'Swab Summer' Starts for New CG Class

Reporting-in day, or R-Day, marks the start of a cadet's time at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London. Incoming freshmen must complete the seven-week boot camp known as 'Swab Summer' before attaining the rank of fourth-class cadet.

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