A Military Community

Eastern Connecticut loves its military community. Servicepeople and their families are an integral part of our region. Many who move here temporarily for military service fall in love with the area and end up becoming lifelong residents once their tours of duty are complete.
Military Personnel in New London County
Connecticut's Rank Nationally for Total Defense Spending
Connecticut's Rank Nationally for Defense Contract Spending

Branches Represented

Camp Nett at Niantic, Army National Guard Base

Naval Submarine Base New London

U.S. Coast Guard Academy

U.S. Coast Guard Station

1109th TASMG (Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group), Army National Guard

Military Services

Fleet and Family Support Center
Fleet and Family helps to empower military members and their families to thrive amidst change in the military lifestyle while maintaining operational readiness.

Morale, Welfare & Recreation
Morale, Welfare, and Recreation offers fleet and family quality of life programs and services.

Hiring Our Heroes
An employer-led coalition aimed at hiring military spouses and identifying best practices for companies looking to create 21st century career opportunities for military spouses.

Military Discounts

Many businesses in the community support active duty and veterans through extensive discount programs.

View Military Discounts

Source: Office of Economic Adjustment – Defense Spending by State, FY 2017