CAPE MAY, N.J. (July 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)– U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade in honor of the Enlisted Memorial Foundation at the Training Center, Aug. 4 at 7:38 p.m.
Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National Ensign from the parade field at sunset.
The Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team will perform complex facing and drill movements, and dangerous rifle tossing routines. The group performs their complicated and precarious routines without verbal commands or cues.
Visitors should expect increased security screening for the event, and guests are not permitted to bring bags of any kind (with the exception of diaper bags or medical bags) to the seating area including purses, camera bags, and backpacks. Photography is permitted and encouraged, but cameras must be removed from their bag prior to arriving at the seating area. Guests are encouraged to leave bags in their vehicles during the Parade. Also, visitors attending the event must have a valid, state-issued or government issued identification card in order to access the base.
In the event of inclement weather, visitors may call Training Center Cape May’s base information line at (609) 898-6700 the afternoon of the event for cancellation information.