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Conn. Holds Annual Veterans’ Services Event

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is holding its annual “Stand Down” event to link military veterans with services to help them in civilian life. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman are […]

09/20/2013

West Hartford's Veterans' Memorial. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Murphy: V-A Takes Too Long To Process Claims

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is releasing data about veterans and their spouses who have died before receiving benefits they were owed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

07/12/2013

Designs for the new memorial. (Courtesy Connecticut State Veterans Memorial Inc.)

New State Veteran’s Memorial Under Development

Connecticut veterans will soon have a new place to remember their comrades with the development of the Connecticut State Veteran’s Memorial in Hartford’s Minuteman Park.

06/17/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

A color guard at West Hartford's 2012 Memorial Day parade. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Memorial Day Celebrations In Connecticut

From parades to parties, races to food events and from the simple to the sublime, there’s a lot to do on this most memorable day in Connecticut.

05/13/2013

File photo of a "Don't Tread On Me" flag. (credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

‘Don’t Tread On Me’ Flag Prohibited On Public Land In NY Town

A “Don’t Tread on Me” flag, hoisted by veterans on public property in New York, has been ordered down because of its recent association with the tea party.

04/26/2013

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State Senate Votes To Restore State Benefits to Vets Discharged Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Connecticut lawmakers are seeking to restore state benefits to gay and lesbian veterans discharged under the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy.

04/24/2013

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Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

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State Vets To Be Honored

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials are honoring a dozen more inductees to the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. A ceremony is planned for Wednesday afternoon in the atrium of the Legislative Office Building in […]

11/28/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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