News & Events

2020 Memorial Day Sunday Wreath Laying (COVID-19)

NEW HAVEN, CONN. (May 24, 2020)–VFW New Haven Chaplain-Elect Eric Kropiwnicki offers the invocation during the downsized 2020 Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Great War Flagpole on New Haven Green. Members of the New Haven Mayor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee were able to adhere to mandated social distancing and mask requirements during the … Continue reading 2020 Memorial Day Sunday Wreath Laying (COVID-19)

VFW National Chaplain Zoom

New and motivated VFW chaplains are invited to join VFW National Chaplain Jim Jenkins for an hour-long Zoom to learn more about their duties and obligations. Contact Comrade Commander Charles Pickett and VFWCT2 District Chaplain Eric Kropiwnicki (veterans AT vfwnewhaven.org) for meeting information or sign-up on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/169985207779054/.

VFW Leadership Award

Derek Torrellas, commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States New Haven Post 12150, recently received the Department of Connecticut’s top leadership award. The VFW Connecticut All-State Post Commanders award was presented by Past Department of Connecticut Commander Robert Bailey at the VFW New haven in February. The award, a signature white … Continue reading VFW Leadership Award

VFW New Haven Elects 2020 Officers Despite Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LOCAL NEWS, LOCAL BRIEFS • Full-resolution image available (IMG_1480.jpg) NEW HAVEN, CONN. (April 9, 2020)–Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, the Veterans of Foreign Wars New Haven Post 12150 overcame the public health emergency and conducted their 2020 annual officer elections online. Sound School English teacher and former Army engineer Charles M. Pickett will … Continue reading VFW New Haven Elects 2020 Officers Despite Pandemic