News for Veterans
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The Town of Wethersfield proudly supports its military veterans and their families in several ways. To learn more about assistance available for veterans, please contact Christine Taylor, Municipal Veteran Services Contact Representative for the Town of Wethersfield at (860) 721-2977 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Tax Exemptions for Veterans
Veterans who served during wartime may be eligible for a reduction in the assessed value of their property. The Assessor's page has details, along with the necessary forms.
Wethersfield Veterans Commission
On September 1, 2018, the Town Council created a Veterans Commission with the purpose "…to assist and advise the town and its residents on veterans' issues…" Please see the Veterans Commission page to learn more.
Memorial Day Parade
Every year the community demonstrates its support for veterans and our country by holding a Memorial Day Parade and ceremony.
State and Federal Resources
Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs portal connects veterans, current service members and their families to a wide-ranging directory of services the state provides. Their CTVeterans Mobile App provides quick access to this information, plus it allows Connecticut veterans and residents to access crisis assistance by phone, text, and online chat.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The newly-redesigned VA web site provides veterans a simple and intuitive "front door" to access all the benefits and services which they have earned. The Veterans Benefits Monthly Newsletter can be found here.