Why Post 200 Legionnaires Should Choose Connecticut Post 210


American Legion Post Excellence Award

Having just chartered in 2018, why should veterans choose to join the American Legion New Haven Post 210 in Connecticut? By Charles M. Pickett We don’t have a building. We don’t have a bar. We’re one of the smallest American Legion posts in Connecticut. However, 75% of our members are Post-9/11 veterans. Four of our … Continue reading Why Post 200 Legionnaires Should Choose Connecticut Post 210

2019 American Legion New Haven Post 210 Year in Review


AWARDS 7DEC: Founding post member Frank Alvarado inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame, joining fellow post founding member Jack Mordente 11MAR: Awarded Best Senior Military Unit in Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade 15MAR: Three post officers awarded American Legion Pioneer Award (Lori Rasile, Thania Rivera and Biancesca Rivera) 02JULY: Awarded Team … Continue reading 2019 American Legion New Haven Post 210 Year in Review

Greater New Haven Veterans Day Events & Discounts


Updated: 03NOV2019 2100, Pickett Events 02NOV: Yale Football Heroes’ Day, Yale Bowl, discount tickets and reception 09NOV: Call to Service: Cleanup at the V, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park (Long Wharf Drive, New Haven), 0900, free 09NOV: Veterans Day Dinner, VFW 10321 (403 Morse St. Hamden), 1200 to 1600, free. 11NOV: Veterans Day Free SOS Breakfast, … Continue reading Greater New Haven Veterans Day Events & Discounts

Helpful Veteran Resources


helpful veteran resources

Helpful veteran resources for the greater New Haven, Connecticut region including homeless, financial assistance, and Veterans Affairs programs. Urgent Need: dial 2-1-1 or go to 211ct.org/ If a veteran needs emergency help, call 9-1-1. If a veteran needs urgent help, call 2-1-1. The highly-trained contact specialists at 2-1-1 can provide local referrals to 4,100 agencies … Continue reading Helpful Veteran Resources

Why the American Legion and VFW Matter More, Now


And Why a Bunch of Post-9/11 Veterans Organized a “New Century” Legion Post By Charles M. Pickett (updated: 10 December 2019) As a direct consequence of the end of military conscription in 1973, more of America’s bellicose burden is concentrated in a shrinking segment of our population. While the end of the draft is considered … Continue reading Why the American Legion and VFW Matter More, Now