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Veterans Information

News for Veterans

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Town Programs

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

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.


Every year the community demonstrates its support for veterans and our country by holding a Veterans Day 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.

A Veterans Suicide Prevention Policy Summit will be held Friday, April 1st, 2022 via Zoom from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. More information and registration information can be found here.

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.