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August 15, 2014; Updated: 12:43 am
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of 2018 swabs performed their "Sea Trials" Friday, which consisted of a series of team challenges for the eight companies to test their skills and teamwork capabilities.
August 15, 2014; Updated: 12:49 am
Cmdr. Christopher Tarsa, commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750), was relieved of duty today by the commander of Submarine Squadron 6 in Virginia because of a loss of confidence in his ability to serve...
August 13, 2014; Updated: 12:46 pm
Five-year-old Colin Culbertson gives his father, Sonar Technician 2nd Class Robert Culbertson, a bear hug as the crew of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base New London Wednesday, Aug.
August 11, 2014; Updated: 1:00 am
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The New England Chapter of the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association will hold its fall mini-reunion from Sept. 19 to 21 at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
August 11, 2014; Updated: 12:59 am
New London - The Retired Armed Forces Association is having its first summer social at 4 p.m. on Aug. 15 at 135 Garfield Ave., New London.
August 11, 2014; Updated: 12:58 am
San Diego, Calif. - Griswold High School graduate and Voluntown, Conn., native Ensign Meghan S. Grenier, is serving aboard the USS Somerset (LPD 25) that was named in honor of passengers and crew of the United Airlines...
August 11, 2014; Updated: 12:57 am
Cape May, N.J. - The Coast Guard Foundation presented the U.S. Coast Guard with $3,000 to purchase new dugout benches for two softball fields at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May on Aug. 3.
August 8, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm
San Diego (AP) -A Navy investigation finds the ailing skipper of a San Diego-based Navy cruiser retreated to his cabin for several weeks in the middle of a deployment, leaving the 330-member crew leaderless.The probe also revealed...
August 6, 2014; Updated: 12:29 pm
David LoPriore, a state-licensed acupuncturist, martial artist and military combat teacher and 40 of his students and friends established Community Acupuncture for Veterans to treat and servicemen and women for post-traumatic stress, chronic pain,...
August 4, 2014; Updated: 12:29 am
Hospitalman Third-Class Jacob M. Schlauder of Stonington received a Purple Heart medal on July 23 for his action during a deployment to Afghanistan. He was wounded on Jan. 25 when an IED struck his vehicle. He was knocked unconscious but...
August 4, 2014; Updated: 12:32 am
Ann Panteleakos, a life member of the Albert J. Breault Auxiliary #1523 in Putnam, was elected to serve as the national president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars on July 23. She joined the Albert J. Auxiliary...
August 4, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am
The Military Affairs Council that links active duty military leaders and local businesses together will hold a meeting on Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Inc. in Waterford.
August 4, 2014; Updated: 12:27 am
Shipmates who served aboard the USS Missouri (BB-63) battleship are invited to their 41st annual reunion at the Ramada Gateway Hotel in Kissimmee, Fla. The event, held by the USS Missouri (BB-63) Association, will be from Sept. 17 to...
July 30, 2014; Updated: 6:22 pm
The council plans its annual Military Appreciation Breakfast each fall and other events that connect businesses to military service people.
July 26, 2014; Updated: 10:36 pm
The Department of the Navy plans to add enlisted women crewmembers to seven Ohio-class submarines starting in 2016 and to four Virginia-class attack submarines beginning in 2020.
July 22, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm
Two Coast Guard Academy cadets snap photos during an exercise Monday as rescue swimmer AST2 Mike Linehan jumps from an H-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Cape Cod into the Thames River off Jacob's Rock at the academy. The exercise was held for...
July 19, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am
Cmdr. Daniel Lombardo relieved Cmdr. Christian Williams as USS Springfield’s commanding officer on Friday at a change-of-command ceremony aboard the Historic Ship Nautilus.
July 18, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm
DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee toured the Naval Submarine Base New London Thursday to see where the base’s cleanup efforts stand and to get a closer look at the base’s new state-funded steam and hot water boiler.
July 18, 2014; Updated: 5:33 pm
The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold its planning meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the American Legion, 16 York Ave., Niantic.
July 16, 2014; Updated: 12:42 am
The U.S. Submarine Veterans Groton Base has named a new commander to serve the remainder of former Cmdr. John Carcioppolo’s two-year term.
July 15, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Attorney General George Jepsen announced Monday that he is joining with the Federal Trade Commission, private sector groups and consumer protection organizations for the second annual Military Consumer Protection Day on Wednesday to help prevent...
July 14, 2014; Updated: 4:34 pm
Military Consumer Protection Day aims to increase service members' and veterans' awareness about fraud, scams and managing finances.
July 14, 2014; Updated: 12:47 am
The Hugo A. Simonelli Post 3263, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 60 Stonington Road, Mystic, will hold its Ladies Auxiliary meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, July 14.
July 14, 2014; Updated: 12:42 am
The Antique Veterans of the Connecticut Shoreline Inc., also known as The Westbrook Honor Guard, is seeking new members to participate in the rendering of military honors at the funerals of deceased veterans. The honor guard has been in...
July 13, 2014; Updated: 1:21 am
Chicago - Uncle Sam still wants you - just not as heavily inked.More than three months after the Army implemented a more stringent tattoo policy, recruiters say they are the ones feeling the pinch."It certainly makes our job...