Coast Guard members at Training Center Cape May, N.J., wore their service dress blue uniforms to raise awareness and facilitate discussion about sexual assault in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month Wednesday.

Coast Guard dresses up to stand up to sexual assault

CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard members at Training Center Cape May, N.J., wore their service dress blue uniforms to raise awareness and facilitate discussion about sexual assault in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month Wednesday. Service Dress Blue Day, […]


Coast Guard recruits from Training Center Cape May, N.J., pause for a quick photo with their host family during Operation Fireside Thanksgiving 2012. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska.

Reunions discouraged during Operation Fireside

Family and Friends, Your loved one is scheduled to dine with a host family over the Holiday season as part of Operation Fireside. Each Holiday Season a handful of family members travel to Cape May, N.J., to attempt to reunite […]


Last call for Coast Guard Cadence Contest 2013!

Voting for Coast Guard Cadence Contest 2013 will close Monday at midnight. For your convenenience, we’ve assembled all the cadences one last time. Who will be the winner? You decide. Vote for your favorite by liking it on our Facebook […]


Cadence aimed at ensuring we’re Always Ready

Fourteen. That’s the number of search and rescue cases that Petty Officer 1st Class Rick Bauz has worked where he and his crew couldn’t rescue everyone. If he’s asked how many cases he’s worked where he’s saved a life, he […]


It’s time for Cadence Contest 2013!

 The Coast Guard will begin releasing the services Top 5 Cadences of 2013 from its Cadence Contest giving the service fans chance to vote on their favorite, get a sneak peek at basic training, and learn about Coast Guard history, […]


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, […]


U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Matthew Fredrickson pauses for a photo during recruit training with Recruit Company India 188 June 25, 2013. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska.

You asked. A Coast Guard company commander answered.

Editor’s note: We gave our Facebook friends the opportunity to ask a company commander some questions about basic training. We chose the five questions with the most likes and had Chief Petty Officer Matthew Fredrickson respond to them. Fredrickson is […]


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, […]


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