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Premium Content Enthusiasm greets new president at Three Rivers Community College

 July 11, 2014

Newly appointed Three Rivers Community College President Mary Ellen Jukoski had no trouble finding her designated parking space upon arriving for her first day on campus Monday.

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Premium Content Students get first-hand look at Electric Boat manufacturing

 July 10, 2014

About two dozen seventh and eighth graders from the region got a first-hand look Thursday at how Electric Boat shipyard workers manufacture components for the nation's nuclear submarine force.

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Premium Content Tribe dedicating fireworks to Coast Guard men, women, museum

 July 8, 2014

The fireworks display, among the biggest in the Northeast, is scheduled for Saturday, the second day of the city's three-day Sailfest celebration. It will mark the 22nd straight year the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe has sponsored the fireworks.

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Premium Content SeCTer receives $70K U.S. grant

 July 4, 2014

Norwich - U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Thursday that a $70,000 federal economic development grant has been awarded to the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region.

"This grant will help jump-start...

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Premium Content USS Virginia returns to Groton from surge deployment

 July 3, 2014

The attack submarine USS Virginia (SSN 774) returned home to Groton Friday after a 14-week surge deployment overseas that began one month after the previous deployment of six months, in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility.

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Former Pratt & Whitney engineer denied release in Iran documents case

 July 2, 2014

A federal judge has declined to release from prison a former defense contractor engineer charged with trying to ship sensitive military documents to Iran, agreeing with prosecutors that he's a flight risk.

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Premium Content Coast Guard Museum fundraising passes $1 million

 July 1, 2014

The fundraising effort to support the planning and construction of the National Coast Guard Museum in downtown New London has raised more than $1 million.

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Obama taps business executive to oversee troubled VA

 June 30, 2014

Seeking to turn around a troubled agency, President Barack Obama will nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead a Veterans Affairs department gripped by reports of treatment delays and cover-ups.

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Jury chosen in case of Coast Guard petty officer accused of rape in 2010

 June 29, 2014

Miami - A Coast Guard judge Friday empaneled a seven-member jury to hear a South Carolina rape case in Miami starting Monday that alleges a male petty officer sexually assaulted a female Air Force staff sergeant in 2010.

A lieutenant...

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New mission for old jets

 June 28, 2014

Two Air Force F-101 Voodoo planes make their last journey 74 feet deep into the Gulf of Mexico Friday to become artificial reefs about three nautical miles off the coast of Panama City Beach, Fla.

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Obama-ordered VA review finds 'significant and chronic' failures

 June 28, 2014

Washington - A review ordered by President Barack Obama of the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system concluded that medical care for veterans is beset by "significant and chronic system failures," substantially verifying problems...

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Premium Content Barging in at EB

 June 28, 2014

A forward hull section of a Virginia-class attack submarine is rolled off the barge onto the graving dock Friday at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton.

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Premium Content Evans takes command of U.S. Coast Guard research center

 June 27, 2014

New London — Command of the U.S. Coast Guard Research & Development Center passed from Capt. Alan Arsenault to Capt. Dennis Evans in a ceremony today at the center.

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Premium Content Aquarium researchers investigating sightings of beluga, killer whales

 June 26, 2014

A beluga whale in Fall River, Mass., and a pod of killer whales off the coast of Nantucket, Mass., have piqued the interest of researchers from Mystic Aquarium studying the impact of weather and climate change on marine mammals.

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Premium Content ROTC cadet to study language immersion

 June 23, 2014

Army ROTC Cadet Matthew M. Troillet, a Montville High School 2012 graduate, was selected to participate in a three-week program on culture and language immersion in partner nations. He will assist Army missions that range from community...

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Premium Content Teachers to study sub history and STEM principles

 June 23, 2014

The Submarine Force Library and Museum Association, along with the Submarine Force Museum and Historic Ship Nautilus and the Naval Historical Foundation, announced the 2014 Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and History...

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Premium Content Camachocalderon is Service Person for June

 June 23, 2014

Groton - Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (SS) Juan Camachocalderon, assigned to the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) at the Naval Submarine Base was chosen June's Service Person of the Month for the...

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Premium Content Indianhead Division reunion is Sept. 16-20

 June 23, 2014

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army's 2nd Infantry Division at any time.

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Premium Content Sub school officer class 14020 graduates

 June 23, 2014

Groton - Class 14020 graduated from the Submarine Officer Advanced Course recently. The 20-week course teaches participants about tactics, sonar, weapons, fire control, navigation and operations.

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Premium Content State military affairs office wins award

 June 23, 2014

The Connecticut Office of Military Affairs has received the 2014 Member of the Year Award from the Association of Defense Communities.

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Premium Content Aydt relieves Wilkinson as USS Hartford commander

 June 23, 2014

Groton - Cmdr. Thomas Aydt relieved Cmdr. Steven Wilkinson as commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) during a pierside ceremony June 20 at the Naval Submarine Base.

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Premium Content Marine Corps League to meet Tuesday

 June 23, 2014

The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold a planning meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the VFW, Industrial Park, Norwich. All Marines, FMF Corpsmen, and anyone interested in becoming a member are welcome.

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Premium Content Coast Guard R&D head to retire

 June 23, 2014

Capt. Alan Arsenault, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Research and Development Center, announced his retirement Thursday after 26 years of active duty service. He plans to retire June 27 during the center's change of command...

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Adm. Allen returning to Coast Guard Academy

 June 22, 2014

New London (AP) - Former Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen is returning to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London to help develop strong military leaders.

Allen graduated from the academy in 1971 and was on the national...

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Premium Content Electricity 'microgrid' at sub base could save money, provide backup

 June 22, 2014

A “smart energy” electricity microgrid is the next big project for the Naval Submarine Base, which is using the help of the Office of Military Affairs to identify a combination of federal, state and private sector funding for the project.

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