National Blue Beret 17 July - 31 July 2023
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STEP 5: TRAVEL

NBB Travel

 

PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION BEFORE BOOKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS.

TRAVEL FORM

General Travel Information

ARRIVAL DAY:

Basics (first-time cadets):

17 July 2023- Arrive Monday

12:00 In-processing starts and continues throughout the day.

Cadet STAFF & Senior STAFF

16 July - Arrive Sunday

14:00 - Training Begins

20:00 - RST

If you are traveling with basics, ​arrive Monday.

 ​DEPARTURE DAY:

Everyone

31 July 2023

06:00 - Buses leave for the airport

Allow a 2-hour drive to Milwaukee (MKE)

COV & POV travelers leave after out-processing.

  • Travel to and from NBB in appropriate civilian attire. Travel in a CAP uniform is NOT authorized.

  • Early arrival is not permitted for first-time attendees.​

  • Staff traveling with first-time attendees should arrive on Monday for in-processing.

  • Every participant must complete the Travel Form regardless of their mode of transportation.

  • Forward the airline or bus itinerary email to travel@NBB.cap.gov ​

    • DO NOT SEND SCREENSHOTS OR JPGs


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Commercial Airline Information

ARRIVAL:

  • Book flights to Milwaukee (MKE), WI.  

NBB Shuttle Times:

  • 14:00 First bus departs MKE

  • 18:00 Second bus departs MKE

  • Make sure your flight arrives AT LEAST one hour PRIOR to the last shuttle departure time of 1800.

  • We consider minor delays and give you time to get your luggage.

  • NBB Staff will be at baggage claim to greet you

  • We have a van that is last to leave the airport in the event there are weather delays. If you miss the bus/van, call 913-208-7282 to make arrangements. You may be held responsible for the cost of transportation if you miss the shuttle.

We will be tracking weather and flight delays. However, if you know of any flight delays, contact us as soon as possible at 913-208-7282. We will still provide transportation from MKE when delays are beyond your control.

DEPARTURE:

All shuttles leave the NBB Compound at 06:00 on 31 Jul 2023.

Book all departure flights after 09:00 on 31 Jul 2023. It's about a two-hour drive with morning traffic and a TSA security check to go through, allow plenty of time.

If you are having complications with booking your flights, please call Lt Col Pat Crockett at 913-208-7282 for guidance.

 

>>>>VERY IMPORTANT<<<<

Please forward your itinerary email from the airline to travel@nbb.cap.gov

​DO NOT SEND SCREENSHOTS, JPG ETC

The live links in the email are used to add flight information to our transportation data. It updates us on flight changes and delays automatically.

 

 

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Bus Line Information

Greyhound/Lamers Buslines

 

Greyhound Bus Lines

greyhound.com
1-800-231-2222

Lamers Bus Lines

golamers.com
920-496-3600

BOOK BUS TICKET TO:

Oshkosh Downtown Transit Center (Bus Stops on Pearl Ave)
110 Pearl Ave., Oshkosh, WI 54901

View on Map

IMPORTANT NOTES

 

  • There are two stops in Oshkosh. Make sure you get off at the Downtown Transit Center

  • The only other stop is on a street corner at the University of Wisconsin. It is just a street corner, with no phones, no businesses, and no bathrooms, just a street corner.  Be sure to get off at the correct stop.

  • If you are coming from the east coast, or from a long distance, MAKE SURE you ARRIVE on the correct day.

  • Forward your itinerary to travel@nbb.cap.gov

 

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Corporate Vehicle (COV) 

COV Travelers 

Navigate to 1018 CAP Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54902 When you arrive at GATE 37 at Wittman Regional Airport, wait in the circle parking area and call 913-208-7282. Someone will be there to let you in. Please park inside the compound in the designated CAP van parking area.

MAP of Gate 37 Knapp Street Rd and Foundation Rd Oshkosh, WI

 

Look at the TRAVEL MAP to see if there is a COV traveling near you. Rides can be coordinated by contacting travel@nbb.cap.gov

DRIVERS:

  • Gate Code and the map will be emailed to you.​

  • First-timers are NOT allowed to arrive prior to the start of the activity. NO EXCEPTIONS

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Private Vehicle (POV) Travelers

POV Travelers

Navigate to 1018 CAP Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54902. When you arrive at GATE 37 at Wittman Regional Airport, wait in the circle parking area and call 913-208-7282. Someone will be there to let you in.

MAP of Gate 37 Knapp Street Rd and Foundation Rd Oshkosh, WI

 

Those traveling by POV and COV may have room in their vehicles for extra passengers. We will attempt to connect people who wish to ride-share through the use of the travel map. The map is updated frequently. Please let the travel coordinator know if you need to be added or find an error on the map by emailing travel@NBB.cap.gov

 

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Train Travelers

AMTRAK TRAVELERS

Amtrak

Note of Caution: The Downtown Train Station in Milwaukee is called MKE, just like the airport. Don't get confused and get off at the wrong stop. Be Prepared and be aware.

Milwaukee Airport Railroad Station
5601 S 6th St,
Milwaukee, WI 53221

1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)

Train Station - Station Building (with waiting room)

This station is along the western edge of the General Mitchell International Airport. A free shuttle bus provides easy connections for rail passengers to the airport outside Baggage Claim Door 4.

The shuttle times aren’t posted on the website. You'll have to call Amtak for more information. If the times for the shuttle aren't helpful, call 913-208-7282 to coordinate assistance.

  • Unstaffed station

  • ATM not available

  • No elevator

  • Payphones

  • Amtrak ticketing kiosks are available

  • Restrooms

  • Unaccompanied child travel is not allowed

  • Vending machines

  • No WiFi

  • Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure

 

 

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Interactive NBB Travel Map

>LINK TO OPEN IN GOOGLE MAPS<

The map is open and was updated on 3/18/2023.

If you would like to make contact with someone along a particular route, contact travel@nbb.cap.gov for more information.

LOCATIONS ARE INTENTIONALLY A GENERAL VICINITY AND NOT EXACT LOCATIONS. 

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