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GROTON, Conn. – Some may call a meal between dinner and breakfast, a midnight snack. The Culinary Specialists at the Cross Hall galley onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London call that meal all in a day’s work as they support Naval Submarine School (SUBSCOL) students.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The Military Health System (MHS) is working to improve your access to care during these trying times. In response to the national health emergency due to the pandemic, the Defense Health Agency (DHA) introduced temporary changes. Whether you’re an active duty service memb…

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Center for Security Forces is now piloting a major change to the Master-at-Arms Apprenticeship course. The purpose is to firmly align the training to current Fleet Forces Command requirements and the “Ready Relevant Learning” model of the Navy’s Sailor 2025 vision.

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Based on the success of the Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online — known as Navy COOL — a new online tool is now available to personalize a Sailor’s search for civilian credentials and certifications to enhance their career.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Staying healthy means staying on top of your health care needs. But COVID-19 has upended many of our routines. Tricare can help you stay healthy—and at home—using electronic tools. These online tools can help you manage your health care during this time at home, but also …

NORFOLK, Va. - Commander, Navy Reserve Force (CNRF) issued new, Reserve-specific guidance on June 22 for Selected Reserve (SELRES) Sailors travelling to conduct, Annual Training (AT), Active Duty for Training (ADT), and Inactive Duty Training-Travel (IDTT) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MYSTIC, Conn. - Summer is finally here and the Mystic & Noank Library is pleased to host a series of fun, free virtual programs for kids via zoom on Tuesday mornings in July. Registration is required on our website, www.mysticnoanklibrary.org, to attend. A secure join link will then be s…

GROTON, Conn. - The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites kids and their families to follow the adventures of Gnorman the Elusive Library Gnome!

WASHINGTON - The Honorable Gregory J. Slavonic was selected by the President of the United States as the Acting Under Secretary of the Navy June 22.

WASHINGTON - Today, in a video message, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday shares personal experiences from Sailors and encourages a dialogue about race relations and inclusion within the Navy.

QUANTICO, Va. - NCIS over the past year has noticed an increase of drug investigations involving Department of the Navy personnel purchasing, using, and/or distributing LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide). Many of these investigations involve purchasing the drug on the dark web.

Sabrina Yoos and her daughter, Ellie, wave to a Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London firetruck as it drives past the Yoos’ home, in the Nautilus Park area of Beacon Point Homes, in honor of Ellie’s eighth birthday, June 12. The SUBASE New London Fire and Security Departments supported mi…

Sabrina Yoos and her daughter, Ellie, wave to a Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London firetruck as it drives past the Yoos’ home, in the Nautilus Park area of Beacon Point Homes, in honor of Ellie’s eighth birthday, June 12. The SUBASE New London Fire and Security Departments supported mi…

A Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London firetruck drives past the Yoos’ home, in the Nautilus Park area of Beacon Point Homes, in honor of Ellie Yoos’ eighth birthday, June 12. The SUBASE New London Fire and Security Departments supported military family requests for special event parades…

NORWICH, Conn. - Three Rivers Community College is excited to share that PACT – Connecticut’s solution to debt-free college – has been fully funded. Eligible Connecticut residents can earn a degree or certificate from a community college without debt, but they must apply, sign up for FASFA a…

WASHINGTON - The Navy is mobilizing 1,629 Reservists to support aircraft carrier and submarine maintenance at its four public shipyards starting in July. This mobilization will help reduce the maintenance backlog that has developed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NORFOLK - As many Reserve Sailors have experienced new operating procedures and unique opportunities in support of the COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts, Navy Reserve leadership wants all Reserve Sailors to identify and submit Reserve policy and operational improvement to the Ready to Win (R2…

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy established a surveillance testing program, called Sentinel Surveillance Testing (SST), to test asymptomatic service members for COVID-19 June 25. This testing will enable the service to detect asymptomatic COVID-positive individuals, assist in bounding an outbreak…

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GROTON, Conn.- Staff at Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London’s Child Development Center recently painted anchors on the sidewalk outside the facility to promote physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GROTON, Conn. – The adage “Bloom where you’re planted, but be open to cross pollination,” was literally put into practice at Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London recently.

MYSTIC, Conn. - The Mystic & Noank Library continues to offer digital programs via Zoom in July. Contact Erik at ecaswell@mysticnoanklibrary.org for more information or with questions about how to attend digital library programs.

WASHINGTON - Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD) for Sustainment W. Jordan Gillis has issued a memo to tenants of housing privatized under the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI), providing an update on the status of the department's efforts to implement the MHPI Tenant Bill of…

Q1: How will it work if members are in an area not open for PCS but they are going to an area that is open?

NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Thames River Heritage Park’s hop-on hop-off water taxi launched its fifth season June 19, with new protocols, a new schedule, and new themed tours providing visitors and local residents a safe opportunity to enjoy fresh air, cool breezes, and summer family fun.

GROTON, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base New London’s Navy Lodge will undergo a $500,000 remodeling project of its guest rooms beginning June 22. When complete, all guest rooms will feature new furniture, dining tables and chairs, nightstands, dressers and remodeled closet areas. The remodel is …

WASHINGTON – On June 18, Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper released a video address to members of the Department on diversity and inclusiveness. In his address, Secretary Esper announced three initiatives to build a better U.S. military that pursues equal opportunity and aspires to true mer…

MYSTIC, Conn. - With health and safety as the priority, Mystic Aquarium will offer onsite summer camp adventures for children entering grades 1-6 with protocols in accordance with the State of Connecticut guidance. With weekly session beginning June 29, Mystic Aquarium’s camps offer outdoor …

WASHINGTON - If you think you've got what it takes to be an officer, the annual call for applications to the 2021 Seaman to Admiral program, known as STA-21, is on the streets.

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Based on the success of the Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online — known as Navy COOL — a new online tool is now available to personalize a Sailor’s search for civilian credentials and certifications to enhance their career.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Center for Security Forces is now piloting a major change to the Master-at-Arms Apprenticeship course. The purpose is to firmly align the training to current Fleet Forces Command requirements and the “Ready Relevant Learning” model of the Navy’s Sailor 2025 vision.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The Military Health System (MHS) is working to improve your access to care during these trying times. In response to the national health emergency due to the pandemic, the Defense Health Agency (DHA) introduced temporary changes. Whether you’re an active duty service memb…

FORT LEE, Va. – Though the 2019-2020 school year was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scholarships for Military Children program came through for 500 students from military families who were each awarded a $2,000 scholarship grant for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - In early March, Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) joined the fight against COVID-19 and future pandemic viruses by contributing knowledge from relevant studies and providing backup medical support at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC).

Commander, Submarine Forces highlighted their deterrence mission and the ballistic-missile submarine USS Maryland’s (SSBN 738) 28th commissioning anniversary, June 13. USS Maryland recently conducted a full at-sea crew exchange, swapping out crews while keeping the submarine at sea and missi…

NEW LONDON, Conn. - On June 21 at 7 p.m. EST from the Virtual Concert Hall via Livestream, your United States Coast Guard Band takes you on “An Epic Journey.” This performance of previously recorded concert music is packed with dramatic works by John Williams, Johan de Meij, Kenneth Fuchs, a…