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Sea Cadets Receive Uniform Funding

OSWEGO, NY – Oswego Naval Sea Scouts – Ship 229 was recently awarded $25,000 of uniforms from the Navy ROTC at Cornell University.

Oswego Naval Sea Scouts – Ship 229, H. Lee White Marine Museum Division will be holding its monthly meeting May 28 and 29 all weekend and preparing for the Oswego Memorial Day event.

The meeting location is 41 Lake St., the McCrobie Building.

For more information on how to join, call 315-342-SAIL (7245).

Sea Cadets To Hold Monthly Drill

OSWEGO, NY – The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division in Oswego will hold its monthly drill May 14 and 15 at the McCrobie Building, 41 Lake St.

The drill will be from 0700 (7 a.m.) May 14 until 1600 (4 p.m.) May 15.

Anyone interested in joining the Sea Cadets or obtaining information is encouraged to attend a scheduled open house on May 14 at 9 a.m.

As part of the open house questions will be answered following a short film presentation about The Sea Cadet program.

For more information about Navy Leaguers and Sea Cadets, contact LT Hoffman, USNSCC at 315-591-0000, or e-mail hoffhock@sonicnet.net

This is a very educational program for youth between the ages of 10 and 18.

The Sea Cadet program builds strong morals teaches leadership and teamwork.

Each cadet can train and learn many professions such as what it takes to be an airman, a photo journalist, to be in the medical and law enforcement fields, as well as training locally with the U.S. Coast Guard in Oswego.

At this time, the Sea Cadets program a division of the Navy supported also by the Coast Guard sponsored by the Navy League would like to salute our armed forces serving in the Mideast and around the world.

Sea Cadets Train At Coast Guard

Pictured on the left ME3 Muson of the U.S. Coast Guard and on the right front to back from the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Kara Smith, Beau Todd, Haily Giocondo and Petty Officer Kayleigh Thurston

Pictured on the left ME3 Muson of the U.S. Coast Guard and on the right front to back from the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Kara Smith, Beau Todd, Haily Giocondo and Petty Officer Kayleigh Thurston

The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division Oswego as part of its monthly training spent time this past weekend training at the U.S. Coast Guard, Oswego.

Training the cadets from the Coast Guard were boatswain mate 2nd class Plyer and Quick FA Schram and ME 3rd Munson. BM 2 Quick a very proud coxswain explained the operation of steering the boat and many nautical terms. The cadets were also taught some knot tying and the proper ways of handling lines with safety so that they wouldn’t become a victim of a serious injury. They were taught how the boats get underway and how they dock when they come back in. BM 2 Plyer along with Munson and Schramm explained survival gear and let the cadets don the gear. They were also informed about the importance of the communication center. The cadets were very thankful to the Coast Guard and look forward to coming back again for more training and possibly spending some time training with the Coast Guard. The Sea Cadets meet one weekend a month and is open for youth ages 10 thru 18. They meet at the Mc Crobie Building in Oswego. The next drill weekend is Saturday and Sunday April 10th and 12th with an open house set for those that would like more information at 9AM Saturday April 10th. For more information contact LTjg Hoffman at 591-0000 or e mail at hoffhock@sonicnet.net

Sea Cadets Hold Drill

The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division in Oswego will hold its monthly drill this Saturday and Sunday December 12th and 13th at the Mc Crobie Building. The Drill will be from 0700 (7Am) Saturday December 12th until 1600 (4Pm) Sunday December 13th.

Anyone interested in joining the Sea Cadets or obtaining information is encouraged to attend. For More information about Navy Leaguers and Sea Cadets contact LTjg Hoffman USNSCC at 315-591-0000.

At this time The Sea Cadets program a division of the Navy sponsored By The Navy League at this time, would like to take time to wish holiday greetings to our armed forces serving in the Mideast and around the world.

Sea Cadets Recruiting New Members

The United States Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division in Oswego is inviting youth between the ages of 10 and 18 to check out the advantages of joining the sea cadet program.

The Sea Cadet Corp and Navy League Cadet Corp are looking for young Americans who want to face new challenges, test their leadership skills, and find the limits and go beyond them.

The division meets once a month at the Mc Crobie Building in Oswego, and learn about military, leadership, sea and maritime services.

There is classroom training and many outside activities.

The program is a division of the Navy and sponsored by The Navy League.

For more information on how to become a Sea Cadet or Navy Leaguer contact USNSCC’S LTjg George Hoffman at 315-591-0000, ENS James Brinkerhoff at 315-626-6590 or LCDR Peggy Farnsworth at 315-719-3758.

The Sea Cadets and Navy Leaguers would like to take time to wish holiday greetings to our armed forces serving in the Mideast and around the world.

Sea Cadets Help Out At Farnham Family Fun Day

Navy Sea Cadets Truxtun DDG-103 Division  At Farnham Family Fun Days

Navy Sea Cadets Truxtun DDG-103 Division At Farnham Family Fun Days

The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division located in Oswego New York at the request of Farnham Family Services of Oswego, a not for profit out patient Substance Abuse Facility took part in The Farnham Family Fun Day on Sunday September 20th.

During this community Event, The Naval Sea Cadets, and Navy League Cadets, provided assistance to the event by manning the games and inflatable attractions provided for children 2 through 14 years of age. Colleen Sharkey the events planning committee co-chairperson thanks the Sea Cadets for assisting her staff in providing a safe and enjoyable day for all attending children.

Sea Cadets that took part in the event were SR Nicholas Grace, SR Jamie Brinkerhoff, SR Tyler Davis, SA Michael Kimber, SR Jacob Aruinger, SN Kayleigh Thurston and SA Tiffany Huynh. Navy League Cadets attending were LC1 Hayden Kimber, LC1 Cody Lenhart, Rec Lenhart, LCl Kollin Watson, LC1 Aidan Mc Greevy, and LC1 Carson Jernigan. In the absence of commanding officer Peg Farnsworth the cadets were led by Executive Officer LTjg George Hoffman Jr. Also attending was Ensign James Brinkerhoff, and instructors Laura Brinkerhoff, Joseph Davis, Paul Santore, and Michael Mc Greevy.

Upon completion of the event, the sea cadets were thanked and applauded as they marched from the site. During the Event 10 prospective candidates expressed interest in joining the sea cadets

LCDR Farnsworth Appointed Commanding Officer United State Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division Oswego During Change Of Command Ceremony

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There are many special ceremonies in the United States Sea and United States Navy League Cadet Corps. That are different from civilian life. Every division, battalion and squadron operates under the authority of an officer assigned by NHQ Arlington Virginia, United States Navy League.

By order of National Headquarters, The United States Naval Sea Cadet Corp,  Truxtun DDG-103 Division, Oswego,  USNSCC/USNLCC announced that Lieutenant

Commander Robert K. Ramstad was relieved as commanding officer by Lieutenant Commander Peg A. Farnsworth. The change of command took place on Saturday, 11th October 2008 at 1100. All ships company participated on watch or in attendance to observe this ceremony that is old as the sea service itself.
The Truxtun DDG-103 Division wished Lieutenant Commander Ramstad, Janet and all the Ramstad Family the traditional salute of “fair winds and following seas” as they move on to the 108th Seabee Battalion located in Rome, New York.

Lieutenant Commander Farnsworth comes aboard as the past commanding office of the VADM J.B. Stockdale Division located at the NOSC, Mattydale, New York.  She has been in the Corps. Since 1994. Served three command tours with twice  the division being in the top ten in the United States. Along with this record of  service, the Stockdale Division had the high honor of being the only unit out of the United States to participate at the World War II dedication of assisting veterans during this special time in their lives. Lieutenant Commander Farnsworth looks forward of the day the Truxtun DDG-103 makes it mark in the top ten.

Along with duties and responsibilities, a staff of officers complete the team. Lieutenant Junior Grade George W. Hoffman Jr serves as the division Executive Officer and is the liaison between the Commanding Officer, staff and crew.  The staff reporting directly to the Executive Officer, are Ensign Brinkerhoff as the training Officer, Instructor Paul Santore II as the Operation Officer, Instructor Jennie Fishers as the Administrative and Personnel Officer, and Instructor Brinkerhoff as the Supply officer.  Santore also fills the bill as the division Chaplain while Hoffman as Santore handle Medical Issues.

The Truxtun Division meets one weekend a month and is instructed in Military bearing.  They have a chance to attend Summer Training and advance training as they progress. They participate in various parades and events throughout the community. The age limit for the Navy Leaguers is 10 to 14 and for Sea Cadets 14 to 18.  The next drill weekend is Saturday and Sunday November 8th and 9th.  This drill weekend will be an open house and anyone interested in learning more about the program is invited to attend.  The drill weekend is from 7Am Saturday through 4PM Sunday.

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