Police Escort for Great Lakes Navy Recruits to Christian Liberty Academy

Police escort for the Great Lakes Navy Recruits arrived at Christian Liberty Academy, 502 West Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights about 9:30 a.m. Christmas Day, Tuesday.

The annual event is organized by Bob and Linda Stack, parents of Marine Lance Cpl. James Stack, who was killed in Afghanistan in November 2010, leaving behind his 19-year-old widow, Katie, and a 1-year-old daughter.

The recruits, who have been isolated from television and the Internet since early November, are set to graduate in January 2019. The recruits are treated to an awesome lunch and dinner and hosted with amenities such as Internet, video games and use of the gym.

Their police escort entered Arlington Heights on westbound Palatine Road near Schoenbeck to Arlington Heights Road, then southbound Arlington Heights Road to Euclid Avenue, then westbound Euclid Avenue to Ridge Avenue to the steps at Grace Gym.

Great Lakes Navy Recruits, Christian Liberty Academy