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       United States Coast Guard Cutter
Image Text VALIANT

Mayport, Florida

UNIT INFORMATION
 


UNIT’s MISSIONS:
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Search & Rescue, Alien and Migrant Interdiction Operations

TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT:
Daily clean-ups, routine maintenance of interior & exterior of ship

TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT:
Preventative Maintenance and repair of engineering machinery

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN:
Quarterdeck watchstander. Typically 1 in 4 duty rotation. Damage control repair party

INPORT WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN:
Engineering Auxiliary watchstander. Typically 1 in 4 duty rotation.

UNDERWAY WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN:

Helm/lookout, messcook, clean-ups. Boarding team member, small boat crewman, Helo tie-down teams

UNDERWAY WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN:
Engineering Auxiliary watchstander, Small Boat Engineer, Boarding Team Member & Helo Firefighting Party.

SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS:

If arriving after hours please contact the Sector Jacksonville Base Duty Officer (BDO) at 904-591-1705.

IF UNIT IS UNDERWAY, WHERE TO REPORT:
If USCGC VALIANT is deployed upon your arrival, check in with Sector Jacksonville Servicing Personnel Office (SPO). Sector Jacksonville is located   18 miles east of downtown Jacksonville, fl in Atlantic beach, fl. the mailing address is: commander, uscg sector Jacksonville, 4200 ocean street, Atlantic beach, fl 32233. the SPO hours are Monday - Friday from 0730-1530. the main phone number is 904-564-7500.

HOW MUCH PERSONAL STORAGE SPACE:
One locker (2’ X 6’ 3’) and one rack with space beneath.

UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING THE WORKDAY:
Operational Dress Uniform (ODU’s)

RECOMMENDED UNIFORM ITEMS IN ADDITION TO SEABAG ISSUE:
Additional Operational Dress uniforms, dark blue T-shirts, coveralls, boots. Brown boat shoes are authorized underway.

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
SUMMER: 90 F; WINTER: 69 F

TYPES OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AVAILABLE IN THE AREA:
Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville University, Central Texas College, Strayer University, Flagler College, University of Florida


RATINGS PRESENT AT UNIT:
BM, DC, ME, EM, ET, FS, GM, HS, IT, MK, OS, SK, YN

NAME OF NEAREST CITIES
Jacksonville, Atlantic Beach, Gainesville, Lake City, Saint Augustine, Palm Valley

NAME OF NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE:
Air Station NAS Jacksonville (15 minute drive from Mayport base)

LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE AND COMMISARY:
Mayport NS Commissary, 2294 MAYPORT ROAD #51, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 or Jacksonville NAS Commissary, 951 ALLEGHENY AVE, NAS Jacksonville, FL 32212, NS Mayport Exchange, BLDG # 1900, 2292 Mayport Rd. #50, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233


RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA:
All types available

COMMON DESTINATIONS OF DEPLOYMENTS:
Caribbean Sea, Florida Straits

UNIFORM TO REPORT IN:
Tropical Blue Long with Combination Cover

IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILIBLE, RECRUIT SHOULD ASK FOR:
Officer of the Day (OOD)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Certain members are required to attend provided their position's readiness needs (i.e.: Boarding Team Members, Boarding Officers, Rescue Swimmers, etc.)

Typical Inport Routine:

0700 – Reveille/Morning meal served for all hands; All E6 & below muster at VALIANT’s Flight Deck
1300 – Liberty at Department Head discretion/Noon meal served for all hands
1700 - Evening Meal served for all hands
2200 – Taps

Typical Underway Routine:

0700 – Reveille/Morning meal served for all hands
1000 – Reveille for the Mid-watch
1100 – Noon meal served for all hands
1600 – Damage Control Training on messdeck
1700 - Evening Meal served for all hands
1845 - Evening Reports
2200 - Taps


IS MESSING AVAILABLE: Yes, onboard ship

QUARTERS AND OR BARRACKS AVAILABLE: Yes

APPROX. RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL 18-20 YR OLD

SINGLE MALE: $200 / month
SINGLE FEMALE: $150 / month

IS UNACCOMPANIED PERSONNEL LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE: Yes, non-rates must wait 6 months before applying and be qualified in all of their assigned watch stations; Basic and Advanced Damage Control Qualified, Gangway Petty Officer of the Watch (SA/SN), Helm/Lookout (SA/SN), Auxiliary Watchstander Inport/Underway (FA/FN)

WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE:     Onboard ship for first 6 months.

SHOULD MEMBER SUBMIT HOUSING APPLICATION TO HOUSING OFFICE:
Only after meeting all criteria shown above. See ship’s YN’s.

WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK:
Variety of banks are available, Bank of America, USAA, Navy Federal Credit Union,
Washington, Mutual, Wachovia are most common.

IS THERE A CREDIT UNION IN THE AREA:
Yes, Navy Federal Credit Union (01 branch)

IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA:
Yes, several malls along with many shops, department stores, and grocery stores

COST OF AVERAGE TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE AREA:
Approx. $1000.00 (Without utilities)

2012 BAH RATE FOR AN E2 – E-4:
$1,104 - with dependents
$1,828 - without dependants

IS LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE:
Yes

IS GOVERNMENT OWNED HOUSING AVAILABLE:
Yes, we have just implemented a new housing resource website. 
http://www.ahrn.com/ has available homes, apartments, rooms, and temporary lodging that specifically caters to military members relocating.  In order to register for the site, members must have a .mil email address initially.

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE WAIT FOR HOUSING:
It varies. Depends on time of year and how large a home you need

WHERE  DO MOST DEPENDENTS LIVE:
Jacksonville (Southside), Saint Augustine, Atlantic Beach

RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL YOUNG FAMILY:
$100 / MONTH (approx.)

WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE:
Small clinics at ISC Miami Beach and Air Station Miami.
Services vary.

WHAT LEVEL OF TRICARE IS AVAILABLE:
Standard, Prime, and Extra. Contact Tricare to discuss which program is best for you.

IS DELTA DENTAL AVAILABLE:
Yes, but must enroll. Single plan cost’s approx $10. Family plan $19

IS IT ADVISABLE TO BRING DEPENDENTS ALONG WHEN REPORTING?
Yes, temporary lodging is available and specifically caters to military members relocating.

 

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