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August 26, 2015
Surplus Navy Vessel Being Sought For Water Taxi
The committee working to bring water taxi service between downtown New London and state parks on opposite sides of the Thames River hopes to learn within a month whether the Navy will give two 40-foot surplus utility boats to the City of Groton for the service.

August 19, 2015
More Enlisted Women Sought For Sub Duty By 2016
A month after announcing the first 38 women picked for subs, Navy officials are renewing the call for enlisted female volunteers.

August 5, 2015
UConn Expands Tuition Benefits For Veterans
The University of Connecticut's board of trustees voted Wednesday to expand a program that gives tuition breaks to some veterans and their dependents.

August 5, 2015
Always Prepared, Always Appreciated
Tuesday's ceremonies marking the Coast Guard's 225th anniversary celebrate its important mission and remind us how fortunate we are in southeastern Connecticut to have such strong ties to a service whose motto is "Semper Paratus — Always Ready."

August 3, 2015
Navy To Salute Coast Guard For Its 225th Birthday
The Navy will pay special tribute to the Coast Guard on Tuesday in honor of its 225th birthday.

July 27, 2015
Marines File Paperwork For F-35 IOC; Sign-Off 'Soon'
The U.S. Marine Corps finished tests and filled out the paperwork needed to turn the F-35 joint strike fighter into an operational aircraft.

July 22, 2015
National Guard Officer Candidates 'Stay Focused And Keep Driving On'
One of the largest Officer Candidate School classes ever hosted by the Connecticut National Guard's Regional Training Institute was in the final stretch of what is called 'Phase One' of the training program Wednesday at Camp Niantic.

July 20, 2015
Navy Deploys First Underwater Drone From USS Dakota
For the first time in the history of the Navy's submarine force, an underwater drone has been successfully deployed and recovered from a submarine during a military operation.

July 19, 2015
Exclusive: Lockheed To Buy United Tech's Sikorsky For Over $8 Billion
Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) has agreed to buy United Technologies Corp's (UTX.N) Sikorsky Aircraft for over $8 billion, two sources said on Sunday, cementing a deal that would confirm Lockheed's dominance in weapons making and giving the Black Hawk helicopter to the maker of the F-35 fighter jet.

July 19, 2015
Connecticut Military Affairs Office Keeps Sights On Sub Base
Connecticut’s Office Military Affairs (OMA) has begun to evolve after it was first created eight years ago, but its primary focus remains supporting Naval Submarine Base New London and ensuring it does not become a candidate for closure in a future BRAC round.

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