Tag Archives: American Legion Post 17

Advocate fights for fellow female veterans

NAUGATUCK — U.S. Army veteran Mary Harris has a message she wants fellow female veterans to understand: You are a veteran and you deserve access to all the veteran resources….

Pin ceremony to honor Vietnam veterans

NAUGATUCK — American Legion Post 17 will be honoring Vietnam-era veterans with a pin ceremony at the Naugatuck Summerfest on Aug. 12. The pins are part of the United States…

Medals help heal wounds

NAUGATUCK — When Vietnam War veterans returned home, they weren’t greeted the same as veterans from previous wars. “Vietnam veterans are the first group that came home that weren’t celebrated….

Strength in numbers

Post commander on a mission to grow ranks NAUGATUCK — A familiar face at the American Legion Post 17 is hoping to lead the post into a future with more…

Medals carry different meanings for vets

NAUGATUCK — For some veterans it was another medal to proudly wear. For others it was recognition that was long overdue. Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly awarded…

Legion, union hosting Halloween party

NAUGATUCK — Ghouls, goblins and ghosts will once again parade down Old Firehouse Road. American Legion Post 17 and Naugatuck Fire Fighters Local 1219 are hosting their annual Halloween Parade…

Legion holding final registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 baseball will be holding final registration for its 2014 Senior and Junior Legion teams on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the…

Naugatuck Legion holding registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 baseball will be holding registration for its 2014 Senior (19U) and Junior Legion (17U) teams on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m….

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Civics project aims to help veterans

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck High School students are lending a helping hand to veterans’ organizations in the borough. Juniors Gregory Marquardt and Ryan Russett are organizing a ziti dinner to…

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Dean delivers in the clutch

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team fell into a slump late last month, running short on arms and trying to fill the void caused by injuries. Post 17…