Sen. Martin applauds posthumous awards for wartime service

State Sen. Henri Martin, the ranking senator on the legislature’s Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, is applauding the passage of a new state law that expands the state’s posthumous award program for veterans wartime service, reported a press release from his office.

Martin co-sponsored the legislation, which expands the posthumous award program for veterans wartime service to include veterans who died on or after Nov. 12, 1918 (the day after World War I ended) and before Jan, 1, 2000.

Under prior law, the award, which may be a ribbon or medal, was available to veterans who died on or after Jan. 1, 2000.

State Sen. Henri Martin, Martin’s uncle Jim Martin (U.S. Army veteran) and Martin’s uncle Danny Martin (U.S. Marine Corps veteran).  The Martins gathered at the State Capitol April 20 to show their support for legislation to make it easier for veterans to start and maintain local businesses in Connecticut. Martin is applauding the passage of a new state law which expands the state's posthumous award program for veterans wartime service.

State Sen. Henri Martin, Martin’s uncle Jim Martin (U.S. Army veteran) and Martin’s uncle Danny Martin (U.S. Marine Corps veteran). The Martins gathered at the State Capitol April 20 to show their support for legislation to make it easier for veterans to start and maintain local businesses in Connecticut. Martin is applauding the passage of a new state law which expands the state’s posthumous award program for veterans wartime service.