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Groton-Based Sub Welcoming Female Officers

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The Navy says two attack submarines based in Groton, Conn. will be the first to welcome female officers to their crews. Six women are expected to report to USS Virginia and […]

10/15/2013

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Federal Furloughs Seen Keeping Submarines At Home

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The Navy says submarines may not go to sea on time if furloughed federal employees do not return to work soon. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/19YJm5K ) that of […]

10/04/2013

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Civilians Furloughed At Sub Base

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Hundreds of employees at the Navy’s submarine base in Connecticut and National Guard facilities around the state were sent home Tuesday by a partial government shutdown that forced furloughs for 800,000 […]

10/01/2013

Submarine Virginia (Lt. Patrick Evans/Navy Photo)

Sub Work Going To Electric Boat

Electric Boat has won a $152 million contract to support its work developing Virginia-class attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.

09/26/2013

Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Security Increased At Connecticut Navy, Coast Guard Outlets

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Security is tightening at Navy and Coast Guard bases in Connecticut following the fatal shootings at the Washington Navy Yard. The Day of New London reports the Coast Guard Sector […]

09/25/2013

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Electric Boat Workers Reject Union

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Security officers at submarine maker Electric Boat have rejected establishing a union. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/18BX7Gj ) that the Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America said employees […]

09/19/2013

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Security Officers To Decide On Electric Boat Unions

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Security officers at submarine maker Electric Boat are deciding whether to unionize. They are set to vote Wednesday on whether to be represented by the Security, Police, Fire Professionals of America. […]

09/18/2013

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$71M Spent on USS Miami Before Repair Scuttled

The Navy spent about $71 million on cleanup, planning and initial repairs on the fire-damaged USS Miami before scuttling plans to restore the nuclear-powered submarine.

09/14/2013

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Groton Sailor Faces Life Sentence For Rape

A military jury in Connecticut has convicted a Navy sailor of raping a female colleague in March at his home near the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.

08/29/2013

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Navy Sub Returns to Groton After 1st Deployment

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A Navy attack submarine has returned to Groton after completing its first deployment. USS New Mexico arrived back at Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday afternoon. The submarine traveled more […]

08/12/2013

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