Navy boot camp graduation is a memorable time for friends, families, and new Sailors. Planning your trip to Great Lakes can be a little overwhelming, but we’ve got all you need to know to have the most memorable trip. Let Sandboxx take the hard work out of planning so you can spend more time counting down the days until you get to see your new Sailor.
Where is Navy Graduation Held
Navy boot camp graduation will take place on base at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes in Illinois. For those that are planning on flying to graduation, you will most likely fly into O’Hare International Airport (ORD). The drive from the airport to RTC Great Lakes is about an hour long.
Navy Boot Camp Graduation Address
Navy Boot Camp Graduation Travel
When looking at hotels to stay at for Navy boot camp, we recommend getting a hotel near the base, and not in Chicago. Graduation will begin early in the morning, being closer to the base will make your trip a lot less stressful.
Our Travel team can help talk to you about all the options for accommodations near RTC Great Lakes and booking your flights.
Navy Boot Camp Graduation Dates 2019
|Training Groups||Divisions||Graduation Date|
|TG-20||149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 920||Mar-22-2019|
|TG-21||159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 810, 811, 921||Mar-29-2019|
|TG-22||165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 922||Apr-05-2019|
|TG-23||171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 812, 923||Apr-12-2019|
|TG-24||177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 924||Apr-19-2019|
|TG-25||183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 925||Apr-26-2019|
|TG-26||191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 926||May-03-2019|
*All graduation dates are subject to change. Great Lakes Recruit Training Command will send out official graduation information to families during training.
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