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December 9, 2013; Updated: 12:11 am
New London is one of the last places Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. will visit as head of the Coast Guard next spring, and he is still hoping that plans for the National Coast Guard Museum will be far enough along that he can take part in a groundbreaking...
December 7, 2013; Updated: 12:59 am
On Dec. 7, 1941, Virgil Huntley of Mystic was in a theater watching a World War I movie. When the screening was over, Huntley emerged from the cinema and learned that Japan had just bombed Pearl Harbor. He knew immediately what he would do —...
December 6, 2013; Updated: 3:48 pm
Two people with local ties graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
December 6, 2013; Updated: 3:42 pm
The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Tues., Dec. 10, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on Raymond Hill Road.
December 6, 2013; Updated: 3:34 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard Band presents its annual holiday concerts celebrating the joy and musical traditions of the season at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15 in Leamy Concert Hall at the Coast Guard Academy.
December 4, 2013; Updated: 11:56 pm
Washington - The Navy wants to buy a ship that serves as a floating base, an asset when allies won't welcome U.S. troops on their turf and when a natural disaster prevents operations ashore.
General Dynamics Corp. and its San Diego...
December 3, 2013; Updated: 12:21 am
Washington - A quarter here, a penny there and pretty soon all the loose change left in plastic bins at Transportation Security Administration airport checkpoints adds up to real money - about $531,000 in fiscal 2012.
The coins not...
November 30, 2013; Updated: 10:08 am
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is moving in with the U.S. Coast Guard at Fort Trumbull so the two agencies can share resources and work more closely together on the Arctic and other issues.
November 26, 2013; Updated: 4:48 pm
Two classes graduated from the Naval Submarine School on Wed., Nov. 27.
November 26, 2013; Updated: 4:49 pm
The submarine that starred in "The Hunt for Red October," the USS Dallas, returned from its last overseas deployment Monday. Next year, after 33 years in the fleet, the Dallas will be inactivated.
November 26, 2013; Updated: 4:39 pm
Branch 20 of the Fleet Reserve Association has planned several events for December.
November 26, 2013; Updated: 4:34 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center honored one of its staff members and the executive director of the Interdistrict School for Arts And Communication for their participation in the Coast Guard Partnership in Education Program on...
November 22, 2013; Updated: 4:18 pm
Five people with local ties recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
November 22, 2013; Updated: 3:42 pm
There will be a performance for the United States Coast Guard Band Recital Series at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, in Leamy Concert Hall at the Coast Guard Academy.
November 22, 2013; Updated: 3:20 pm
The Connecticut National Guard opened the new Windsor Locks Readiness Center on Sunday, Nov. 17.
November 17, 2013; Updated: 12:13 am
Having a grants office is more important now than ever, as the budgets for the services shrink and as the academy tries to enhance its national prominence, said Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz, the academy superintendent.
November 16, 2013; Updated: 12:06 am
The funding is part of a five-year, $1.85 billion contract, which was initially awarded in December 2012 and tasked EB with the research and development work for the Navy's next-generation ballistic-missile submarine.
November 15, 2013; Updated: 11:38 pm
Even though their submarine will be dismantled, the sailors of the USS Miami still are training to go to sea.
November 15, 2013; Updated: 3:54 pm
The U.S. Submarine Veterans Groton Base is asking local businesses, organizations and individuals to support its annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner for about 1,000 local sailors, police officers, medical personnel and many others.
November 15, 2013; Updated: 3:49 pm
Work Vessels for Vets, Inc., presented Navy veteran Valerie Vance with a car to help her finish her studies at the University of Connecticut on Thursday, Nov. 14.
November 15, 2013; Updated: 3:25 pm
Seventy-seven sailors of “Class 13500,” USS Seawolf (SSN-575/SSN-21), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School, Friday, Nov. 15.
November 15, 2013; Updated: 3:19 pm
The Coast Guard Foundation is asking for donations of iTunes and Amazon gift cards to distribute to Coast Guard units across the country for the “Help a Hero” program.
November 15, 2013; Updated: 3:08 pm
The Coast Guard Band presents a program honoring veterans and American composers, which features two talented members of the brass section, at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24, in Leamy Concert Hall at the Coast Guard Academy.
November 14, 2013; Updated: 12:20 am
Now that Coast Guard Station New London is no longer responsible for escorting submarines, 14 of its 62 positions, known as billets, will be dispersed to other stations throughout the country.
November 12, 2013; Updated: 11:45 pm
Electric Boat has notified 115 employees that they will be laid off in January.