2019 All-State Award

Torrellas Awarded 2019 VFW All-State Honors

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 Haven February meeting. The award, a signature white hat, is based on a full evaluation of a post’s participation in VFW programs, attention to administration, and veteran outreach.

Torrellas, a resident of Hamden and former Southern Connecticut State University Veterans Association president and 2016 graduate, is a charter member of Post 12150 and has served as post commander from 2018 to 2020.

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