GROTON, Conn. (Aug. 22, 2014) -- Commander, Submarine Group 2, Rear. Adm. Kenneth Perry, salutes Vice Adm. Michael Connor, commander, Submarine Forces, symbolizing the official disestablishment of Submarine Group 2. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, seated, witnesses the exchange. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/EXW) Jason J. Perry/Released)

Sub Base Command Change: BRAC Impact?

“It’s flat-out not a good thing to lose the flag officer. But given the other factors I think we should be okay.”


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Hagel’s Plan To Trim Military Will Include More Base Closings

Nearly ten years after Connecticut coordinated support to fight proposed closure of the New London submarine base, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing another round of base closings.


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Sub Base On Agenda As Governor, Navy Sec’y Meet

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he discussed improvements to the submarine base in Groton during a meeting with Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.


Sub Base Could Face New Closing Threat

Less than seven years after a coalition of officials, businesses and civic groups beat back recommendations to shut the Groton submarine base, the Obama administration has again raised the specter of base closings.


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Ready To Fight Base Closings

Business and congressional leaders in New England are getting ready now to protect the region’s military bases against possible closure.