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AIDS TO NAVIGATION TEAM GEORGETOWN

UNIT INFORMATION

PERSONAL MAILING ADDRESS:
(YOUR NAME)
USCG ANT
355 MARINA DRIVE
GEORGETOWN , SC 29440
COMMERCIAL PHONE (843) 527-4416
CELL 843-385-6601
FAX: (843) 527-4416

UNITS MISSIONS: SERVICE AND REPAIR OF AIDS TO NAVIGATION INCLUDING BUOYS, DAY BEACONS AND LIGHTS

TYPICAL SA/SN & FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT: ATON TECHNICIAN, BOAT MANAGER, PMS, TOWER CLIMBING, CLEAN-UPS, MAINTAINING UNIT RECORDS, CHART CORRECTIONS

IN PORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN & FA/FN:  UPON QUALIFICATION; ONE WEEK BEEPER DUTY WITH ONE HOUR RECALL AND ONE WEEK OFF

SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS:  REPORT TO OOD

HOW MUCH PERSONAL STORAGE SPACE (IN CUBIC FEET):

UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING THE WORKDAY:  ODU

RECOMMENDED UNIFORM ITEMS IN ADDITION TO SEABAG ISSUE:  EXTRA SET OF ODU’S

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE           SUMMER      90 F               WINTER    50 F

UNIT MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REP/ PHONE   (843) 546-2742

WHAT TYPE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA: ONLINE COURSES, AND LOCAL COLLEGES

RATINGS PRESENT AT UNIT:  FS, MK, BM, EM

NAME OF NEAREST CITY AND DISTANCE:  MYRTLE BEACH (30 MILES)

NAME OF NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE:  GROUP CHARLESTON (60 MILES)

LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE AND COMMISSARY: LARGE EXCHANGE AT BASE CHARLESTON

RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA:  ALL

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: WINYAH BAY, LITTLE RIVER, MURRELLS INLET, TOWN CREEK, AND ICW LITTLE RIVER TO WINYAH BAY AND WINYAH BAY TO CHARLESTON HARBOR.

UNIFORM TO REPORT IN: TROPICAL BLUE LONG

IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILIBLE, RECRUIT SHOULD ASK FOR: BM2 MCDOLE 843-385-6601, MK2 TAKLOR 843-385-6600

ANY OTHER INFORMATION A NEWLY ARRIVING MEMBER SHOULD KNOW: MEMBERS NEED TO HAVE A DRIVERS LINCESE, BECAUSE THERE IS NO BERTHING AT THE UNIT.

MEMBERS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS

IS MESSING AVAILABLE:  YES

QUARTERS AND OR BARRACKS AVAILABLE:  NO

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL 18-20 YR OLD: SINGLE MALE: $85/MONTH  SINGLE FEMALE: $85/MONTH

IS UNACCOMPANIED PERSONNEL LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE:  N/A

WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE: OUT IN THE ECONOMY

SHOULD MEMBER SUBMIT HOUSING APPLICATION TO HOUSING OFFICE: NO

WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK: USAA

IS THERE A CREDIT UNION IN THE AREA:  YES

IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA:  YES, WITH NUMEROUS STORES

MEMBERS WITH DEPENDENTS

COST OF AVERAGE TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE AREA  $750 WITHOUT UTILITIES

IS LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE:  NO

IS GOVERNMENT OWNED HOUSING AVAILABLE:  NO

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE WAIT FOR HOUSING: N/A                      

HOUSING OFFICE PHONE: (843) 724-7635                                                FAX#

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS LIVE:  LITCHFIELD

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL YOUNG FAMILY:          $85 MONTH

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE:  PCM

GO TO SCHOOL:  DEPENDING ON LOCATION OF HOUSING

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

IS UNITED CONCORDIA AVAILABLE:  YES

IS IT ADVISABLE TO BRING DEPENDENTS ALONG WHEN REPORTING?  YES

HAVE A JUNIOR MEMBER DESCRIBE THE AREA, JOB AND ANYTHING ELSE OF INTEREST TO A NEWLY ARRIVING MEMBER:

YOU WILL LEARN 12 VOLT DIRECT CURRENT (DC) ELECTRICAL SYSTEM THAT ARE RECHARGED BY SOLAR POWER.  YOU WILL ALSO CLIMB STRUCTURES AS HIGH AS 80 FEET ABOVE THE WATER  WE HAVE ONE LIGHT HOUSE IN THE AREA THAT WE MAINTAIN AS WELL.  THERE ARE 4 INLETS WITH VARIOUS LIGHTS, BUOYS AND BEACONS THAT REQUIRE CONSTANT SERVICING. YOU WILL SPEND APPROX. 30 HOURS UNDERWAY A WEEK AS WELL.

MYRTLE BEACH HAS A NUMEROUS AMOUNT OF SUMMER FUN ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, DRAG RACING, THEATER, RIVER CRUISES AND MANY SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS.  THERE ARE  PLENTY OF ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOUR LIBERTY FILLED WITH FUN AND EDUCATIONS.

THE UNIT HAS ONE 21 FOOT TRAILABLE BOAT THAT WE USE TO ACCESS THE MORE THAN 250 MILES OF WATERWAY WE MAINTAIN. THE 21 IS EQUIPPED TO REBUILD SMALL ATON STRUCTURES AND POSITION AND RECOVER SMALL BUOYS. THE ANT TEAM ALSO HAS A NEW 26 FOOT TANB WITH TWIN 150.

THERE IS PLENTY TO LEARN AND DO HERE. ITS GUARANTEED TO BE AN EXPERIENCE YOU’LL REMINISCE ABOUT FOR YOUR WHOLE LIFETIME.

  1. SPONSOR:  xxxxxxxxx, 843-527-4416, MON-FRI 0800-1500(CST)
  2. SERVICING PERSRU: GROUP CHARLESTON , 843-720-3286 POC:YN3 MURPHY, MON-FRI  0800-1600(CST).
  3. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE MANAGER: 305-535-4507 ISC MIAMI , MON-FRI 0800-1500(CST).
  4. CHECK-IN PROCEDURES: DURING NORMAL WORK HOURS, CHECK IN WITH THE EXECUTIVE PETTY OFFICER. AFTER HOURS REPORT IN WITH THE OOD AT STATION GEORGETOWN . UNIFORM OF THE DAY TROPICAL BLUE LONG.
  5. IF ARRIVING VIA COMMERCIAL AIRLINE MBR SHOULD FLY INTO CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT . CALL ANT GEORGETOWN PRIOR TO FLIGHT TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO BE PICK UP AT AIRPORT. IF DRIVING ENSURE YOU HAVE PROOF OF CURRENT INSURANCE AND DRIVERS LICENSE FOR YOUR VEHICLE.
  6. BERTHING ISSUES:  GOVERNMENT LEASED HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR MARRIED OR SINGLE MEMBERS.  MARRIED MEMBERS E-2 RECEIVE BAH FOR THE LOCAL AREA IN THE AMOUNT OF $933.
  7. REQUEST A COPY OF MEMBERS CG-3029 (SMALL ARMS FIRING REPORT) BE INCLUDED WITH MEMBERS ORDERS.
  8. SPONSORS WILL NEED LEAVE MAILING ADDRESS IN ORDER TO MAIL WELCOME ABROAD PACKAGES.

USCG STATION GEORGETOWN
355 MARINA DRIVE
GEORGETOWN, SC  29440
(843) 546-2742

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