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Upcoming Event for Veterans

Posted on September 19, 2022


The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) announced Veterans STAND DOWN 2022 will take place on September 23rd from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at five regional sites across the state, including Bristol.

While the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way agencies and organizations operate, the DVA continues its commitment to serving Connecticut’s Veterans by providing access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community-based nonprofits.

Stand Down 2022 includes all National Guard, Reserve and Active-Duty Personnel serving in Connecticut.   


Veterans attending will have access to a variety of in-person services, personal need items, vaccinations, legal services, medical screenings, and meals to go provided by the DVA, Federal VA, Veteran Organizations, many other State & Federal agencies, and community providers.

Click here for a list of services at each location

  • Danbury        Danbury War Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive.
  • Bristol           Bristol Sports Armory, 61 Center Street.
  • Bridgeport    University of Bridgeport, Wheeler Recreational Center,  400 University Ave.
  • Norwich        Easter Seals Veterans Rally Point, 24 Stott Ave.
  • Rocky Hill     CTDVA main campus, 287 West Street.

For additional information and to register for Stand Down 2022 please visit: