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June 28, 2015
Courtney Has Proven to Be Fierce Advocate For Submarine Fleet, Connecticut Sub Base
During his five terms in Congress, Connecticut Rep. Joe Courtney has made increased funding for submarine production and support for Naval Submarine Base New London two of his signature issues.

June 26, 2015
State Military Affairs Director Appointed To Defense Communities Board
Executive director of the state's Office of Military Affairs, Bob Ross was appointed this week to the board of directors of the Association of Defense Communities.

June 24, 2015
Rickover's NR-1 Returns Home
The one-of-a-kind ship was developed just down the river and conducted many missions throughout the Cold War, some of which remain highly classified.

June 24, 2015
Navy Celebrates Once-Secret Sub Now On Display In Museum
A once-secret submarine in U.S. military research and expeditions is being celebrated for its advanced technology, exploration of the ocean floor and role as a workhorse.

June 10, 2015
Groton Heights Chosen As Preferred Site For USS Groton Sail
A committee recommended Wednesday that the sail of the town's namesake nuclear attack submarine, which was decommissioned in 1997, be displayed outside the former Groton Heights school.

June 9, 2015
Groton Sub Base To Be Home To New Undersea Warfighting Development Center
The Navy announced late Tuesday afternoon that the Naval Submarine Base will be home to a new Undersea Warfighting Development Center "as the supported command to train Navy forces in advanced tactics, techniques and procedures for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)."

June 1, 2015
Rendon Takes The Helm From Stosz At Coast Guard Academy
Less than 24 hours after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a vice admiral, Sandra Stosz was relieved Monday of her duties as the superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy by Rear Adm. James Rendon during a change-of-command ceremony.

May 23, 2015
Sikorsky S-97 Raider Achieves First Flight
The Sikorsky S-97 Raider hit an important milestone Friday with the successful first flight of its experimental rotorcraft.

May 21, 2015
Next BRAC Should Be Smooth Sailing, Sub Commander Says
The commander of the Naval Submarine Base said Thursday during the annual Groton Business Update that he is bracing for another round of defense-base closures, though the Navy believes realignment will be more likely than shutdowns.

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