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The Town of Ellington

Veterans

Download the CT Veterans Mobile App for access to services and much more. Click here for an informational flyer, or follow this link to connect to the app.
 
The PenFed Foundation maintains a list of financial resources that active duty service members and veterans are eligible for. These resources may be especially helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CHR is the most comprehensive, non-profit behavioral healthcare provider in Connecticut,

offering a wide range of personalized services for children, families and adults whose lives have been touched by mental illness, addiction or trauma. Our largest outpatient offices are in Manchester and Enfield, with smaller offices throughout central and
eastern Connecticut and several community-based programs. Click here for more info.

Keith Harman Visits CT

A special visit to Connecticut:  Keith E. Harman, Commander-in-Chief visited CT on January 13, 2018.

Keith E. Harman was elected Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. on July 26, 2017, at the 118th VFW National Convention in New Orleans, LA.  Keith served in the U. S. Army from 1967 to 1969. He served in Vietnam as a crew chief and door gunner on UH-1 Huey helicopters. His decorations include the Air Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with two bronze service stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citations, and the Aircraft Crewmember Badge.

Ayushman Choudhury
Ayushman Choudhury

On January 12, 2020, Ellington student Ayushman Choudhury was recognized at the VFW Department of Connecticut’s Annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Awards Dinner. Ayushman’s essay on the theme of "What Makes America Great" was awarded first place in District 3, and he was sponsored by Post 10689 in Ellington. 

View the program from this event. 

Read Ayushman’s winning essay.

Joseph Palombizio

Emergency Management Director, Veterans Service Representative

Rebecca Stack

Elderly Outreach/Social Worker