Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts says an area at the Statehouse set aside to honor soldiers has been vandalized.
Someone has been stealing solid brass flag holders from veterans graves at a Pittsfield cemetery, and the thefts may have been going on for a while.
The Connecticut legislature is beefing up state laws to discourage vandals and thieves from defacing or stealing veterans’ memorials and monuments in hopes of selling the metal for scrap.
More cases of influenza have been diagnosed at the Rocky Hill Veterans Home.
State officials are considering a proposal from Senate Democrats that would provide Connecticut businesses with a financial incentive to hire certain unemployed combat veterans.
Connecticut officials on Thursday urged employers to take advantage of new state and federal financial incentives and hire returning veterans, many of whom are having difficulty finding work.
For veterans in the U.S., the unemployment rate is much higher than the national average.
Hartford hosts the annual Connecticut Veterans Parade today with thousands of participants expected to be on hand as the marchers step off from the Capitol at 12:30.
Tammy Duckworth says a growing number of female veterans are becoming homeless, and many of them have children.
Connecticut legislators are being asked to let local school boards grant high school diplomas to veterans who left school to serve in the Korean conflict.