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									                                    UNIT INFORMATION

DATE SHEET FILLED OUT          March 16, 2011 District 8                  PAGE 1 OF 4

UNIT NAME: AIDS      TO NAVIGATION TEAM, NEW ORLEANS, LA.
PERSONAL MAILING ADDRESS:
Officer in Charge                                          OIC: BMCS Rob McQueary
USCG Aids to Navigation Team New Orleans                   XPO: BM1 Coy Whitener
1790 Saturn Dr.                                            EPO: MK1 Jeremiah Huss
New Orleans, LA 70129


Home Of Record: New Orleans, LA

COMMERCIAL PHONE # (504) 253-4834                          FAX: (504) 253.4845

WEB SITE: N/A                                              E-MAIL: matthew.c.whitener@uscg.mil

UNITS MISSIONS: Aids to Navigation, DHS/Security, SAR

TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Aids to Navigation Technician, Boat Crewman, Tower Climber,
Chainsaw and Brush cutter operator

TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Aids to Navigation Technician, Boat Crewman, Tower Climber,
Chainsaw and Brush cutter operator

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: Cell. Duty/discrepancy response, 1 in 3
duty rotation

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: Cell. Duty/discrepancy response, 1 in 3
duty rotation

SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS: Call ANT XPO to make arrangements for
after hour reporting – (504) 628-4927

IF UNIT IS UNDERWAY, WHERE TO REPORT: BSU New Orleans OOD/MAA.

HOW MUCH PERSONAL STORAGE SPACE (IN CUBIC FEET): 10

UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING THE WORKDAY: ODU

RECOMMENDED UNIFORM ITEMS IN ADDITION TO SEABAG ISSUE: none

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE            SUMMER: 85 - 95 deg.        WINTER: 40 – 65 deg.

UNIT MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REP/ PHONE –Sector New Orleans (504) 253-4827

WHAT TYPE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA: Tulane, UNO, Loyola
University, Delgado Community College

RATINGS PRESENT AT UNIT: BM, MK, EM

NAME OF NEAREST CITY AND DISTANCE: New Orleans, 12 miles to downtown
NAME OF NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE: NAVY NAS Belle Chasse, 22 miles.
NAVY NAS Algiers, 17 miles.

LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE AND COMMISARY: Exchange on base, NAVY NAS Algiers
Commissary 17 miles

RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA: All Denominations are in the area

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY IF NOT A CUTTER: All fixed ATON in Mississippi River from mile 66
above Head of Passes to Baton Rouge, Algiers Cutoff Canal, Lake Salvador, Barataria waterway north of
Dupre Cut to include Bayou Rigolettes and Bayou Perot, Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, Mississippi
River-Gulf Outlet above light 95, Intracoastal waterway-New Orleans Cut-Rigolets, Lake Borgne east to
Pearl River, Little Lake, Lake Pontchartrain, Pass Manchac, Lake Maurepas and Tchefuncta Light.

UNIFORM TO REPORT IN: Tropical Blue Long

IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILABLE, RECRUIT SHOULD ASK FOR: OOD


ANY OTHER INFORMATION A NEWLY ARRIVING MEMBER SHOULD KNOW:
Get in touch with your sponsor and/or unit OOD as soon as you can. Let them know your travel plans and
ask any questions you have. We are here to help make your transition as easy as possible. Welcome Aboard



                                MEMBERS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS

IS MESSING AVAILABLE: YES

QUARTERS AND OR BARRACKS AVAILABLE: YES

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL 18-20 YR OLD SINGLE MALE: $100-300 / month
                                             SINGLE FEMALE: $100-300 / month

IS UNACCOMPANIED PERSONNEL LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE: NO

WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE: BSU NEW ORLEANS UPH.

SHOULD MEMBER SUBMIT HOUSING APPLICATION TO HOUSING OFFICE: YES

WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK: NUMEROUS BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS IN THE AREA

IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA: YES                    HOW MANY STORES: 250 OR MORE
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                            MEMBERS WITH DEPENDENTS

COST OF AVERAGE TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE AREA: $850+ WITHOUT UTILITIES

BAH RATE FOR AN E2 OR E3: E-2 and E-3 $1215

IS LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE: YES

IS GOVERNMENT OWNED HOUSING AVAILABLE: YES, PPV HOUSING IS AT NAS BELLE
CHASSE AND NSA ALGIERS.

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE WAIT FOR HOUSING:           0 MONTHS

HOUSING OFFICE PHONE: #504-253-6392 FAX# 504-253-6338

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS LIVE: SLIDELL, METAIRIE, BELLE CHASSE

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL YOUNG FAMILY: $100-200 MONTH

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE: LOCAL TRICARE AUTHORIZED
FACILITIES

GO TO SCHOOL: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS AVALIABLE.

WHAT LEVEL OF TRICARE IS AVAILABLE: ALL THAT FOLLOW: STANDARD/ PRIME /EXTRA

IS DELTA DENTAL AVAILABLE: YES

IS IT ADVISABLE TO BRING DEPENDENTS ALONG WHEN REPORTING? YES, Contact Unit First.

AREA INFORMATION:

NEW ORLEANS IS A LARGE URBAN AREA, WITH THE MARINE INDUSTRY BEING THE
MAJOR EMPLOYER. THE SURROUNDING AREAS ARE RENOUNED FOR HUNTING AND
FISHING. DIFFERENT CITIES IN LOUISIANA HAVE NUMEROUS FESTIVALS THROUGHOUT
THE YEAR. TRAFFIC FLOW TO THE AREA CAN BE A PROBLEM DURING CERTAIN TIMES OF
THE DAY, THUS IT IS IMPORTANT WHEN CHOOSING AN AREA TO LIVE.

								
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