Ned Lamont, the Governor of Connecticut, declared January 4, 2021
As of this writing, the Proclamation has yet to be put online.
Behind this honor, was a ceremony for Daniel Crowley who was a prisoner of war held by Imperial Japan after being surrendered on Corregidor in May 1942. On the 4th, Dan finally received is Combat Infantryman Badge, POW Medal, and previously unknown promotion to Sergeant.
You can watch the ceremony above and find out more though the press coverage of the Department of Defense ceremony held on that day at the Connecticut Air National Guard Base
U.S. Department of Defense
After 75 Years, Veteran Will Receive Honors for WWII Service By C. Todd Lopez, DoD News, 12/31/2020
WWII Vet Dan Crowley, Defense.gov, 1/8/2021
World War II Vet, POW Who Endured 'Hell Ship,' Gets CIB, Promotion, POW Medal By C. Todd Lopez, DoD News, 1/6/2021
WWII Vet Dan Crowley Full Ceremony Video, DoD posted 1/14/2021
Commemorating WWII - Veteran Vignette
In process, to be posted at https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Spotlight/WWII/
Connecticut Air National Guard’s 103rd Airlift Wing Facebook Coverage
Connecticut man who refused to surrender, survived World War II slave labor receives honors, promotion 75 years later By Jesse Leavenworth, Hartford Courant, 1/4/202
Connecticut WWII Vet Honored 75 Years Later, NBC Connecticut, 1/4/20