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GROTON, Conn. – A Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London military working dog was retired from her official duties and adopted into a home to enjoy a new life as a pet, July 30.

GROTON, Conn. - Capt. Kim Lefebvre, Medical Service Corps (MSC), turned over command of the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) to Capt. Katharine Shobe, MSC, and retired after 29 years of faithful and honorable service, during a change of command and retirement ceremony at t…

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GROTON, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London practiced responding to the needs of service members and families following a hurricane during an Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC) drill conducted at the Historic Ship Nautilus and Submarine Force Museum, August 19.

Sailors shift colors on board the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. Sept. 18. The flag raising was conducted to honor Cmdr. Joseph Pestar Jr., former Toledo sailor and retiring commanding officer of the Navy's Priority Materi…

WASHINGTON - Being prepared is a hallmark of the Navy and the burgeoning rash of unpredictable events this past year has shown the tremendous value in maintaining readiness.

WASHINGTON - As of Sept. 1, the Navy is no longer showing officer service record photos during promotion, selection and assignment boards.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has been named one of the 2020 Top 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style Inc. This is the ninth straight year NEXCOM has earned this recognition based upon its diverse workforce. Currently, 12 pe…

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GROTON, Conn. – A military working dog retired from his kennel onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London to enjoy his new life as a civilian dog with his most beloved handler, Aug. 17.

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GROTON, Conn. – The Southeastern Connecticut Navy community commemorated the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and held a flag retirement ceremony on the pier at the Historic Ship Nautilus (SSN 571) and Submarine Force Museum, Sept. 11.

WASHINGTON - The Chief of Naval Personnel is seeking nominations for the fiscal year 2020 Human Resources Junior Officer of the Year (JOOY) Award. The annual award was established to recognize Navy Human Resources junior officers, O-4 and below, who have made significant contributions to Nav…

WASHINGTON - In a move to ensure the integrity of the Navy’s drug policy, the Navy has upped the ante on its ban on hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) products to include topical products like lotions and shampoos.

NORFOLK, Va. - National Preparedness Month is observed each September and sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security. National Preparedness Month encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, places o…

NORFOLK, Va. — In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command (CNRFC) Chaplains Office launched a 24/7 chaplain hotline, April 1.

NEW LONDON, Conn. - As a result of the current health crisis, the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra (ECSO) announces small ensemble performances in various locations in the near future through the program titled “Soundscape”. This will encompass non-traditional offerings that give patro…

GROTON, Conn. - The Bill Memorial Library invites families to get outside and enjoy the beautiful grounds of the library by following our StoryWalk®. This special outdoor presentation features two fun stories to share together; when you finish one story, turn around and follow the signs in r…

NORFOLK, Va. - On September 14th, 1970, Admiral Elmo Zumwalt Jr. introduced the Navy Family Command Ombudsman Program as a means to address family issues and concerns that are unique to Navy families. And so today, for 50 years, Ombudsmen have been delivering world-class support and service …

WASHINGTON - The preparedness mindset, so core to Navy warfighters, also has tremendous value off-duty and should be practiced year-round to ensure every Sailor, civilian employee, contractor and family member are poised for action as disasters and other calamities strike.

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GROTON, Conn. — The Groton Public Library is offering programs in September. For more information about library programs or services, call (860) 441-6750 or visit grotonpl.org. The Groton Public Library is located at 52 Newtown Road in Groton. All programs hosted by the Groton Public Library…

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join the ran…

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join the ran…

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join the ran…

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join the ran…

A harbor pilot boards the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) as it arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul …

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join the ran…

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join the ran…

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join the ran…

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift Aug. 31. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join the ran…

WASHINGTON - The preparedness mindset, so core to Navy warfighters, also has tremendous value off-duty and should be practiced year-round to ensure every Sailor, civilian employee, contractor and family member are poised for action as disasters and other calamities strike.

MONTEREY, Calif. - Now more than ever, individuals, teams and organizations are discovering the invaluable role of individual and team resilience, especially with the additional stress created by the coronavirus crisis over the past several months.

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GROTON, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London hosted visits from the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) for Energy, Installations and Environment and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC), Aug. 25 and Sept. 3.

WASHINGTON - The Chief of Naval Personnel is seeking nominations for the fiscal year 2020 Human Resources Junior Officer of the Year (JOOY) Award. The annual award was established to recognize Navy Human Resources junior officers, O-4 and below, who have made significant contributions to Nav…

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WASHINGTON - The 2020 version of the Personal and Professional Choices Survey is now online and the Navy is looking for Sailors to participate. This long-running survey gathers data on retention, medical support, physical fitness, childcare, parenthood, family planning, parental leave, and a…

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GROTON, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base New London welcomed two submarines to the waterfront in Groton, Conn. Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, both joining the ranks of Submarine Squadron (SUBRON) 12.

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GROTON, Conn. — The Groton Public Library is offering programs in September. For more information about library programs or services, call (860) 441-6750 or visit grotonpl.org. The Groton Public Library is located at 52 Newtown Road in Groton. All programs hosted by the Groton Public Library…

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WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense has many resources available to help Service members coping with an experience of sexual assault. Whether you just wish to chat with someone about your concerns or want to start the reporting process, support is just a phone call or click away.

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WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense Board on Diversity and Inclusion will report to the Secretary of Defense by Dec. 15 on ways to improve diversity and inclusion leading to broader opportunities for all department personnel, and they are looking for input from all Defense Department personnel.

MECHANICSBURG, Penn. - Navy Data Platform is designed to improve data-driven decision-making at strategic and tactical levels by establishing and optimizing business processes that increase readiness through access to data and self-service analytics.

FARMINGTON, Conn. - The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily paused earlier this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MYSTIC, Conn. - The Mystic & Noank Library has announced programs for September. For more information, or to register, call (860) 536-7721 or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

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GROTON, Conn. - If you are healthy and willing, please give blood. The American Red Cross urges donors who are feeling healthy and well to give now, to ensure blood is available for emergencies.

The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. for a scheduled homeport shift August 31, 2020. Newport News and crew, previously homeported in Norfolk, Va., expects to complete a maintenance overhaul period and will join…

Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Kaleigh Fuchs, from New Haven, Connecticut, performs maintenance on an infrared targeting system in the aviation electrical optics shop of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Aug. 15. Ronald Reagan, the flagship…

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MYSTIC, Conn. - With the start of school fast approaching and many local families facing difficult decisions, Mystic Aquarium is introducing creative solutions for students and parents alike. Experienced educators will provide academic support and enrichment in a safe and fun learning enviro…