Romeo 192 Recruit Journal Week 03

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Romeo 192 Recruit Journal

Formed: March 15, 2016

Graduates: May 6, 2016

This week will hopefully mark the end to a long and painful trial and error! Error meaning someone looses military bearing and either we turn our quarterdeck into a human powered sauna. RAMP began this week and many of us went. Hopefully this will cut loose those sand bagging or at least empty out the sand in their boondockers. Seamanship took up most of this week which was a welcomed break, but usually someone or the whole company messed up and that feel good feeling wore off. We got so low that we had to march on our colors which symbolizes our honor. This shocked many of us. Luckily this week wasn’t all bad, Friday we got to watch several active duty Coasties advance in rank. They ranged from an E-4 advancing to E-5, E-5 to E-6, E-8 to E-9 and an E-8 to CWO2. We shortly lost the privilege to have a proper guidon but we earned that back through discipline and sweat. Sierra-192 arrived so we are no longer the newest company, but there are big shoes to fill which means we will have to be louder and faster!! This will be done because we are Romeo-192!!! Romeo-192 out!!

Editor’s Note: This blog post was written by a recruit currently involved in Coast Guard basic training. The thoughts and opinions expressed in this Journal do not necessarily reflect those of Training Center Cape May, the U.S. Coast Guard or the federal government and are the sole opinion of the author. Recruit Journals are written by personnel in a high-stress environment with little time, so please excuse grammar and punctuation in the above article. The staff at Training Center Cape May do not edit the journals in any way, so as to ensure authenticity of the content and messages.


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