U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Graduation

More than 70 new military service members from the Training Center Cape May, N.J. (our nation's only Coast Guard enlisted accession point and recruit training center) graduated basic training and begin their military careers early Friday to kick off a "Celebration of Heroes" weekend in the Wildwoods. Here are pictures from the event.

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More than 70 new military service members from the Training Center Cape May, N.J. (our nation's only Coast Guard enlisted accession point and recruit training center) graduated basic training and begin their military careers early Friday to kick off a "Celebration of Heroes" weekend in the Wildwoods.
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Coast Guard colors outside the Wildwoods Convention Center
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Coast Guard Academy recruits line up before graduating outside of the Wildwoods Convention Center in Wildwood, NJ Friday
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Band inside graduation at the Wildwoods Convention Center, Wildwood, NJ
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The recruits prepare for graduation
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The scene at the Wildwoods Convention Center for graduation, Wildwood, NJ
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USCG Drill team prior to graduation
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The graduates line up a final time before disbanding
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The graduates
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The crowd cheers on the graduates as commencement comes to a close
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The recruits are congratulated and greet family members and friends following the ceremony Friday at the Wildwoods Convention Center, Wildwood, NJ
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Graduates stroll the famous Wildwoods boardwalk following the ceremony Friday at the Wildwoods Convention Center, Wildwood, NJ
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