How to Make a PCS Binder

How to Make a PCS Binder

What do all PCS moves have in common? There is more than one right answer…but I think we can all agree they are STRESSFUL. There’s nothing quite like waiting for months to receive hard orders to suddenly be told by your detailer, “so I know you had verbals to Bangor, but you’re actually needed in [...]

5 Great Breweries in the Groton Area

5 Great Breweries in the Groton Area

Are you stationed in Groton and looking for brewery recommendations? Check out some of our local go-to's: Outer Light Brewing Company 266 Bridge St, Groton, CT This brewery knows how to play to its audience! Located in the submarine capital of the world, Outer Light Brewing Company’s SUBduction™ IPA pays homage to the many sailors [...]

NMCRS Visiting Nurse Program & How You Can Take Advantage Of It

NMCRS Visiting Nurse Program & How You Can Take Advantage Of It

Did you know that the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) has a non-insurance-based Visiting Nurse Program that can assist you with health education, research, and referrals? Navigating the health care systems at each new duty station can be downright frustrating, and adding your children’s healthcare on top of that and you’ve got a full-time job [...]

Four Things to Know About Christening Ceremonies

Four Things to Know About Christening Ceremonies
USS Hyman G. Rickover SSN 795 - Christened July 31, 2021 - Sponsor Darleen Greenert

If your spouse is attached to a PCU (Pre-Commissioning Unit), chances are you have either attended or heard of a christening ceremony. This ceremony celebrates a momentous milestone as a newly-built submarine gets ready to join the fleet. Steeped in pride and tradition, the christening ceremony is dedicated to both the sailors and shipbuilders who [...]

Sub Spouse Non-Profit: Loving Hands of Southeastern Connecticut

Sub Spouse Non-Profit: Loving Hands of Southeastern Connecticut

This week we’d like to highlight a non-profit serving the greater New London, Connecticut area. Loving Hands of Southeastern Connecticut was cofounded by a submarine spouse and another local member of the New London comunity whose hearts are dedicated to helping those who are less fortunate. We all fall on hard times in one way [...]