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 Incorporated was largely formed by Post-9/11 veterans attending Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), Gateway Community College (GCC), the University of New Haven (UNH), Quinnipiac University (QU), Yale University, and war veterans from the 1-102nd Infantry Regiment of the Connecticut Army National Guard (CTARNG).
The veterans service organization has grown to 66 members and has recieved numerous program and All-State Post awards. In the post’s second year, the VFW New Haven recieved All-American status in 2017.
The VFW New Haven Post 12150 meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:10 p.m. at the Knights of St. Patrick (1533 State Street, New Haven, CT 06513). To join, a veteran must have served honorably, served in a foreign war, and be a U.S. citizen.