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.

GROTON, Conn. - With winter here, the Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) would like to reiterate some key moving tips to help make your move a success. All personnel moving during the winter months should be aware snow and sleet may delay pickup and delivery of your household goods.

GROTON, Conn. - With the moving season fast approaching, officials from the Joint Personal Property Shipping Northeast offers several tips to make the process easier for military families facing a permanent change of station (PCS).

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - If you’re like many Americans, you’re starting the New Year with new healthy habits. Don’t forget about your dental health.

GROTON, Conn. - All OCONUS duty sites, to include Hawaii, require months of preparation to ensure pets are allowed in country without paying costly quarantine fees. As service members receive these orders, it is recommend they reach out to the US Army Veterinary Treatment Facility (located i…

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GROTON, Conn. – Chaplains, local clergy and leaders of the community gathered at Cross Hall Galley onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London for the local version of the National Prayer Breakfast, Feb. 6.

Captain Todd D. Moore, Commanding Officer, Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London, presents certificates of appreciation for superior contributions in the outstanding attainment of NAEYC Re-Accreditation of the SUBASE Child Development Center, Feb. 5. From left to right are: Shauna Kane, M…

5NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. - February is American Heart Month. We are in the middle of flu season and now is the ideal time for Americans to focus on heart health. “People with heart disease and those who have had a stroke are at higher risk for developing serious complications from flu. If yo…

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Leap into your seat for this Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra (ECSO) Leap Day concert featuring works by Mozart, Beethoven, and pieces and performers from Turkey, Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m., at the Garde Arts Center, 325 State St. in New London. Throughout his career, Mus…

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.

EAST LYME, Conn. – A Sailor assigned to USS Montpelier (SSN 765) was awarded Service Person of the Month (SPOM) for outstanding achievements and contributions to his command during a dinner, Feb. 5.

WASHINGTON - The Navy is “all ahead full” in efforts to flip service culture from one of reaction and compliance to a more proactive “Culture of Excellence.”

ESSEX, Conn. – The Essex Winter Series presents its Fenton Brown Emerging Artists Concert, featuring LINÜ, a vibrant and talented guitar duo comprised of Gulli Bjornsson and Jiji, March 8 at 3 p.m., at John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River.

LEDYARD, Conn. - Eva Bunnell, from the U.S. Census Bureau, will hold a general information session will be given for the public to learn about the Census 2020 - how it will be conducted and why it is conducted, and what towns have to gain from a complete count, at Ledyard’s Bill Library, Feb…

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Through March 12, the Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University is presenting "Creating Dangerously: Art & Revolution," an exhibition that features six Haitian artists - Vladimir Cybil Charlier, Edouard Duval Carrié, Sasha Huber, Pascale Monnin, Nyugen E. S…

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Military Installations across the nation are participating in the Navy-wide exercise Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain 2020 which is a two-part, force protection exercise. The annual training is not in response to any specific threat but is used to evaluate the readiness of fleet and installation…

NORFOLK, Va. - The Department of the Navy’s ongoing Safety Awareness Campaign is an integral component of the department’s overall safety culture that aims to increase awareness of the risks inherent in daily operations and activities, on and off duty. Promoting a Culture of Excellence, comm…

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore presents the Captain’s Cup trophy to the winning team from Naval Submarine School, Jan. 30. Sailors competed against each other in multiple sporting events to earn the award.

NEW LONDON, Conn. - On Feb. 9 at 2 p.m., in Leamy Concert Hall, the Coast Guard Band joins forces with the U.S. Naval Academy Band from Annapolis, Md. to perform a free concert celebrating the tradition of America’s great military bands. Directors, Commander Adam Williamson of the U.S. Coast…

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore speaks to guests during the Ombudsman Association’s annual assembly, Jan. 23. At the briefing, held at the Submarine Force Library and Museum outside Naval Submarine Base New London attendees received briefings on i…

STONINGTON, Conn. - On Feb. 8, the Yellow Farmhouse Education Center will kick-off the Dandelion Series, a collection of workshops and lectures designed to explore the culinary heritage and imagine the food future of southeastern Connecticut. The dandelion, Yellow Farmhouse's logo, is a plan…

WASHINGTON - Military spouses now have more flexibility to use the My Career Advancement Account Scholarship to pursue education and professional credentials. The FY20 National Defense Authorization Act expands the program to help pay tuition up to $4,000 for a license, certification or asso…

LEDYARD, Conn. – The Ledyard Libraries announce upcoming activities for kids ages 7-12. For more information, or to register, visit www.ledyard.lioninc.org/events, or call (860) 464-9912.

GROTON, Conn. — The Groton Public Library’s Winter Reading Program encourages busy adults to delight in the joy of books during the dark months of winter. Participants ages 18 and older can read and record books on our designated reading log through Feb. 29.

MYSTIC, Conn. - Mystic Seaport Museum will host its annual Ice Festival, Feb. 15 through 17. The event will be three days of winter activities in conjunction with the exhibition J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate, now on display in the Museum’s Collins Gallery.

NORWICH, Conn. - There is still time to take a course at Three Rivers Community College (TRCC) this spring. Three Rivers offers accelerated classes that are taught over a shorter period of time, seven or 12 weeks, and begin Feb. 12-24 and March 24-30.

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.

NIANTIC, Conn. - On May 16, the Thames West Auxiliary of Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut and the East Lyme Parks & Recreation Department will co-sponsor their 13th annual Touch A Truck. This family event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McCook Point Park in Ni…

FARMINGTON, Conn. — The American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets. With influenza escalating across the country and preventing some donors from giving, and winter weather threatening to cancel blood drives, the Red Cross now has …

The 2020 Census is your chance to play a part in history! Temporary census positions offer the perfect opportunity to earn extra money while helping your community.

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…

GROTON, Conn. – During February 03 – 07, Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) and its Naval Security Force will participate in Exercise “Citadel Shield,” and conduct various training evolutions and drills on the installation and along the base’s waterfront. Some of the training events ma…

KEYPORT, Washington - The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) held an inactivation ceremony at the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, Washington, Jan. 17, to celebrate the boat's 35 years of service.

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.

GROTON, Conn. - Join the Mystic & Noank Library in welcoming and honoring Endre (Andy Sarkany), a Holocaust survivor, for a talk about his life's experiences, Feb. 4 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the UCONN Avery Point Auditorium, 1084 Shennecossett Rd. in Groton. Sarkany was born in Budapest, …

NEW LONDON, Conn. – A Sailor assigned to Port Operations onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London was recognized as Service Person of the Month by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut (the Chamber) and the New London Lions Club, January 21.

Cross Hall Galley staff serve gyros to Sailors for lunch onboard Naval Submarine Base New London, Jan. 22. The galley served Greek cuisine for lunch for its special meal for January.

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Vice Adm. Daryl Caudle, Commander, U.S. Submarine Forces, conducted an all-hands call with Sailors at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. Jan. 21. Caudle emphasized the Submarine Force’s vital role in national security objectives, thanked them for their service, and challenged t…