Connecticut Military Housing
One of the original 13 colonies and one of the six New England states, Connecticut is located in the northeastern corner of the country. On January 9, 1788, Connecticut ratified the Constitution, becoming the fifth state in the Union. Hartford, in the north-central part of the state, is the capital. The state’s greatest east-west length is about 110 miles, and its maximum north-south extent is about 70 miles. Connecticut takes its name from an Algonquian word meaning "land on the long tidal river".
A military member assigned to TDY (Temporary Duty) or has PCS (Permanent Change of Station) orders to Naval Submarine Base New London, located in the towns of Groton and Ledyard (in Connecticut) along the Thames River, will reside in the U.S. Navy's main sub base. Newcomers will find on base permanent bachelor home at building 429.
Temporary accommodation, rather, is offered by the Groton Chalet Hotel, which are on base or at the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites, and off base in the Navy Lodge. Hint: Upon receiving PCS or TDY orders here, make sure you get hold of the SUBASE Family Housing Welcome Center to procure a house or room. A pet fee could be billed to adapt them in a home unit also.
Schools for Children
The ones that have kids hold the Groton School District: elementary to high school can be obtained. There are three private schools and 11 public schools.
Military dependents or spouses who follow the service member to this duty will find job opportunities. Hint: make sure to stop in Building 83 from the Fleet and Family Support Center on base for support. (BLS, 2012)
Activities you can do in Connecticut
For family entertainment, located in Southeastern Connecticut is the Submarine Force Museum and Historic Ship USS Nautilus. This is the only submarine museum operated by the U.S. Navy. A must-see while stationed in Connecticut to see a collection of U.S. submarine artifacts, photographs, documents at the museum and the library archives. This is the place to learn some of the historical facts of U.S. submarines, in the past and present. Since the Coast Guard Academy is also in New London, Connecticut, the U.S. Coast Guard Museum (located at the Academy) is also an option. Admission to the museum is free.
This state is well known to get more inches of rain (47 inches) and snowfall (31 inches) per year in relation to the U.S. average.