With beer and donations, veterans to build CT's first memorial for Iraq, Afghanistan vets in Danbury

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of5Afghanistan war veteran David Vieira, left, of New Milford, chairman of an organi...

August 20, 2022
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of5Afghanistan war veteran David Vieira, left, of New Milford, chairman of an organizing committee to have a war memorial built at Rogers Park for Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans, with other members of the committee Juan Rivas, of Danbury, Nelson Martins, of Danbury and Juan Vasquez, right, of Danbury, at the War Memorial in Danbury, Conn, on Wednesday, may 18, 2022.H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow MoreShow Less 2of5Afghanistan war veteran David Vieira, left, of New Milford, chairman of an organizing committee to have a war memorial built at Rogers Park for Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans, with other members of the committee Juan Rivas, of Danbury, Nelson Martins, of Danbury and Juan Vasquez, right, of Danbury, at the War Memorial in Danbury, Conn, on Wednesday, may 18, 2022.

Dan Nowak