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Press Release | Sept. 27, 2023

Training Center Cape May to fire 40MM battery

CAPE MAY, N.J. — U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May staff will be conducting a 22-Gun Salute from the regimental 40MM saluting battery in observance of Suicide Awareness Month beginning at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 27.

There will be a 5-second interval between blasts. People living or transiting in proximity to the base may hear and feel the cannon blasts.

If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health related distress, contact the Suicide Crisis Lifeline at 988.