The cities around this installation are Great Lakes, North Chicago, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Waukegan, and Green Oaks. There are plentiful housing opportunities off base for those looking to get into a new home.
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Naval Station Great Lakes is the United States Navy's only boot camp and is home to the tenant commands that include the Recruit Training Command, the Training Support Center and the Navy Recruiting District Chicago. This station is the largest military installation in Illinois and the largest training station in the Navy. Naval Station Great Lakes is located in the city of North Chicago, Illinois.
Housing is handled through the Great Lakes Navy Housing Office, and applicants will most likely be put on a wait list that often varies in length. For more information, call the office at 847-688-3440 ext 134.
For information on typical rental rates, local attractions, history of the base, rental opportunities, and lots more, check out the Information links on the left of this page. For needed services, check out the service providers on the right side.
This is a website dedicated to our men and women serving at NS Great Lakes, IL. Its purpose is to provide military personnel the information necessary for their move to the area. This information is for both on-post/base and off-post/base at NS Great Lakes, IL. This is not an official military website.