Tag: John DeMello

Veterans committee to honor Vietnam vets

The town of Southington veterans committee announced it will host a Vietnam era veterans commemoration recognition ceremony on June 15 at 2 p.m. at Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. The commemoration will recognize all veterans, and their…

Commentary: Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer

The Southington Veterans Committee has been assisting veterans and their families by directing them to various state, federal and local resources that are available to them. We assist in directing veterans that suffer post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) or traumatic brain…

Commentary: Am I entitled to VA benefits?

Over the years, most veterans and their families were not aware of their entitlements from their military service. Some veterans, upon being discharged, walked away from their military service seeking employment in the civilian world. A number of veterans never…