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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

2020 New Haven Kick for Nick Night Oct. 16

Support the dream of a fallen American Soldier by bidding in the 2020 New Haven Kick for Nick Night online charity fundraising auction or stop by The Trinity Bar & Restaurant on Oct. 16 from 5-9 p.m. and drop off a ball or a donation at our COVID-careful event.  https://www.32auctions.com/2020KickForNick The Kick For Nick Foundation is a … Continue reading 2020 New Haven Kick for Nick Night Oct. 16

Defining a Thriving Veteran Community

Is your town “veteran friendly” or “veteran adverse?” Veterans are civic assets that can build strong communities for a vibrant society. Studies indicate that “veterans are volunteering, voting, and getting involved in their communities at rates higher than their non-veteran counterparts” and play a pivotal role in strengthening civic health (NCOC). That said, what does … Continue reading Defining a Thriving Veteran Community

VFW Adjutant Training on VFW Post Meeting Minutes | VFWCT2

What should VFW post adjutants put in VFW meeting minutes? By Charles M. Pickett Source material on page two of this long post. While a VFW quartermaster keeps the “books,” the adjutant keeps the “records.” One of the vital records of a deliberative assembly are meeting minutes. There are five things VFW adjutants should know … Continue reading VFW Adjutant Training on VFW Post Meeting Minutes | VFWCT2

VFW New Haven Recognized 5th Anniversary of Charter

NEW HAVEN, CONN. (June 11, 2020) — Despite the global pandemic, the comrades of VFW New Haven Post 12150 recognized the fifth anniversary of their formation at their monthly membership meeting during a Zoom video conference call. Chartered on June 11, 2015, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States New Haven Post 12150 … Continue reading VFW New Haven Recognized 5th Anniversary of Charter

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)