|Recruit's Loved Ones|
Please contact VTS Productions at 609-463-6711 or click here to obtain copies of the graduation video.
Please submit a community relations project proposal with the name and mission of the organization to the Public Affairs Officer by click here. We also request you include the date and times of the event, number of volunteers requested, scope of work, information on what supplies will be required and provided, and any other information pertinent to the event.
Sunset Parades are colorful, inspiring military ceremonies featuring the Recruit Band, Drill
Team, marching troops, cannon fire, and a low level fly over by a CG helicopter. They take
place at sunset on the Training Center's parade grounds, are open to the general public,
and there is no admission charge. Children are welcome to attend, but should be
accompanied by an adult. The schedule for parades and other information is available here.
Active duty, reserve and retired members of the uniformed services may present a graduation certificate at the request of their graduating recruit. Additionally, law enforcement officers and firefighters may present graduation certificates. All presenters must be in the uniform equivalent of the Coast Guard Service Dress Blue from Nov. 1 to April 1 and Coast Guard Tropical Blue Long from April 1 to Oct. 31. Presenters must check in with the battalion officer in Ida Lewis Auditorium graduation day at 9:30 a.m. For additional questions, please contact Training Center Cape May’s battalion officer by clicking here.
Please mail the National Ensign with a letter requesting it be flown to the following POC:
Attn: Ms. Tina Walker
1 Munro Avenue
Cape May, NJ 08204
In the letter, please include the retiree's full name and rank, years of service and boot camp company if available.
Please include a prepaid return or forwarding shipping label and packaging materials.