In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Coast Guard Academy Second Class Cadet Luke Taylor yells instructions to a group of swabs Monday, June 25, 2012, at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. In all, 251 members of the incoming class of 2016, known as swabs, reported in during an event called R-Day or Reporting In Day. #coastie #coastguard
Welcome to the toughest job interview of your life: check out what it's like to be pushed mentally, physically and emotionally at Training Center Cape May in preparation for the rigors of service in the U.S. Coast Guard. And thanks to all our USCG friends who stand the watch.