The 187 recruits at Cape May’s Training Center for the United States Coast Guard were the beneficiaries of the Jersey Cape Military Spouses’ Club ‘s Adopt-a-Recruit program. Now in its third year, the wives gather together a few days before and stuff stockings for the recruits filled with gift cards, hair gel, other necessities, some candy bars and notes from home. An added treat this year – cookies and hot chocolate.
The 2nd Annual Dragon Boat Festival was held Saturday, September 28 at Cape May Harbor. Of the 44 participants, the Coast Guard Chiefs went home with the grand prize – a Dragon Boat Trophy. They completed the 250-meter race in 57 seconds.
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J. are seen in the photo at right transferring two boaters to emergency medical services personnel who were waiting on the station’s pier, Thursday, April 4, 2013, after good Samaritans aboard the fishing vessels Captain Brown and Sandra Lee rescued them from the water. The station crew members, along with an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., are continuing to search for one boater who is still missing