Yankee 197 Recruit Journal Week 07

Our last full week as Yankee Company was intense from start to finish. Sometimes I wonder if this is typical for Boot Camp or is Yankee just that special? In addition to our last full week, this was also our […]


Yankee 197 Recruit Journal Week 06

Formed: September 10, 2019Graduates: November 01, 2019 Yankee-197, senior company of Cape May. That’s right, Xray passed the torch to us as on Friday. That means we are the epitome of Honor, respect and Devotion to Duty right? Well… I’ll […]


Yankee 197 Recruit Journal Week 04

Formed: September 10, 2019Graduates: November 01, 2019 Friends and family of Y-197 Guess what? We crossed the official halfway point. 04 weeks in and we are…professional? Well, we’re getting there. We had our first fire fighting class, including a simulated […]


Yankee 197 Recruit Journal Week 03

Formed: September 10, 2019 Graduates: November 01, 2019 Friends and family of Y-197 – This week, we took the classes many of us were looking forward to. For three days we took Seamanship classes where we learned ship communication and […]


Yankee 197 Recruit Journal Week 02

Yankee 197 Formed: September 10, 2019 Graduates: November 01, 2019 Friends and family of Y-197, The first week with our company commanders felt like a summer vacation….SIKE! We spent the whole first night going through the punishments of what would […]