Upcoming Events

  1. Drive Through USO No-Dough Dinner 

    USO Great Lakes Center

    Forest City Community Center 2007 Virginia Ave, Great Lakes, IL 60088

    Join us for a Drive Through USO No-Dough Dinner.

    Jun 18th, 2021 5:00 PM CDT (1700R)

  2. USO No-Dough Dinner 

    USO Great Lakes Center

    530 B Farragut Ave. Building 27 Great Lakes, IL 60088

    USO No Dough Dinners are a year-round program held at the USO Great Lakes Center, Bldg. 27, located on the historic Naval Station Great Lakes base, Great Lakes, Illinois. USO No Dough Dinners offer a free, hot meal to military and military families…

    Jun 24th, 2021 5:00 PM CDT (1700R)

  3. USO Tickets for Troops: BINGO 

    USO Great Lakes Center

    530 B Farragut Ave. Building 27 Great Lakes, IL 60088

    We are excited to host our first in-person Bingo at USO Great Lakes! Can’t make it to the Center? Join us virtually! Play! Win Prizes! Have Fun!

    Jun 29th, 2021 7:00 PM CDT (1900R)

    Register
  4. USO No-Dough Dinner 

    USO Great Lakes Center

    530 B Farragut Ave. Building 27 Great Lakes, IL 60088

    USO No Dough Dinners are a year-round program held at the USO Great Lakes Center, Bldg. 27, located on the historic Naval Station Great Lakes base, Great Lakes, Illinois. USO No Dough Dinners offer a free, hot meal to military and military families…

    Jul 1st, 2021 5:00 PM CDT (1700R)

  5. Military Spouse Programs: USO Coffee Connections 

    USO Great Lakes Center

    530 B Farragut Ave. Building 27 Great Lakes, IL 60088

    Join USO Illinois as we host a small gathering for military spouses to connect with each other while enjoying a cup of coffee at the USO Great Lakes center. This is a great way to network, share advice, discuss local events, and meet new friends!

    Jul 7th, 2021 10:00 AM CDT (1000R)

    Register

About this Location

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The newly remodeled USO Great Lakes Center, located on the second deck of Bldg. 27, is a multifaceted, 15,000-sq foot space 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. The center features several lounge areas, big screen TV’s, pool tables, table tennis, foosball, board games, and XBOX gaming systems. There is also a state-of-the-art music room featuring guitars, drums and a mixing board. USO Great Lakes also serves No-Dough Dinners, FREE meals with all the fixings, every Thursday starting at 5 p.m. with various vendors such as Mission BBQ, Olive Garden, Dominos, Real Urban BBQ, Cracker Barrel and more providing the meals.

Amenities at this Location

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

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