Navy Boot Camp Family Newsletter
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Hot off the Press: OVERNIGHT LIBERTY FOR THOSE STAYING AT GREAT LAKES FOR "A" SCHOOL, PRE-SO TRAINING AND FOLLOW ON TRAINING FOR CS HEADING TO FT. LEE VA. ON GRADUATION WEEKEND
Breaking News - The following upcoming dates are Federal Holidays and your sailor will be off that day. This applies to the Boot Camp Graduates WHO GRADUATE THAT WEEKEND AND ARE STAYING at Great Lakes for their "A" school, or for follow on training.
Those scheduled to ship out to their "A" school outside of Great Lakes will depart on Saturday morning as usual. Always check with your sailor and make appropriate travel plans. Those who have graduated prior to those days will be off provided they are not scheduled for duty or watch.
Remaining Federal Holidays 2019
MONDAY - MAY 27 - MEMORIAL DAY
THURSDAY - JULY 4 - INDEPENDENCE DAY
MONDAY - SEPTEMBER 2 - LABOR DAY
MONDAY - OCTOBER 14 - COLUMBUS DAY
MONDAY - NOVEMBER 11- VETERANS DAY
THURSDAY - NOVEMBER 28 - THANKSGIVING DAY
WEDNESDAY - DECEMBER 25 - CHRISTMAS DAY
FEDERAL HOLIDAYS FOR 2020
WEDNESDAY - JANUARY 1, 2020 - NEW YEARS DAY
Always make your travel plans for the holidays as prices change and availability is limited. Please don't wait until the last minute to make your taxi pick up reservations. Once you have your itinerary and need our service, please click on the reservations tab and make your appointment for pick up from either O'Hare, Midway, or Milwaukee. Also don't forget to register for the meet and greet that is held the night before graduation.
For special Challenge Coins go to www.pirgifts.com this is an eBay site and you can order your coins to either be shipped to your home or picked up at the meet and greet.
Want a great free meal for your Graduate, please contact the restaurants below and make your reservations in advance. Contact them for the details.
Café Pomigliano - 160 East Cook Ave. Libertyville, IL 60048 Phone 847-247-2208
The website is http://www.cafepomigliano.com The owner is a proud Viet Nam Veteran who served our country with honor, courage, and commitment.
The following restaurants offer a 20% discount MAXIMUM discount $20.00 off total bill.
PRIMO RESTAURANT IN GURNEE - 720 North Milwaukee Avenue - Gurnee 847-336-3166
FATMANS RESTAURANT IN GURNEE - 36309 North Route 41 - Gurnee 847-244-8300
LAKEHOUSE RESTAURANT IN LAKE BLUFF ( 5 MINUTES FROM NAVY LODGE) - 525 Rockland Rd - Lake Bluff 847-295-7140 www.lakehouserestaurants.com
CHICAGO WOODFIRE PIZZA COMPANY (AT THE GURNEE MILLS MALL - ENTRANCE "A" 847-855-1201
For events happening this week in Chicago click this link