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Military Absentee Ballot Voting Improving

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says absentee ballot voting by military members stationed overseas improved dramatically in Connecticut between 2010 and 2012. Merrill says 94 percent of absentee ballots requested […]

01/13/2014

Denise Merrill (Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State)

Merrill Urges New Way For Military To Vote

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is recommending that Connecticut lawmakers consider a system that would allow out-of-state military personnel to download and print out a version of their city or […]

01/11/2014

(Courtesy United Technologies website)

UTC Quarterly Profits Up, Company Warns Weak Military Market Will Hurt 2013 Numbers

United Technologies Corp. says third-quarter profit edged up 1 percent on a slight increase in revenue, but warned that a weak military aerospace market will cut into 2013 revenue.

10/22/2013

File photo. (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Calling Hours, Funeral Set For Connecticut Serviceman

Public calling hours and a funeral service for a Connecticut airman killed in Afghanistan will be held this week at Western Connecticut State University.

09/11/2013

File photo of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sanders To Lead Hearing On Military Sex Assaults

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is set to lead a hearing this week on the effects of sexual assaults on veterans while in the military.

06/10/2013

Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Linda Schwartz, Major General Thaddeus Martin,  Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman,  Governor Dannel Malloy,  Navy Captain Brian Kuerbitz, retired Marine Corporal  George Caron of New Britain,retored Air Force  Airman First Class Cornelius Greenway of Middletown  (Courtesy Laura Soll)

Ground Broken on State Veterans Memorial

Groundbreaking was held Monday afternoon in Minuteman Park,across from the William A. O’Neill State Armory  and Legislative Office Building in  Hartford  for the first State  memorial to honor  the Connecticut  men and women who have […]

04/22/2013

File photo of Navy officers on a ship. (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Navy Officer In Conn. Facing Expulsion Over Affair

A former submarine commander who faked his death to end an extramarital affair knows he made a terrible mistake and has apologized, and the Navy shouldn’t throw away his talent and training, his lawyer said Friday at a hearing to determine whether he will be expelled from the service.

04/12/2013

Hartford Stage Company courtesy hartfordstage dot org

Hartford Stage Among Theaters In Military Appreciation Project

Hartford Stage Company is one of a group of theaters around the country intaking part in a program to offer free and discounted tickets to veterans and military families.

09/27/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

Yale University (Photo by Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Air Force ROTC To Return To Yale

Yale University has agreed to welcome the Air Force ROTC back to its campus.

09/12/2011

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