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Premium Content Design issues on submarine cause delays

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 11:37 pm

The commissioning of the $2.6 billion submarine that will become USS North Dakota has been postponed because of issues with the design of the bow and component parts, the Navy said Wednesday.


Military: Marine fatally shot colleague at NC base

 April 9, 2014; Updated: 6:39 am

A Marine was in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle while standing guard at the main gate of a North Carolina base.


Premium Content Cadet accused of inappropriate touching

 April 2, 2014; Updated: 12:40 pm

During a hearing Wednesday at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, two accounts were given of events last Sept. 15.


Premium Content Major submarine accidents remain isolated but costly

 March 30, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

The Montpelier-San Jacinto collision was one of 906 submarine accidents from late 2004 through 2013, according to data obtained from the Naval Safety Center by The Day through a Freedom of Information Act request. The data provided by the Navy shows...


Premium Content Other findings from submarine accident data

 March 30, 2014; Updated: 8:19 am

According to data obtained from the Naval Safety Center by The Day through a Freedom of Information Act request, there were 906 accidents involving submarines from late 2004 through 2013. The data also revealed:


Premium Content USS Miami crew: We hate to see you go

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

While the ceremony Friday honoring the USS Miami celebrated the many accomplishments of the submarine and its sailors, the commanding officer said after the event that he and the crew are disappointed and saddened to have to say goodbye early.


Coast Guard Academy seeks sponsor families for class of 2018

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 5:27 pm

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is looking for sponsor families for the incoming Class of 2018 cadets.


Memorial Day Committee seeks information on Army Private Michael Murphy

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 5:27 pm

The Memorial Day Committee for American Legion Post 104 asks residents with information about Army Private Michael J. Murphy or his family to contact the committee.


Fleet Reserve Branch 20 plans April events

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 5:26 pm

Branch 20 of the Fleet Reserve Association has planned several events for April.


Thames River Detachment to hold monthly meeting

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 5:26 pm

The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on Raymond Hill Road.


Premium Content CGA to decide whether to proceed with court-martial for cadet accused of sexual assault

 March 27, 2014; Updated: 12:06 pm

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy will hold a hearing Wednesday to determine whether there is enough evidence to warrant a general court-martial for a cadet who is accused of breaking into a dorm room and sexually abusing another cadet.


Coast Guard Band to present jazz concert

 March 24, 2014; Updated: 3:40 pm

The Coast Guard Band presents a concert of jazz at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 30, in Leamy Concert Hall at the Coast Guard Academy.


Thames River Marine Corps to hold planning meeting

 March 24, 2014; Updated: 3:39 pm

The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold a planning meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in the Stanley Israelite Business Park.


Vets of Foreign Wars to host birthday memorial fundraiser

 March 24, 2014; Updated: 3:39 pm

The annual Ari R. Cullers Birthday Memorial Fundraiser will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, March 29, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 91 Raymond Hill Road.


75 USS Batfish Sailors graduate Basic Enlisted Sub School

 March 24, 2014; Updated: 3:39 pm

Seventy-five sailors of “Class 14160,” USS Batfish (SSN-681), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Friday, March 21.


Sub Base to hold job fair

 March 24, 2014; Updated: 11:56 am

The Naval Submarine Base Job Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at the Groton Inn & Suites.


Premium Content Vice Adm. Neffenger nominated as next Coast Guard vice commandant

 March 20, 2014; Updated: 2:24 pm

If confirmed by the Senate, Vice Adm. Peter V. Neffenger would succeed Vice Adm. John P. Currier and become the 29th vice commandant and second-in-command of the service in May.


Heroes 4 Hire Veterans Career Fair to be held this month

 March 14, 2014; Updated: 5:16 pm

The 10th Heroes 4 Hire Veterans Career Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 at the Rentschler Field Ballroom.


Welcome Home Vietnam Vets Day committee to hold fundraiser

 March 14, 2014; Updated: 4:44 pm

The Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Committee will hold a fundraiser dinner at Zandri’s Stillwood Inn on Saturday, March 15 to benefit the fourth annual “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.”


Premium Content The Duty's on duty

 March 12, 2014; Updated: 12:27 am

The Coast Guard Academy training vessel Duty conducts drills Tuesday with Coast Guard officer candidates on the Thames River. The academy operates three of the 65-foot former Korean War-era Higgins T-Boats. They are named Honor, Respect and Duty,...


Coast Guard Foundation announces Board of Trustees

 March 10, 2014; Updated: 2:01 pm

The Coast Guard Foundation has announced its 2014 Board of Trustees.


Nautilus, Submarine Library Museum to close for maintenance

 March 10, 2014; Updated: 1:57 pm

The Historic Ship Nautilus and the Submarine Force Library and Museum are closed for two weeks beginning Monday, March 31, for semi-annual maintenance.


Supreme Court Justice Scalia to address Coast Guard cadets

 March 10, 2014; Updated: 1:47 pm

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will address the cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, as the 2014 Hedrick Fellow.


Three Rivers Young Marines to hold recruit training class

 March 10, 2014; Updated: 1:43 pm

The Three Rivers Young Marines will hold its only 2014 recruit training class in April.


Two classes graduate from Submarine school

 March 10, 2014; Updated: 12:59 pm

Two classes graduated from the Naval Submarine School Friday, March 7.


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