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Press Release | June 5, 2023

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Training Center Cape May to Celebrate 75 Years of Recruit Training

Pictured is the logo for the 75th Anniversary of recruit training at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., May 31, 2023. Guided by our core values, we will transform the way we hire, inspire, and develop our people; we will also deploy innovative recruiting practices to attract the mission-ready total workforce we need for today and the future. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Personnel at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hold a public Memorial Day Weekend Sunset Parade to honor Coast Guard Gold Star families, May 28, 2023, in Cape May, N.J.. The Coast Guard Gold Star Program is the Coast Guard's official program for providing long-term support to surviving families of Coast Guard members who die while in an Active status. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Shannon Kearney)

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 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.