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NORWICH, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) and the United States Navy Command Ombudsman Program held an unforgettable luncheon in gratitude to SUBASE New London ombudsmen, Sept. 27.

NEW LONDON, Conn. The United States Coast Guard Band will present a free concert, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in Leamy Concert Hall, in tribute to Admiral Frank A. Leamy and the 50th anniversary of the opening of Leamy Hall. This historic event welcomes back former director retired Capt. Lewis J. Buck…

MYSTIC, Conn. - Tickets are now on sale for Mystic Aquarium’s first-ever evening holiday lights display. Illuminated by a re-creation of the aurora borealis, the new and unique holiday experience - Northern Lights - will take guests on a journey along the lighted pathways of the Aquarium’s o…

NORFOLK, Va. - This holiday season, the Navy Exchange (NEX) is offering customers fee free layaway. NEX customers will pay no fee when opening a new layaway account through Nov. 27.

GROTON, Conn. - The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) hours of operation are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and they can be reached at (860) 694-3383. E-mail is ffscnewlondon@navy.mil. Find them on Facebook at Fleet and Family Support Center New London.

NORFOLK, Va. - Taking another important step in response to the reemergence of great power competition, the Navy reestablished Commander, Submarine Group (SUBGRU) 2 in Norfolk, Virginia. Sept. 30 following its disestablishment in August 2014.

GROTON, Conn. - The Friends of the Mother Bailey House invite you to celebrate the birthday of Anna Warner “Mother” Bailey, Oct. 10 from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Groton Public Library.

GROTON, Conn. Join us Oct. 26 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Shennecossett Yacht Club (1010 Shennecossett Rd. in Groton) for an evening of history and plenty of fun. You will enjoy delicious finger-food, music, libations and more. Try your luck at our mystery raffle! Last year’s inaugural event wa…

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) needs foster families for children of all ages. Informational meetings will take place where DCF employees will give descriptions of the foster family program. Homes are especially needed ages infant to 5 and 12 and over. Bilingual families are n…

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Culinary Specialist (Submarine) 2nd Class Anthony Powell (left) and Culinary Specialist Seaman Emelia Rosenquist (right) set up a cupcake display in Cross Hall Galley onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London, Oct. 1. Cross Hall Galley put on a display of pink cupcakes in observance o…

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - October is Women’s Health Month. It’s never too early or too late to improve your health. You should always feel empowered to take command and ownership of your health. Before your next visit, make a list of questions to ask your provider that address any health concerns …

GROTON, Conn. – The Circle of Friends of the Groton Public Library is a dedicated group of people of all ages who believe that an excellent library is essential to a community. Circle of Friends members work to promote and assist the Groton Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and pr…

Naval Submarine Base New London Sailors donate blood during an American Red Cross blood drive event held at the Chaplain Center onboard the base, Sept. 4. Fifty-three pints of blood were collected during the event, which could save the life of approximately 159 people.

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London personnel register to donate blood during an American Red Cross blood drive event held at the Chaplain Center onboard the base, Sept. 4. Fifty-three pints of blood were collected during the event, which could save the life of approximately 159 people.

American Red Cross representatives prepare a Sailor to donate blood during a blood drive event held at the Chaplain Center onboard Naval Submarine Base New London, Sept. 4.

Naval Submarine Base New London’s Fleet and Family Support Center offers many classes and programs each week to active and retired military, and their families.

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore and SUBASE Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) staff members toast to the organization’s 40th birthday. FFSC supports Sailors and their families by providing services related to family health and wellness, financ…

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore speaks at SUBASE Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), Sept. 24, during a party to celebrate the organization’s 40th birthday.

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore signs Fleet and SUBASE Family Support Center’s (FFSC) birthday car in honor of their 40th birthday, Sept. 24. FFSC supports Sailors and their families by providing services related to family health and wellness, fin…

Shelby Whitford shows Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore how to tie a balloon animal at Fleet and Family Support Center’s (FFSC) 40th birthday party, Sept. 24. FFSC supports Sailors and their families by providing services related to family health an…

Local news and events happening this week in and around southeastern Connecticut.

On the evening of September 11, 2019, the 18th year anniversary of 9/11, the Submarine Base First Responders gathered with Family and Friends to remember those lost on the tragic day. Despite a mid-game rally by the SUBASE Firefighters, the Security Department “Top Cops” walked away with the…

WASHINGTON - It’s been four months since the Navy released the Professional Military Knowledge Eligibility Exam (PMK-EE) mobile app, which provides Sailors a more convenient way of taking the exam – anywhere, anytime.

GROTON, Conn. - A special donor has generously made the following two programs free to the Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London military community, through CT Humanities. All books are free to participating children! The SUBASE Library has 25 copies of each book.

What’s happening this week in your community is a calendar listing of upcoming events on Naval Submarine Base New London and in the local community.

GROTON, Conn. - The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) hours of operation are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and they can be reached at (860) 694-3383. E-mail is ffscnewlondon@navy.mil. Find them on Facebook at Fleet and Family Support Center New London.