KITTERY, Maine - The nuclear-powered, Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) held a change of command ceremony in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Auditorium, March 13.

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Paul Disney and Hospitalman Taylor Cherry screen patients for COVID-19 symptoms before admitting them to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Unit (NMRTU), March 20. NMRTU and other tenant commands onboard Naval Submarine Base New London and across the Navy are im…

QUANTICO, Va. - The novel coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity for malicious actors to conduct spearphishing campaigns, financial scams, and disinformation campaigns via social media to collect sensitive information, steal money via fake donation websites, spread false information, a…

NORFOLK - On March 23, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Chief Executive Officer of Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) directed the closure of all NEX Barber and Beauty Shops, with the exception of Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

SOUTH CHINA SEA - Members of Navy Forward-Deployed Preventive Medicine Units (FDPMU) and Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) embarked several 7th Fleet ships March 14 to help combat the risk of and provide laboratory batch testing for COVID-19 onboard the ships.

WASHINGTON - As part of the Navy’s efforts to minimize the spread of Coronavirus, U.S. Fleet Forces Command has elevated its health protection measures to HPCON C (MINUS) for Navy installations in the 48 contiguous U.S. States and Alaska March 20.

WASHINGTON - Sailors waiting out the 60-day hold on Permanent Change of Station moves should consult their local Legal Assistance Office before notifying a landlord of intent to terminate their lease or even if they need to negotiate an extension.

WASHINGTON - "The Department of Defense is ready, willing and able to support civilian authorities to the greatest extent possible with the direction of the president," Jonathan Rath Hoffman said during a Pentagon news conference. "We just want to make sure that the conversation that is bein…

WASHINGTON - The military's Transition Assistance and Yellow Ribbon Reintegration programs are changing to decrease the potential of transmission of the coronavirus, officials in Washington announced.

GREAT LAKES, Ill. - Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced March 19 that until further notice, all large-scale graduation ceremonies for Recruit Training Command (RTC), in Great Lakes, Ill., and Officer Training Command (OTC), in Newport, R.I., are suspended. The measure is in…

WASHINGTON - The Navy has issued amplifying guidance to the recently issued “stop movement” order that has frozen non-mission essential transfers and official travel until May 11.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Mouths have many uses in the military. They give service members energy by being the gateway to a healthy diet. They turn words into commands on the battlefield. They turn songs and conversations into connections with others. Despite their importance, it can be difficult …

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The Navy Exchange Service Command’s (NEXCOM) Telecommunications Program Office has launched NEXConnect as a way for military families to easily recognize the safe, reliable and affordable networks and service it provides around the world.

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GROTON, Conn. - Cmdr. Garth Storz relieved Capt. Jason Geddes as commanding officer of the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Colorado (SSN 788) at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, Mar. 6.

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Public Works Department crane riggers pose for a group photo, March 2. The photo was taken in honor of the riggers’ efforts to support SUBASE New London’s primary mission of getting submarines underway.

WASHINGTON - Military officials and their civilian counterparts are learning together how to combat the coronavirus, Defense Department officials said recently.

WASHINGTON - The Secretary of Defense and Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installation, Energy and Facilities) have issued the orderly suspension of the Resident Energy Conservation Program in compliance with the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. The Department of the Navy (DON) has …

The first women to serve in the U.S. Navy were nurses, beginning with the “Sacred Twenty” appointed after Congress established the Navy Nurse Corps on May 13, 1908. The first large-scale enlistment of women into the Navy met clerical shortages during World War I, and the second came months b…

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - With cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, emerging across the globe, governments, organizations, and individuals are taking appropriate steps to protect themselves and others from spreading the respiratory disease that has already infected thousands. Along with incre…

WASHINGTON - Naval History and Heritage Command has directed all U.S. Navy museums to temporarily close to the public until March 31 as a precautionary measure to avoid large groups of people to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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GROTON, Conn. – Sailors assigned to various commands onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London participated in Read Across America Day at Catherine Kolnaski Magnate School, March 2.

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GROTON, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London leadership meritoriously advanced Sailors from tenant commands all over the base during the 2020 Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP) season during the first half of March.

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - Novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, continues to spread worldwide.

Sailors read stories to students at Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School, March 2. Sailors from Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London read to students as part of Read Across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

Sailors read stories to students at Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School, March 2. Sailors from Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London read to students as part of Read Across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

NEW LONDON, Conn. - The Arts Workforce Initiative (AWI) is a paid apprenticeship program that gives Connecticut college students, emerging creatives and military veterans an opportunity to gain high-level professional work experience with not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations throug…

WASHINGTON - Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy, Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly and Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett have signed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights comm…

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore congratulates newly-advanced petty officers. SUBASE New London leadership meritoriously advanced multiple Sailors to the next paygrade the week of March 2.

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NORFOLK, Va. - Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) officially commenced Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2020 in the Arctic Ocean with the construction of a temporary ice camp, Camp Seadragon, and the arrival of two U.S. Navy fast-attack submarines March 4.

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GROTON, Conn. - The Basic Enlisted Submarine School (BESS) held a flag presentation ceremony at the school house, Feb. 14, to honor Quartermaster 3rd Class Sandor J. Maury, who served in the Navy from June 3, 1949 to May 8, 1953.

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore speaks to members of U.S. Submarine Veterans (SUBVETS) Groton Base to update them about the base and status of the Submarine Force. SUBVETS Groton Base is an organization of qualified United States Submariners start…

GALES FERRY, Conn. – The United Methodist (UM) Church of Gales Ferry’s UM Players is proud to present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “A Grand Night for Singing,” March 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m.

MYSTIC, Conn. — Hartford HealthCare's Chase Family Movement Disorders Center will host "The Art of Movement," an exhibit of creative works by people living with Parkinson's Disease, in May in its new Mystic location. The exhibit is seeking works by people who have Parkinson's.

NORWICH, Conn. – Join us for free seminars on some of the biggest environmental issues challenging us today. Topics range from Bird Conservation to Approaches to Eating in the United States: Consequences for our Health and Environment, and Global Climate Change to Our Ancient Culture, taught…

WASHINGTON - The Department of the Navy (DON) is directing that Navy privatized (PPV) housing project companies continue live billing of the resident energy conservation program (RECP) until we receive guidance from the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) on how to execute an orderly su…