NS Great Lakes
North Chicago, IL 60088, USA


Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide


Quarterdeck of the Navy

Naval Station Great Lakes is a large and busy place. More than 20,000 military and civilian personnel work, train and live here. Our training commands and schools proudly graduate thousands of recruits and Sailors every year. The installation is now 100 years old. It, along with the mission here, ha


You may well wonder how the Navy’s largest training facility, and only boot camp, ended up in Illinois. Over a hundred years ago, when Theodore Roosevelt was President, he presided over the founding of Naval Station Great Lakes. At the time, it was unheard of—and many people were astounded—to have

Fleet & Family Readiness

The Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) provides unified, customer-focused, consistent and efficient programs and services to support sustained mission and Navy readiness. FFSP focuses on deployment support, crisis response, career support and counseling for individuals, families and commands, and provides these professional services through education classes and individual appointment

Federal Health Care Center

Serving the medical needs of active duty military, veterans and TRICARE beneficiaries, the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) is a unique network of facilities in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin that offers state-of-the-art medical care to its patients. As a first-of-its-kind integration, the Lovell FHCC i

Tenant Organizations

Building 1 (847) 688-4286 www.cnic.navy.mil/cnrmw nrmwpao@live.com Navy Region Midwest (NRMW) was established in October 2003 as part of the Navy’s restructuring of shore installations under Commander, Navy Installations Command. It encompasses Navy organizations in a 16-state region. NRMW provides coordination of base operating support functions, which includes providing expertise i


LTG Luckey joins MIRC Soldiers and Civilians on a 9/11 Memorial Run during his battlefield circulation!

Story by LTC Lekesha Hance on 09/12/2017 LTG Luckey shared his intent and vision for the Army Reserve as a capable, combat-ready, lethal federal reserve Force. He highlighted the importance of readiness, emphasizing the current threat environment demands that Army Reserve units are capable of deploying quickly with less reliance

NAVIFOR Announces 2016's Sea, Shore and Reserve Sailors of the Year

Story by Robert Fluegel on 02/21/2017 Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) announced the Sea, Shore and Reserve Sailors of the Year at an Awards Ceremony, February 9. During the ceremony, Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 1st Class (NAC/IW/AW) Courtney Evers, assigned to Navy Information Operations Detachment, Kaneohe Bay, HI was announced as the

Navy Region Mid-Atlantic installations participate in security exercise

Story by David Todd on 01/25/2017 NORFOLK, Va. Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2017 (SC-CS17) will be conducted on naval installations within the Navy's Mid-Atlantic Region, Jan. 30 through Feb. 10, 2017. SC-CS17 is a two-part, linked Anti-Terrorism Force Protection exercise conducted by Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command and Commander, Navy
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