The Connecticut Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines Fund was established in 1919 to assist needy wartime veterans and their families. It is administered by the American Legion in accordance with the provisions of the Connecticut General Statutes, Sections 27-138 and 27-140, and is governed under the Bylaws of the American Legion Department of Connecticut.
This website provides information for Connecticut veterans regarding eligibility requirements:
Honorable wartime service as defined in Conn. Gen. Statutes Section 27-103
Connecticut residency, and
Demonstration of need