Sierra 195 Recruit Journal Week 07

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Sierra 195 Recruit Journal

Formed: Feb 6, 2018

Graduates: March 30, 2018


Graduation Program: Posted Thursday afternoon: Week 7 Blog

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Under the “Graduation Date” Tab you will be able to find the Graduation Program


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Sierra-195 Week 07 Summary


The results of week 07 are a direct reflection of the hard work and time invested. There is no secret to accomplishment; Planning turning to, executing with satisfactory creates results in favor of the independent variable, Sierra-195. Remaining consistent, Sierra Company is beginning to reap the rewards of their invested harvest with interest. Recruits work together towards week 08, applying universal principle, to their own faiths, controlling their own fate. The end result is self-obtained growth and the belayed perfections of imperfection; A thousand pieces in a jig-saw of beautiful mistakes creating, an image worthy unfathomable.

Lights are beginning to show themselves at the end of the tunnel for Sierra-195. The resilient recruit desires to protect and serve shall be for filled in the very near future as training ends has neared respectfully, Sierra-195 graduates 30MAR18.

Week 07 recruits underwent transformation and magnitude change during training. Surprisingly polished up recruits shines. Illuminate TRACEN Cape May as complete uniformity has been successfully achieved. The vigor’s of boot camp disparity once boldly overwhelming, have adjusted in comparison to the level of difficulty of former experienced recruits. Servicemen and women have been tailored with precision accuracy and Sierra-195 awaits their time to join the fleet.

Administrative relief was provided by Company Commander’s authority, helping the senior company with any concerns pertaining to first unit assignment, travel arraignments, and household good moves. The recruits ace a hard ball classroom final of cumulative requirements, while gaining a nearly perfect score during week 07’s Manual of Arms/Close Order Drill instruction hosted by, Section Commander, Chief Boatswain Mate Heinze. While battling inclement weather during week 07, Sierra Company qualifies in their seamanship practical. Sierra is in front of the eight ball, awaiting to reunite with family and love ones who will obviously notice their profound self-improvement. Mentally, Sierra Company’s cognitive capacity to focus and problem solve has risen. Manageable hardship of boot camp is now obsolete being an issue of the past. Maturity characterizes Sierra-195 as they march the regiment, in military strides of accomplished excellence. The once immature recruits running away from change, shall leave Cape May this upcoming weekend missing the comradery of their Company Commanders and fellow shipmates. Memories built to last forever will be with Sierra-195 as they go onward in separate ways; yet, the sacrifices made to uphold the Coast Guard core values shall resonate with them beyond their physical separation. Considering all things, I personally would do it all over again. Training is truly grooming at its finest.

In recap, week 07 of training for Sierra-195 has been by far the most exciting week for the company. In terms of their excitement, the feelings associated with the idea 01.


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.