CAPE MAY, N.J. Ð Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Saporito, a company commander at Training Center Cape May, motivates a member of Recruit Company Bravo 187 during incentive training July 31, 2012. The recruits are being reprimanded for failing to meet time objectives, which are critical in a lifesaving organization where seconds can mean the difference between life and death. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska.
These are my Open When letters to DaVonte'.. I gave them to him the day he got sworn into the Coast Guard (June 24,2014) so that he could open them whenever he needs to since we will not have any communication for the first 2 weeks of his 8 week basic training. #ILoveMyCoastie