For IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charles M. Pickett LISTING: NEW HAVEN: 1 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019, wreath-laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on Long Wharf Drive; 3 p.m. wreath-laying ceremony at the World War Memorial Flagpole on the Green. At 5 p.m. is the annual Memorial Day Family Concert at Lyman Center for … Continue reading 2019 NEW HAVEN MEMORIAL DAY SUNDAY OBSERVANCES
In partnership with the American Legion New Haven Post 210, the National Veterans Council For Legal Redress, VFW New Haven Post 12150, and the City of New Haven Public Works, the Yale Veterans Network is offering a community service opportunity to beautify five war memorials. Join the team at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, … Continue reading 2019 Clean-Up at the V
Ideas for Getting Completions for Connecticut’s All-State Post Commanders Contest by Charles M. PickettPublic Relations The Department of Connecticut Veterans of Foreign Wars All-State Post Commanders Contest recognizes achievement in community activities, membership, and competency in post administration. While reaching 100% in membership during the fiscal year is straightforward, understanding how to receive a “complete” … Continue reading VFW All-State Connecticut Program Reports
Created by the Veterans Coalition in Middletown, the One Sheet Read provides a lot of information for Connecticut National Guard members and military veterans. Thanks Service Officer Gabe!
by Charles M. PickettPublic Relations As the veteran population in the United States continues to decline, veteran service organizations really have to rethink their role and stature in America. I have been thinking about the concept of “responsible downsizing” in relation to the VFW and the American Legion. There are about to be a WHOLE lot less … Continue reading Responsible Downsizing and Vietnam Veteran Life Expectancy