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									                                      UNIT INFORMATION

DATE SHEET FILLED OUT: October 15, 2010 District 9

UNIT NAME: Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie

PERSONAL MAILING ADDRESS:
Commander
U. S. Coast Guard Sector
337 Water Street
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783


COMMERCIAL PHONE (906) 635-3228                    FAX: (906) 635-3325
                 (906)635-3301

WEB SITE:       http://www.uscg.mil/d9/sectSaultSteMarie/

CG CENTRAL SITE: http://cgcentral.uscg.mil/mycg/portal/ep/home.do?pageTypeId=1610622420


UNITS MISSIONS
SAR/ATON/Vessel Traffic/Marine Conservation/Ice Breaking

TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT
Yards & Docks Department

TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT
Engineering Department or Housing Maintenance

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN
Typically 1 in 8

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN
Typically 1 in 8

SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS
Report to the Officer of the Day (OOD) (906) 635-3228

UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING THE WORKDAY
ODU

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE              SUMMER 75        WINTER 28

UNIT MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REP/ PHONE #
CWO2 R. A. THORNHILL (906) 635-3206

WHAT TYPE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA
DANTES, CLEP, and Lake Superior State University

RATINGS PRESENT AT UNIT
BM, DC, EM, ET, GM, FS, HS, IT, ME, MK, MST, OS, SK and YN

NAME OF NEAREST CITY AND DISTANCE
Sault Sainte Marie, Ont, Canada, Population: 75,000
NAME OF NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE
Self ridge ANG Base, MI, 348 miles

LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE AND COMMISARY
Small local Coast Guard Exchange/Commissary

RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA
All denominations are available

IF A CUTTER, COMMON DESTINATIONS OF DEPLOYMENTS
Great Lakes Region

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY IF NOT A CUTTER
St. Ignace, MI to Duluth, MN

UNIFORM TO REPORT IN
Tropical Blue Long or Service Dress Blue Bravo

IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILIBLE, RECRUIT SHOULD REPORT TO:
Sector Admin Office

ANY OTHER INFORMATION A NEWLY ARRIVING MEMBER SHOULD KNOW
Although Sault Ste Marie, MI is small, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada is much larger and offers
many more cultural opportunities, activities and restaurants commensurate to their population.
They have a medium size mall, ski resort, movie theatre, museums and various dance clubs, etc. Be
prepared for extreme winter temperatures and conditions, with appropriate clothing and vehicle.

                             MEMBERS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS

IS MESSING AVAILABLE
ENL BAS and there is a Dining Facility available

QUARTERS AND OR BARRACKS AVAILABLE
No barracks. Single non-rated personnel reside in unaccompanied personnel leased housing (multi-
bedroom apartments).

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL 18-20 YR OLD SINGLE MALE: $2000.00 a yr in MI
                                              SINGLE FEMALE: $2000.00 a yr in MI

IS UNACCOMPANIED PERSONNEL LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE
Yes, if you require Housing contact FSC Lewanski at (906)253-3422

WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE
UPLH or on Economy

SHOULD MEMBER SUBMIT HOUSING APPLICATION TO HOUSING OFFICE
Yes, CWO Thornhill (906)635-3206 is the point of contact.

WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK
3 Banks and 2 Credit Unions

IS THERE A CREDIT UNION IN THE AREA
Federal Employees of Chippewa County, 402 W Spruce, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783 (906) 632-3134
Soo Co-op, 536 Bingham Ave, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783 (906) 632-6819

IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA                        HOW MANY STORES
Yes, several small to medium stores including: Walmart, Kmart, Big Lots, and JC Pennys

UNIT NAME: Sector Sault Sainte Marie

                                MEMBERS WITH DEPENDENTS

BAH RATE FOR E4 and below: BAH /w $663.00         BAH w/o $535.00

IS LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE
No

IS GOVERNMENT OWNED HOUSING AVAILABLE
Yes, there are 60 duplex and single units ranging from 2 to 4 bedrooms

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE WAIT FOR HOUSING                1-2 months

HOUSING OFFICE PHONE# (906) 635-3206 or (906)253-3422             FAX# (906) 635-3216

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS LIVE
In Coast Guard-owned housing

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE Tricare
                                              Various Physicians

                                              GO TO SCHOOL Sault Area Schools

WHAT LEVEL OF TRICARE IS AVAIL:           Prime Remote

IS DELTA DENTAL AVAILABLE: Yes

IS IT ADVISABLE TO BRING DEPENDENTS ALONG WHEN REPORTING? Yes – but it is
advisable to ask first when waiting for housing.

SUBJ: WELCOME ABOARD SN TREVOR J. DANIELSON, 2062643, EM “A’SCHOOL.
CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ORDERS TO SECTOR SAULT SAINTE MARIE, LOCATED IN
ONE OF THE OLDEST TOWNS IN THE NATION. MORE THAN 10,0000 YEARS AGO A GLACIAL
RETREAT LEFT BEHIND THE GREATEST BODY OF INLAND LAKES IN THE WORLD, THE U.S.
GREAT LAKES. LAKE SUPERIOR, THE LARGEST OF THESE LAKES, IS CONNECTED TO THE
OTHERS VIA THE 60-MILE LONG ST. MARY'S RIVER. SAULT SAINTE MARIE MICHIGAN IS
LOCATED AT THE HEAD OF THE ST. MARY'S RIVER AND IS HOME TO THE WORLD-FAMOUS
SOO LOCKS IN THE HEART OF MICHIGAN'S VACATIONLAND. SHIPPING IS CONSIDERED A
MAJOR PRIORITY ON THE ST. MARY'S RIVER, AND MANAGING THE TRAVEL OF THIS RIVER
"HIGHWAY" IS A CRITICAL JOB FOR THE MEN AND WOMEN AT COAST GUARD SECTOR
SAULT. IN ADDITION, THE FULL RANGE OF OPERATIONAL AND SUPPORT MISSIONS ARE
CONDUCTED ACROSS THE SECTOR SAULT AOR. WE STRIVE FOR EXCELLENT MISSION
EXECUTION AND ARE DEDICATED TO EQUAL, FAIR AND RESPECTFUL TREATMENT OF
ALL OUR MEMBERS OF TEAM COAST GUARD.
2. SAULT SAINTE MARIE IS WELL KNOWN FOR THE GREAT OUTDOORS.
WITH IT'S WIDE VARIETY OF HUNTING, FISHING, SNOW MOBILING AND MORE,IT'S A
GREAT PLACE TO BECOME A PART OF A CLUB OR ORGANIZATION.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN CHECKING OUT SOME LOCAL GROUPS PLEASE CONTACT
SAULT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT (906) 632-3301.
3. SAULT SAINTE MARIE MICHIGAN IS NEIGHBORED BY OUR FRIENDLY CANADIAN
BORDER. THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE, SPANNING TWO MILES OVER THE LOCKS,
CONNECTS SAULT SAINTE. MARIE, MICHIGAN TO SAULT SAINTE. MARIE, ONTARIO.
PLEASE CHECK WITH CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION TO FIND OUT PROPER
IDENTIFICATION NEEDED TO CROSS THE BORDER. SECTOR SAULT IS DEDICATED TO
MAKING YOUR MOVE TO THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN AS SMOOTH AND
REWARDING AS POSSIBLE. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE OUR MAILING ADDRESS IS:
COMMANDER, U.S. COAST GUARD SECTOR, 337 WATER ST, SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI
49783-9501.
4. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WILL ASSIST YOU IN YOUR TRANSITION:
A. TO ENSURE YOUR TRANSFER IS A SMOOTH ONE, YOU HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED TO A
SPONSOR, EM3 CORY COGHLAN WILL ASSIST YOU IN ANY QUESTIONS THAT MAY ARISE
AND CAN BE REACHED AT (906) 635-3249 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 0730-1600 EST OR BY
EMAIL AT CORY.D.COGHLAN(AT)USCG.MIL.
B. PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT ADMIN/SPO IF YOU HAVE ANY DIFFICULTIES
IN YOUR TRANSITION. YN1 LISHA WELCH CAN BE REACHED AT (906)635-3301 OR BY
EMAIL AT LISHA.A.WELCH(AT)USCG.MIL.
BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 0730-1600 EST.
C. FOR ANY HOUSING SUPPORT FEEL FREE TO CONTACT CWO R. A. THORNHILL (906) 635-
3206 OR BY EMAIL AT RICKY.A.THORNHILL(AT)USCG.MIL. SECTOR SAULT HOUSING
FACILITIES ARE TOWNHOUSES RANGING FROM 2-4 BEDROOMS. THE AMOUNT OF
BEDROOMS ALLOWED PER MEMBER IS BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF DEPENDENTS IN EACH
FAMILY. THE HOUSING UNITS ARE LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES FROM THE
SECTOR FOR AN EASY CONVENIENT RIDE TO WORK. IF YOU ARE NOT REPORTING INTO
HOUSING, THERE ARE A NUMBER OF APARTMENT COMPLEXES AND/OR RENTALS IN THE
AREA. IF NEEDED YOU CAN CONTACT THE SAULT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR
HOUSING INFORMATION IN THE AREA AT (906) 632-3301 OR AT
WWW.SAULTSTEMARIE.ORG OTHER USEFUL WEB LINKS:WWW.SAULTSTEMARIE.COM OR
WWW.SOOEVENINGNEWS.COM AND
https://cgportal.uscg.mil/delivery/Satellite/SECTORSAULTSTEMARIE ADDITIONAL UNIT
INFORMATION CAN BE GAINED BY ACCESSING CG CENTRAL, WHEN YOU ARE LOGGED
INTO CG CENTRAL CLICK ON UNITS, CLICK ON SEARCH FOR UNITS/DEPARTMENTS AND
ENTER IN 007440 FOR THE UNIT ID NUMBER. THIS WILL BRING UP USEFUL INFORMATION
ABOUT THE SECTOR.
D. FACILITIES: SECTOR SAULT PROVIDES AN INDOOR FITNESS/WEIGHT ROOM INCLUDING
A SAUNA WHICH IS AVAILABLE TO MEMBER'S AND THEIR DEPENDENTS. THE
RECREATION DECK HAS PING PONG TABLES,FOOSBALL, A TELEVISION AND A COMPUTER
WITH OPEN INTERNET ACCESS (WITHIN COAST GUARD REGS). THE SECTOR EXCHANGE IS
LOCATED IN THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING WHICH HAS VARIOUS COAST GUARD
APPAREL, ELECTRONICS, FOOD, AND MORE. THE HOURS ARE MON-FRI 0830-1700, SAT 1000-
1500 AND CLOSED SUNDAY. ALSO FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF THE MEMBERS THE SECTOR
HAS A GALLEY THAT SERVES BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER AT AN AFFORDABLE
PRICE AND A GREAT SELECTION OF A VARIETY OF MEALS. UPON ARRIVAL YOU WILL
MEET THE STAFF AND LEARN ABOUT HOW TO SIGN UP FOR MEALS.
E. EDUCATION: BEING LOCATED IN "THE SOO" YOU ARE IN THE VICINITY OF LAKE
SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY. IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO FURTHER YOUR EDUCATION
YOU CAN CONTACT THE UNIVERSITY AT (906) 632-6841, 1-888-800-LSSU OR BY EMAIL AT
WWW.LSSU.EDU. THERE ARE ALSO MANY OTHER CHOICES FOR ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE
AND HIGH SCHOOLS INCLUDING PRIVATE SCHOOLS. ALSO THERE IS A LOCAL PUBLIC
LIBRARY LOCATED AT 541 LIBRARY DRIVE. IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION
PLEASE CALL (906) 632-9331 OR BY EMAIL AT WWW.UPROC.LIB.MI.US/BPL.
F. WEATHER: THE UPPER PENINSULA MICHIGAN HAS A RUMOR OF SNOW-THIS IS NO
RUMOR. PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR WINTER MONTHS WHICH CAN BECOME VERY COLD.
THE CLIMATE DOES CHANGE OVER THE SUMMER MONTHS TO RANGE IN THE MID TO
UPPER 70S. AS LISTED IN THE AREA DEMOGRAPHICS HERE IS AN IDEA OF WHAT YOU
WILL BE LOOKING FORWARD TO. JANUARY: HIGH-21DEGREES LOW-5DEGREES. JULY:
HIGH-75DEGREES LOW-52DEGREES ANNUAL RAINFALL: 33" ANNUAL SNOWFALL: 115"
GROWING SEASON(DAYS)124 SOURCE: NOAA CLIMATE SUMMARY.
 G. UTILITY PROVIDERS: WATER-SAULT SAINTE MARIE WATER DEPARTMENT NATURAL
GAS: DTE ENERGY ELECTRICITY: EDISON SAULT ELECTRIC COMPANY OR CLOVERLAND
ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE GARBAGE COLLECTION AND RECYCLING: WASTE
MANAGEMENT TELECOMMUNICATION: AMERITECH, CELLULAR ONE, CENTURYTEL,
CHIPPEWA COUNTY TELEPHONE COMPANY. CABLE/INTERNET: CHARTER
COMMUNICATIONS.
H. BE SURE TO REPORT NLT 0800 ON RPT DATE. REPORT IN TROPICAL BLUE LONG WITH
COMBINATION COVER UNLESS TOLD OTHERWISE BY SPONSOR.
I. THE TRANSITION RELOCATION MANAGER FOR THE NINTH DISTRICT IS MR. WILLIAM
SCHMIDT WHO CAN BE REACHED AT (216) 902-6355 OR (800) 872-4957, EXT 309.EMAIL
ADDRESS IS WILLIAM.A.SCHMIDT(AT)USCG.MIL.
MR. SCHMIDT WILL ASSIST YOU IN COMPLETING A NEEDS ASSESSMENT, WHICH IS A
CRITICAL STEP IN IDENTIFYING SPECIAL NEEDS, SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT ISSUES, HOUSING
REQUIREMENTS, AND ANY UNIQUE FAMILY NEEDS.
5. AGAIN, CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR NEW ASSIGNMENT. WE LOOK FORWARD TO
MEETING YOU UPON ARRIVAL.
BT
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