UNIT INFORMATION SHEET Page 1 of 3
DATE: 04 May 2012, District 1
UNIT: USCG STATION BURLINGTON, VT
MAILING ADDRESS: 1 Depot St. Burlington, VT 05401
PHONE: (802) 951-6760 FAX: (802) 951-6793
UNIT MISSIONS: Multi-Mission, Search and Rescue, Law Enforcement, Aids to Navigation,
Homeland Security, Ice Rescue.
TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Communications watchstander, boat crewmember, LE
boarding team Member, ice rescue crew, ATON crew.
TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Communications watchstander, boat crewmember,
smallboat engineer, LE boarding team member, ice rescue crew, ATON crew.
WATCH ROTATION: Port and Starboard w/ sliding weekends
SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS: Call ahead and notify the
Station Officer of the Day of approximate time of arrival to station and reason you will be
reporting after hours.
PERSONNEL STORAGE SPACE: Non-rated personnel will be assigned to a station berthing
room (225 sq ft), and two storage lockers.
UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING WORK DAY: ODUs,
UNIFORM FOR REPORTING: SDB
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: Summer 65-85 degrees, Winter 15-35 degrees. 90 inches of snow
MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATIVE: http://www.cgmahq.org/
CONTINUING EDUCATION IN AREA: Community College of Vermont, University of
Vermont, Saint Michaels College, and Champlain College, Nichols College online program.
RATING PRESENT AT THE UNIT: BM, MK, ET, FS, SK
NEAREST CITIES: Plattsburg, NY 20 miles; Montreal, Canada 90 miles; Boston,
Massachusetts 215 miles
NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY: Camp Johnson Army National Guard Base- 5 Miles.
LOCATION OF NEAREST COMMISARY AND EXCHANGE: Air Station Cape Cod or ISC
Boston- 215 miles.
RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA: Varied and numerous.
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AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: LAKE CHAMPLAIN- 110 miles north to south including the
Vermont and New York shoreline. Lake Memphramagog (VT)
IF SPONSER IS NOT AVAILIBLE: Ask for the Officer of the Day.
IS MESSING AVAILABLE: Yes.
QUARTERS AND OR BARRACKS AVAILABLE: Yes.
IS UNACCOMPANIED PERSONNEL LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE? No.
WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE? Station Berthing room
(225 sq ft).
WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK? Local area banks- Citizens Bank, Chittenden County
Bank, Banknorth, Keybank. USAA Federal Savings Bank.
IS THERE A CREDIT UNION IN THE AREA? Yes, New England Federal Credit Union and
Northcountry Federal Credit Union
IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA? Yes, there are two.
COST OF AVERAGE TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE AREA: $1200 per month.
E-2 (without dependants) $1101.00 with dependants, $1467.00
E-3 (without Dependants) $1101.00 with dependants $1467.00
You may receive BAH as a single non-rate if station berthing is at capacity, according to seniority
of personnel living onboard.
Non-rated personnel with dependants receive BAH, and live on the economy.
IS LEASED HOUSING OR GOVERNMENT HOUSING AVAILABLE: No.
WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE? Given Health Care @ 310
Pine St, Burlington, VT 05401. Phone: (802) 847-8300
WHERE DO MOST DEPENDANTS RECEIVE DENTAL CARE? Dr. Dunkling @ 52 Prospect
St, Burlington, VT 05401 phone: (802) 863-3479
WHAT LEVEL OF TRICARE IS AVAILABLE? Tricare Prime Remote.
WELCOME ABOARD!! BELOW IS A DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA, JOB, AND OTHER
POINTS OF INTEREST. Burlington has consistently been rated one of the best small cities to
live in the US. With a large variety of things to do including activities on the lake, mountain
hiking/biking, snow skiing, hunting, and fishing. Burlington is known for its outdoor activities.
It is also a college town, so there are many educational and social opportunities in the area.
The Job- as an E2/E3 you will be placed on a break-in schedule until you are qualified. The
standard time frame for you to complete your qualifications is 2 weeks for communications
watchstander, and 3 months after that for boat crewmember. These standards are subject to
change by the command according to your ability to learn, the maturity level you display, and
your willingness to take task direction in a military manner. Station
Burlington has a compliment of 27 active duty members, and 10 reservists
Burlington is classified as a STANT, we are a Station which conducts normal Station and we are
an Aids To Navigation Team (ANT) we also service over 100 fixed and floating navigations
throughout our Area of responsibility.
The lake typically freezes in December, and remains frozen until early April. This is our Ice
This gives the unit three distinct missions
The station has the following assets: CG49414 (BUSL), CG255012 (RESPONSE BOAT)
CG26155 (TANB), CG 22105 (SPC-AIR)
Station boats are on the lake from the April thaw until just prior to the December freeze. The
station averages 200 search and rescue cases and 300 law enforcement boardings annually. Our
area of responsibility includes waterways and islands along the Canadian border, which gives us a
heightened responsibility in our Homeland Security mission.