New London Naval Submarine Base commemorative medal
commemorative medalMEDALS, BADGES & COMMEMORATIVE ITEMS
diam. 2 in.
TEMPORARY CARD: Commemorative medal commemorating the not closing of the New London Naval Submarine Base by the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, 2005; bronze, with blue enamel; cast on one side image of state of Connecticut in blue with surface folded back over eastern part of state; cast around rim "TEAM CONNECTICUT BRAC 2005/ CHAMBER of COMMERCE EASTERN CONNECTICUT"; cast on back image of submarine, and cast around rim "NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE NEW LONDON/ GROTON, CT." [Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, also known as BRAC and as Base Realignment and Closure Commission.]