Home › News › Military News
May 24, 2013; Updated: 8:24 pm
The New London American Legion invites veterans, active-duty service members and their families to a Memorial Day Picnic on Monday, May 27.
May 24, 2013; Updated: 4:25 pm
With a growing sexual assault epidemic staining the military, President Barack Obama urged U.S. Naval Academy graduates Friday to remember their honor depends on what they do when nobody is looking and said the crime has "no place in the greatest...
May 21, 2013; Updated: 10:10 am
The service's new strategy, released Tuesday, states that for at least the next decade, the Coast Guard is not going to invest in infrastructure, but will deploy aircraft, cutters, small boats, personnel and other assets to the Arctic in the summer.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 3:53 pm
Two pilots and a plane from the Connecticut National Guard took a team of guardsmen to Oklahoma on Tuesday to help with the recovery operations following Monday’s deadly tornado.
May 20, 2013; Updated: 9:12 pm
The Branford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12106 elected officers on Thursday, May 2.
May 20, 2013; Updated: 9:10 pm
Three people with local ties graduated recently from military training.
May 20, 2013; Updated: 9:06 pm
Seventy-seven sailors of “Class 13240,” USS Balao (SS-285), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Friday, May 17.
May 20, 2013; Updated: 9:03 pm
Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz, the superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, addressed Connecticut service members at the 64th Annual Armed Forces Day Luncheon at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington on Friday, May 17.
May 20, 2013; Updated: 8:51 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle left New London Saturday, May 11, to begin the summer training program for more than 600 Coast Guard Academy cadets.
May 20, 2013; Updated: 8:48 pm
Mark E. Chmielewski, of Salem, was named The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year for 2013.
May 20, 2013; Updated: 8:44 pm
Capt. John McGrath turned over command of the USS Mississippi to Cmdr. Tory Swanson in a ceremony at the Naval Submarine Base on Friday, May 10.
May 19, 2013; Updated: 12:05 am
Soon-to-be Coast Guard Academy graduate Joshua Surgeon comes back from a crippling injury and an honor code violation to earn his commission, a national boxing title and the respect of his peers.
May 15, 2013; Updated: 7:23 am
Lawmakers say they're outraged that for the second time this month a member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in the military is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct.
May 14, 2013; Updated: 3:02 pm
East Lyme High School graduate Lt. Cmdr. Benjamin Amdur became the officer in charge of the first nuclear-powered submarine and the Submarine Force Museum in Groton in a ceremony Tuesday.
May 14, 2013; Updated: 11:44 pm
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.