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					                                     UNIT INFORMATION

DATE SHEET FILLED OUT: 13 Jun11 District 1

UNIT NAME: USCGC PENDANT (WYTL 65608)

PERSONAL MAILING ADDRESS: Officer in Charge
                          USCGC PENDANT (WYTL 65608)
                          427 Commercial Street
                          Boston, MA 02109


COMMERCIAL PHONE # (617) 223-3174 or 3070                           FAX: (617) 223-3318

WEB SITE: http://cgweb.d1.uscg.mil/sectorboston/index.htm
E-MAIL: Brent.D.Desirey@uscg.mil (XPO)

UNITS MISSIONS: Port Waterways and Coastal Security, ATON and Ice Breaking.

TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT: ATON Technician

TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT: ATON Technician

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: Inport OOD, 1 and 4.

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: Inport OOD, 1 and 4.

UNDERWAY WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: Helmsman/Lookout, 1 and 3.

UNDERWAY WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: Helmsman/Lookout, 1 and 3.

IF UNIT IS UNDERWAY, WHERE TO REPORT: Contact the Sector Boston GDO at (617) 223-3201

HOW MUCH PERSONAL STORAGE SPACE (IN CUBIC FEET): Limited Rack and hanger storage

UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING THE WORKDAY: ODU’s

RECOMMENDED UNIFORM ITEMS IN ADDITION TO SEABAG ISSUE: Unit will issue foul
weather gear.

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE Mark Twain once said, “if you don’t like the weather in New England,
just wait a few minutes.” SUMMER: 80 degF               WINTER: 30 deg F

UNIT MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REP/ PHONE #: After contacting the unit XPO, CWO M.Sawyer @
ISC Boston. (617) 223-.3220


WHAT TYPE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA: There are more than
100 colleges in the Boston area to choose from.

RATINGS PRESENT AT UNIT: Boatswains Mate and Machinery Technician

UNIT NAME: USCGC PENDANT (WYTL 65608)

NAME OF NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE. Base Boston.
LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE AND COMMISARY: On base, 2nd of building 8.

RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA: All

IF A CUTTER, COMMON DESTINATIONS OF DEPLOYMENTS: USCGC PENDANTs’ area of
responsibility is from the north Massachusetts/New Hampshire border to south
Massachusetts/Rhode Island border. However, due to various conditions concerning ice breaking
requests, PENDANT may work as far north as the rivers of Maine, south to New York Harbor and
the Hudson River.

UNIFORM TO REPORT IN: Contact unit prior to reporting. Summer: Tropical Blue Long.
Winter: Service Dress Bravo

IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILABLE , RECRUIT SHOULD ASK FOR. The Officer of the Deck or
Executive Petty Officer.


ANY OTHER INFORMATION A NEWLY ARRIVING MEMBER SHOULD KNOW. Allow plenty of
extra time for travel. There are currently road construction projects on all major highways
navigating through the city is very difficult. *NOTE* Due to security concerns, do not attempt to
bring a trailer into ISC Boston without obtaining permission first.


                             MEMBERS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS

IS MESSING AVAILABLE. Messing is available at the ISC Boston Galley.

QUARTERS AND OR BARRACKS AVAILABLE. Barracks are available on base.

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL 18-20 YR OLD SINGLE MALE: $1200.00 a year
                                             SINGLE FEMALE: $1200.00 a year

IS UNACCOMPANIED PERSONNEL LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE. No

WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE. In the Barracks on base.

SHOULD MEMBER SUBMIT HOUSING APPLICATION TO HOUSING OFFICE. No

WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK. There are several banks located within walking distance of the
base.

IS THERE A CREDIT UNION IN THE AREA: Several

IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA: Yes                 HOW MANY STORES. 100


                               MEMBERS WITH DEPENDENTS

COST OF AVERAGE TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE AREA
                                   WITHOUT UTILITIES: $1650.00 a month

BAH RATE FOR AN E-2 or E-3: https://secureapp2.hqda.pentagon.mil/perdiem/bah.html zip code: 02109

IS LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE. No
UNIT NAME: USCGC PENDANT (WYTL 65608)
IS GOVERNMENT OWNED HOUSING AVAILABLE: Yes

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE WAIT FOR HOUSING             MONTHS:2-4

HOUSING OFFICE PHONE#       617-223-3363         FAX# 617-223-3364

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS LIVE: Government owned housing (approx 20 miles south of the
city) or on the economy

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL YOUNG FAMILY PER MONTH $200.00

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE. At their Primary Care Physician
selected through Tricare


WHAT LEVEL OF TRICARE IS AVAIL     All     STANDARD/ PRIME /EXTRA


IS IT ADVISABLE TO BRING DEPENDENTS ALONG WHEN REPORTING? YES after getting
permission from the command.
Welcome Aboard Message:

1. WELCOME ABOARD USCGC PENDANT (WYTL-65608), THE FINEST 65 FOOT
HARBOR TUG IN THE FLEET! BM1 BRENT D. DESIREY HAS BEEN ASSIGNED AS
YOUR SPONSOR. YOU MAY CONTACT HIM AT 617-223-3070 OR 617-223-3174
BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 0700-1300.
2. IF UNABLE TO REACH YOUR SPONSOR, YOU MAY SPEAK WITH THE OFFICER
OF THE DECK ANYTIME BETWEEN 0700-1600 AT THE SAME NUMBERS ABOVE.
3. YOUR SERVICING PERSONNEL OFFICE POC AT SECTOR BOSTON WILL BE
YN3 VASHCHUCK AT 617-223-3213 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 0800-1500.
4. THE WORK LIFE RELOCATION ASSISTANCE MANAGER IS MS. JUNE
KONOCHUK AT 617-223-3479 DURING NORMAL WORKING HOURS. IF YOU ARE
TRANSFERRING WITH DEPENDANTS, YOU MUST NOTIFY THIS UNIT AS WELL
AS THE RELOCATION AND HOUSING STAFF PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
5. CHECK-IN PROCEDURES: YOU SHALL CHECK IN TO USCGC PENDANT
MOORED AT ISC BOSTON, 427 COMMERCIAL ST. BOSTON, MA 02109 NO LATER
THAN THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED ON YOUR ORDERS. IF ARRIVING AFTER
2200, IT IS ADVISABLE TO CALL AHEAD AND NOTIFY THE CUTTER OOD. IF THE
CUTTER IS UNDERWAY, ASK THE SECURITY GATE TO DIRECT YOU TO THE
SECTOR BOSTON ADMIN OFFICE TO CHECK IN WITH THE SECTOR YN1. THE
SECTOR YN1 WILL DIRECT YOU ON HOW TO MAKE CONTACT WITH THE
CUTTER.
6. TRAVELING TO BOSTON EITHER BY AIR OR CAR CAN BE DIFFICULT. IT IS
STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO SPEAK WITH THE UNIT EXECUTIVE PETTY
OFFICER PRIOR TO REPORTING IN SO THAT WE MAY ASSIST YOU IN
DETERMINING THE BEST WAY TO ARRIVE TO THE UNIT. THE LOCAL AIRPORT
IS LOGAN INTERNATIONAL. DRIVING DIRECTIONS VARY BASED ON
DIRECTION APPROACHING THE CITY AND CHANGING CONSTRUCTION
SCHEDULES.
7. IF YOU ARE SINGLE, BERTHING WILL BE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY ON THE
CUTTER AND A BARRACKS ROOM WILL BE ARRANGED AT THE ISC. IF YOU
HAVE DEPENDANTS YOU SHOULD CONTACT THE LOCAL HOUSING OFFICE AT
617-223-3348 TO DISCUSS YOUR HOUSING OPTIONS. IF YOU ARE MARRIED OR
HAVE DEPENDANTS TRAVELLING WITH YOU, YOU MUST CONTACT THE
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE STAFF AT THE WORK LIFE DIVISION AT 617-223-
3479 AND NOTIFY THE UNIT IN ADVANCE.
8. AGAIN, WELCOME ABOARD, IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR ARRIVAL.

				
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