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March 18, 2019
DOD Releases List of Milcon Projects at Risk for Wall Funding
The Pentagon released a long-awaited list Monday showing which military construction projects are eligible for delay to fund a border wall.

March 11, 2019
White House Budget Includes Request for Three Attack Submarines
The White House is getting behind a proposal to increase the pace of attack submarine construction.

March 6, 2019
Courtney: Navy Picks EB for USS John Warner Maintenance
The Navy has chosen to award the maintenance contract for the Virginia-class attack submarine USS John Warner to Electric Boat, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney announced Wednesday night.

March 6, 2019
Navy Appoints Admiral To Oversee Columbia Sub Effort
The Navy is standing up a new Program Executive Office for Columbia, pulling the ballistic-missile submarines out of the PEO Submarines portfolio and giving it a one-star admiral who can provide constant focus and leadership as the Columbia program moves from design into construction.

February 26, 2019
Navy's New Nuke Sub On Track; Early Problems Fixed
The head of the Navy’s Columbia-class nuclear submarine program says that the program, despite earlier concerns over cost, schedule, and industrial base issues, is set to meet its goal of a first deployment in 2031, putting the service’s most expensive and consequential program on track.

February 3, 2019
USS South Dakota Joins Fleet as 'Most Modern Sub in the World'
Ninety-two-year-old World War II veteran Richard "Dick" Hackley handed over the watch Saturday to Lt. Ben McFarland, a sailor assigned to the Navy's newest submarine.

January 29, 2019
With Influx of Sub-related Workers, the First Task: What kind of housing is needed and how much?
With current population forecasts, southeastern Connecticut now has 6,000 more housing units than will eventually be necessary. And that doesn't account for the nearly 5,000 units that have been approved, are proposed or are under construction within the region.

January 29, 2019
Thresher Memorial Gets Approval from Army Secretary
A memorial to honor the 129 men lost aboard the USS Thresher (SSN-593) has received the final approval needed to be built on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

January 19, 2019
More Sub Workers and Sailors are Coming. Are We Ready?
With the heightened pace of submarine construction bringing an influx of people to live and work in southeastern Connecticut, a study is underway to examine the impact on housing and other services in the region and beyond.

January 12, 2019
Ross Reappointed to Lead Office of Military Affairs
Gov. Ned Lamont reappointed Bob Ross to serve as executive director of the state's Office of Military Affairs, continuing his role as an advocate for Connecticut's military personnel and their families, and as a liaison on defense issues.

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