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Training Center Cape May

Birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard Enlisted Corps

Welcome to the United States Coast Guard. We are a military, multi-mission, maritime force offering a unique blend of military, law enforcement, humanitarian, regulatory, and diplomatic capabilities. These capabilities support our three broad roles: maritime safety, maritime security, and maritime stewardship. Our service and strength are defined by our Core Values of Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty.


Integrity is our standard. We demonstrate uncompromising ethical conduct and moral behavior in all of our personal and organizational actions. We are loyal and accountable to the public trust.


We value our diverse workforce. We treat each other and those we serve with fairness, dignity, respect, and compassion. We encourage creativity through empowerment. We work as a team.

Devotion to Duty

We are professionals, military and civilian, who seek responsibility, accept accountability, and are committed to the successful achievement of our organizational goals. We exist to serve. We serve with pride.

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