Commissioner Ron Welch (BG Ret.) invites Connecticut Veterans to join him, members of the DVA Board of Trustees, DVA Staff and Residents, and State and Federal level dignitaries at the CT DVA’s Black History Month Celebration event. The event will take place on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. at the DVA’s Gold Star Families Memorial Auditorium. Our Keynote speaker is Board of Trustee member Dr. Carlita Cotton. For more information press here

Apply for Veteran Flag on CT Driver's License or ID Card

Eligibility

To receive veteran’s flag on an existing Connecticut license or identity card, the veteran must submit documentation (DD-214 or pre 1950 WG AGO Discharge certificate) of the following to the DVA:

  1. Qualifying military service:
    • Active federal service, not including initial entry training; or
    • Entitled to retirement pay under 10 USC Chapter 1223, as amended from time to time, or, but for age, would be entitled.

  2. Characterization of Discharge:
    • Honorable discharge,
    • Discharge under honorable conditions, or
    • Discharge due to injuries received in the line of duty.