WASHINGTON —The Command Master Chief of USS Gonzalez (DDG-66), Samira McBride, was selected as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Delbert D. Black Leadership Award. This honor is also significant because she is the first woman to be selected for the award, …

PENSACOLA, Fla. - NAVADMIN 201/20 announced changes to completion dates for the Professional Military Knowledge-Eligibility Exam (PMK-EE) beginning with the fall exam cycles.

NORWICH, Conn. - Three Rivers Community College is excited to announce the addition of a new certificate program, Data Analytics Certificate. Analytics is one of the most in-demand skills needed to drive strategic decision-making, and data analytic jobs are among the fastest growing and high…

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - In support of the Navy’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Rapid Response Task Force, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) quickly executed the assessment of a wireless tracking technology in June 2020 that could help the Navy mitigate the spread of the vi…

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GROTON, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London hosted Connecticut Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, and leaders and officials from the U.S. Census Bureau Region and local community as the Lt. Governor participated in a Census “PUSH WEEK” event at the base, Thursday, July 30.

DANIELSON, Conn. - This fall Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) is pleased to offer several new and exciting performing arts courses - all live online experiences from the comfort of your living room. Students can now earn college credit while having fun in classes like dance, guitar,…

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Culinary Specialist (Submarine) 2nd Class Vick Persaud, assigned to Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London’s Cross Hall Galley, grills barbeque for the special meal of the month, July 29. Each month the galley puts together a unique meal to help boost morale and introduce personnel to diff…

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everyday routines, including keeping up with health care appointments for non-emergency needs such as vaccinations. And while physically attending day care, secondary school, and university campuses this fall remains undecided in many l…

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.

ARLINGTON, Va. - Improving how emerging technologies are identified to meet urgent warfighter needs, and accelerating technology transition to the fleet. Identifying military and civilian personnel in the naval workforce and Naval Research and Development Establishment (NR&DE), who are t…

NORFOLK, Va. - The Navy’s task force to combat systemic racism in the service held its first in-person listening sessions with Sailors aboard two warships July 22, to learn from their personal experiences.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Early in the COVID-19 crisis, leaders at Navy Personnel command realized prioritizing and re-ordering the nearly 90,000 released Permanent Change of Station orders in fiscal year 2020 was going to be a challenge that required advanced tools that NPC did not possess. The s…

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) reminds customers that handwritten customs declaration forms for mailing items over 13 ounces from an overseas or military afloat post office will not be accepted after Aug. 12.

MYSTIC, Conn. - The Mystic & Noank Library continues to offer digital programs for all ages. These are online events. You must register on our website, www.mysticnoanklibrary.org, to attend this program. To protect the security of the meeting, the zoom join link will be provided to parti…

NEW LONDON, Conn. – On Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. EDT from the Virtual Concert Hall via Livestream, your United States Coast Guard Band celebrates the 230-year legacy of the Coast Guard. This performance of previously recorded material honors the ethos of the Coast Guard with Americana at its finest. …

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GROTON, Conn.- The newly-commissioned Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS St. Louis (LCS 19) departs from Naval Submarine Base New London July 7. The ship made a brief stop to the base for a replenishment of fuel and supplies before heading to its homeport in Mayport, Florida.

WASHINGTON - Since April 5, the Navy has required the wearing of cloth face coverings for all military, Navy civilian and contractors as well as family members while on DoD property, installations and facilities when maintaining proper social distancing between people isn’t possible.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Sailors are now authorized to use the Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) for permanent change of station (PCS) moves. This announcement comes in advance of the conditions based restart to the PCS move process, and provides a proven and reliable option to Sailors to supp…

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - During July 2020, the Navy College Virtual Education Center (NCVEC) marked its 10-year anniversary of assisting Sailors with virtual education counseling and tuition assistance support all over the world.

TRUMBULL, Conn. – Buttonwood Farm is safely hosting their 17th annual Make-A-Wish® Connecticut's Sunflowers for Wishes fundraiser, July 25 through Aug. 2.

GROTON, Conn. — The Groton Public Library is offering programs in July and August. 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 L…

We must acknowledge that emergencies can and will happen to anyone, with or without warning. Thus, at some point, an ombudsman may receive a call from someone experiencing a crisis or disaster. Ombudsman are trained to recognize a situation, make an appropriate referral as soon as possible a…

As the Navy’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program continues to make improvements in primary prevention, current events remind us that sexual violence is rooted in forms of oppression, including racism. If we are to prevent sexual assaults from occurring, then the work begin…

Are you looking for an engaging and enriching summer program to keep the kids busy while school is out? Well, you are in luck because the St. Louis Federal Reserve is offering a free virtual personal finance summer camp from now until Aug. 14.

WASHINGTON - The Navy has authorized Assignment Incentive Pay (AIP) for Sailors extended at certain commands due to COVID-19 transfer delays.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. - As the world continues to change, often one’s focus changes. Making sure our focus does not drift away from eating a healthy diet is important not just as a warfighter, but as a partner, a spouse, a parent and even just an everyday person concerned about their health.

GROTON, Conn. — The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery at UConn, Avery Point is proud to announce its summer art exhibition: “Open Air: An Exhibition of Sculpture and Installation Art.” The exhibition was developed as a response to this unusual time of limited public activity. Open Air has two comp…

WASHINGTON - The Navy has suspended the fall 2020 Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) to minimize risk of Sailor exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

NORFOLK, Va. - Across the U.S. Submarine Force, submarine squadrons are humming with activity to deploy, maintain and prepare undersea forces despite challenges presented by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

GROTON, Conn. - As the Fleet and Family Support Center quickly adapts to meet clients’ needs through online, video and telework resources, we’ve kept abreast of how other TAP programs throughout the FFSC system have adjusted their service delivery and stayed informed about changes in access …

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the 43rd Annual Faxon Law New Haven Road Race has become a virtual event. Participants can register for the virtual half marathon, 20K, 5K, or Kids Fun Run, and participate at the time and place of their choosing during Labor Day Weekend (…

WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense (DOD) has begun an effort to collect more than 8,000 donated units of plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 to support the development of an effective treatment against the disease.

NORFOLK, Va. - Twice a year, NEX customers are given the opportunity to donate to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) by purchasing a $5 benefit ticket. The results of this year’s spring campaign showed NEX customers donated nearly $192,000 to support NMCRS.

NEWPORT, R.I. - Key changes are coming to the format and enrollment requirements of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA), as detailed in Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 191/20 released July 6.

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.

Customers wait for their orders from the Savage Spatula food truck onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London, July 8. Food trucks have been allowed to return to the base and will operate in the SUBASE Navy Exchange parking lot.

GROTON, Conn. – While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the environment outside and inside Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) has met conditions for base leadership to authorize the SUBASE Navy Exchange to reopen its Barber Shop.