May 9, 2013
by Lisa Chedekel | May 9, 2013 10:35am
September 24, 2012
by Christine Stuart | September 24, 2012 5:30am
September 21, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | September 21, 2012 3:17pm
ROCKY HILL — For two decades, hundreds of Connecticut veterans have attended an annual event designed to help them address health problems and legal issues as well as access free services. This year, many also got a picture with Gov. Dannel Malloy.
August 20, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | August 20, 2012 3:17pm
Nick Saucier, a former Army sniper who spent time in Afghanistan, has found that the skills he learned in the military now serve him well as a machinist. And his employer, Bristol’s Arna Machine, has been able to take advantage of a federal tax credit for hiring a veteran.
Tags: veteran, Jobs, Blumenthal, Manufacturing, Tax credits
July 13, 2012
by Peggy McCarthy | July 13, 2012 11:00am
At 55, Stephen Norko says he was at “the lowest point’’ of his life. Homeless, unemployed, and feeling sick, the 17-year Navy veteran couldn’t get medical care at a VA hospital because he had an “other than honorable’’ discharge.
May 25, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | May 25, 2012 12:36pm
U.S. Rep. John Larson is betting that if you give people the opportunity to help veterans and the post office, they’ll take it. He plans to resurrect a World War II-era tradition of selling stamps with no postal value as an expression of patriotism.
May 22, 2012
by Elizabeth Bowling | May 22, 2012 9:27pm
May 11, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | May 11, 2012 2:34pm
November 16, 2011
by Hugh McQuaid | November 16, 2011 4:21pm
November 12, 2011
by Josalee Thrift | November 12, 2011 11:39am
For Veterans Day, contributing photographer Josalee Thrift shared with us an audio slideshow she produced in 2007 for the Waterbury Republican-American titled WWII Vet Flies Again. Follow the link and click on WWII Vet Flies Again on the left, then click the play arrow to watch and listen.