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Base Portsmouth, Virginia 

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Beginning 01 May 2014 the Base Portsmouth ID Card Office will be changing their Thursday evening hours and schedule for walk-ins.  Evening walk-ins will be available the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 1600 to 1830.


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How are we doing?  Base Portsmouth Customer Satisfaction Survey http://www.uscg.mil/dol/survey.

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New Coast Guard Retiree Services Website - http://www.uscg.mil/retiree/default.asp

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21 April 2014


ALL persons requesting entry to the base must be able to provide the following upon request:

*     Provide a valid "government issued" identification card for vehicle occupants age 16yrs and older
*     Provide a valid Driver's LICENSE
*     Provide current VEHICLE REGISTRATION
*     Provide current VEHICLE INSURANCE (Smartphone/ electronic versions accepted)
*     Provide proof of STATE VEHICLE INSPECTION from states requiring them
*     Motorcyclists: Provide documentation showing completion of Motorcycle Rider’s Safety Course

Sentries and patrolmen may request these items at any time and deny individuals access to the installation and issue citations if any of the required items are invalid, expired, or not available.

*******In accordance with ALCOAST 188/13, the Base CO has made the decision to terminate the decal policy on 01 October 2013.  For more information on the decal termination process, please review ALCOAST 188/13: USCG POV DECAL PROGRAM PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF TERMINATION*******

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Mailing Address:
4000 Coast Guard Boulevard
Portsmouth, Virginia  23703-2199

Welcome to Base Portsmouth! As a part of the Commandant’s Guiding Principles of Steadying the Service and Strengthening our Partnerships, standardized bases were formed to stabilize field support delivery by re-instating local command unity and providing balance between technical authority and local command authority.  On 28 November 2011, BSU Portsmouth, PSSU Portsmouth and HSWL RP Portsmouth were disestablished and Base Portsmouth was established.

By 2013, coinciding with increased base command opportunities and implementation of the DCMS career progression enhancements, ESU Portsmouth and NESU Portsmouth will become the C4IT Department and the Naval Engineering Department respectively under the Base to achieve the Standard Base Construct end state.

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