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Trained as Information and Referral specialists, FFSCs provide families with information regarding transition assistance, counselling services, military life skills education, and other Command support for sexual assault prevention, family advocacy, suicide prevention, and crisis support.
Check out the Great Lakes Fleet & Family Support Center (just inside Mainside Gate-1):
Naval Station Great Lakes Fleet & Family Support Center
To learn more about your next duty station FFSC, check out the global registry:
USN Global Fleet & Family Support Center Directory
Check out the info video on What your FFSC offers
Navy Fleet and Family Support Programs
Your Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) program is a quality-of-life program that directly supports readiness by providing a variety of community, Sailor, and Family support activities and services.
Check out the Naval Station Great Lakes Morale, Welfare & Recreation
Naval Station Great Lakes MWR
To find out more about your next duty station’s MWR programs check out
To learn more about your Navy MWR checkout the info video
Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation
The USO strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. Since 1941, the USO has been the nation's leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform.
Check out the Great Lakes United Services Organization (just inside Main side Gate-1):
USO Great Lakes Center
To learn more about worldwide USO facilities, checkout
Check out the USO video for more info
USO - Force Behind the Forces® - YouTube
The Navy History and Heritage Command offers resources to learn more about your Navy heritage to include 10 active museums across the United States.
Checkout the National Museum of the American Sailor here at Great Lakes (just outside Mainside Gate-1)
National Museum of the American Sailor
“Visit our museum” at your next duty station too!
Naval History and Heritage Command
Check out NHHC’s “On This Day” in Naval History shorts
NHHC On This Day - Playlist