Eye On Veterans

(Courtesy Office Of Mayor Bill Finch)

Connecticut Veterans Mark 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Bridgeport marked the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion Friday with an afternoon ceremony including several World War II veterans.

06/06/2014

Wethersfield Veterans Day, 2013 (John Silva/WTIC Photo)

Veterans Honored In Wethersfield

The town of Wethersfield paid tribute to veterans during an outdoor ceremony at town hall today. Among those on hand was 96-year-old retired U.S. Navy Chief Macinists’s Mate Herb Philbrick. Chief Philbrick’s tour in the […]

11/11/2013

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Focusing on Homeless Veterans

While advocates say the number of homeless Connecticut veterans has declined somewhat in recent years, there’s a new effort underway to try to eliminate homelessness among the state’s veteran population over the next two years.

11/10/2013

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki at the VA hospital in Newington in May, 2013.  At the time Shinseki said the VA medical system's backlog had been reduced. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

VA Secretary Promises Shorter Waits For Veterans Benefits

Speaking at the VA hospital in Newington, the leader of the Department of Veterans Affairs committed to reduce the backlog of veterans waiting for benefits.

05/02/2013

Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Linda Schwartz, Major General Thaddeus Martin,  Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman,  Governor Dannel Malloy,  Navy Captain Brian Kuerbitz, retired Marine Corporal  George Caron of New Britain,retored Air Force  Airman First Class Cornelius Greenway of Middletown  (Courtesy Laura Soll)

Ground Broken on State Veterans Memorial

Groundbreaking was held Monday afternoon in Minuteman Park,across from the William A. O’Neill State Armory  and Legislative Office Building in  Hartford  for the first State  memorial to honor  the Connecticut  men and women who have […]

04/22/2013

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