Romeo 194 Recruit Journal Week 07

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Romeo 194 Recruit Journal

Formed: June 13, 2017

Graduates: August 3, 2017


For Romeo 194 Graduation Program:  Will be posted on Thursday


Romeo-194 Week 07: Months, Weeks, and now Days!


The last 07 weeks have gone by like a blur. Week 07 was truly a transitional week compared to the last 06 weeks. In our seamanship class we learned line handling. Behind the seamanship building they have a model cutter we had to perform various commands. In our other classes we learned how to do CPR and wound tending. It was a sweet and sour for the company because this week marked the end of our classes but also a farewell to our dedicated instructors. This Friday Romeo rocked it on our final and close order drill test. No one failed the final and we received 09 out of 10 on our MOA test and 08 out of 10 on our COD test. We also conducted our debriefs with our Company Commanders and the company got to experience the compassion and sacrifices our Company Commanders make, It gave us a sense of respect and bonding towards them. To wrap up the week we had off base liberty. We got to go out in the world where we stuffed our faces with delicious food, others had their nose deep in their phone, and other wrecked through the towns. It was amazing experience. The people of Cape May and the surrounding towns were kind and loving towards us coasties. Moving into week 08 it is truly amazing to see the way the training over the last few weeks has molded us into men and women of the Coast Guard. To wrap up the blog, Romeo-194 wants to give thanks to Training Center Cape May Staff, Company Commanders, and for the support we received from our families and friends. Mission Complete!


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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