The town’s Veteran’s Representative is here to assist Veterans and their dependents in various areas including education, reemployment, rehabilitation, and referral services.
Town of Ledyard – Veterans Representative
For appointments please contact Kristen Chapman at 860-464-3222
Mr. Nelson joined the Navy on May 28, 2001 and served 17+ years on submarines. Mr. Nelson served in the following Commands; USS Memphis SSN 691, Naval Submarine School, USS Norfolk SSN714, Submarine Learning Center and USS Pittsburgh. David moved to Ledyard in 2014 and is an active member of the community as a coach for Baseball, Football, and Basketball as well as Scout Leader/Master. Mr. Nelson joined the VFW in 2019 where he is very active in his post and was selected as the District Commander for 2022/2023. David is committed to serving the Veteran community in Gales Ferry/Ledyard.
State of Connecticut Veteran Benefit Information
CT State Benefits Overview
Connecticut Department of Labor Office for Veterans Workforce Development
Connecticut Veterans Legal Center
CT 2-1-1 List of Veterans Benefits and Organizations
Apply for Veterans Flag on CT ID or License
Apply for CT War Time Service Medal
Connecticut Department of Veteran Affairs
Federal Veteran Benefit Information
VA Health Care
Veterans Benefits Administration
Burial and Memorials
GI Bill Education
Veterans Crisis Line
The Veterans Crisis Line number is new, but the support is the same. And you don’t have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect. To call, Dial 988 then Press 1. Chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Chat. Text 838255.