Coastal Broadcasting reported on Thursday about the honoring of the Coast Guard at the Statehouse on Thursday. The Coast Guard base in Cape May also issued a released on the designation:
Members of Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, attended a proclamation reading, Thursday, at the New Jersey State House announcing that the first week of August, each year, will be designated as “Coast Guard Week.”
Capt. Todd Prestidge, commanding officer of the training center, accepted the proclamation from Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak, and provided brief comments to the members of the General Assembly.
“We are honored to be here today and appreciate the efforts of Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak and Senator Jeff Van Drew,” said Prestidge.
Andrzejczak and Van Drew drafted the resolution.
The resolution honors the significant contributions of the Coast Guard Training Center as the sole accession point for the service’s enlisted workforce and to its positive impact in the State of New Jersey.