Sailors stationed onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London pull a truck during a Morale Welfare and Recreation sponsored Battle of the Commands, June 7. Thirteen teams from SUBASE New London and tenant commands participated in six competition events that included a strongman obstacle…

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Cmdr. John Brenda, executive officer of USS Constitution, looks on as the ship gets underway in Boston Harbor, June 7. Constitution, in partnership with the Naval History and Heritage Detachment Boston, and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center, observed the 75th anniversary of D-Day w…

WASHINGTON - Navy announced the creation of a program with an advancement incentive to fill priority recruiter and recruit division commander (RDC) billets June 3, in NAVADMIN 122/19.

NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Coast Guard Academy (CGA) is looking for sponsor families for the Class of 2023 cadets.

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.

WASHINGTON - Navy announced that the Department of Defense has expanded its ability to conduct random drug testing for manufactured opiate drugs June 3, in NAVADMIN 125/19.

MYSTIC, Conn. - The Connecticut Chapter of the Naval Academy Alumni Association will host the Naval Academy’s Off-shore Sail Training Squadron with five Navy-44 sailboats and a contingent of 50 midshipmen and coaches at Mystic Seaport from July 12 to 15.

The Military Superintendents Liaison Committee (MSLC) of Southeastern Connecticut honored local volunteers who have forged partnerships between the military and civilian communities, during their 18th annual MSLC breakfast at the Coast Guard Academy Officers' Club June 6. Naval Submarine Bas…

EAST LYME, Conn. - The Big Red Memorial Fund is holding the twelfth Annual Big Red Motorcycle Poker Run, June 2. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. at Smokey O’Grady’s in East Lyme. Registration fee is $25 per rider and $10 per passenger. Free T-shirts to the first 100 riders. Breakfast will…

GROTON, Conn. - The Groton Veteran’s Coffeehouse provides a comfortable location for all veterans-both men and women of any age to meet, socialize, communicate and receive information regarding veterans benefits and services through state and federal agencies. Meetings take place on the thir…

WASHINGTON - The Navy announced that education program information, application processes and deadlines will be announced through personalized notifications to eligible Sailors in NAVADMIN 106/19, May 10.

NEW LONDON, Conn. – The United States Coast Guard Band has released the summer season schedule. For more information, call (860) 701-6826 or visit www.uscg.mil/band .

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Navy’s Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) reached a major milestone, April 15 by attaining an Authorization to Operate (ATO) in a development testing environment, which is a crucial first step in accomplishing the Navy’s objective to modernize and embrace cloud technologies, …

GREAT LAKES, Ill. - On May 24, Vice Adm. John B. Nowell, Jr. became the 59th Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) when he assumed duties from Vice Adm. Robert Burke.

NORFOLK, Va. - Commander, Submarine Forces released an updated instruction for the Battle Efficiency ("E") Competition Award for submarine commands.

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. - From June 11 through 15, children and their caregivers are invited to come in during library hours and paint a natural moon scallop shell with their own designs at the Wheeler Library. This unique creation makes a great gift. All supplies are provided. This event is…

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.

GROTON, Conn. —Check out the Groton Public Library’s events for teens entering grades 6-12th. Join us for art projects, gaming, and more! To register, visit the SignUp link at tinyurl.com/gplteensignup or call the library at (860) 441-6750.

GROTON, Conn. — The Groton Public Library will present a four-part series in June, hosted by Lee White. Lee has been writing about food for decades, beginning as a restaurant reviewer in Worcester, Massachusetts. She writes two columns for The Day’s weekly newspapers, reaching from North Hav…

NORFOLK, Va. - The Navy Exchange Service Command’s (NEXCOM) Navy Lodge Program announced its 2018 award winners during its recent annual worldwide Training and Strategy Symposium. The awards highlight outstanding guest service in a variety of different areas of the Navy Lodge.

NORFOLK, Va. - The Navy Exchange Service Command’s (NEXCOM) Navy Lodge Program recently launched its redesigned website, navy-lodge.com. Aimed at providing a seamless experience for visitors, the website is easier to navigate and has a faster load time. The website can also be viewed on diff…

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The United States is currently experiencing the highest number of measles cases since 1994. Here are answers to some of the more frequently asked questions about measles in the Department of Defense:

NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is pleased to announce the opening of "Discovering New Beauty: Watercolor Landscapes of the Northeast." This exhibition features more than 50 works of art examining the varied landscapes of the Northeast over the last century and a half. The sho…

GROTON, Conn. – The Groton Public Library offers technology classes each month. To register for a class, or for more information, call (860) 441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a.

GROTON, Conn. – Northeast Elementary Academy and Claude Chester Elementary School students who demonstrated exceptional conduct throughout the year were awarded for their good behavior in ceremonies held by the schools in coordination with the Groton Police Department and U.S. Navy, May 22 and 24.

MYSTIC, Conn. — Mystic Seaport Museum will be transformed into a celebration of Viking culture, complete with craft demonstrations, live performances, and on-the-water activities, June 1 and 2.

MYSTIC, Conn. – The Mystic & Noank Library has fun for everyone this summer! For more information on any of the library’s programs, call (860) 536-7721 or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

GROTON, Conn. — The Groton Public Library will host a 50th anniversary celebration of Woodstock, June 8 at 2 p.m. Musician and historian Craig Harris takes you back to that wild and magical weekend in August 1969 with this participatory, multimedia program about the groundbreaking music fest…

NORFOLK, Va. - Region Mid-Atlantic N1 Workforce Development and Training is hosting a first ever Live Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) ‘Virtual’ Brief, presented by Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Norfolk, which will take place June 12 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. EST. Request widest dissemination …

The crew of USS Providence (SSN 719) poses for a picture after being presented the Commodore, Submarine Squadron Twelve Battle E Award, April 16. Earning the CSS-12 Battle E means that Providence demonstrated the most overall operational readiness of a crew to carry out its assigned warfight…

FORT MEADE, Md. - The history of Asian-American and Pacific Islanders' service to the United States stretches back to the 19th century, beginning with the U.S. Navy's presence in East Asia in the 1830s. Its mission was to protect U.S. interests during maritime trading wars. Many American shi…

FARMINGTON, Conn. - The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. As a thank-you for helping replenish the blood supply, all donors who come to give blood or platelets…

WASHINGTON - Navy families navigating military life can now find support by downloading the MyNavy Family application which was released in the days leading up to Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 10. The free app can be found in the Navy App Locker, https://applocker.navy.mil.

NEW LONDON, Conn. – The United States Coast Guard Band has released the summer season schedule. For more information, call (860) 701-6826 or visit www.uscg.mil/band.

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Navy’s Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) reached a major milestone, April 15 by attaining an Authorization to Operate (ATO) in a development testing environment, which is a crucial first step in accomplishing the Navy’s objective to modernize and embrace cloud technologies, …

GROTON, Conn. – Master Chief Navy Diver Louis Deflice concluded his three-decade long career with the U.S. Navy in a jovial ceremony with his fellow divers onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London, May 17.

GROTON, Conn. - The Groton Veteran’s Coffeehouse provides a comfortable location for all veterans-both men and women of any age to meet, socialize, communicate and receive information regarding veterans benefits and services through state and federal agencies. Meetings take place on the thir…

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. - The Navy Exchange Service Command’s (NEXCOM) Navy Lodge Program recently launched its redesigned website, navy-lodge.com. Aimed at providing a seamless experience for visitors, the website is easier to navigate and has a faster load time. The website can also be viewed on diff…

GROTON, Conn. - The Town of Groton and the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (SCCOG) will be conducting a short-term demonstration of bicycle route wayfinding signs on a route connecting the Naval Submarine Base and the Gold Star Bridge path. This temporary "pop-up" project bega…

GROTON, Conn. – Military children attending Mary Morrisson Elementary School had the opportunity to put their acting skills on display in a play based on the works of Dr. Seuss, May 9 -10.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Are you and your family moving? Moving doesn’t change your Tricare eligibility. But it may change the Tricare health care options available to you and your family. A change of address, such as moving to a new country, city, region, or ZIP+4 code is a Tricare Qualifying Li…

GROTON, Conn. - The Avery-Copp House Museum has a full season of events that include a Sea to Table series, Groton Bank Day, Plein Air Painting, a Garden Workshop, a Garden Fairy Tea and a Politics & Fashion lecture. Our first major event, Sea to Table, is a four-part series focused on S…

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - As opioid overdose deaths continue to rise, the Department of Defense (DoD) continues to expand access to treatments for substance use disorder (SUD). This includes medication assisted treatment (MAT), and other mental health services.