Our Mission

The Office of Military Affairs' mission is to:

  • Coordinate efforts to prevent the closure or downsizing of the Naval Submarine Base in Groton
  • Support Connecticut’s military families and enhance their quality of life
  • Advocate for Connecticut’s defense industry, a major component of the state’s economy and an engine of innovation and quality production for our Armed Forces
  • Encourage the retention of established defense missions and the relocation of new ones to the state and
  • Serve as liaison to the Connecticut congressional delegation on defense and military issues.