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A community created with you in mind
The Great Lakes Family Housing community is a great place to live, work, and play for families of all ages and sizes. We designed it that way! Our residents represent Active Duty Members of all ranks. Neighbors of all ages and interests enjoy the sense of community that comes from living amongst your peers.

Great Lakes Family Housing makes building a great life easier by offering you and your family a wide variety of amenities:

  • Access to top-rated public and private schools
  • Walkable, quiet neighborhoods close to walking paths, parks, playgrounds, open spaces, picnic areas, Lake Michigan, fitness centers, community centers, sports courts, NEX Mini-Mart and gas station, youth and child development centers and Forrestal Elementary School
  • Easy access to exciting downtown Chicago, with world-class entertainment, dining, shopping, universities, museums, cultural events and plenty of natural beauty
  • Access to Base amenities


Crane Family Housingoffers a variety of amenities to you and your family:

  • Access to top-rated public schools
  • Walkable, park-like neighborhood 
  • Pool and playground nearby
  • Easy access to the Indianapolis metropolitan area with world-class entertainment, dining, shopping, universities, museums, cultural events and plenty of natural beauty
  • Access to base amenities, including a marina
  • Recreational options abound – hiking, fishing, camping, swimming
  • On site Management and responsive maintenance