The Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame began honoring individuals following their completion of honorable military service in 2005. It was set up in order to “recognize Veterans for their countless contributions to society after their service.”
Next week will see the inauguration of 10 new veterans into the Hall of Fame. They are known as the class of 2019. There will be an event in Hartford at the Legislative Office Building whereby each honoree (or family member for those who are honored posthumously) will be presented with a certificate and commemorative medallion in recognition of their dedication over the years, in particular, post-military service.
The honorees past and present are individuals who have: assisted fellow veterans; given their time to participate on various committees; mentored youth and volunteered in the medical field.