Upcoming Events

  • Flags at Saint John's Cemetery, 18 May 2024, 8:00 a.m.
  • Stamford Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, Sunday 19 May 2024. School and other events also posted on webpage.
  • Post Meeting, Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 7:30 pm, Belltown Fire Department.
  • Hooks for Heroes 22 June.
  • In Photos: Stamford honors its veterans with a parade and remembrance.
Useful Links



Veterans Luncheon

Stamford Government Center

As a token of our appreciation, we cordially invite all veterans to lunch on Monday, November 20, 2023 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the Government Center 888 Washington Blvd, 4th Floor.

JFK Commemoration

Remember And Honor The 35Th President Of The Unite

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the assassination of former President Kennedy. We are honored to have Kieran Edmondson, Stamford resident and Receptionist at the Stamford Veterans Resource Center share his reflections about President Kennedy.

Stamford Veterans Resource Center

Stamford Old Town Hall, 175 Atlantic Street

A place for veterans and their families to be empowered, directed, and connected to available resources and services.  Located at Stamford Old Town Hall (175 Atlantic Street).

The hours of the center are from 10:00am – 1:00pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays

Post News

Important Info for Post9617 Members

Veterans: ‘A slap in the face’

Stamford veterans, others call Columbus, Veterans days school calendar change a 'slap in the face'

Veterans Day no longer day off for Stamford students

Columbus and Veterans Day no longer days off for Stamford students after Board of Education vote

District News

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Statewide News

News & Info from your department

CT Veterans

Access Government Services Faster and Easier. The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Application allows Connecticut Veterans and residents to access crisis assistance by phone, text, and online chat.

No One Knows how I Feel

Luster & McCoy - No One Knows How I Feel (Patriotic Tribute) aka "You Are Not Alone"

National News

Important info from National VFW

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags Donation

Please see the following release from Ace Hardware.


VFW Celebrates Armed Forces Day

WASHINGTON - May 18 is Armed Forces Day, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins a grateful nation in paying tribute to the s...

News & Events

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Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.


Keep up-to-date on how the VFW is working to improve the quality of life for veterans, service members & their families and the community.


Join us as brothers and sisters of America to preserve the rights of veterans and support each other as only those who share in the camaraderie forged by conflict can.