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March 5, 2014; Updated: 12:30 am
The officers who command the Coast Guard’s major cutters are meeting at the Coast Guard Academy for the first time this week, rather than at a place where many of the service’s senior leaders work.
March 5, 2014; Updated: 9:00 pm
A U.S. Army general accused of sexually assaulting a junior officer will admit guilt on three lesser charges but maintains his innocence on more serious charges stemming from her claim that he forced her to perform oral sex, his lawyer said...
March 4, 2014; Updated: 1:46 pm
In its fiscal 2015 budget request Tuesday, the Pentagon asked Congress for enough money to keep buying two submarines a year from Electric Boat in Groton.
March 2, 2014; Updated: 11:44 pm
The USS Somerset is named for the southwestern Pennsylvania county where Flight 93 crashed.
March 1, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and 46 other governors sent a joint letter Friday to the president to oppose the plan included in the Army’s budget request to reduce the Army National Guard from more than 350,000 nationwide to 335,000 by 2017.
February 28, 2014; Updated: 11:59 pm
President Barack Obama is nominating Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, who commands the Coast Guard's Pacific Area, to lead the Coast Guard.
February 28, 2014; Updated: 2:47 pm
The Coast Guard Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from children of enlisted Coast Guard members until Saturday, March 15.
February 28, 2014; Updated: 2:39 pm
The Submarine Learning Center received five 2013 Training and Education Excellence awards from the Naval Education and Training Command.
February 28, 2014; Updated: 2:37 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard Band presents a program full of the sounds of New York City at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 16, in Leamy Concert Hall at the Coast Guard Academy.
February 28, 2014; Updated: 2:34 pm
Four people with local ties recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
February 27, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am
The fact that a veterans’ bill, which would typically garner wide support, failed to pass a procedural hurdle is “another tragic sign of the partisan gridlock” in Congress, said U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
February 25, 2014; Updated: 11:53 pm
The Navy will soon ask every female sailor whether she is interested in joining the submarine force, and the answers will help shape the strategy for bringing enlisted women aboard subs.
February 25, 2014; Updated: 12:59 pm
The commander of the U.S. Navy ship that ran aground while deployed near the Olympics has been relieved of his command.
February 21, 2014; Updated: 5:56 pm
Capt. John Fancher turned over command of the Virginia-class submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783) to Cmdr. Brian Tanaka, a Minnesota native, in a ceremony Friday, Feb. 21, at the Naval Submarine Base.
February 21, 2014; Updated: 5:44 pm
The U.S. Submarine Veterans Groton Base has planned several upcoming events.
February 20, 2014; Updated: 11:36 pm
The pops of gunfire could be heard on the Thames River Thursday morning as security forces from the Naval Submarine Base fired weapons loaded with blanks during a simulated attack on the waterfront.
February 20, 2014; Updated: 3:31 pm
February 19, 2014; Updated: 12:43 pm
Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., the commandant of the Coast Guard, signed on behalf of the service, while Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed for the state, Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio for the city and James Coleman for the National Coast Guard Museum Association...
February 17, 2014; Updated: 12:10 pm
Four people with local ties graduated recently from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
February 17, 2014; Updated: 12:07 pm
Master Chief Wes Koshoffer, the submarine force master chief, will speak at the Naval Submarine League Nautilus Chapter luncheon Friday, Feb. 21.
February 17, 2014; Updated: 11:54 am
Leopoldo A. Quintas, who graduated from Montville High School, was promoted to brigadier general Friday, Jan. 24.
February 16, 2014; Updated: 11:04 pm
Washington - The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle...
February 15, 2014; Updated: 10:45 pm
Starting Monday, the Naval Submarine Base will conduct three major security training exercises, some of which include live automatic weapons firing with blanks. The exercises will occur through Feb. 28.
February 13, 2014; Updated: 12:49 pm
VFW posts have struggled in recent years as aging veterans became less active because of their health, then passed away, and younger veterans focused on school, work or their families rather than joining.
February 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Portland, Maine (AP) - The Navy has issued recommendations aimed at preventing another fire like the one that ravaged the submarine USS Miami while it was being overhauled at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, officials said Tuesday.