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December 12, 2014
Sale of Union Station is near on behalf of Coast Guard Museum group

The Coast Guard Museum Association and the owners of Union Station appear to be close to a deal in which a third party investor would buy the station on behalf of the association.

December 9, 2014
New London Plans to (Heart) Coast Guard Even More During Celebration Next Summer

Whether it is the barque Eagle tied up at City Pier, the "NL (heart) USCG" signs that dot downtown storefront windows or uniformed service members strolling along Waterfront Park, the Coast Guard is a constant presence in New London.

November 17, 2014
Pentagon Will Request a New BRAC Round in FY’16 Budget, Hagel Indicates

During multiple stops this weekend, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel underscored the need for a new BRAC round as one way for the Defense Department to mitigate the fiscal constraints imposed by the Budget Control Act spending caps.

November 13, 2014
Navy Flying: No More Tricky Landings?

ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER NIMITZ – For the past 10 days, four Navy test pilots have done what no aviator has done before: Fly the new F-35 jet fighter on and off an aircraft carrier.

November 12, 2014
UConn Honors Veterans

UConn honored its current and retired military members during the Veteran’s Day Ceremony on the Great Lawn in front of the Wilbur Cross building Monday.

November 2, 2014
Library Goes ‘Full Speed’ Ahead on EB History Project

The 1960s was a time of huge social and political upheaval. There was a counterculture revolution among youth, the assassination of President Kennedy, the civil rights movement, organized labor strikes. There also was the escalation of the Cold War and the Cuban missile crisis, which had a big impact in southeastern Connecticut where Groton's Electric Boat Company, a division of General Dynamics, played a crucial role as a submarine manufacturer.

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