Coast Guard Station Pascagoula is located on Singing River Island, a man made island composed of dredge
materials from the Pascagoula Ship Channel and Ingalls Basin. Singing River Island is located approximately
5 miles away from downtown Pascagoula, Mississippi. The crew of CG Station Pascagoula manages Search and Rescue,
Ports Waterways and Coastal Security, as well as Federal Law Enforcement from 10 Statute Miles North of Interstate
10, to 30 miles south of the barrier islands, and in between the tips of Dauphin and Deer Island.
Coast Guard Station Pascagoula is home to two 41’ Utility Boats, and three 25’ Defender Class Boats. The Station
maintains two buildings and a boat dock. The unit is made up of a mix of ratings, to include Boatswainsmates, Machinery
Technicians, Gunnersmates, Food Service Technicians, Maritime Enforcement Specialists, and a Store Keeper. There are
approximately 40 personnel Active Duty, and 10 reserve personnel assign here. Auxiliary Flotilla 03-08 also operates in this area.
If reporting aboard Station Pascagoula, you will be interested to know the following information.
The average winter temperature in the area is 35 to 55 degrees, in the summer its 85 to 95 degrees.
The station is located within the Pascagoula city limits. New Orleans and Pensacola are just 1.5 hours away. Mobile, AL is
about 45 minutes away, and Biloxi and Gulfport are only 30 minutes away.
Keesler Air Force Base is approximately 30 miles west. That base has a large Exchange, Commissary, and hospital. Recreation
facilities located through out the base include swimming pools, and physical fitness centers. Daycare and Youth Center
help you with the care for your children. Keelsler hosts a marina with rental slips and an 18 hole golf course.
Local colleges include Gulf Coast Community College, and the University of Southern Mississippi.
Report in the Tropical Blue Long Uniform between the hours of 0800 and 1500. If you sponsor is not available,
ask for the Officer of the Day.
Members without dependants
Unaccompanied personnel housing is not available in this area, therefore you will likely be living on the economy.
Most members live in cities between Mobile, AL, and Gulfport, MS.
The area average for a one bedroom aptartment is approximately $730.