Commissioner Ron Welch (BG Ret.) invites Connecticut Veterans, members of the Connecticut Veterans Affairs Board of Trustees, Staff, State and Federal dignitaries, and members of the public to join us for our 2024 Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Ceremony. The event will take place on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 11:00am at the Gold Star Families Memorial Auditorium on our Rocky Hill Campus. For more information, press here

Volunteer for Stand Down 2023

This year, Stand Down will be held on Friday, September 22, 2023. Thank you for your interest to assist in a great day, giving back to Connecticut Veterans! Our volunteers are a vital part of Stand Down and help the day run smoothly for Veterans and participating organizations. We have five Stand Down locations across the State with volunteer opportunities at each. Please complete the Stand Down Volunteer application below by August 31, 2023. Applications after 8/31/23 will not be accepted.  Please note, volunteers will also be asked to complete a separate Hold Harmless agreement.

Stand Down Volunteer Form -  Hold Harmless Agreement Application 

If accepted as a volunteer, you will be notified by September 15th with your volunteer location, assignment, and shift.