About this Location

USO Naval Station Great Lakes is currently closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working with base operations to ensure we are following health and safety protocols to reopen as soon as possible.

Located in Building 27 on Naval Station Great Lakes, USO Great Lakes is a “Home Away from Home” for service members and their families.

The center features a Cyber Canteen furnished with computers, printer and fax as well as free WI-FI access throughout the center. It also offers a full kitchen, stocked with snacks and refreshments in a diner-style seating area.

USO Great Lakes is a multifaceted complex that offers a comfortable place for rest and relaxation, but also a variety of recreation. All amenities are offered free, daily, to active duty, guard and reserve military and their dependents, and Retired military members. Guests can access entertainment through our movie catalog of current releases – and enjoy watching films in the PepsiCo Movie Room, complete with custom, theater-style seating. The center features several lounge areas, big screen TV’s, pool tables, table tennis, foosball, free distribution of books and magazines, board games, and XBOX and Wii gaming systems. Fine arts may be explored through access to the center’s visual art and music room, complete with art supplies, a piano, and guitars. The center also offers quiet study rooms big enough for groups. The Admiral Bulkeley Military Library is a great resource for the study of Military and Naval history. The Alice Wood Bulkeley Light House Room is a quiet spot to reflect and recharge. USO Great Lakes also serves bi-weekly USO No-Dough Dinners, FREE meals with all the fixings, offered the day before pay day at 1730 to military personnel.

Amenities at this Location

Food & Beverages
  • Beverages
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Daily Meals
  • Food Pantry
  • Full Kitchen
  • Snack Bar
  • Snacks
  • Charging Stations
  • Computers & Laptops
  • Desks & Work Areas
  • Fax Machines
  • Phones
  • Printers
  • Skype
  • Video Chat
  • Wi-Fi
Multimedia & Gaming
  • DVD & Blu-ray Player
  • Movie Theaters
  • PS4
  • TV & Cable
  • Wii
  • Wii U
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
Rest & Relaxation
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Hockey
  • Baby Changing Station
  • Bathrooms
  • Billiards
  • Board & Table Games
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Library
  • Music Room & Instruments
  • Nursery
  • Playing Cards
  • Sleeping & Quiet Area
  • Sports Lounge
  • Toiletries
Travel Services & Gifts
  • Greeting Cards
  • Local Information
  • Lost & Found

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