Commander, Navy Region Midwest/Naval Station Great Lakes Story Archive

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Marches Forward  (14 October 2010)
Domestic Violence Awareness Month kicked aboard Naval Station (NAVSTA) Great Lakes, Ill. Oct. 8, with a Silent Witness Initiative March from Fleet and Family Support Center to Bldg. 1.
Chicago Cubs Visit Recruits, USO  (19 January 2011)
Top leadership from Naval Station (NS) Great Lakes and Recruit Training Command joined forces with Great Lakes USO to host a visit of 12 Chicago Cubs players and staff to NS Great Lakes Jan. 13.
Great Lakes Overcomes Blizzard  (8 February 2011)
Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL), Ill., endured a winter storm Feb. 1-2, which was deemed the third highest accumulation of snow on record for the Chicago area by meteorologists.
Summit Meets in Great Lakes to Plan Sexual Assault Prevention Strategies  (16 February 2011)
Senior Navy leaders in the Great Lakes area are meeting Feb. 16-17 at a summit to plan strategies to prevent sexual assault cases in the Navy, beginning with the Navy's newest Sailors.
Great Lakes Holds First Major Centennial Event  (28 February 2011)
Great Lakes Naval Museum hosted a celebration of the Navy's diversity Feb. 25, as part of the Centennial of Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL).
Great Lakes Celebrates Centennial Day   (2 July 2011)
On the 100th anniversary of the day that Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) first opened its doors, the Naval Station held a celebration on Ross Field, July 1 attended by 6,000 base personnel, recruit family members, elected officials, and current and retired service members.
Great Lakes Welcomes Northwestern Wildcats Football Team  (24 August 2011)
Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) Sailors welcomed the Northwestern University Wildcats football team and head coach to NSGL for a morning practice Aug. 22.
Fleet Master Chief Visits CSADD Members in Great Lakes  (29 August 2011)
Navy Total Force/Manpower, Personnel, Education, and Training Fleet Master Chief (SW/AW/SCW) Scott A. Benning visited members of the Great Lakes Area Chapter of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) Aug. 23,
Great Lakes Sailors Kick off New Recycling Effort  (29 September 2011)
Members of Navy Region Midwest Best Business Practices/Innovation (BBPI) volunteered for the second phase of its ongoing Single Stream Recycling Program, Sept. 19.
Lovell Federal Health Care Center Celebrates First Anniversary  (9 October 2011)
Service members and civilians marked the first anniversary of single-site veteran and Department of Defense beneficiary medical care during a birthday celebration at the Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC), Sept. 30.
Naval Experimental Diving Unit, Great Lakes, Performs Annual Ice Dive  (7 February 2012)
Members of the Naval Reserve (NR) Naval Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU), Great Lakes, held their Annual Ice Dive Jan. 21 in Oakwood Hills, Ill.
Military Saves Week Offers Financial Advice to Sailors  (21 February 2012)
To mark Military Saves Week, Feb. 19-26, the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) will offer a Million Dollar Sailor course Feb. 22-23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bldg. 26.
GLASS Holds Inaugural Meeting at Naval Station Great Lakes  (21 February 2012)
The Gay, Lesbian and Supporting Sailors (GLASS), an organization that was recently formed at and officially recognized by Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL), held its first official meeting Feb. 13.
Naval Station Great Lakes to Participate in Navy-wide Exercise  (10 March 2012)
Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) personnel may experience delays while entering and exiting the station from March 19-24 due to Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield (SC-CS) 12, an annual Navy-wide exercise.
NMCRS Kick Off Aims for 100 Percent Contact  (10 March 2012)
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society kicked off its 2012 Active Duty Fund Drive with a ceremony March 1.

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