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  • Dittmer makes his mark during time at NSGL

    PS2 Christopher Dittmer will leave Naval Station Great Lakes for USS Truxtun (DDG 103) next month, and will surely be missed. Spend a few days around ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 8:49 am
  • Cruz named Bluejacket of the year

    Wanting to follow in her grandfather’s footsteps, 20-year-old SHSN Arianna Cruz of Annapolis, Md., enlisted in the Navy.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 8:49 am
  • Planit 5 for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

    Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival on HalloweenWHERE: Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., WaukeganW ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Sailors celebrate Navy’s birthday

    The Great Lakes area held its 239th Navy Ball Oct. 10 at the Sundance Saloon in Waukegan.The evening ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • NOSC Chicago hosts commissioning ceremony for civil engineering LDO

    A commissioning ceremony, a time-honored tradition in the U.S. Navy, was held at the Navy Operational Support Center Chicago for Ensign Donald Hodory ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • 15 recruits become U.S. citizens during boot camp

    Fifteen new American citizens recited the Oath of Citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at Recruit Training Command (RTC), Oct. 8.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Main Gate reopening Monday

    Effective Monday at approximately 2 a.m., Naval Station Great Lakes' Main Gate (Gate 1) will reopen for normal 24 hour operation for inbound and outbo ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • RTC three-peats at Willow Glen’s Fall Fling

    Bitterly cold weather roared into Northern Illinois Friday morning just in time for Willow Glen’s annual Fall Fling scramble.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Job seekers flock to Community Center

    Service members, veterans, retirees, reservists, eligible family members and Department of Defense employees had the the opportunity to visit with doz ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Fair winds and following seas

    Capt. Frank Martin presided one final time as the Navy Region Midwest (NRMW) went through a bittersweet disestablishment ceremony in the Naval Station ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • still time left to golf

    Willow Glen Golf ClubBldg. 8400 (Golf Course and Pro Shop), 847-688-4593October Gold Card specialPre ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • The best of the best

    For the 12th consecutive year, the Department of Defense was awarded the No. 1 award for 2014 as the Top 20 blood and blood product collection agencie ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Warrior Zone opens at Building 4

    The Warriot Zone, which opened Monday in Bldg. 4, is designed for functional fitness and high intensity training. Functional fitness includes workouts ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • FHCC hosts POW/MIA remembrance ceremony

    Air Force veteran Ernest Shavitz’ wife, Evelyn, nudged him and reminded him to talk about the time he feared he would be shot by his Russian guards wh ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • New chiefs pinned in Ross Theater

    Thirty-nine sailors marched into Ross Theater on Tuesday as first class petty officers, and left wearing their new anchors and chief petty officer com ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:59 am

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