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Cleanup at the V

Veterans, friends, and civilians from the VFW New Haven, the National Veterans Council For Legal Redress, the Veterans of Peter P Monaco Jr Detachment 40, Marine Corps League – MCL, and the Yale Veteran’s Network, gathered for a beautification day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on Long Wharf. Thanks to Lori from Yale University … Continue reading Cleanup at the V


For IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            Contact: Col. Bob Fodero, USA (Ret) May 23, 2017                                             Concert and Two Wreath-Laying Ceremonies Slated for Elm City Remembrances New Haven – Marking two decades of patriotic remembrance, Elm City and regional residents are invited to attend the 20th Annual … Continue reading 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS NEW HAVEN MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE ON SUNDAY

2017 Spring #VetEvent

An informal social for ALL military veterans, the 2017 Spring #VetEvent is Friday, April 21 from 5-9 at Trinity Bar (157 Orange St. New Haven, Ct). Proof of service earns the veteran or current service member a free wristband for event featuring hors d’oeuveres, exclusive drink specials, and mid-spring camaraderie. Bring a friend!

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