UNIT INFORMATION DATE SHEET FILLED OUT: 12 JANUARY, 2009 District 5 UNIT NAME: STATION CAPE MAY Personal Mailing Address: (YOUR NAME) USCG STATION 1 MUNRO AVE CAPE MAY, NJ 08204 Note: Personal mail will be forwarded to barracks or housing after arrival. Commercial Phone # (609) 898-6995 or 6996 Fax:(609) 898-6751 page 1 of 5
Unit’s Missions SEARCH AND RESCUE, LAW ENFORCEMENT, AIDS TO NAVIGATION, PORT SAFETY AND SECURITY. Typical SA/SN Job Assignment Typical FA/FN Job Assignment BOAT CREWMAN, BOARDING TEAM MEMBER BOAT CREWMAN, ENGINEER, BTM
Inport Watch type and duty rotation for SA/SN & FA/FN 2 DAYS ON 2 DAYS OFF Special procedures for reporting after hours: SEE OFFICER OF THE DAY
How much personal storage space: 1 STAND-UP WARDROBE-STYLE LOCKER Uniform normally worn during the workday: OPERATIONAL DRESS UNIFORM Recommended uniform items in addition to seabag issue: Summer months: RUNNING SHOES (for PT) Winter Months: GLOVES, WATCH CAP, LONG UNDERWEAR Average Temperature Summer 85 Winter 45 Unit Mutual Assistance Representative / Phone # CWO WEST (609) 898-6909 What type of continuing education is available within immediate area? ATLANTIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE
UNIT NAME: STATION CAPE MAY MEMBER WITHOUT DEPENDENTS
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Is messing available: YES AT TRACEN GALLEY, BUT SEPRATS ARE PROVIDED Quarters and/or barracks available: BARRACKS Rate of auto insurance for the typical 18-20 year old, single male: $ 275/mo. single female: $ 250/mo. Is Unaccompanied Personnel Leased Housing available: NO Where will a single E2/E3 more than likely live: TRACEN CAPE MAY UPH Where do most people bank: MANY LOCAL BANKS AVAILABLE Is there a credit union in the area: NO Is there a mall in the area: SHORE MALL, 35 MIN, HAMILTON MALL 45 MIN MEMBER WITH DEPENDENTS Should member submit Housing application to housing office: YES Cost of average two bedroom apartment in the area: $800-1000 with utilities included. BAH rate for an E-2/E-3/E4 without dependents: $987 BAH rate for an E-2/E-3/E4 with dependents: $1316 Is leased housing available: Very Limited due to being a resort area. Is government owned housing available: YES What is the average wait for a two-bedroom house/apartment: UP TO 6 MONTHS DURING SUMMER TRANSFER SEASON. Housing office phone number: (609) 898-6918 fax: (609) 898-6274 Where do most dependents live: GOVT HOUSING CAPE MAY & ON THE ECONOMY Is it advisable to bring dependents when first reporting aboard: YES, IF ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE IN ADVANCE FOR TEMP QUARTERS OR SOME OTHER TYPE OF LODGING. MOTELS IN CAN RANGE FROM $100 TO $300 PER NIGHT DURING SUMMER SEASON. Dependents go to school: Elementary- Cape May City Elementary Junior High- Tietleman Jr. High School High School- Lower Township High School Rate of auto insurance for NJ licensed driver for a typical young family: approximately $200 /month Where do most dependents receive medical care: LOCAL DOCTORS or EMERGENCY ROOM - TRACEN Clinic is for Active Duty only. What level of TRICARE is available in the area: TRICARE Prime Network available United Concordia/Family Dental is available.
UNIT NAME: STATION CAPE MAY Ratings present at the unit: 1 Officer, BM, MK, 1 YN, 1 SK
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Name of nearest city and distance: CAPE MAY - 2 MILES, ATLANTIC CITY 45 MILES Name of nearest military facility and distance: FT DIX/MCGUIRE AFB, NJ- 85 MILES Location of nearest exchange and commissary: Exchange: TRACEN CAPE MAY Commissary: FT. DIX/MCGUIRE AFB Religious denominations in the area: ALL FAITHS Area of responsibility if not a cutter: DELAWARE BAY, SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY AND ATLANTIC OCEAN TO 50 MILES OUT Uniform to report in: SUMMER: Tropical Blue Long, WINTER: Service Dress Blue If the sponsor is not available, apprentice should ask for: OFFICER OF THE DAY ANY OTHER INFO A NEWLY ARRIVING APPRENTICE NEEDS TO KNOW: PLAN ON REMAINING AT THE UNIT UNTIL THE END OF THE WORK DAY IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE CHECK IN PROCESS. BARRACKS ARRANGEMENTS FOR SINGLE MEMBERS WILL BE MADE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. YOUR FIRST TWO WEEKS WILL BE FULL OF MEETING KEY UNIT PERSONNEL, COMPLETING YOUR COMMUNICATIONS WATCH QUALIFICATION, AND GETTING AQUAINTED WITH UNIT OPERATIONS. LEAVE AND LIBERTY IS RESTRICTED SOMEWHAT UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE COMMUNICATIONS WATCH QUALIFICATION. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: STATION CAPE MAY IS AN IMMEDIATE RESPONSE UNIT, WHICH MEANS WE OPERATE MUCH LIKE THAT OF A FIRE HOUSE. THE BOAT CREWS ARE READY AROUND THE CLOCK, DAY OR NIGHT, TO RESPOND TO THE MARINER IN DISTRESS, AS WELL AS LAW ENFORCEMENT MISSIONS AND POLLUTION REPORTS. WE’RE RESPONSIBLE FOR NEARLY 1300 SQUARE NAUTICAL MILES THAT EXTEND FROM CORSONS INLET, NJ, TO CAPE MAY, TO SHIP JOHN SHOAL IN DELAWARE BAY, TO CAPE HENLOPEN, DE. WE HAVE AN IMPORTANT MARITIME SAFETY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND PORT SAFETY AND SECURITY MISSION. ONCE YOU REPORT ABOARD YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO QUALIFY AS COMMUNICATIONS WATCH STANDER, 47 MLB CREW, 25 DCB CREW AND BOARDING TEAM MEMBER. PERSONNEL DISPLAYING HIGH DEGREE OF MOTIVATION CAN ALSO PURSUE A COXSWAIN QUALIFICATION UPON
UNIT NAME: STATION CAPE MAY
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CERTIFICATION OF THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS. ONCE YOU HAVE BECOME FULLY QUALIFIED, YOU WILL RUN AS PART OF A CREW ON THE BOATS AND ASSIST IN CONDUCTING BOARDINGS ON VESSELS IN OUR AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY. LIFE AT THE UNIT IS GOOD. CURRENTLY WE ARE ON PORT AND STARBOARD ROTATION (48 HOURS ON AND 48 HOURS OFF). DURING THE WINTER MONTHS, WITH SUFFICIENT NUMBERS OF QUALIFIED PERSONNEL, THREE SECTION DUTY IS A POSSIBILITY. THERE ARE MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY, AS THERE ARE MANY LOCAL CHURCHES AND SPORTING CLUBS, AS WELL AS CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS IN THE AREA. THE BEST ADVICE WE CAN GIVE YOU IS TO SHOW UP READY TO LEARN AND WORK, WITH A GOOD ATTITUDE, AND PROPER MILITARY BEARING.
R 161616Z OCT 08 FM COGARD STA CAPE MAY NJ TO COGARD TRACEN CAPE MAY NJ//T// INFO COMCOGARD SECTOR DELAWARE BAY PA//ADMIN// COGARD TRACEN CAPE MAY NJ//PERSRU// BT UNCLAS //N01326// SUBJ: SR xxxxxxxx, USCG 1.YOUR SPONSOR/MENTOR IS xxxxxxxxxxx, WHO WILL ASSIST YOU WITH ANY PERSONAL MATTERS AND CONCERNS THAT YOU MAY HAVE. (609)898-6995/96. CONTACT THIS MEMBER DURING NORMAL WORKING HOURS. ALSO ADVISE YOUR SPONSOR OF YOUR MARITAL STATUS, SO HE MAY ASSIST YOU IN SECURING HOUSING/TEMP QUARTERS AS NEEDED. 2.ANY OTHER QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO BMC VIA OR BM1 SCHOCK. CALL BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 0730 AND 1530 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AT 609-898-6995/96. IF AFTER HOURS, ASK FOR THE OFFICER OF THE DAY. ENSURE WHEN YOU CALL THE UNIT, THAT YOU EXPLAIN YOUR LEAVE INTENTIONS AND HAVE AN ADDRESS AVAILABLE, IN ORDER FOR US TO SEND YOU A WELCOME ABOARD PACKAGE AND TO CONFIRM YOUR BERTHING ARRANGEMENTS. 3.STATION CAPE MAY ADMIN, YN3 FIELDING, (609)898-6757 M-F. 4.UNIT OMSBUDSMAN IS MS. CHRIS BURNS. (609)861-5909 5.REPORT IN PREFERRABLY BEFORE 1130. BE PREPARED TO START YOUR INDOCTRINATION/CHECK-IN UPON YOUR ARRIVAL. 6.WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR ARRIVAL! BT