Tag: Southington Veterans Committee

Honoring Vietnam veterans

The Southington veterans committee held a Vietnam-era commemoration recognition ceremony last Saturday at Mary Our Queen Church. Officials recognized local men and women who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War and presented the…

YMCA honors locals at annual meeting

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington-Cheshire YMCA celebrated the work of several members of the community who have made their marks as small-town-heroes during their annual meeting on Feb. 6 at the Aqua Turf. The face of the Southington…

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…