part of […]


Capt. Bill Kelly, commanding officer of Coast Guard Training Center Cape May

Welcome to the ‘Coast Guard Boot Camp Blog!’

Welcome to the “Coast Guard Boot Camp Blog!” This new blog is our latest effort to improve communication with those people critical to the success of Training Center Cape May and its missions. This blog will serve as another tool […]


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