NEW HAVEN, CONN (March 6, 2016)–All members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary in good standing are invited to proudly march with the VFW New Haven Post 12150 in the 2016 Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Scheduled for Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 1:30 p.m., the parade is the sixth oldest in the United States and the largest, single-day spectator event in Connecticut.
VFW New Haven post leadership will check in with the Division Marshal no later than 12:30 p.m. at the designated staging area near Chapel Street and Sherman Avenue in New Haven. Parade day details (parking, transportation, directions), including parade orders, are published online (http://stpatricksdayparade.org/parade-day/).
The suggested uniform is VFW Blue and Gray with VFW Cap (blue blazer, gray slacks). The standard uniform is respectable, parade appropriate, patriotic or veteran associated clothing that would proudly reflect on the VFW and the VFW New Haven. Dress warmly.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
New Haven Post 12150
New Haven CT 06515
ABOUT THE VFW: The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans service organization composed of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. The VFW and Auxiliaries are dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs.