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Naval Station, NTC Great Lakes

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Illinois. Home of Naval Training Center, Great Lakes.

Veterans: 63
Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2014

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galley 409/school side

Started by terry l barentsen Oct 14, 2012. 0 Replies

Company 444 Sept 1963

Started by Anthony G Fowler Sr Sep 20, 2012. 0 Replies

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Comment by Daniel Lee Campbell on May 20, 2014 at 8:25am

I also worked at the Transient Personnel Unit at Great Lakes from July 1972 until November 1975.

Comment by Daniel Lee Campbell on May 20, 2014 at 8:20am


Comment by Chuck Holcomb on May 17, 2014 at 2:11pm

I attended boot camp at Great Lakes in November '76, Company 356, but I wound up back in GLakes about a year later, working at Bldg 2023, Cold Storage with a great bunch of civil service guys, another sailor and an army vet specialist, who inspected the food. Delivered all those yummy frozen eggs to recruit side, plus fresh and frozen edibles to main side, hospital side and even the odd trip to NAS Glenview from time-to-time. Not the most illustrious of naval careers, but I count it a great privilege to have served in any capacity.

Comment by Willie Brown on March 28, 2014 at 9:10am

Boot Camp-Company 001, 1967. BP&E/EN-A, 1967. EN-C, 1968/69(8-268, 12-567, 16-278.

SFC Sheets Boot Camp

Comment by Randal E Waldon on March 17, 2014 at 4:58pm

I did my apprentice training here after boot camp March - April 1983. On to the USS SEATTLE as a striker in engineering. I ended up striking in the IC rate.

Comment by Kenneth Edwin Griffin on March 2, 2014 at 9:05am

August 1966, Company 516, Company Commander QM1/SS Lathrop.

Comment by Robin Bear on January 21, 2014 at 1:44pm

Attended ET "A" School Aug '81 - Apr '82.  That was another polar vortex winter!

Comment by David M. Kent on January 18, 2014 at 11:11pm


Comment by Jackie Solomon McNabb on December 8, 2013 at 12:27pm

Attended IC C School (Gyro School) in 82

Comment by Douglas James Riley on May 6, 2013 at 9:32pm
BP&E and Engineman A school June 71 to Aug 71. Great weather after that freezing cold boot camp on the other side of the base (March to June)!

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