Editor’s Note: Media interested in attending the 75th Anniversary are requested to RSVP no later than 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 7 with Petty Officer 2nd Class Shannon Kearney by calling (609) 898-6362 or emailing Shannon.J.Kearney@uscg.mil. Media are requested to arrive between 1:00 and 1:30 p.m. To gain access to the base, be prepared to provide media credentials and a valid government-issued photo ID.
WHO: Capt. Warren Judge, commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J.
WHAT: Media Availability for Training Center Cape May’s 75th Anniversary of Recruit Training
WHEN: Thursday, June 8 at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: 01 Munro Avenue, Cape May, N.J., 08204
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to celebrate its 75th Anniversary of Recruit Training with a series of events, honored guests, and a media availability, June 8, at 2:00 p.m.
The Training Center is scheduled to have Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security John Tien, Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Steven Poulin, and Master Chief Petty Officer Heath Jones, master chief petty officer of the Coast Guard as their honored guests for the ceremony.
Capt. Warren Judge, commanding officer of Training Center Cape May, will be available for media interviews following the ceremony and group photo.
The base will open to the media at 1:00 p.m., and all media personnel are requested to arrive no later than 1:30 p.m. The ceremony will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m.
Training Center Cape May is also scheduled to conduct a 19-Gun salute during the ceremony at approximately 2:15 p.m. The training center’s armory staff will fire 19 rounds in five-second intervals from the regimental 40MM saluting battery on base. People living or transiting in proximity to the base may hear and/or feel the cannon blasts.