GROTON, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) encourages all military and civilian personnel to prepare for the Environmental Management System (EMS) audit from 19-23 Aug.

WASHINGTON - Department of the Navy continues to direct Sailors and Marines not to use hemp-derived products in a message released Aug. 7.

To fully prepare your family for an emergency, create one or more emergency kits, well in advance of a crisis, that include enough supplies for at least three days. If you live in a disaster-prone area (hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), consider extending your capability to five days. Throug…

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.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Navy Personnel Command (NPC) leaders announced Aug. 6 that they are expanding options and capabilities offered to further improve the Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move experience for Sailors and their families. This comes only a few weeks after the release of MyPCS M…

SOUTHEASTERN, Conn. – The Thames Valley Council for Community Action RSVP Coffeehouses invite 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. There are coffeehouses i…

MYSTIC, Conn. - For the seventh year, Mystic Aquarium is proud to host an Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum, Aug. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This sensory sensitive evening is free for pre-registered families or groups with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory p…

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. - From Sept. 3 to Dec. 17, Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites community members to Family Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Family Storytime is for children under five and their grown-ups. Little ones and grown-ups will learn to love reading together as the…

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - As summer draws to a close, it’s time to look ahead to the approaching school year. Preventive services, routine immunizations, and health screenings are the best ways to make sure your kids are healthy and ready to hit the books. Tricare covers many preventive health car…

MADISON, Conn. - The Cove 5K Race, Memorial Walk and Kids’ Fun Run will take place at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, on the beautifully refurbished new BURT paved trail, Oct. 20. The USATF Certified 5K Race will now take place on the BURT (100 percent off road) and run along the wa…

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GROTON, Conn. – Twenty-five expectant military spouses and service members assigned to Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London and its tenant commands were honored with a group baby shower hosted by the March of Dimes at the Historic Ship Nautilus and Submarine Force Museum, July 23.

GROTON, Conn. – The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) held a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base, New London in Groton, Connecticut, July 29.

GROTON, Conn. – The Groton Public Library invites everyone to Circle of Friends and Junior Friends events at the library. For more information, call (860) 441-6750.

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Sailors have an even wider array of opportunities to earn civilian certifications and licenses funded through Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-line (COOL) with a Navy policy update July 24.

NORFOLK - Now that we are two-thirds of the way through “101 Critical Days of Summer,” and much of the country bears through extreme heat conditions, the Naval Safety Center would like to remind you be smart about the heat. Whether you are deployed, in port, or off duty, Sailors must be mind…

MYSTIC, Conn. - Summer programs at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center (DPNC) will continue through Aug. 31. These programs are for all ages to enjoy time in nature, whether as a family or individually. DPNC offers hikes, cooking, gardening, cooking programs and more. DPNC also participate…

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

GROTON, Conn. — Check out the Groton Public Library’s events for teens entering grades 6-12. Join us for art projects, gaming, and more! For more information, call Jessa Franco at (860) 441-6750.

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.

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GROTON, Conn. - Did you know you can stop by the Humana resource table at Naval Branch Health Clinic (NBHC) Groton to grab marketing materials while you are getting your scripts filled and get the latest information on the Tricare program? The Humana table will be in Groton: 13 and 15 from 1…

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Lt. j.g. Trevor Torres, Food Services Officer at Cross Hall Galley, takes a photo of his wife with other expectant military spouses during Naval Submarine Base New London’s annual baby shower event hosted by the non-profit organization March of Dimes, July 23. The annual event is designed to…

NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter will host a Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Ocean Beach Park in New London, Sept. 14. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., the ceremony will take place at 10 a.m., and the walk begins at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Sean…

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GROTON, Conn. - Did you know you can stop by the Humana resource table at Naval Branch Health Clinic (NBHC) Groton to grab marketing materials while you are getting your scripts filled and get the latest information on the Tricare program? The Humana table will be in Groton: Aug. 1, 13, and …

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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 Chief of Navy Operations (CNO) announced the rollout of the Navy Civilian Acculturation Program (NCAP) in NAVADMIN 158/19 July 15, providing details of a new orientation program that is now available for newly hired civilians with no prior experience or background in the N…

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FARMINGTON, Conn. - To help address the current emergency blood shortage, all who come to give blood or platelets with the American Red Cross through Aug. 29 will receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via e-mail. Currently, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of most blood types avail…

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Continuing efforts to improve the Permanent Change of Station (PCS) experience for Sailors and their families, the Navy is launching the MyPCS Mobile app, July 17.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - If you’re planning to travel overseas this summer, your Tricare coverage goes with you. However, the rules vary based on your sponsor status, your location, and your health plan. Familiarize yourself with your plan’s rules and these tips so you know what to do if you have…

GROTON, Conn. - Fleet Reserve Association Branch and Unit 20 will host the 2019 Northeast/New England Region Convention, Aug. 9 and 10 at the Groton Inn and Suites. A Welcome Aboard party will take place at Club 20, Aug. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. All shipmates and Auxiliary members are invited to a…

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Welcome summer! Hopefully, you and your family members will be spending more time outside being active or even traveling. Whether biking, hiking, or taking a road trip, do you know what to do if you experience a minor, non-emergency injury or illness this summer? With Tri…

WASHINGTON - Commander, Navy Installations Command’s (CNIC) Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) celebrated 40 years of service to Sailors and their families at a ceremony held at CNIC headquarters on the Washington Navy Yard, July 16.

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SOUTHEASTERN, Conn. – The Thames Valley Council for Community Action RSVP Coffeehouses invite 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. There are coffeehouses i…

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Routine eye exams can help keep your vision strong. The National Eye Institute reports that a comprehensive eye exam can identify common vision problems and prevent diseases that may lead to vision loss or blindness. Tricare health plans may include an eye exam or other s…

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GROTON, Conn. – The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768), commanded by Cmdr. Matthew Fanning, returned to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, July 24.

WASHINGTON - The Navy’s recently conducted “out of cycle” resident satisfaction survey confirmed that most of the actions recently taken by the Navy and its public private venture (PPV) partners are aligned to the areas of most concern to Service members and their families.

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Active duty senior enlisted Sailors looking for their next billet in a higher paygrade will soon have the opportunity to get a jump on the process thanks to the Advancement-to-Position (A2P) selection board, the Navy announced July 17.

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ARLINGTON, Va. - One of the more popular mobile applications the Navy has is the OPNAV Uniform Regulations app released in October 2017. Just like your worn out uniforms, the app needed updated. With a new name and more information, the OPNAV Uniform Regulations is now MyNavy UNIFORMS which …

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EAST LYME, Conn. – The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut and Rotary Club of Niantic recognized a Sailor assigned to Naval Submarine Base New London’s Submarine School (SUBSCOL) during their Service Person of the Month (SPOM) awards program, July 24.