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March 19, 2015
Obama Nominates Academy Superintendent Stosz To Coast Guard Deputy Commandant
President Barack Obama has nominated Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz for a promotion after she completes her tour as superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy this summer.

 
March 7, 2015
Rhode Island Builds American Seapower
Today I am visiting Quonset Point for the keel-laying of the Navy’s newest submarine, the Colorado. An important ship-building milestone, this keel-laying begins the building of a new ship, and continues the long tradition and strong connection between the people of New England and our Navy. It is also an opportunity to highlight the strong commitment we continue to make to increase the size of our Navy fleet.

 
March 4, 2015
Mabus: Protecting Shipbuilding 'Til The Last Dog Dies'
The secretary of the Navy has emphasized the need to maintain a steady clip of shipbuilding, warning that a missing a year can never be made up.

 
March 4, 2015
Congressmen Rally Behind Ohio-Class Submarine Replacement
Congressmen gathered on Capitol Hill to tout the importance of replacing the nation’s aging ballistic missile equipped Ohio-class submarines.

 
February 24, 2015
Lockheed F-35 Heads For The Ski Jump In Next Round Of Tests
Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will start "ski-jump testing" at a Maryland air base this week, while another B-model jet wraps up six months of tests at temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 40 Celsius) to as high as 120 F (49 C).

 
February 23, 2015
Sub Base Opens New Greener Fuel Pump
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District; Robert Ross, executive director of the Connecticut Office of Military Affairs, and Navy officials highlighted Naval Submarine Base New London’s continuing commitment to greener and cleaner energy with a ribbon cutting and “fuel-up” event at the Navy Exchange’s new Flex Fuel pump on Feb. 20.

 
February 3, 2015
Obama Budget Includes Money For Virginia-class Subs, Ohio Replacement Program
The defense portion of President Barack Obama's budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year includes $1.4 billion to continue the research and development of a new ballistic missile submarine, led by Electric Boat, and continued funding to build two Virginia-class attack submarines a year.

 
February 2, 2015
Congress Will Come Around On BRAC, Pentagon Official Says
Congress ultimately will approve DOD’s request to hold a new BRAC round, Pentagon Comptroller Mike McCord said Monday, but he acknowledged it could take more time.

 
January 22, 2015
States' Support For The Military Increasingly Includes Paying For On-Base Construction
One of the most surprising findings from ADC’s recent survey of state military affairs organizations was that 52 percent of the respondents have paid for on-base construction projects as a way to support the military at a time when funding for military construction and installation support is under tight constraints. 

 
 
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