Coast Guard recruits press the "Magic Pipe," which is a 100-pound pipe filled with sand, over their heads while reciting the Coast Guard's Core Values of Honor, Respect and Devotion to Duty July 31, 2013. In nautical terms, a "magic pipe" is a bypass to a ship's oil-water separator, which allows mariners to violate environmental regulations, but at Training Center Cape May, it's a tool for strength and conditioning.
Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska
July 31, 2013
Alt Text:Recruits Carrying a 100-pound pipe.
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