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									Congratulations on your orders to the ATLANTA, GA area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact Rec ruiting Office Atlanta directly at 404-
968-5224. They will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide you in your housing
selection.

Also visit 2 military relocation websites maint ained by NAS Atlanta and Fort McPherson. They contain
information on local units, community housing, child care, education, medical and dental care, recreational
opportunities, spouse employment and more. Visit the NAS Atlanta website at
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1255 and Fort McPherson's website
at http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1255 Once WebGuard verifies
you through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down on the right to NAS
Atlanta or Fort McPherson.

These commands also have their own base website: NAS Atlanta http://www.afrc.af.mil/22af/ 94aw/nas.asp
and Fort McPherson http://www.mcpherson.army.mil

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Atlanta area:

Area Information
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www.atlanta.net
City of Atlanta http://www.ci.atlant a.ga.us/
State of Georgia http://www.state.ga.us/
Atlanta Entertainment http://www.atlantaentertainment.com/

Chamber of Commerce
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce http://www.metroatlantachamber.com/

Real Estate
National Association of Realtors   http://www. realt or.com/georgia/nbselga.asp?st=ga&poe= realtor

School Di stricts
Atlanta Public Schools http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/

Utilities
Atlanta Gas Light Company http://www.aglc.com/
BellSouth http://www. bellsout h.com/
Clayton Water Authority http://www.ccwa1.com/

Newspaper
Atlanta Journal Constitution http://www.ajc.com/

Childcare
Care Guide http://www.careguide.com
Family Cent ral http://www. familycent ral.org/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Adecco Career Accelerator http://wwwusadecco.com/careeraccelerat or
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Georgia Jobs http://www.georgiajobs.com/
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment. Click on the attached document.
 Relocation Information
Congratulations on your orders to Guantanamo Bay!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the unit at 011-53-99-6207 or 6010 or
6012. (You may have to dial an "8" before making an International call from on-base). They will tell you what
housing options are available to you.

One of the most informative websites that will assist you in your relocation is a websi te maintained by NS
Guantanamo Bay. It contains information on local units, housing, child care, education, medical and dental
care, recreational opportunities, spous e employment and more. Visit the website at
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=0925 Once WebGuard verifies you
through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down on the right to NS
Guantanamo Bay.

Here's an informative website on the Guantanamo Bay area:
http://www.nsgtmo.navy.mil

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation.
Click on the attached document.

Relocation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680

Congratulations on your orders to the BAHAMAS !

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at GA NTSEC
at 787-774-1182 / 1248. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide you
in your housing selection.

Here are some informative websites that are tailored to The Bahamas:

Area Information
The Islands of the Bahamas http://www.interk nowledge.com/bahamas/
The Bahamas Guide http://thebahamasguide.com
Bahamaweb http://www.bahamaweb.com/
Bahamas Net http://www.bahamas net.com/
Destination: Bahamas http://www.caribbeans upersite.com/bahamas/
Bahamas Guide http://www. whatsonbahamas.com/

Ministry of Touri sm
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism http://www. bahamas.com/

Education
DODEA School Information http://www.dodea.edu/
G-WRP-2 (Financial Resources Branch) pays for CG dependents to attend a local private school.

Shipping Your Household Goods, POV etc...
http://usmilitary.about.com/od/travelpay/a/pcsentitlements.htm
Newspaper
Nassau Guardian On-Line http://www.thenassauguardian.com/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation. The Overseas Relocation portion w ill
be of special interest to you. Click on the attached document.
 Relocation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the VIRGIN ISLANDS !

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at GA NTSEC
at 787-774-1182 / 1248. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide you
in your housing selection.

The website for both Resident Inspection Office St. Croix and Marine Safety Detachment St. Thomas is
located at: http://www.msocaribbean.com

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the U.S. Virgin Islands:

Area Information
U.S. Virgin Islands Guide http://www.us vi.net/
USVI Guide http://www.us viguide.com/
Travel Guide http://www. virginisles.com/
America's Paradise http://www.americasparadise.com/
CIA World Factbook http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/
Virtual Guide to St. Thomas http://st-thomas.com/
Virtual Guide to St. Croix http://st-croix.com/

Convention & Visi tors Bureau
U.S. Virgin Islands Dept. of Tourism http://www.us vi -info.com

Education
Non-DODEA School Information http://www.dodea. edu/
G-WRP-2 (Financial Resources Branch) pays for CG dependents to attend a local private school.

Newspaper
http://www. visource.com/Home/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation. The Overseas Relocation portion will
be of special interest to you. Click on the attached document.

Relocation Information
Deb Van Pelt

Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to SAV ANNAH/TYBEE, GA area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer locat ed at
AIRS TA Savannah at 912-652-4646 ext. 4565 or 843-724-7648. The LHO will tell you what housing options
are available to you, as well as guide you in your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager        MR. Dirk Francois


There are 2 military relocation websites maintained by Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. They contain
information on local units, housing, child care, education, medical and dental care, recreational opport unities,
spouse employment and more. Visit the websites at
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1195 (Fort Stewart ) or
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1210 (Hunter AAF) Once
WebGuard verifies you through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down on the
right to Fort Stewart or Hunter AAF.

Also visit local military websites for key phone numbers and Welcome Aboard information.
Air Station Savannah http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/as-savannah
Fort Stewart & Hunt er Army Airfield http://www.stewart.army.mil/
Station Tybee http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/gruchasn/statybee/statybee.htm
TA RPON & YELLOWFIN http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/gruchasn/ wpb/ wpb.htm

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Savannah/ Tybee area:

Area Information
Welcome to Savannah http://www.savannah-visit.com/
City of Savannah http://www.ci.savannah.ga.us
Our Coast http://www.ourcoast.com/cityguides
Savannah Online http://www.savannah-online.com/
Savannah.com http://www.savannahgeorgia.com/
Tybee Island http://www.tybeeisland.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce http://www.savc vb.com
Tybee Island Visitors Center/Chamber http://www.tybeeisland.com/tourinfo/chamber. htm
Convention and Visitors Bureau http://www.savannah-visit.com

Real Estate
Savannah Online http://www.savannah-online.com/ (click on Real Estate)
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www.realtor.com

School Di stricts
Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools        http://www.savannah.chatham.k12.ga. us/

Newspaper
Savannah Morning News http://www.savannahnow.com/

Childcare
Care Guide http://www.careguide.com

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at Ft. Stewart at 912 -870-5058.
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
SAVANNAH/TYBEE, GA area continued:

Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.usadecco.com/careeraccelerator
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

Transportation
Chat ham Area Transit http://www.catchacat.org/

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to reloc ation, such as locating a home or
apartment.
Click on the attached document.

Relocation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to YANKEETOWN, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer locat ed at
STA Yankeetown at 352-447-6900. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as
guide you in your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager         MR. Dirk Francois

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Yankeet own area:

Area Information
Nature Coast Central http://news.mywebpal.com/index.cfm?pnpid=744&om=0
FREE Relocation Guide from Chamber of Commerce
http://www.citruscountychamber.com/relocation_guide.php

Chambers of Commerce
Citrus County http://www.citruscountychamber.com/tourism.html
Crystal River http://www.yankeetown.com
Cedar Key Area http://www.cedarkey.org/
Greater Chiefland Area http://www.chieflandchamber.com/

Real Estate
Realt or.com http://www.realtor.com/citruscounty/nbregion.asp?st=fl

School Di strict
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Citrus County Public Schools http://www.citrus.k12. fl.us/

Newspaper
Cedar Key Beac on http://www.cedarkeybeacon.com

Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment. Click on the attached document. Relocation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
Congratulations on your orders to GEORGETOWN, SC area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer locat ed at
Group Charleston at 803-724-7627 or 843-546-2742. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available
to you, as well as guide you in your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager         MS. Debra Vanpelt

Station Georgetown has a website located at http://www.uscgstageorgetown.cjb.net/ It contains key phone
numbers and Welcome Aboard information.

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Georgetown/Myrtle Beach area:

Area Information
Georget own http://www.georgetown-sc.com/
Georget own County http://www.georgetownc ountysc.org/
Tour Georgetown http://www.maintour.com/southcar/chsgeor.htm
The Grand Strand http://www.ego.com/us/sc/myr/
Myrtle Beach Live http://www.myrtlebeachlive.com/
Myrtle Beach Sites http://www.myrtlebeachsites.com/
Myrtle Beach on the Net http://www.mbsc.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Georget own County http://www.georgetownc hamber.com/
Myrtle Beach Area http://www.mbchamber.com/

Real Estate
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www.realtor.com

School Di stricts
Georget own County School District http://www.gcsd.k12.sc.us/
Horry County School District http://www.hcs.k12.sc.us/

Newspaper
Georget own Times http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?brd=2081
Myrtle Beach Sun News http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/mld/sunnews/
Coastal Observer http://www.coastalobserver.com/

Childcare
Care Guide http://www.careguide.com

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.
Click on the attached document. Relocation Information

Congratulations on your orders to FORT PIERCE, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at S TA Ft.
Pierce at 772-464-6100. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide you
in your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager         MR. Dirk Francois


Area Information
Ft. Pierce http://plato.stlucie.k12.fl.us/html/community_info. html
Port St. Lucie http://plato.stlucie.k12.fl.us/html/port_st__lucie.html
Ft. Pierce http://plato.stlucie.k12.fl.us/html/ft__pierce.html
City of Port St. Lucie http://www.cityofpsl.com/
St. Lucie West http://www.stluciewest.com/
St. Lucie County http://www.stlucieco.gov/

Chambers of Commerce
Stuart/Martin County http://www.goodnature.org/
St. Lucie County http://www.stluciechamber.org/

Real Estate
St. Lucie County http://www.realtor.com/westpalmbeach/nbregion6.asp?st=fl

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Martin County Public Schools http://www.sbmc.org/
St. Lucie County Public Schools http://plato.stlucie.k12.fl.us/

Utilities
Stuart/Martin County http://www.goodnature.org

Newspapers
Stuart News & Port St. Lucie News http://www.tcpalm.com/tcp/stuart_news
Ft. Pierce Tribune http://www.tcpalm.com/tcp/tribune

Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/
Family Cent ral http://www. familycent ral.org/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

ORDERS TO FORT PI ERCE, FL continued:

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Florida Power and Light Reduced Deposi t Program
The Coast Guard has an agreement with Florida Power and Light to reduce your electric deposit to $100.
First, contact FPL and establish service. If your deposit amount is more than $100, fill out the two forms
attached and return them me via fax at 305 -278-6680. I then sign off on them and submit them via fax to FPL
who in turn reduces your required deposit to $100.
FPL Application
FPL Double Notice


Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to CORTEZ/ BRADENTON, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer locat ed at Air
Station Clearwater at 727-535-1437 x. 1160. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you,
as well as guide you in your housing selectio n.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager         MR. Dirk Francois



Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Cortez/Bradenton area:

Area Information
Bradenton.com http://www.bradent on.com/
City of Bradenton http://www.bradentonflorida.com
Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau http://floridaislandbeaches.org/

Chamber of Commerce
Bradenton Area Chamber http://www.flagulfislands.com
Manatee Chamber http://www.manateechamber.com

Real Estate
Bradenton Herald Classifieds http://www. bradenton.com/mld/bradenton/classifieds/
Realt or.com http://www.realtor.com/bradenton/nbregion. asp?st=fl&poe=realtor

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Manatee County Public Schools http://www.manatee.k12. fl.us/

Newspapers
Bradenton Herald http://www.bradent on.com/mld/bradent onherald/
Sarasota Herald Tribune http://www.newscoast.com/

Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment. Click on the attached document. Relocation Information
CORTEZ/BRADENTON AREA CONTINUED:

Florida Power and Light Reduced Deposi t Program
The Coast Guard has an agreement with Florida Power and Light to reduce your electric deposit to $100.
First, contact FPL and establish service. If your depos it amount is more than $100, fill out the two forms
attached and return them me via fax at 305 -278-6680. I then sign off on them and submit them via fax to FPL
who in turn reduces your required deposit to $100. FPL Application
FPL Double Notice

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to TAMPA BAY AREA!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at 727-535-
1437 x. 1160 / 1155. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide you in
your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager          MR. Dirk Francois


Visit local military websites for unit information as well as web links to the local area.
Air Station Clearwater http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/as-clearwat er
ANT St. Pete http://www.uscg.mil/d7/ units/grustpete/antstpete/index.html
Group St. Pete units http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/grustpete/units.htm
Group St. Pete tenants http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/grustpete/tenants.htm
MacDill Air Forc e Base http://public.macdill.amc.af.mil/
MSO Tampa http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/mso-tampa
RESOLUTE http://www.uscg.mil/d7/cutters/resolute/uscgc_resolute.htm
Station Sand Key http://www. uscg.mil/d7/units/grustpete/stasandkey
VENTUROUS http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/grustpet e/ venturous/

Also visit a military relocation website maintained by MacDill Air Force Base. It c ontains information on local
units, housing, child care, educ ation, medic al and dent al care, rec reational opportunities, spouse employment
and more. Visit the website at http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/ Installation.prc_S electSubject?p_Site=1000
Once WebGuard verifies you through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down
on the right to MacDill AFB.

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Tampa Bay area:

Area Information
Tampa Bay On-Line http://www.tbo.com
City of Tampa http://www.tampagov. net/
Tampa/Hillsborough Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www. visittampabay.com
City of St. Petersburg http://www.ci.saint-petersburg.fl.us
City of Clearwat er http://www.clearwater-fl.com/
St. Petersburg - Clearwater Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www.floridasbeach.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Greater Tampa http://www.tampachamber.com
St. Petersburg Area http://www.stpete.com
Greater Clearwater http://www.clearwat erflorida. org

Real Estate
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www. realtor.com/tampa/nbregion.asp?st=fl&poe=realtor
Tampa Tribune Classifieds http://classified.tampatrib.com
St. Petersburg Times Classifieds http://localnet.abracat.com/stpete/

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Hillsborough County Public Schools http://www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/
Pinellas County Public Schools http://www.pinellas.k12.fl.us

Newspaper
Tampa Tribune http://www.tampatrib.com/
St. Petersburg Times http://www.sptimes.com
TAMPA BAY AREA continued:


Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at Mac Dill AFB at 813 -828-0145.
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.usadecco.com/careeraccelerator
Worknet Pinellas http://www. worknetpinellas.org
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

Transportation
Bay Area Commuter Services http://www.tampabayrideshare.org/
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit http://www.hartline.org/
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority http://www.psta.net/

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a h ome or
apartment.

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the greater MIAMI area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Office at 305-278-
6837 / 6838. They will assist in determining your housing options, which include buying, renting, leased
housing and the Rental Partnership Program.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager        MR. Dirk Francois



Also visit a relocation website I maintain named "US CG Miami." It contains information on local CG units,
housing, child care, education, medical and dental care, recreational opport unities, spouse employment and
more. Visit the website at http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/ Installation.prc_S electSubject?p_Site=0975
Once WebGuard verifies you through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down
on the right to USCG Miami.

Visit local unit websites for unit information as well as web links to the local area.
Air Station Miami http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/as-miami
CEU Miami http://cgweb.lant.uscg.mil/ceumiami/
D7       http://www.uscg.mil/d7/
ESU Miami http://cgweb.lant.uscg.mil/esumiami/
ISC Miami         http://cgweb.lant.uscg.mil/iscmiami/
GENTIAN http://www.uscg.mil/lantarea/cutter/Gentian/
MSO Miami http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/mso-miami
NESU Miami http://cgweb.lant.uscg.mil/iscmiami/nesu.htm
Sector Miami http://www.uscg.mil/d7/ units/grumiami
U.S. Southern Command http://www.southcom.mil
VALIANT http://www.uscg.mil/lantarea/cutter/ valiant/Index.htm

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the South Florida area:

Area Information
Broward County http://www.broward.org
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www.gmc vb.com
South Florida Visitors Guide http://www.southflorida.com/ visitor/

Maps
Map of Miami-Dade County http://gisims2.miamidade.gov/MDGIS/home.htm
Map of Broward County http://www.browardschools.com/about/broward_map.htm

Chambers of Commerce
All Broward County Chambers of Commerce http://www.broward. org/
Greater Miami Chamber http://www. greatermiami.com/
Homestead/Florida City Chamber http://www.chamberinaction.com

Real Estate
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www.realtor.com/miami/nbregion.asp?st=fl&poe=realtor

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Miami-Dade County Public Schools http://www.dadeschools.net/
Broward County Public Schools http://www.browardschools.com/

Newspapers
Miami Herald http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/
Broward County http://www.sun-sentinel.com/
MIAMI AREA continued:

Childcare
Miami-Dade County        http://www.miamidade.gov/ dhs/children_s elect_childcare.asp
Broward County http://gis.broward.org/ website/child2/searc h.htm
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.usadecco.com/careeraccelerator
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

Transportation
Links to Metrorail etc... http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Florida Power and Light Reduced Deposi t Program
The Coast Guard has an agreement with Florida Power and Light to reduce your electric deposit to $100.
First, contact FPL and establish service. If your deposit amount is more than $100, fill out the two forms
attached and return them me via fax at 305 -278-6680. I then sign off on them and submit them via fax to FPL
who in turn reduces your required deposit to $100.
FPL Application
FPL Double Notice

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the Key West, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR.
If you are relocating to Key West:
 With dependents, contact the Navy Housing Officer at 305-293-4417 or e-mail keywest@norfolk.navy.mil
 Single members, contact the Coast Guard Local Housing Officer at 305-797-0958 or 305-295-1454.
 Single members that are E-4 and below will be assigned barracks (UEPH) or shipboard be rthing, unle ss
     cleared by their command & UEP H Coordinator, at 305-295-1455.

If you are relocating to Marathon or I slamorada, contact the ISC Miami Local Housing Office at 305-278-6837
/ 6806 / 6813 to find out what housing options are available to you. Please note, per ALCOAS T 204/03
effective 1 April 2003, Islamorada and Marathon have been designat ed as Critical Housing Areas (CHA).

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager       MR. Dirk Francois


Local military websites include:
ANT, ESD, MAT/WAT, MOHAWK http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/grukeywest/tenant.cmds.htm
Sector Key West http://www.uscg.mil/d7/ D7%20Sectors.htm
STA Islamorada http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/grukeywest/staislamorada/main.htm
STA Marathon http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/grukeywest/stamarathon/
THE TIS http://www.uscg.mil/lantarea/cutter/thetis/thetishome.htm


Also visit a military relocation website maintained by Naval Air Facility Key West. It contains information on
local units, housing, child care, education, medical and dental care, recreational opportunities, spouse
employment and more. Visit the website at
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1045 Once WebGuard verifies you
through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down on the right to NAF Key West.

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to The Keys area:

Area Information
Monroe County http://www.co.monroe. fl.us/
City of Key West http://www.keywestcity.com/
Village of Islamorada http://www.islamorada.fl.us/
Official Tourism Council Website of The Keys http://www.fla-keys.com/
Best of The Florida Keys http://www.thefloridakeys.com/index.html
Florida Keys On-Line Guide http://www.florida-k eys.fl.us/
Great Locations: Florida Keys http://www.greatlocations.com/keys/index.cfm
Island Guide http://www.keyexposure.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Links to all Chambers of Commerce in The Keys      http://www.florida-keys.fl.us/chamber.htm

Real Estate
Key West Citizen http://keysnews.com/ (Click on "Classified Ads" in the left-hand column).
The Keynoter http://www.keynoter.com/classifieds/
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www.realtor.com

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Monroe County Public Schools http://www.monroe.k12.fl.us/
KEY W EST AREA continued:

Newspapers
The Keynoter http://www.keynoter.com/
Key West Citizen http://keysnews.com/
Miami Herald: Keys Edition
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/local/states/florida/counties/monroe_county/cities_neighborhood
s/florida_keys/

Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at NAS Key West at 305-293-4408 ext. 18.
Key West Citizen http://keysnews.com/ (Click on "Classified Ads" in the left-hand column).
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to LAKE WORTH, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at S TA Lake
Worth Inlet at 561-844-4470. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide
you in your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager         MR. Dirk Francois


Here are some informative websites that are tailored to the Lake Worth area:

Area Information
Palm Beach County http://www.co.palm-beach.fl.us/
Palm Beach County Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www.palmbeac hfl.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Lake Worth      http://www.lwchamber.com
Palm Beach http://www.palmbeac hchamber.com
Nort hern Palm Beac hes http://www.npbchamber.com

Real Estate
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www.realtor.com/palmbeachfl/nbregion. asp?st=fl

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Palm Beach County Public Schools http://www.palmbeach.k12.fl.us/

Newspapers
Sun Sentinel http://www.sun-sentinel.com/
Palm Beach Post http://www.palmbeachpost.com/
Palm Beach Daily News http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/

Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/
Family Cent ral http://www. familycent ral.org/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.usadecco.com/careeraccelerator
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

LAKE WORTH AREA continued:

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Florida Power and Light Reduced Deposi t Program
The Coast Guard has an agreement with Florida Power and Light to reduce your electric deposit to $100.
First, contact FPL and establish service. If your deposit amount is more than $100, fill out the two forms
attached and return them me via fax at 305 -278-6680. I then sign off on them and submit them via fax to FPL
who in turn reduces your required deposit to $100.

FPL Application
FPL Double Notice

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to AI R STATION BORI NQUEN (AGUADILLA), PR!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at 787-890-
8470 x. 8514 / 8516. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide you in
your housing selection.
Also visit the Housing website at http://www.uscg.mil/d7/ units/as-borinquen/Housing/Housing.htm

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager          MR. Dirk Francois


Visit the Air Station Borinquen website at http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/as-borinquen It contains important
information on topics such as housing, shipping your vehicle and household goods, child care, schools,
medical and dental care, cost of living, recreation, etc....

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Aguadilla area:

Area Information
Welcome to Puerto Rico http://welcome.topuert orico.org/city/aguadilla.shtml
Puerto Rico Online http://www.prol.com/
CIA World Fact Book http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
Borinquen Online http://www. op.net/~ovidio/

Convention & Visi tors Bureau
Puerto Rico http://www.meetpuert orico.com/

School Di strict - Registrar for Puerto Rico school s: 787-707-4621


Department of Defense Education Activity http://www.dodea.edu/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.adeccopr.com/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as trip planning, overseas
relocation, and moving with children and pets. Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the JUPITER, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer locat ed at
STA Lak e Worth at 561-844-4470. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as
guide you in your housing selection.

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Jupiter area:

Area Information
Town of Jupiter http://www.jupiter.fl.us/
Jupiter http://www.jupiterfloridausa.com
Yahoo Information on Jupiter http://dir.yahoo.com/regional/u_s__states/florida/cities/jupiter/
Palm Beach County http://www.palmbeac hfl.com/
Palm Beach Interactive http://www.gopbi.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Jupiter-Tequesta-Juno Beach http://www.jupiterfl. org
Treas ure Guide http://www.tcpalm.com/tcp/tg_pb_home

School Di stricts
FL Dpt of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Palm Beach County Public Schools http://www.palmbeach.k12.fl.us/
Education Overview http://www.jupiterfl.org/education.htm
Jupiter Parents http://www.jupiterparents.com

Newspaper
Jupiter Courier http://www.jupiter.fl.us/
Palm Beach Daily News http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/

Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.usadecco.com/careeraccelerator (Boca, W. Palm)
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.
Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Florida Power and Light Reduced Deposi t Program
The Coast Guard has an agreement with Florida Power and Light to reduce your electric deposit to $100.
First, contact FPL and establish service. If your deposit amount is more than $100, fill out the two forms
attached and return them me via fax at 305-278-6680. I then sign off on them and submit them via fax to FPL
who in turn reduces your required deposit to $100.

FPL Application
FPL Double Notice

Congratulations on your orders to PONCE DE LEON/NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL area!
I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work-Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer locat ed at
Group Mayport at 904-564-7528. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as
guide you in your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager         MR. Dirk Francois


Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Ponce de Leon/New Smyrna Beach area:

Area Information
New Smyrna Beach http://www. volusia.com/nsb/
New Smyrna Beach Online http://www.nsbfla.com/
Volusia County http://www. volusia.org/
Area Links http://www. volusia.org/links.htm

Chambers of Commerce
Southeast Volusia http://sevchamber.com/
Other Chamber Links http://www. volusia.org/links.htm
Daytona Area Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www.daytonabeach.com

Real Estate
Realt or.com http://www.realtor.com/newsmyrna/nbregion.asp?st=fl

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Volusia County Public Schools http://www. volusia.k12.fl.us/
Other Education Links http://www. volusia.org/links.htm

Newspaper
Daytona Beach News Journal http://www. news-journalonline.com/
The Deland Beacon http://www.delandbeacon.com/

Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

PONCE DE LEON/ NEW SMYRNA BEACH area continued:

Florida Power and Light Reduced Deposi t Program
The Coast Guard has an agreement with Florida Power and Light to reduce your electric deposit to $100.
First, contact FPL and establish service. If your deposit amount is more than $100, fill out the two forms
attached and return them me via fax at 305 -278-6680. I then sign off on them and submit them via fax to FPL
who in turn reduces your required deposit to $100.
FPL Application
FPL Double Notice

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the CAP E CANAV ERAL, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, the following is a list of contacts:
Here are a few important telephone numbers for reporting and information:
USCG Station Port Canaveral            321-868-4200,        868-4201; FA X 321-868-4209
USCGC CONFIDE NCE                      321-868-4231,        784-8176; FA X 321-868-4233
USCGC VIGILA NT                        321-868-4241,        853-7176; FA X 321-868-4243
USCGC SHRIKE                           321-868-4258,        868-4248; FA X 321-868-4245
USCG Electronic Support Detachment Port Canaveral            321-868-4212, 868-4240; FA X 321-868-4219
USCG Marine Safety Detac hment Port Canaveral                321-784-6780; FA X 321-784-6789
USCG Cape Canaveral Armory             321-853-7322;        FA X 321-853-6320
Patrick Air Force Base Information     321-494-1110
Patrick Air Force Base Family Housing. 321-494-2593


Visit local military websites for unit information as well as web links to the local area.
Sector Jacksonville website http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/mso-jax/
Patrick Air Force Base https://www.patrick.af.mil/
Also visit a military relocation website maintained by Patrick Air Force Base. It contains information on local
units, housing, child care, educ ation, medic al and dent al care, rec reational opportunities, spouse employment
and more. Visit the website at
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1120 Once WebGuard verifies you
through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down on the right to Patrick AFB.

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Cape Canaveral area:
Area Information
Fact Book (comprehensive guide to Brevard County)
http://www. floridatoday.com/community/resources/index.htm
Brevard County http://countygovt.brevard.fl.us/
Cyber Brevard http://cyber-brevard.com/
Canaveral Port Authority http://www.portcanaveral.org
See Florida http://www.see-florida.com/
Brevard County Commissioner http://countygovt.brevard.fl.us/bcc/
Brevard Chat http://www.brevardchat.com/ (Great place to look for upcoming events and local info)
All Brevard http://www.allbrevard.com/ (Great place to look for upcoming events and local info)

Chambers of Commerce
Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce http://www.cocoabeachchamber.com
Melbourne-P alm Bay Area Chamber of Commerce http://www.melpb-chamber.org

Real Estate
Florida Today Real Estate and Apartments http://www.floridatoday.com/realestate/
Florida Living Network http://fl.living.net/community/melbourne/
Housing
Patrick Air Force Base Housing Link: https://www.pat rick.af.mil/newcomer.htm
Apartment Guide: http://www.apartmentguide.com
School Di strict
Florida Department of Educ ation http://www. firn.edu/doe/ (offers great school statistics)
Brevard County Public Schools http://www.brevard.k12. fl.us

Newspaper
Florida Today http://www.flatoday.com
Local TV Stations
ABC Channel 9             http://www. wft v.com/
CBS Channel 6             http://www.local6.com/
FOX Channel 35                     http://www. fox35wofl.com/
NBC Channel 2   http://www. wkt v.com/
CAP E CANAV ERAL AREA continued:


Childcare
Cont act ISC Miami Work-Life for list of DOT discounted cent ers    800-872-4957 x. 307
Care Guide http://www.careguide.net/
Family Cent ral http://www. familycent ral.org/
Spouse Employment
Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at Patrick AFB at 321 -494-5675.
Brevard Job-Link http:// www.brevardjoblink.org/
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
Monster. Com     http://www.monster.com
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Spouse handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook
Transportation
Space Coast Area Transit http://www.ridescat.com/


Miscellaneous
Here is a good sourc e for maps of Florida and all kinds of other type maps and odd resources like a daily tree
pollen map.
http://www.mapathon.com/ fl.shtml

Local Towns North to South

City of Titus ville (N) (Mainland)(20-30min from Unit) http://www.titusville.com/

Kennedy Space Center (N) (20-30min from Unit) http://www.ksc.nasa.gov/

City of Cocoa (NW)(Mainland) (15-40min from Unit) http://www.cocoafl.org/

City of Cape Canaveral (N)(3-10min from Unit) http://sun6.dms.state.fl.us/cape/index.html

Port Canaveral Website
http://www.portcanaveral.org/ (S) (0-10min from Unit )

Merritt Island (S and W) (10-45min from Unit) http://www.merrittisland.net/

City of Cocoa Beach (S)(5-10min from Unit) http://www.ci.cocoa-beach. fl.us/

Area of Viera (W)(Mainland) (20-30min from Unit) http://www. viera.com/

City of Rockledge (W)(Mainland) (20 -30min from Unit) http://www.cityofrockledge.org/

Patrick Air Force Base https://www.patrick.af.mil/ (S) (20-30min from Unit)

City of Satellite Beach (S) (20-35min from Unit) http://www.satellitebeach.org/

City of Indian Harbour Beach (S ) (30-45min from Unit) http://www.indianharbourbeach. org/

City of Indialantic (S) (35-45min from Unit) http://www.indialantic.com/

City of Melbourne (SW)(Mainland) (35-45min from Unit) http://www.melbourneflorida.org/

City of Melbourne Beach (S ) (45-60min from Unit ) http://www.melbournebeachfl.org/

City of West Melbourne (SW)(Mainland)(25-60min from Unit) http://www.westmelbourne.org/

City of Palm Bay (SW)(Mainland)(30-60min from Unit) http://www.palmbay florida. org/
CAP E CAV ERAL AREA continued:

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager         MR. Dirk Francois


I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Florida Power and Light Reduced Deposi t Program
The Coast Guard has an agreement with Florida Power and Light to reduce your electric deposit to $100 .
First, contact FPL and establish service. If your deposit amount is more than $100, fill out the two forms
attached and return them me via fax at 305 -278-6680. I then sign off on them and submit them via fax to FPL
who in turn reduces your required deposit to $100. FPL Application
FPL Double Notice

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the JACKS ONVILLE/MAYP ORT, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at 904-564-
7528. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide you in your housing
selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager        MR. Dirk Francois



There are also other military websites for the area:
MSO Jacksonville http://www. uscg.mil/d7/units/mso-jax
Naval Air Station Jacksonville http://www.nasjax.navy.mil/
Naval Station Mayport http://www.nsmayport.navy.mil/
Sector Mayport http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/grumay port

Also visit 2 military relocation websites maint ained by Naval Station Mayport and Naval Air Station
Jacksonville. They contain information on local units, housing, childcare, education, medical and dental care,
recreational opportunities, spouse employment and more. Visit the websites at
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1090 (NS Mayport) or
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1030 (NAS Jacksonville) Once
WebGuard verifies you through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down on the
right to NS Mayport or NAS Jacksonville.


Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Jacksonville/Mayport area:

Area Information
Welcome to the First Coast http://www.welcometo.com
Jacksonville and the Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau http://www.jaxc vb.com
Access Jacksonville http://www.coj.net
Jacksonville Magazine http://www.jacksonvillemag.com

Chambers of Commerce
Jacksonville/Mayport Chamber of Commerce http://www.myjaxchamber.com
Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www. visitjacksonville.com

Real Estate
Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide http://www.apart -guide.com/
Free Apartment Locator Service http://www.jacksonvilleapts.com/
Jacksonville Housing http://www.jacksonvillehousing.com/
Jacksonville Area Communities http://www.jacksonville.com/community/
Realt ors in Jacksonville http://jacksonville.about.com/citiestowns/southeastus/jacksonville/msub7.htm

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Duval County Public Schools http://www.educationcentral.org
St. John's County Public Schools http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/index.html

Newspaper
The Florida Times-Union http://www.jacksonville.com/

Childcare
Jacksonville Children's Commission http://www.jaxchildrenscommission.org/
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook
JACKS ONVILLE/MAYP ORT, FL area continued:

Spouse Employment

Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at NS Mayport at 904 -270-6600 x. 139 or NAS Jacksonville at 904 -
542-2766 x. 148.
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.usadecco.com/careeraccelerator
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

Transportation
Jacksonville Transportation Authority   http://www.jtaonthemove.com/

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the CHARLESTON, SC area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at 843-724-
7627 or 843-546-2742. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as guide you
in your housing selection. If you are accompanied, also visit the Naval Weapons Station Charleston Housing
website at http://www.nwschs.navy.mil/

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager              MR. Dirk Francois


Visit local unit websites for unit information as well as web links to the local area.

Charleston Air Force Base http://public.charleston.amc.af.mil/
DALLAS           http://www.uscg.mil/lant area/cutter/dallas/
GALLA TIN        http://www.uscg.mil/lant area/cutter/gallatin/
MSO Charleston            http://www.uscg.mil/d7/ units/mso-chasn/
Naval Weapons Station Charleston http://www.nwschs.navy.mil/
Recruiting Office Charleston       http://www.uscg.mil/d7/ units/gruchasn/rec ruit/recruit.htm
Sector Charleston         http://www.uscg.mil/d7/ units/gruchasn/index.htm
Southeastern Fisheries Training Center       http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/srftc/
YELLOWFIN http://www.uscg.mil/d7/units/gruchasn/ wpb/wpb.htm

There are also two military relocation websites maintained by Charleston Air Force Base and Naval We apons
Station Charleston. They contain information on local units, housing, child care, education, medical and dental
care, recreational opportunities, spous e employment and more. Visit the websites at
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=4195 (Charleston AFB) or
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=4200 (NWS Charleston)
Once WebGuard verifies you through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down
on the right to Charleston AFB or NWS Charleston.

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Charleston area:

Area Information
Insiders Guide to Charleston http://www.insiders.com/charleston -sc/
City of Charleston http://www.charleston.net/
City of North Charleston http://www.northcharleston. org/
Berkeley County http://www.gobc web.com/
Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau http://www.charlestonc vb.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Charleston Metro Chamber http://www.charlestonchamber. net/
Berkeley Chamber of Commerce http://www.bcoc.com/
Orangeburg Chamber of Commerc e http://www.orangeburgsc.net/Chamber/chamber.html
Greater Summerville Chamber of Commerce http://www.gs dcchamber.org/

Real Estate
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www.realtor.com

School Di stricts
Charleston County School District http://www.ccsdschools.com/
Berkeley County School District http://www.gobcweb.com/education/education.html
Dorc hester County School District Two http://www. dorc hester2.k12.sc.us

Newspaper
The Charleston Daily News http://thedailynews.com/

Childcare
Care Guide http://www.careguide.com
CHARLESTON, SC area continued:

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at NWS Charleston at 843-764-7480 or...
Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at Charleston AFB at 843-963-4406.
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.usadecco.com/careeraccelerator
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/

Transportation
Charleston Area Regional Transit Authority    http://www.ridecart a.com/

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work-Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer at 787-774-
1182 / 1248. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as well as gui de you in your
housing selection.

Visit the Coast Guard Accompanied Housing website at http://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/root/housing.html
or Unaccompanied Pers onnel Housing at http://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/root/uph.html

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager       MR. Dirk Francois


Visit the Sector San Juan Relocation website at http://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/root/relocating.html. It
contains important information on topics such as housing, shipping your vehic le and household goods, child
care, schools, medical/dental care, phone numbers, etc....

Other loc al military websites include:
Fort Buchanan http://www.buc hanan.army.mil
MSO San Juan http://www.msocaribbean.com/
Sector Preventions http://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/ root/preventions.html
Sector Logistics http://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/root/logistics.html
Sector Response http://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/root/response. html
ESD San Juan http://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/root/esdsj.html
MAT San Juan http://cgweb.lant.uscg.mil/ vdiv/ NESUs/Miami/
Recruiting Office http://www.gocoastguard.com/offices/PuertoRico. html


Also visit a military relocation website maintained by Fort Buchanan. It contains information on local units,
housing, child care, education, medical and dental care, recreational opport unities, spouse employment and
more. Visit the website at http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/ Installation.prc_S electSubject?p_Site=4150
Once WebGuard verifies you through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down
on the right to Fort Buchanan.

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the San Juan area:

Area Information
Welcome to Puerto Rico http://welcome.topuert orico.org/city/sanjuan.shtml
Escape to Puerto Rico http://escape.topuertorico.com/
Puerto Rico Online http://www.prol.com/
CIA World Fact Book http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

Convention & Visi tors Bureau
Puerto Rico http://www.meetpuert orico.com/

Real Estate
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www.realtor.com

School Di strict - Registrar for PR school s: 787-707-4621
Antilles Consolidated School System http://www.am.dodea.edu/acss/AES/index.htm

Department of Defense Education Activity    http://www.am.dodea.edu/acss/AES/index.htm

Child Development Center
Bayamon Child Development Center http://www.uscg.mil/sectorsanjuan/root/cdc.html

PUERTO RICO area continued:

Newspaper
Puerto Rico Herald       http://www.puertorico-herald.org

Shipping Your Household Goods, POV etc...
http://www.mtmc.army.mil/front Door/0,1383, OID=28--1035-2509--2509,00.html
http://www. whereismypov.com

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook
Spouse web page: http://www.cgspouses.net

Spouse Employment
Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at Fort Buchanan at 787 -740-3290.
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.adeccopr.com
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as trip planning, overseas
relocation, and moving with children and pets. Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to BRUNSWICK/KINGS BAY, GA area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer locat ed at
STA Brunswick at 904-564-7528 or 912-786-5440. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to
you, as well as guide you in your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager        MR. Dirk Francois



There is a military relocation website maintained by nearby Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. It contains
information on local units, housing, child care, education, medical and dental care, recreational opport unities,
spouse employment and more. Visit the website at
http://www.dmdc.osd.mil/sites/owa/Installation.prc_SelectSubject?p_Site=1225 Once WebGuard verifies you
through DEERS, click on "View Information on Installation" and then scroll down on the right to NSB King s
Bay. The base has a website at http://www.subasekb.navy.mil

Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Bruns wick area:

Area Information
Glynn County http://www.glynncounty.org
Brunswick/Golden Isles Visitors Guide http://www.bgivb.com
Golden Isles http://www.gacoast.com
Historic Bruns wick http://www.gacoast.com/navigator/mainstreet.html
Camden County Online http://www.camdencounty-ga.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce http://www.brunswick-georgia.com
Camden-Kings Bay Area Chamber of Commerce http://www.camdenchamber.com/

Real Estate
National Association of Realtors   http://www.realtor.com

School Di stricts
Glynn County School District http://www.glynn.k12.ga.us
Camden County School District http://www.camdencounty-ga.com (Click on Schools)

Newspaper
Brunswick News http://www.thebrunswicknews.com/
Kings Bay Periscope http://www.kingsbayperiscope.com/

Childcare
Care Guide http://www.careguide.com

Spouse Employment
Cont act the Spouse Employment Manager at NSB Kings Bay at 912-673-4520.
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook
BRUNSWICK/KI NGS BAY, GA area continued:

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.

Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680
Congratulations on your orders to the FORT MYERS, FL area!

I am the Transition and Relocation Manager for IS C Miami Work -Life, and the unit you are transferring to is in
my AOR. Since housing is typically a primary concern, please contact the Local Housing Officer locat ed at
STA Fort Myers at 727-535-1437 x1160. The LHO will tell you what housing options are available to you, as
well as guide you in your housing selection.

For information on the Housing Referral Guide Please contact the Relocation Manager         MR. Dirk Francois


Here are also some informative websites that are tailored to the Fort Myers area:

Area Information
City of Fort Myers http://www.cityftmyers.com/
Lee County Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www.leeislandcoast.com/
A Guide to Sout hwest Florida http://www.florida-southwest.com/

Chambers of Commerce
Greater Fort Myers http://www.fortmyers.org
Lee County http://www.leechamber.com/
Cape Coral http://www.capec oralchamber.com/
Sanibel-Captiva Island http://www.sanibel-captiva.org/
Southwest-Florida Chamber http://www.chamber-swflorida.com

Real Estate
Comprehensive Guide to Real Estate http://www.floridafortmyers.com/
Nat'l Association of Realtors http://www.realtor.com

School Di stricts
FL Department of Education http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/schoolgrades/ (select School Grades under
Accountability Report)
FL Dpt of Education Military Family Assistance http://www.firn.edu/doe/military/techassist.htm
Lee County Public Schools http://www.lee.k12.fl.us/

Newspaper
The News Press http://www.news -press.com/

Childcare
Florida Dpt of Children & Families http://www. dcf.state.fl.us/childcare/

Spouse s
Coast Guard Spous e Handbook
http://www.uscgcaworklife.com/ forms/relocation/spouses_handbook

Spouse Employment
Florida Jobs http://www.floridajobs.com/
Adecco Career Accelerator http://www.usadecco.com/careeraccelerator
Military Spouses Career Network http://www.mscn.org/
U.S. Dpt. of Labor's website for military spouses http://www.milspouse.org
Military Spouse Career Center http://www.military.com/spouse

I have als o compiled a vast list of Internet websites related to relocation, such as locating a home or
apartment.
Click on the attached document. Reloc ation Information

FORT MYERS, FL area continued:

Florida Power and Light Reduced Deposi t Program
The Coast Guard has an agreement with Florida Power and Light to reduce your electric deposit to $100.
First, contact FPL and establish service. If your deposit amount is more than $100, fill out the two forms
attached and return them me via fax at 305 -278-6680. I then sign off on them and submit them via fax to FPL
who in turn reduces your required deposit to $100.

FPL Application
FPL Double Notice

Deb Van Pelt
Transi tion and Relocation Manager
U.S. Coast Gua rd ISC Mia mi Work-Life Staff
15614 SW 117th Avenue
Mia mi, FL 33177
E-mail: Debra.E.Vanpel t@uscg.mil
TEL: 305.278.6673
FAX: 305.278.6680

								
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