Welcome aboard! Here on Coast Guard Cutter JUNIPER you will undergo exciting missions from servicing Aids to Navigation to Maritime Law Enforcement. You will also meet a great crew and outgoing command. Your Commanding Officer (CO) is LCDR A. Brian Caudle and the Executive Officer (XO) is LT Frank Morrison. CGC JUNIPER is located at Pier Two, Newport Naval Base. Also stationed on the pier are Coast Guard Cutters WILLOW (WLB 202) and IDA LEWIS (WLM 551). There is also a Maintenance Augmentation Team (MAT) stationed on the pier. For historical information about Newport Naval Base, click here.
USCGC JUNIPER (WLB 201)
NAVSTA PIER TWO
NEWPORT, RI 02841-1716
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Kathy Amatrado - Air Station Cape Cod Housing
There is government housing available within 7 miles of the base. For more information call the housing office at (401) 841-4209 or go to the housing office website. In order to live in government housing a release must be approved by the Air Station Cape Cod housing officer, which can be obtained by contacting the following number: (508) 968-6503. Because of Newport's reputation as a famous tourist area, rentals on the economy tend to be more expensive and hard to come by in the summer months and very expensive to heat in the winter months. Utilities in housing are free. The navy Fleet and Family support center (401-841-2283) has air mattresses, dining ware, etc. to borrow for those new to the area awaiting household good shipments.
If you are reporting into the ship as a SN you will be assigned to Deck Force, and if you are reporting in as a FN you will be assigned to the Engineering Department. If you are reporting in rated you will be set up with your designated department. You can always call the ship to find out who your sponsor will be and also talk with your department head.