U.S. Army Cadet Command 3rd Brigade

Updated: October 18, 2023
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    The United States Army Cadet Command (USACC) 3rd Brigade Headquarters is a facility located at the Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois.

    Its primary mission is to partner with universities and high schools to recruit, educate, develop, and inspire Senior ROTC Cadets and JROTC students, with the aim of commissioning officers of character for the Total Army and developing citizens of character committed to serving the nation.

    Base Operator:

    2730 Sampson Street
    Bldg. 73
    Great Lakes, Illinois 60088

    What Kind of Base is USACC 3rd Brigade?

    The facility currently houses the 3rd Brigade, which includes universities in nine states: Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Illinois, South Dakota, and North Dakota.


    USACC 3rd Brigade Housing

    The facility does not offer housing options. There are no on-base housing options at Naval Station Great Lakes outside of living halls for cadets and seaman recruits.

    PCS and TDY Lodging

    On-base temporary lodging options are available for both Temporary Duty (TDY) and Permanent Change of Station (PCS) personnel. While not offered through the USACC 3rd Brigade, lodging is offered at the Navy Gateway Inn and Suites.


    What is the BAH for USACC 3rd Brigade?

    The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) at US Army Cadet Command Third Brigade varies depending on rank, years of service and dependency status. Visit the Illinois State BAH page or see the chart below for more information.



    Military Housing Area: IL092

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,974 $1,482
    E02 $1,974 $1,482
    E03 $1,974 $1,482
    E04 $1,974 $1,482
    E05 $2,199 $1,650
    E06 $2,460 $1,842
    E07 $2,496 $1,983
    E08 $2,538 $2,256
    E09 $2,652 $2,325
    W01 $2,475 $1,905
    W02 $2,514 $2,253
    W03 $2,568 $2,337
    W04 $2,688 $2,463
    W05 $2,838 $2,505
    O01E $2,499 $2,196
    O02E $2,556 $2,310
    O03E $2,709 $2,448
    O01 $2,238 $1,746
    O02 $2,457 $2,124
    O03 $2,565 $2,361
    O04 $2,886 $2,490
    O05 $3,117 $2,511
    O06 $3,141 $2,544
    O07 $3,165 $2,586

    For more information, look at BAH rates by state or calculate your exact BAH rate.

    USACC 3rd Brigade Surrounding Area

    The United States Army Cadet Command (USACC) 3rd Brigade Headquarters is strategically situated just an hour’s drive north of Chicago, Illinois, and an hour south of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The surrounding area is rich in outdoor and recreational attractions, including the expansive Lake Michigan, offering a variety of water sports and activities.


    There is no clinic or healthcare options at this facility. However, there is an on-base health care center at the Naval Station Great Lakes.


    There are no childcare options at the facility. However there are two Child Development Centers (CDCs) located on-base at Naval Station Great Lakes.


    This facility does not offer education options, and there are no on-base education options available at the Naval Station Great Lakes.

    Written by Veteran.com Team