Lima 190 Recruit Journal Week 08

Lima 190 Recruit Journal Formed: September 16, 2014 Graduates: November 7, 2014   Week 08   And just like that, the longest 8 weeks of our lives is over in the blink of an eye. Days we thought would never […]


Lima 190 Recruit Journal Week 07

Lima 190 Recruit Journal Formed: September 16, 2014 Graduates: November 7, 2014   Week 07 The most terrifying roller coaster I’ve ever been on? Week 07 of Coast Guard Boot Camp. This was LIMA’s most exciting and miserable week we’ve […]


Lima 190 Recruit Journal Week 06

Lima 190 Recruit Journal Formed: September 16, 2014 Graduates: November 7, 2014   Week 06 Remember that storm that Petty Officer Russo always talked about? Well it came. And it hit us hard. In Boot Camp, and in life, a […]


Lima 190 Recruit Journal Week 05

Lima 190 Recruit Journal Formed: September 16, 2014 Graduates: November 7, 2014   Week 05 Boot Camp, thus far, has been like walking over a frozen pond. Our only mission is to get to the other side where a warm […]


Lima 190 Recruit Journal Week 04

Lima 190 Recruit Journal Formed: September 16, 2014 Graduates: November 7, 2014   WEEK 04   Halfway done. Yet it certainly doesn’t feel like that. Time works strangely here in Boot Camp. On one hand, it feels like we’ve been […]


Lima 190 Recruit Journal Week 03

Lima 190 Recruit Journal Formed: September 16, 2014 Graduates: November 7, 2014   WEEK 03 As another week passes, the pace at boot camp continues to pick up. Deadlines become even more challenging to meet, the knowledge we are expected […]


Lima 190 Recruit Journal Week 02

Lima 190 Recruit Journal Formed: September 16, 2014 Graduates: November 7, 2014 WEEK 02   So, what’s Coast Guard Bootcamp really like? It’s hard. Harder than hard. Probably the most physically and emotionally challenging thing any of us “recruits” have […]