2021 VFW New Haven Youth & Education Awards Announced


2021 Teacher of the Year

NEW HAVEN, CONN. (Nov. 17, 2020)–The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States New Haven Post 12150 Incorporated has announced their 2021 Youth & Education contest winners. High School History Teacher John Buell of The Sound School Regional Vocational Aquaculture Center  in New Haven took the post Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher of the … Continue reading 2021 VFW New Haven Youth & Education Awards Announced

COVID-CANCELED: 2020 Veterans Day FREE SOS Breakfast


SOS Breakfast

9NOV2020 COVID-CANCELED: The New Haven 2020 Veterans Day FREE SOS Breakfast has been canceled due to COVID-19 exposure and subsequent deep cleaning of Trinity Bar & Restaurant. RSVP FOR FREE VETERANS DAY BREAKFAST Celebrate Veterans Day with FREE coffee and a serving of creamed beef on a biscuit or sausage patty and seasoned home fries … Continue reading COVID-CANCELED: 2020 Veterans Day FREE SOS Breakfast

Wear Red to Remember 9/11 and Deployed Troops this Friday


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Sep. 9, 2020)—Two local veterans service organizations are asking people to wear an article of red clothing on Friday, to mark the 19th anniversary of the September 11 attacks and to show solidarity for deployed U.S. military service members. The Veterans of Foreign Wars New Haven Post 12150 and the American Legion … Continue reading Wear Red to Remember 9/11 and Deployed Troops this Friday

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 New Haven Elects 2020 Officers Despite Pandemic


VFW Officer Elections Online

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

Torrellas Awarded 2019 VFW All-State Honors


2019 All-State Award

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Feb. 13, 2020) — Derek Torrellas, commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States New Haven Post 12150, was recently awarded 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 … Continue reading Torrellas Awarded 2019 VFW All-State Honors