UNIT NAME: USCG SECTOR DETROIT
PERSONAL MAILING ADDRESS: Commander
U. S. Coast Guard Group
110 Mt. Elliott Avenue
Detroit, MI 48207-4380
COMMERCIAL PHONE: (313) 568-9565 (OOD) FAX: (313) 568-9469
WEB SITE: www.uscg.mil/d9/SectDetroit/default.asp
TYPICAL SA/SN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Aton services/support; heavy equipment maintenance; MAA support; building maintenance; ground maintenance; heavy equipment support to Group units; mooring facility maintenance; 41 footer rehab; assist in making buoy sinkers and general support as needed. Snow removal and various cleanups.
TYPICAL FA/FN JOB ASSIGNMENT: Keep up on all Preventative Maintenance; occasionally order supplies; snow removal and various cleanups.
WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR SA/SN: Snow Removal
WATCH TYPE AND DUTY ROTATION FOR FA/FN: Snow Removal
SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR REPORTING AFTER HOURS: Contact the OOD at (313) 568-9565
HOW MUCH PERSONAL STORAGE SPACE ( IN CUBIC FEET): None
UNIFORM NORMALLY WORN DURING WORKDAY: Working blues, ODU's
RECOMMENDED UNIFORM ITEMS IN ADDITION TO SEABAG ISSUE: None
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: SUMMER: 85 Degrees WINTER: 30
UNIT MUTUAL ASSISTANCE REP: CWO Viarnes (313) 568-9567
WHAT TYPE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IS AVAILABLE IN AREA: Numerous Universities and Community Colleges in the local communities.
RATINGS PRESENT AT PRESENT UNIT: BM, DC, ET, EM, GM, HS, MK, QM, MST, SK, TC, TT, YN AND OS.
NAME OF NEAREST CITY AND DISTANCE: Detroit-2 miles.
NAME OF THE NEAREST MILITARY FACILITY AND DISTANCE: Selfridge Air National Guard Base, 30 miles north of Group Detroit.
LOCATION OF NEAREST EXCHANGE AND COMMISARY: Small exchange at the Group and a full service exchange/commissary at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.
RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS IN THE AREA: Chapel at Selfridge holds Catholic and Protestant services. There are numerous churches in the surrounding community.
UNIFORM TO REPORT IN: Tropical Blue Long.
IF SPONSOR NOT AVAILABLE, RECRUIT SHOULD ASK FOR: Admin Office
MEMBERS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS
IS MESSING AVAILABLE: No
QUARTERS AND BARRACKS AVAILABLE: Yes, government owned.
RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL 18-20 YEAR OLD SINGLE MALE: $120.00/month SINGLE FEMALE: $100.00
WHERE WILL A SINGLE NON-RATE MORE THAN LIKELY LIVE: Selfridge Air National Guard Base
SHOULD MEMBER SUBMIT HOUSING APPLICATION TO HOUSING OFFICE: Yes
WHERE DO MOST PEOPLE BANK: Numerous banks in the local area.
IS A CREDIT UNION AVAILABLE IN THE AREA: Macomb Community Credit Union.
IS THERE A MALL IN THE AREA: Lakeside Mall, Sterling Heights HOW MANY STORES: 180
MEMBERS WITH DEPENDENTS
COST OF AVERAGE TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE AREA: $600.00
WITH OR WITHOUT UTILITIES: Without, monthly utilities run an average of $100.00 per month.
BAH RATE FOR AN E-2 AND E-3: With dependents, $870.00 Without, $652.00
IS LEASED HOUSING AVAILABLE: No
IS GOVERNMENT OWNED HOUSING AVAILABLE: Yes, Selfridge Air National Guard Base
WHAT IS THE AVERAGE WAIT FOR HOUSING: 1 Month
HOUSING OFFICE PHONE: (586) 307-5130
WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS LIVE: Selfridge Air National Guard Base Housing
RATE OF AUTO INSURANCE FOR TYPICAL YOUNG FAMILY: $100.00 per month
WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE: Civilian Primary Care Physicians in there area.
WHERE DO MOST DEPENDENTS GO TO SCHOOL: Anchor Bay School District
WHAT LEVEL OF TRICARE IS AVAILABLE: Tricare Prime
DENTAL: Tricare United Concordia
IS IT ADVISABLE TO BRING DEPENDENTS ALONG WHEN REPORTING: Yes, if housing is not available immediately, there is temporary housing available at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.
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