Southeastern Connecticut is using an Office of Economic Adjustment grant for a study to make sure the community’s ready for an influx of new sailors and submarine builders. “We’re trying to get in front of a good problem,” Bob Ross, executive director of the state’s Office of Military Affairs, told The Day…. A long-delayed redevelopment plan at Fort Lawton, Wash., will be released next month after a dispute over its housing options, according to the Queen Anne & Magnolia News.
The USS Indiana transits the Thames River near Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., Oct. 29. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steven Hoskins