Groton Sub Base
“It’s flat-out not a good thing to lose the flag officer. But given the other factors I think we should be okay.”
The Navy announced Tuesday that Captain Andrew Jerrett will relieve Captain David Roberts as commanding officer in July.
About 750 civilian employees at the Navy’s submarine base in Groton and more than 600 technicians working for the Connecticut National Guard are facing furloughs as the Defense Department deals with automatic budget cuts.
A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing a Navy sailor in a 2009 bar fight.
Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are raising concerns over a proposal by President Barack Obama to push back the construction of a Virginia-class attack submarine.
Chief Culinary Specialist Daniel Spencer was driving home from the Naval Submarine Base New London last month when he witnessed a motor-vehicle accident that left one car on fire. Spencer pulled his car over and helped the drivers of both cars to safety.
The USS Springfield is returning to the U.S. Navy’s submarine base in Groton as a six-month deployment around the Middle East ends
The U.S. Navy base in Groton is welcoming the first class of female officers selected for assignment to submarines.