PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - The U.S. Pacific Fleet submarine force currently has every one of its forward-deployed submarines conducting contingency response operations at sea in the Western Pacific, in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region amidst the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus.

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GROTON, Conn. – Even in a pandemic, emergencies don’t stop and neither does the need for blood. Blood donors at Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) answered the call, contributing 44 units of blood to the American Red Cross, in a base-wide Blood Drive, May 8.

NEW LONDON, Conn--Monday, May 25 at 7 p.m. EST from the Virtual Concert Hall via Livestream, your United States Coast Guard Band presents “American Tribute.” This performance of previously recorded concert music is a panoply of inspiring Americana. With marches by John Philip Sousa and Henry…

NORWICH, Conn. - Looking to change careers? Three Rivers Community College (TRCC) is offering two brand new courses this summer that will give you the training you need. Basic CAD – Autocad and Introduction to Software Applications are the perfect first steps for those interested in a new ca…

WASHINGTON - Military spouses often are the family's chief financial officer. From managing permanent-change-of-station moves to unexpected emergencies and changes in pay, there is little doubt about the importance of understanding the unique circumstances of managing personal finances in th…

BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Aquarium has launched two live web cameras, offering a glimpse at the dedicated animal care going on during its temporary public closure.

NORFOLK, Va. - An assortment of cloth and disposable face coverings and neck gaiters are currently available for purchase at NEX locations worldwide and on myNavyExchange.com. The products are for sale as singles or in packs with a range of prices, materials, patterns and multi or single-use…

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - As of May 1, all NEX cash register locations and Navy Lodge front desks have installed sneeze shields to help stem the spread of COVID-19. Patrons can expect to see the sneeze shields as well as additional health and safety precautions in all NEX and Navy Lodge faciliti…

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Military Health System patients can use secure online resources to quickly access their COVID-19 tests done at military treatment facilities.

WASHINGTON - For the 20th consecutive year, the American Legion will award the Spirit of Service to an enlisted member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

The Cove Center for Grieving Children and Bright Strides Art and Equine Therapy are looking for youth between the ages 9-12 to start a virtual grief program to engage and provide support during this time.

WASHINGTON - The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic brought an invisible enemy to our shores and changed the way we operate as a Navy. The fight against this virus is a tough one. But our Sailors are tougher, and each of you plays a critical role in defeating this virus.

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GROTON, Conn. - The Navy Exchange (NEX) Uniform Shop at Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) is usually focused on the sartorial requirements of Officers and Sailors, but to help slow the spread of illness during the COVID-19 pandemic, the tailoring team has become a facial covering fact…

QUANTICO, Va. - Due to ongoing stay-at-home orders in effect across the country, more than 1.5 billion children increasingly rely on virtual platforms for educational purposes. While these virtual tools play a critical part in providing ongoing education to our nation’s children, the Nationa…

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GROTON, Conn. - USS Hartford (SSN 768) returned to Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) May 5 after scheduled operations. During the COVID19 pandemic, SUBASE remains fully mission capable and continues to deploy submarines to meet the needs of combatant commanders around the world. With …

MYSTIC, Conn. - The Mystic & Noank Library will be offering a community support group through a video conference that will hold space to talk about the impact of this traumatic time in our lives, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. vis Zoom. This meeting will be hosted by Francine Figueroa, a licensed cl…

Priscilla Nieves, right, CW shift supervisor, presents Brenton Carron, left, with the CW Employee of the Quarter 2nd quarter for 2020, during a recent award ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London’s Cross Hall Galley. Brenton was noted for his hard work and dedication while servicing the…

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Sailors prepare to moor the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Colorado (SSN 788) as it returns to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base

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Sailors and civilians perform crane operations aboard USS San Juan (SSN 751) onboard Naval Submarine Base New London, March 24. Sailors across the Navy are maintaining normal operations while also implementing increased hygiene protocols and social distancing initiatives to prevent the sprea…

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NORFOLK, Va. - The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York March 30, 2020 in support of the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts.

WASHINGTON - The Navy’s parallel battles to halt the spread of the coronavirus while keeping the fleet manned is now an opportunity for many officers and enlisted to extend their careers.

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – On March 14, U.S. Transportation Command issued an advisory to the moving industry to provide Defense Personal Property Program customers and their chain of command decision space in light of the Department of Defense’s March 13, ‘stop movement order’ halting mos…

PHILADELPHIA - COVID-19 is affecting operations and supply chains around the world. For the Navy and Marine Corps, the virus presents a critical and unknown risk to readiness. Since the beginning of this crisis, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) has been proactively working with the comm…

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LOS ANGELES - The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) accepted its first patients in Los Angeles March 29 during its support of the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Tricare covers certain telemedicine services. You may be able to see a Tricare -authorized provider without leaving your home. Using a computer or smartphone, you connect with your provider by secure video conferencing.

WASHINGTON - The Navy has suspended all in-person Transition Assistance Program classes due to social distancing rules now in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

WASHINGTON - The Navy Chief of Chaplains gave guidance to the Chaplain Corps to mitigate 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID19) while continuing to provide for the religious needs of the fleet, March 18.

WASHINGTON - Efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has led the Navy’s top personnel officer to suspend all selection boards until further notice.

WASHINGTON - The rise of great power competition at sea has led to the Navy redoubling its efforts to own electronic warfare across the world’s oceans - both above and below the surface.

WASHINGTON - The Navy has given commanding officers discretion to temporarily relax grooming standards for men’s and women’s hair length, but only if those COs believe the move is necessary to maintain proper social distancing guidelines and limit Sailor exposure to the coronavirus.

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…

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.

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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.