Stonington — The Pawcatuck Lions Club and Stonington High School will co-sponsor the annual Armed Forces Luncheon on May 28 to honor current, retired, and veteran members of the military.
May 14, 2013; Updated: 7:41 am
The Defense Department is poised to trim the number of civilian furlough days from 14 to 11 or fewer as it tries to find ways to deal with mandatory spending cuts, and is likely to let the military services expand the types of workers that will be...
May 13, 2013; Updated: 6:57 pm
The yelling, the fatigue, the long days of their first summer at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the current sophomore cadets had tried to forget it all. On Monday, eight company commanders — the Coast Guard's equivalent of drill sergeants...
May 13, 2013; Updated: 10:46 am
At a Regimental Change of Watch ceremony Friday, May 10, at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the summer command staff assumed their new roles.
May 13, 2013; Updated: 1:54 pm
The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on Raymond Hill Road.
May 13, 2013; Updated: 1:36 pm
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Elder Earl Roy Colebut was among more than 100 veterans who took part in last month’s Connecticut Day of Honor sponsored by the American Warrior organization.
May 11, 2013; Updated: 11:57 pm
The Coast Guard barque Eagle departs Saturday, May 11, 2013, on its annual cadet summer training deployment as it heads to the Caribbean.
May 8, 2013; Updated: 3:49 pm
Nearly a third of veterans deemed at high risk for suicide don’t receive the recommended follow-up care after they’ve been discharged from Veterans Health Administration inpatient mental health facilities, according to a new...
May 8, 2013; Updated: 11:55 pm
A group of about 40 Coast Guard cutter Campbell veterans visited the barque Eagle Tuesday as part of the annual reunion in southeastern Connecticut this week for their ship's association.
May 6, 2013; Updated: 3:27 pm
Two people with local ties graduated recently from military training.
May 6, 2013; Updated: 3:23 pm
The Hugo A. Simonelli Post 3263 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars has planned several upcoming events.
May 6, 2013; Updated: 3:17 pm
The portrait of Army Capt. Andrew Michael Pedersen-Keel, of Madison, will be added to the Wall of Honor tribute in the State Capitol complex at the annual addendum ceremony at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 23, in the Atrium of the Legislative Office...
May 6, 2013; Updated: 10:06 pm
The Norwich Area Veterans Council is sponsoring an Armed Forces Day dinner and presentation on Sunday, May 19, at the American Legion Peter Gallan Post 104 in Taftville.
May 6, 2013; Updated: 10:03 pm
Cmdr. Sam Geiger, the commanding officer of the USS Toledo and six crew members visited their namesake city, May 1 to 3.
May 6, 2013; Updated: 9:58 pm
At the end of her 28-year career as a Department of Navy civilian at the Submarine Learning Center, Earlene T. Duplin became the center’s first recipient of the Department of the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award on Friday, April 26.
May 6, 2013; Updated: 9:27 pm
Two classes graduated from the Naval Submarine School Friday, May 3.
May 6, 2013; Updated: 9:24 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy christened the Michael J. Greeley, a new research vessel, on Friday, April 26, at the campus.
May 6, 2013; Updated: 9:21 pm
The Coast Guard celebrated the centennial anniversary of the International Ice Patrol Friday, April 26, during an open house at the Mystic Aquarium where guests including viewed the Titanic exhibit.
May 4, 2013; Updated: 12:47 pm
Five U.S. service members were killed on Saturday by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the latest deadly attack against international troops since the Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive this week.
May 3, 2013; Updated: 12:01 am
Veterans who file disability compensation claims in Connecticut are waiting an average of seven months for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to process their paperwork.
May 2, 2013; Updated: 4:52 pm
The public safety and security teams at the Naval Submarine Base have determined that a suspicious package found earlier this afternoon at the main gate poses no threat.
April 29, 2013; Updated: 3:06 pm
Carolyn Cirulli, of Salem, was promoted to senior airman in the Air Force Sunday, April 14.
April 29, 2013; Updated: 2:44 pm
New London — The Connecticut Shoreline Chapter of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Foundation will honor National Maritime Day at New London’s Merchant Marine Memorial on Wednesday, May 22.