Saturday, February 20, 2021

Pacific Heroes Day

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

ADBC-MS Press Advisory, December 31, 2020 

U.S. Department of Defense



  • Commemorating WWII - Veteran Vignette

In process, to be posted at 

Connecticut Air National Guard’s 103rd Airlift Wing Facebook Coverage  



Public Media

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