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USCG Station Channel Islands Harbor

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Here is some useful information about the Station and Local Area.

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Unit Info

UNITS MISSIONS: Search and Rescue, Law Enforcement. Counter Drug and Alien Migrant Operations, Living Marine Resources.

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Point Conception to Point Dume out 50 NM.

TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Communications Watchstander, 45' RB-M, 29 RB-s Gen II Crewman, 45' RB-M Pursuit Crewman, Boarding Team Member.

TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Communications Watchstander, 45' RB-M, 29 RB-s Gen II Crewman, 45' RB-M Boat Engineer,45' RB-M Pursuit Crewman, Boarding Team Member.

RATINGS PRESENT AT UNIT: BM, MK, YN, ME
DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: Port/Starboard, Sliding Weekends.
DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: Port/Starboard, Sliding Weekends.
SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS: Check in with the OOD.
HOW MUCH PERSONAL STORAGE SPACE: One standard sized locker.
UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING THE WORKDAY: Operational Dress Uniform(ODU)
UNIFORM TO REPORT IN: Report in Tropical Blue Long with Combo Cover.
IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILIBLE, MEMBER SHOULD ASK FOR: Ask for OOD.
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: SUMMER 75-80 WINTERS 50-60.
UNIT MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REP/ PHONE #: Commanding Officer - LT. Miller (805) 985-9822.

Area Info


WHAT TYPE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA: There are several community colleges and universities near by.
LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE: Naval Base Ventura County, One Mile away from Station.
NAME OF NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE: Navy Base Ventura County, One mile from unit.
NAME OF NEAREST CITY AND DISTANCE: Ventura - 10 miles, Camarillo - 10 miles, Santa Barbara - 25 miles, Malibu - 30 miles, Los Angeles - 45 miles. .
RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA: All.

Members without Dependants


Is messing available: No, you will recieve a monthly BAS of $325.04.
Quarters and or barracks available: No.
BAH rate for an E2/E3: Without dependents $1362.00. BAH Tables
Rate of auto insurance for typical 18-20 yr old: $150.00-$200.00 per month.
Is unaccompanied personnel leased housing available: No.
Where will a single non-rate more than likely live: On the economy.
Should member submit housing application to housing office: Yes.
Where do most people bank: Bank of America, Chase, Navy Federal Credit Union, USAA.
Is there a credit union in the area: Yes, several.
Is there a mall in the area: Pacific View Mall in Ventura.

Members with Dependants


Does the Unit Have an Ombusmen? Yes, Mrs. Lesley Miller (251) 510-0496
Cost of average two bedroom apartment in the area: $1300.00-$2100 without utilities.
BAH rate for an E2/E3: With dependents $1800.00. BAH Tables
Is leased housing available: Yes.
Is government owned housing available: Yes.
Housing office phone#: (805)982-4321
Where do most dependents live: Government owned housing, Ventura, Camarillo, Oxnard.
Rate of auto insurance for typical young family: $205.00 per month.
Where do most dependents receive medical care: Contact Tri-Care for list of options.
Go to school: Depending on the areas you live.
What level of Tricare is availliable (standard / prime / extra): All.
Is Delta Dental available: Yes.
Is it advisable to bring dependents along when reporting? No.


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Last Modified 12/16/2014