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  • Navigating donors to blood drive

    Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Rio Flores is a master training specialist at the new student indoctrination for Training Service Command Great Lakes. Sh ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Sea Cadets visit Recruit Training Command

    More than 280 sea cadets attended their initial basic training at Recruit Training Command (RTC). These cadets, aged 13-18, completed many of the same ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Hunt.Fish.Feed a big hit with Great Lakes

    A cold drizzle on July 2 didn't stop Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) servicemembers and their families from coming out for the first ever Hunt.Fish.F ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • RTC holds Change of Command ceremony

    Capt. Douglas Pfeifle relieved Capt. John Dye as commanding officer of Recruit Training Command (RTC) during a traditional change of command ceremony ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • HMs celebrate rate anniversary

    Local Hospital Corpsmen (HM) celebrated the 116th birthday of their rating at the Hospital Corpsman Ball, which was held at Keylime Cove on June 14.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Navy, veterans celebrate anniversary of submarine capture

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago honored the 70th anniversary of the capture of the U-505 German submarine with a private ceremony that inc ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Deja blue

    Family roots often run strong in the military – especially, when one family member joins the military and is shortly followed by another. This is the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Battle of Midway ceremony features survivor

    The Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) annual Battle of Midway commemoration at the Great Lakes Naval Museum (GLNM) on Wednesday featured Joe Sanes, who ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Naval aviator honored for work with Navy Wounded Warrior sailors

    A regular, Friday morning quarters, May 7, turned into a rewarding, yet somber moment for staff members of Commander, Navy Region Midwest (CNRMW).
    July 29, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Golf outing tops $1,600 for NMCRS

    A gradual warmth greeted about 70 golfers at Willowe Glen for the first Active Duty fundraiser golf outing.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • SWOSU honors survivors, victims of sexual assault

    Surface Warfare Officers School Unit (SWOSU), Great Lakes, staff participated in a variety of activities to raise awareness during national Sexual Ass ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Symposium teaches leadership, offers networking

    Two former Master Chief Petty Officers of the Navy (MCPON) and Force Master Chief Jon Port, Naval Education and Training Command, spoke to sailors abo ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Third annual CSADD Grill Crawl a success

    Sailors at Naval Station Great Lakes enjoyed some friendly competition during a barbecue grill-off and poster designing contest, April 23.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • MA1 Reese prepares for OCS

    “I’m not going to lie, I shed a couple tears,” said MA1 Alexander Reese. “I was so elated that I was actually shaking. I couldn’t believe the commandi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Annual luncheon honors Lovell FHCC volunteers

    By MC2 Darren M. MooreCapt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) volunteers received th ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • NSGL, tenants observe Earth Day with base clean up

    Hundreds of sailors and civilians of Naval Station Great Lakes participated in the annual installation spring beautification April 22.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • FCPO symposium to feature MCPONs Scott, Herdt, FORCM Port

    Two former Master Chief Petty Officers of the Navy (MCPON) will join FORCE Master Chief Jon Port, Naval Education and Training Command, during a three ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Clocktower makes ideal setting for reenlistments

    The clocktower atop Bldg. 1 is perhaps the most iconic structure on board Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL), so when GSM2 AthenaMae Yeager and BM2 John ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Meeker retires after 47 years as Marine, soldier and security officer

    On Wednesday, Ted Meeker came into the Navy Security Force Department (Bldg. 179) to clear out his office. Not an easy task after either serving or wo ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • MA1 Christensen cooks up winning recipe

    Among the many events taking place to observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month was a chili cookoff on the quarterdeck of Bldg. 1.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm

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