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February 10, 2016
Pentagon Renews BRAC Request But Pushes It Back To 2019
In the Obama administrationís last year, the Pentagon has raised the urgency of a new round of base closures, threatening to take unilateral action if lawmakers once again reject its request.

February 2, 2016
Connecticut's Federal Lawmakers Applaud Final Passage Of CG Authorization Act
Connecticut's federal lawmakers are applauding final passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act, including language that allows federal funding to support displays and exhibits ó which would include, for example, structures inside the National Coast Guard Museum planned for downtown New London.

January 28, 2016
Coast Guard Academy Uses Disney's 'The Finest Hours' As Example Of Leaders Of Character
When speaking at Bernie Webber's funeral in Wellfleet, Mass., in 2009, retired U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said "Bernie's genius was creating the art of the possible where none existed."

January 26, 2016
Groton Public Library To Present Connecticut Submarine Century Lecture
The Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, will present "The U.S. Submarine Force and Naval Submarine Base New London, a 101 Presentation" at 7 p.m. Feb. 11.

January 26, 2016
State Grant To Advance Redevelopment At Conneticut Engine Plant
Connecticutís Bond Commission is expected later this week to award a $500,000 grant to the developer of the former Stratford Army Engine Plant for planning and environmental analysis, a modest step in the effort to turn the site into a mixed-use redevelopment.

January 25, 2016
Electric Boat Will Add More Than 800 Jobs In Connecticut This Year
Electric Boat will add more than 800 new jobs in Connecticut this year thanks to robust military spending on the U.S. submarine program, the manufacturer said Monday.

January 21, 2016
Coast Guard Museum Group Announces More Than $4 Million In Pledges
The Coast Guard Museum Association announced more than $4 million in pledges Thursday night including $1 million from one of its honory co-chairs, James David Power III, who along with George H.W. Bush and Arnold Palmer co-hosted an invitation-only advance screening of the Walt Disney Pictures' production 'The Finest Hours' at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

January 17, 2016
Cyber Team Forms At The Coast Guard Academy
A newly formed cyber team at the Coast Guard Academy is providing a route for cadets to deepen their knowledge of computer networks ó how they work, how to secure them, and how to identify vulnerabilities within them ó while also earning sports credit for their participation.

January 15, 2016
DOD, Pratt & Whitney Reach 'Handshake' On F-35 Engine Deal
The Pentagon and engine maker Pratt & Whitney have reached a handshake agreement on the ninth and tenth batches of F135 engines to power the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the department announced today.

January 14, 2016
Navy Personnel Chief Confident About Female Submariners
The U.S. Navy's top human resources officer said Thursday he's confident the service will overcome any cultural barriers to fully integrating women into the submarine force.

January 4, 2016
EB Engineers, Designers, Purchasers Move Into Former Pfizer Building In Groton
About 595 Electric Boat employees are now working at the company's new facility at 9 Kings Highway, purchased from Pfizer for $5.3 million last year to accommodate growth at the company.

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