DATE SHEET FILLED OUT: January 23, 2013 District 7 PAGE 1 OF 5
UNIT NAME: USCGC VALIANT (WMEC 621)
PERSONAL MAILING ADDRESS:
C/O NAVAL STATION MAYPORT
PO BOX 280101
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32228
COMMERCIAL PHONE # (904) 270-6207
WEB SITE: HTTP://WWW.USCG.MIL/LANTAREA/CGCVALIANT/DEFAULT.ASP
UNIT’s MISSIONS: Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Search & Rescue, Alien Migrant Interdiction
TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Daily clean-ups, routine maintenance of interior & exterior of ship.
TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Preventative Maintenance and repair of engineering machinery.
INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: Quarterdeck watchstander. Typically 1 in 4
duty rotation. Damage control repair party
INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: Engineering Auxiliary watchstander.
Typically 1 in 4 duty rotation.
UNDERWAY WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: Helm lookout, messcook, clean-ups.
Boarding team member, small boat crewman , helo tie-down teams
UNDERWAY WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: Engineering Auxiliary watchstander,
Small Boat Engineer, Boarding Team Member & Helo Firefighting Party.
SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS: Report to VALIANT’s quarterdeck
watchstander, OOD will be notified.
IF UNIT IS UNDERWAY, WHERE TO REPORT: If USCGC VALIANT is deployed upon your arrival, check
in with Sector Jacksonville Servicing Personnel Office (SPO). Sector Jacksonville is located 18 miles east of
downtown Jacksonville, fl in Atlantic beach, fl. the mailing address is: commander, uscg sector Jacksonville,
4200 ocean street, Atlantic beach, fl 32233. the SPO hours are Monday - Friday from 0730-1530. the main
phone number is 904-564-7500.
HOW MUCH PERSONAL STORAGE SPACE: One locker (2’ X 6’ 3’) and one rack with space beneath.
UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING THE WORKDAY: Operational Dress Uniform (ODU)
RECOMMENDED UNIFORM ITEMS IN ADDITION TO SEABAG ISSUE: Additional Operational Dress
uniforms, dark blue T-shirts, coveralls, boots. Check lucky bag sales.
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE SUMMER: 90 F WINTER: 69 F
UNIT MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REP/ PHONE # LTjg Shveda (904) 270-6207
WHAT TYPE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA: Florida State College at
Jacksonville, Jacksonville University, Central Texas College, Strayer University, Flagler College, University of Florida
RATINGS PRESENT AT UNIT: BM, DC, EM, ET, FS, GM, HS, IT, MK, OS, SK, YN
NAME OF NEAREST CITY AND DISTANCE: Jacksonville, Atlantic Beach, Gainesville, Lake City, Saint
Augustine, Palm Coast
NAME OF NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE: Naval Station Mayport (onsite)
LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE AND COMMISARY: Mayport NS Commissary, 2294 MAYPORT
ROAD #51, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 or Jacksonville NAS Commissary, 951 ALLEGHENY AVE, NAS Jacksonville, FL
32212, NS Mayport Exchange, BLDG # 1900, 2292 Mayport Rd. #50, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA: All types available
COMMON DESTINATIONS OF DEPLOYMENTS: Caribbean Sea & Florida Straits
UNIFORM TO REPORT IN: Tropical Blue with Combination Cover
IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILIBLE, RECRUIT SHOULD ASK FOR: Officer of the Day (OOD)
ANY OTHER INFORMATION A NEWLY ARRIVING APPRENTICE NEEDS TO KNOW:
Our unit has a physical fitness program. Tuesday – Thursday – 0645 - 0800. Certain members are required
to attend providing their state of Readiness needs (i.e.: Boarding Team Mbrs., Boarding Officers, etc.)
Typical Inport Routine:
0700 – Reveille/Morning meal served for all hands; All E6 & below muster at VALIANT’s Flight Deck
1300 – Liberty at Department Head discretion/Noon meal served for all hands
1700 - Evening Meal served for all hands
2200 – Taps
Typical Underway Routine:
0700 – Reveille/Morning meal served for all hands
1000 – Reveille for the Mid-watch
1100 – Noon meal served for all hands
1600 – Damage Control Training on messdeck
1700 - Evening Meal served for all hands
1845 - Evening Reports
2200 - Taps
MEMBERS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS
IS MESSING AVAILABLE: YES, ONBOARD SHIP
QUARTERS AND OR BARRACKS AVAILABLE: YES
APPROX. RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL 18-20 YR OLD SINGLE MALE: $200 / month
SINGLE FEMALE: $150 / month
IS UNACCOMPANIED PERSONNEL LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE: Yes, non-rates must wait 6 months
before applying and be qualified in all of their assigned watch stations; Basic and Advanced Damage Control Qualified,
Gangway Petty Officer of the Watch (SA/SN), Helm/Lookout (SA/SN), Auxiliary Watchstander Inport/Underway (FA/FN)
WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE: Onboard ship for first 6 months.
SHOULD MEMBER SUBMIT HOUSING APPLICATION TO HOUSING OFFICE: Only after meeting all
criteria shown above. See ship’s YNs.
WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK: Variety of banks are available, Navy Federal Credit Union, USAA, Sun
Trust & Bank of America are most common.
IS THERE A CREDIT UNION IN THE AREA: Yes, Navy Federal Credit Union
IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA: Yes, several malls along with many shops, department stores, and grocery
MEMBERS WITH DEPENDENTS
COST OF AVERAGE TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE AREA: $1000.00 (Without utilities)
2007 BAH RATE FOR AN E2 – E-4: $ 1,245 - with dependents / $1,005 - without dependants
IS LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE: Yes
IS GOVERNMENT OWNED HOUSING AVAILABLE: Yes, Public Private Venture (PPV) Housing is
available, see the Local Housing Officer for details.
HOUSING OFFICE PHONE#: (904) 270-6942
WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS LIVE: Jacksonville, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Ponta Vedra
RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL YOUNG FAMILY: $100 - $150 / MONTH
WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE: Naval Station Mayport and Naval Air
Station Jacksonville GO TO SCHOOL: Neighborhood schools
WHAT LEVEL OF TRICARE IS AVAILABLE: Standard, Prime, and Extra. Contact Tricare to discuss
which program is best for you.
IS DELTA DENTAL AVAILABLE: Yes, but must enroll. Family plan approx. $35/month
IS IT ADVISABLE TO BRING DEPENDENTS ALONG WHEN REPORTING? Yes, temporary lodging is
available and specifically caters to military members relocating.