Installation Guide

Supports over 50 Tenant Commands

As the "Quarterdeck of the Navy,” Naval Station Great Lakes enables and sustains Fleet, Fighter and Family by providing superior, integrated Base Operating Support to over 50 tenant commands, including Recruit Training Command, the Navy's only boot camp.  Naval Station Great Lakes is also home to Training Support Center Great Lakes, where 80 percent of the Navy's surface warfare specialty training takes place.

Tenant commands residing at Naval Station Great Lakes represent all branches of the Department of Defense, to include:  Navy Recruiting District Chicago, Marine Corps Recruiting District Area 9, Marine Air Control Group 48, the U. S. Military Entrance Processing Command, Navy Drug Screening Lab, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Great Lakes Reserve Component Command, and many others. The installation also hosts one flag command -- Commander, Naval Service Training Command. Our training commands and schools proudly graduate thousands of recruits and Sailors every year.

The mailing address is:

Naval Station Great Lakes

Public Affairs Office

2601E Paul Jones St.

Great Lakes, IL 60088

847-688-2430, ext. 359


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