MSU GALVESTON by langkunxg

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									Date filled out: November 13, 2007         District 8

*RECRUIT SHOULD USE TO ASK INFORMATION                                         PAGE 1 OF 3

UNIT NAME: MARINE SAFETY UNIT GALVESTON

PERSONAL MAILING ADDRESS:

USCG MSU GALVESTON
3101 FM 2004
Texas City, TX 77591

COMMERCIAL PHONE # (409) 978-2700

WEB SITE:     www.uscg.mil/d8/msu/galveston        E-MAIL:

UNIT’s MISSIONS: We protect the public and those who work on our waterways, and safeguard
the environment and U.S. economic interests, by preventing and mitigating marine incidents and
security breaches, and facilitating the marine transportation system through partnerships,
education, and regulatory compliance.

TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT: We don’t normally have SA/SN assignments

TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Same

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: We stand a comms watch
during the normal workday 0800-1630 the rotation depends on how many thirds we have. You
will usually stand it about 2-3 times a month

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: Same

UNDERWAY WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: N/A

UNDERWAY WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: N/A

SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS: Member must report during
the workday.

IF UNIT IS UNDERWAY, WHERE TO REPORT: N/A

HOW MUCH PERSONAL STORAGE SPACE: Everyone has a personal locker in the unit
locker room.

UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING THE WORKDAY: ODU’s

RECOMMENDED UNIFORM ITEMS IN ADDITION TO SEABAG ISSUE: N/A
UNIT NAME: MSU GALVESTON                                            PAGE 2 OF 3




AVERAGE TEMPERATURE | SUMMER: 98F heat index of 106                  WINTER: 40-50F

UNIT MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REP/ PHONE # LTJG Karen Moss / 409-978-2744

WHAT TYPE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA: We have
universities, community colleges, and technical schools.

RATINGS PRESENT AT UNIT: MST, BM, MK, DC, YN, OS, GM, SK

NAME OF NEAREST CITY AND DISTANCE: Houston 35 Miles

NAME OF NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE: SFO Galveston 18 Miles

LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE AND COMMISARY: Same

RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA: All

IF A CUTTER, COMMON DESTINATIONS OF DEPLOYMENTS: N/A

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY IF NOT A CUTTER: High Island Bridge, Gulf Intracoastal
Waterway (GICW) MILE 319 TO THE Colorado River (GICW) mile 441 and contains 26 miles
of the busy Houston Ship Channel and the ports of Galveston, Texas City, and Freeport. It
includes lower Galveston Bay and extends offshore 200 miles south to the limits of the Exclusive
Economic Zone

UNIFORM TO REPORT IN: Trops

IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILIBLE, RECRUIT SHOULD ASK FOR: Yeoman

ANY OTHER INFORMATION A NEWLY ARRIVING APPRENTICE NEEDS TO KNOW:
N/A

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
At this unit we usually don’t have too many non-rates unless they are reservists.
UNIT NAME: MSU GALVESTON                                 PAGE 3 OF 3



                           MEMBERS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS

IS MESSING AVAILABLE: No
QUARTERS AND OR BARRACKS AVAILABLE: No

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL 18-20 YR OLD SINGLE MALE:   $100-150 / month
                                             SINGLE FEMALE:    $100-150 / month
This also depends on what area you live in.

IS UNACCOMPANIED PERSONNEL LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE: Yes

WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE: On the economy.

SHOULD MEMBER SUBMIT HOUSING APPLICATION TO HOUSING OFFICE: No

WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK: At the bank of their choice (USAA and Bank of America
are the most popular)
IS THERE A CREDIT UNION IN THE AREA: Yes

IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA: .5 Miles         HOW MANY STORES: 40+

                              MEMBERS WITH DEPENDENTS

COST OF AVERAGE TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE AREA: $800.00
                         WITH OR WITHOUT UTILITIES

BAH RATE FOR AN E2: $1187.00 w/dep $909.00 w/o dep                E3: $Same

IS LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE: Yes
IS GOVERNMENT OWNED HOUSING AVAILABLE: No

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE WAIT FOR HOUSING               0 MONTHS

HOUSING OFFICE PHONE#                N/A      FAX# N/A

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS LIVE: League City and Galveston

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL YOUNG FAMILY: $200.00/ MONTH

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE: To the local TRICARE
provider
                           GO TO SCHOOL: League City area
WHAT LEVEL OF TRICARE IS AVAILABLE: STANDARD/ PRIME /EXTRA/USFHP
IS DELTA DENTAL AVAILABLE: Yes

IS IT ADVISABLE TO BRING DEPENDENTS ALONG WHEN REPORTING? If they would
like to see the office then you are more than welcome to bring your dependents in but there is
really no need for them to be here when you check in.

								
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