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Navy Boot Camp Family Newsletter
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The meet and greet is open to all Navy Loved ones. Click here --> to register for the MEET AND GREET.
Breaking News - The following upcoming dates are Federal Holidays and your sailor will be off that day in conjunction with graduation from bootcamp. This applies ONLY to the Boot Camp Graduates WHO GRADUATE THAT WEEKEND AND ARE STAYING at Great Lakes for their "A" school, or for follow on training SUCH AS CS CANIDATES AND SPECIAL OPS CANIDATES.
Those scheduled to ship out to their "A" school outside of Great Lakes will depart NORMALLY 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.
2/17/2020 - PRESIDENTS DAY (MONDAY)
5/25/2020 - MEMORIAL DAY (MONDAY)
7/3/2020 - FEDERAL HOLIDAY - INDEPENDENCE DAY IS THE 4TH WHICH FALLS ON A SATURDAY AND FEDERAL EMPLOYEES INCLUDING THE MILITARY ARE GIVEN FRIDAY 7/3/2020 OFF.
NOTE: Boot Camp Graduation is on Thursday 7/2/2020 SINCE FRIDAY IS A HOLIDAY Meet and greet IS WEDNESDAY 7/1/2020
9/7/2020 - LABOR DAY (MONDAY)
10/12/2020 - COLUMBUS DAY (MONDAY)
11/11/2020 - VETERANS DAY (WEDNESDAY)
11/26/2020 - THANKSGIVING DAY (THURSDAY)
12/25/2020 - CHRISTMAS DAY (FRIDAY)
1/1/2021 - NEW YEARS DAY (FRIDAY)
Always make your travel plans for the holidays WELL IN ADVANCE 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. There is a vendor at the meet and greet for customized gear for you and your family.
Do you want a great free meal for your Graduate?
Please contact the local 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.
Ruths Chris 933 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL 60062 - 847-498-6889 www.ruthschris.com
The following restaurants offer a DISCOUNT off the 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