The Administration/Customer Service Branches provide a wide variety
of services which include Administrative services for personnel
assigned to Base Portsmouth and in some special cases, to
operational and other units within the D5 AOR; Tidewater AOR Flight
Arrangements/GTA; Mutual Assistance; HHG; DEERS; and ID Card
issuance. They are also responsible for Transient Personnel support
for operational afloat units that are tenants of Base Portsmouth.
The SPO maintains and updates personnel data records as well
as investigating and resolving personnel and pay issues for various
assigned commands in the Tidewater Area, Sector Hampton Roads,
students and East Coast Recruiters.
Manages the MWR facilities onboard Base Portsmouth including a consolidated service club,
Portside facility, gym, athletic
fields, auto hobby shop and RV storage. Oversees MWR functions
for the benefit of all authorized users in the Tidewater area.
The Housing Office is responsible for managing all facets of Coast Guard Housing in
the Fifth Coast Guard District Area of Responsibility including
owned/leased housing, Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH), and
Representational Facilities (RFs). Locally, the Housing Office
is responsible for Housing Referral services, the Rental Partnership
Program (RPP), and an 80 room UPH.