Lima 198 Recruit Journal Week 08

Week 08 definitely had its perks. We had plenty of fun singing sea shanties and marching cadences with our company commanders, learning new and fancy close order drill movements, and celebrating the traditional week 08 events. These traditions consisted of […]


November 198 Recruit Journal Week 04

Formed: March 03, 2020 Graduates: April 24, 2020 This week a lot happened for N-198. We are officially at the half way point here at TRACEN Cape May. The week started off pretty badly. We failed our close order drill […]


Oscar 198 Recruit Journal Week 02

Formed: March 17, 2020Graduates: May 08, 2020 OSCAR 198 checking in! We hope everyone is safe. Rest assured we are safe in training with the medical staff available to us 24 hours a day to ensure we are healthy enough to […]


Mike 198 Recruit Journal Week 05

Formed: February 25, 2020 Graduates: April 17, 2020 Another eventful week for Mike-198! Week 05 was search and rescue week, meaning from the moment we wake up, we have just under 15 minutes to do muster, change into the uniform […]


Mike 198 Recruit Journal Week 04

The air was thick with steam. I could feel the moisture pooling on my jacket as we stepped into the wet room which was awash with red light. Shadows flickered and danced across the faces of recruits as they stared […]


November 198 Recruit Journal Week 03

Well, week 03 has come to an end and we are rolling into week 04. This is when things are supposed to get more interesting. We have gone over a lot of the basics and now we are about to […]


Lima 198 Recruit Journal Week 06

Week 06 has been the biggest week for LIMA Company in many ways. We began checking off major requirements for graduation such as passing our physical fitness test, passing our live shooting test at the range and trying on our […]


Mike 198 Recruit Journal Week 03

Today started with quit the realization. I was in front of the mirror shaving and I noticed that the normal orchestra of coughs had gotten quieter. Perhaps M-198 is getting passed the Cape May crud or maybe we all just […]


November 198 Recruit Journal Week 02

November Company has been through a lot this week. We’ve learned the very basics of everything. From marching, to talking properly, to just how to be loud. We sweat the entire time. Something we have quickly learned is that mistakes […]


Lima 198 Recruit Journal Week 05

And just like that, week five draws to a close for LIMA 198. This week we stumbled through some huge milestones. We had our uniform inspection with the Battalion Commander, received our dress uniforms, got our orders and got to […]


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