Base Realignment and Closure

Base Realignment and Closure (HMPCF)

Location: North Chicago, IL 60088 Lake County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 18.705', W 87° 50.413'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 117 views
Inscription
On many occasions during its history, Great Lakes Naval Training Center has fought to remain an important training location for the Navy. The Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) decision of 1993 finally seems to have put an end to that fight. This momentous decision made Great Lakes Naval Training Center the Navy's only training center. It also made Great Lakes the enlisted surface warfare training mecca for the entire Navy. This decision was in part due to the unique service schools located only at Great Lakes and community support that convinced the BRAC committee that Great Lakes was the best choice to lead the Navy in training into the 21st century.
Details
HM NumberHMPCF
Tags
Placed ByNaval Station Great Lakes
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 1:47pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 430755 N 4684732
Decimal Degrees42.31175000, -87.84021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 18.705', W 87° 50.413'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 18' 42.30" N, 87° 50' 24.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)847
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150-174 Decatur Ave, North Chicago IL 60088, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?