SAVE THE DATE for STAND DOWN on 09/20/24! Commissioner Ron Welch (BG Ret.) proudly announces Stand Down 2024, being held on Friday, September 20th across six locations, including a new location in Stamford. Stand Down offers “one-stop” access to a range of services and resources from state, federal, local, and community providers with the shared goal of supporting our Connecticut Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve service members. For more information, please press here Veterans Stand Down

CT Veterans Wartime Service Medal

Apply for the Medal

1. Download the application: 

  • Connecticut Veterans Wartime Service Medal/Service member and Veteran Registry Application or
  • Posthumous Connecticut Veterans Wartime Service Medal Application

    2. Complete, sign application and include the following documents:

  • Proof of service during a period of war (i.e. DD Form 214 or other documentation if DD Form 214 is unavailable)
  • Proof of current residency in the State of Connecticut or proof of residency during time of qualifying service (e.g., photocopy of State of Connecticut driver’s license).

    3. Send the completed application and supporting documents to:

    Department of Veterans Affairs
    ATTN: Wartime Medal and Registry
    287 West Street
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067