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The Great War Dinner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COMMUNITY EVENTS, CALENDAR Contact: Charles M. Pickett, commander AT NEW HAVEN, Conn. (February 7, 2017)—The Great War Dinner, a centennial commemoration of the United States formally entering World War I, will be on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Trinity Bar & Restaurant (157 Orange St., New Haven). Internationally acclaimed author, distinguished historian, … Continue reading The Great War Dinner

VFW at PIT Homeless Count

NEW HAVEN, CONN. (Jan. 24, 2017) — Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars New Haven Post 12150 participated in the 2017 Point-In-Time (PIT) Count of the region’s homeless in New Haven. On the cold and rainy winter night, the four veterans canvassed parts of western and central New Haven including sections of Edgewood Park … Continue reading VFW at PIT Homeless Count

Buddy Poppy at Farmers Market

The VFW New Haven had a Buddy Poppy distribution a the New Haven CitySeed Farmers Market in Wooster Square on Saturday, December 4, 2016. CitySeed donated the space which allowed us to distribute approximately 400 Buddy Poppies to shoppers. Chaplain James Namnoum was a good sport and recited “In Flanders Fields” by John McCrae, first … Continue reading Buddy Poppy at Farmers Market


NEW HAVEN, CONN. (Dec. 1, 2016)–The Veterans of Foreign Wars New Haven Post 12150 has launched an All-American Membership Drive, seeking to reach more of the 48,000 estimated veterans in the greater New Haven region for their growing veteran community. “Our core mission,” said post Commander Charles M. Pickett, “is to bring veterans together,  to look … Continue reading ALL-AMERICAN MEMBERSHIP DRIVE


Free Traditional Celebration for All Military Veterans The Veterans of Foreign Wars New Haven Post 12150 is organizing a Veterans Day Social! at the New Haven Elks Lodge #25 (524 State Street), to honor and celebrate the service and sacrifice of all American military veterans. Veterans and a guest–including students from the VFW, American Legion, … Continue reading VETERANS DAY SOCIAL!