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					                                           UNIT INFORMATION

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

E-MAIL: first.m.lastname@USCG.MIL
                              (EXAMPLE: Juliet.z.smith@.uscg.mil)

UNIT’s MISSIONS: Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Search & Rescue, Alien Migrant Interdiction
Operations

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)

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ANY OTHER INFORMATION A NEWLY ARRIVING APPRENTICE NEEDS TO KNOW:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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
stores.

                                          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.

				
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