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1 Welcome to Naval Station Mayport! USS IWO JIMA Welcome to Naval Station Mayport! USS IWO JIMA

2 OVERVIEW Introduction to Jacksonville, Florida Naval Station Mayport Cost of Living Consumer Awareness Shopping Vehicle Information Establishing Residency Medical Education Childcare Places of Worship Must Have Items!

3 JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA “The River City” 14 th largest city in the United States Home of NS Mayport and NAS Jacksonville City Population > 800,00 residents Metropolitan area >1,000,000 residents Area Covers 841 square miles Includes largest urban park system in the United States

4 LIVING IN JACKSONVILLE Beaches Arlington -Northside is bordered by the St. Johns River, I-10 and the Atlantic Ocean. -Arlington is bordered by the St. Johns river on its north and west side and by Atlantic Blvd on the south. -Southside is bordered by the St. Johns River, Atlantic Blvd & The Intracoastal Waterway and includes Mandarin which is the area south of Sunbeam Rd. -Westside consists of everything west of the St. Johns River and south of I-10. -Beaches are everything east of the Intracoastal Waterway. Jacksonville is divided into 6 major areas:

5 GETTING AROUND TOWN Interstate Access I-95, I-10, I-295, I-795 (Future) Major US Highways US 1, US 17, US 90, US 301Expressways Arlington (FL SR 115) Commodore Point (US 90) Butler Boulevard (SR 202) “River City” Bridges “River City” Bridges Main Street Bridge (Blue) Dames Pointe (White) Matthews Bridge (Red) Hart Bridge (Green) Acosta Bridge (Purple) Buckman Bridge Fuller Warren

6 Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) Bus ServiceBus Service Downtown TrolleysDowntown Trolleys SkywaySkyway Stadium ShuttleStadium Shuttle Rail CSX TransportationCSX Transportation Amtrak PassengerAmtrak Passenger Aviation Jacksonville International AirportJacksonville International Airport Craig Municipal AirportCraig Municipal Airport Herlong AirportHerlong Airport Cecil FieldCecil Field Port of Jacksonville Cruise TerminalCruise Terminal PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

7 Beach Jacksonville Landing Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Museum of Contemporary Arts Museum of Science and History (MOSH) Fort Caroline National Memorial EverBank Field /Jacksonville Jaguars Within Driving Distance: St. Augustine, FL Daytona Beach, FL Disney World Universal Studios Orlando Sea World Orlando AREA ATTRACTIONS

8 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT “The Finest Service to the Finest Fleet” Tri-Base area NS Mayport NAS Jacksonville NSB Kings Bay 38 Tenant Commands 16 Ships 4 Helicopter Squadrons Fourth Fleet/COMNAVSO 3 rd largest Fleet Concentration in the US >6, 400 Active Duty Sailors

9 ● Harbor OpsHarbor Ops ● Air Ops ● MWR Fire Dept ● Security ● ● Base Housing HSL/HSM HangarsHSL/HSM Hangars ● Bogey’s/Golf Club House ● COMDESRON● ● C4F TRITON ProjectTRITON Project ● Small Arms RangeSmall Arms Range ● ● Future HomeportingFuture Homeporting USWTRUSWTR ● ● Waterfront RecapitalizationWaterfront Recapitalization ●WWTPWWTP ● USCGUSCG ● Massey AveMassey Ave ● FFSCFFSC ● Mayport VillageMayport Village ● Mile PointMile Point

10 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT Sailor and Family Support Programs Information and Referral Relocation Services Family Employment Readiness Transition Assistance Program Personal Financial Management Deployment Support Program IA and Family Support Command Support Ombudsman Support Volunteer Support Life Skills Education New Parent Support Program Counseling Family Advocacy Program Victim Advocacy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

11 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT Sailor and Family Support Programs “State of the Art” Fitness Facility Mayport Bowl Child Development Center Youth Activity and Teen Center Windy Harbor Golf Course Outdoor Adventures RV Park Picnic Areas Liberty Center Bogey’s Restaurant Foc’sle CPO Restaurant and Club Castaways Bar/Beachside Community Center Auto Skills/Carwash Information, Tickets and Travel

12 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT Sailor and Family Support Programs COMPASS

13 NAVAL STATION MAYPORT “The Finest Service to the Finest Fleet” Housing 972 Family Units 1, 230 Single Sailor Bunks Housing Support Housing Service Center Housing information Housing Referral Services Housing Advocate Landlord /tenant mediation Balfour Beatty Communities (PPV) On/Off base homes available Utilities included No security deposit Renter’s Insurance provided

14 REAL ESTATE Jacksonville, FL Average Home Sale Price $144,600 Average Apartment Rental Cost $ (per month)

15 COST OF LIVING Cost of Living Index Jacksonville – 92.9% National Average – 100% Gasoline $ 3.66 (4/8/14) Milk $ $4.00 Wages (Average) Entry Level: $9.50 Median Wage: $13.00

16 COST OF LIVING Utility Deposits – May be waived Electric: Active Duty Fees waived Gas: Based on credit (new/transfer) Cable: Varies Water: Varies Credit Unions Utility Deposit Guarantee Program

17 CONSUMER AWARENESS Florida is known as the “Sunshine State”….STILL buyers beware! Vehicle Car sales (New & Used) “Cooling off” exception Car repairs Mufflers, tune-ups, breaks Home Home repair/improvements Rent-to-Own Door-to-Door sales Charitable contribution solicitations by phone Financial Identity theft Check cashing services See your Command Financial Specialist and FFSC Financial Educator

18 SHOPPING Military Navy Exchange/Commissaries Wide variety of stores and services Available at all Tri-Base installations. NS Mayport both are located off base on Mayport Road Malls St. Johns Town Center - Southside River City Market Place - Northside Regency Square Mall - Arlington Orange Park Mall – Westside The Avenues Mall - Southside St. Augustine Premium Outlet

19 VEHICLE INFORMATION Driver’s License Requirements Active Duty clause (SCRA) Within 30 days of arrival in FL Cost: $25.00 for initial 6 years Current Vehicle Registration Within 10 days of employment or registration of child in school Registration fees: Initial Fee: $ Active Duty Discount Avail. Annual: $ $70.65 Insurance FL liability minimums $10,000 (Personal Injury) $10,000 (Property Damage)

20 ESTABLISHING RESIDENCY Obtain a FL Drivers License Register your vehicles Register to vote File a FL Declaration of Domicile If buying a home, apply for the Florida Homestead Exemption Update Estate planning documents to comply with FL law.

21 MEDICAL Military Medical Naval Branch Health Clinic – NS Mayport/NSB Kings Bay Jacksonville Naval Hospital – NAS Jacksonville TRICARE - Military Family Managed Care Community Baptist Medical Center Memorial Hospital Mayo Clinic St. Vincent’s Healthcare Wolfson Children’s Hospital

22 EDUCATION Public/Private School Enrollment Documents Proof of age Proof of address Social Security Card (optional) Current immunization record Proof of physical examination Report card, progress report, withdrawal form, etc. Public Individual county school districts Private >100 private preschool, elementary and secondary schools Various Vocational/Technical Navy College Location: NAS Jacksonville Wide variety of available resources High school completion College level and admissions testing Basic skills development Service & Family Members are eligible for In-State Tuition

23 EDUCATION SUPPORT School Liaison Program School transition services Deployment support Special education system navigation Installation, school, community communication Partnerships in education Home school linkage and support Postsecondary preparation Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Special needs (medical/educational) Individual Education Plan (IEP) 504 Plan Diagnostic test

24 CHILDCARE Quality Care Child Development Center (Located off base) Civilian/commercial childcare Home-based childcare Cost Varies Determined by family income

25 PLACES OF WORSHIP Military NS Mayport Chapel CREDO Club Beyond Tri-Base installations Community >424 churches, synagogues, and mosques in the Jacksonville area.

26 MUST HAVE ITEMS Important Documents Social Security Cards ID Cards Copies of orders DEERS records Power of Attorney Personal Records Financial/moving documents Recent LES Utility records – letters of good credit School Records Medical Records (check on hand carry) Up-to-date physicals for children Immunization records Prescription medicine Insurance Documents Household goods/Personal Property documents

27 IMPORTANT WEBSITES

28 “People don’t plan to fail, they just fail to plan!” Start planning your move today! Visit your: Fleet and Family Support Center Relocation Specialist and Financial Educator Command Financial Specialist Housing Service Center and Attend a Smooth Move Workshop!


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