Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment

Welcome to the VFW Post 2083 Website. Our Post is located in East Hartford, Connecticut.


Meetings are normally held at 7:00 PM on the first Wednesday of each month at the Machinist's Union Hall, located at 357 Main Street in East Hartford.


Postal mail may be sent to:

     VFW Post 2083
     Suite 206
     357 Main Street
     East Hartford, CT 06118





News & Events

Upcoming events

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View Local, State and National events. 


Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

Important Info for Post2083 Members

Iron Hornet Event

On Thursday, May 23rd, East Hartford High School will be hosting its 12th annual "Iron Hornet" event.

Post 2083 Participates in Hartford's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

CT Veterans

Access Government Services Faster and Easier. The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Application allows Connecticut Veterans and residents to access crisis assistance by phone, text, and online chat.

No One Knows how I Feel

Luster & McCoy - No One Knows How I Feel (Patriotic Tribute) aka "You Are Not Alone"

National News

Important info from National VFW

Happy Birthday Army ... and to the Flag You Carry

WASHINGTON - On June 14, The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins in with our grateful nation in celebrating the birthday of the U...

New Study Links Cancers to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

A study published in January found an increased risk for cancers among troops and civilian contractors stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune ...



Our Mission: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.

Our Vision: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.


Sponsor - IAM Local 1746

Local Lodge 1746 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) serves the hourly employees of Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Connecticut.

The Lodge Hall and offices are located at 357 Main Street, East Hartford, Connecticut. 06118.

To learn more about the IAM, visit the Web site at:  http://iamll1746.org/

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2083 thanks the The IAM Local 1746 for permitting our Post to hold our meetings at their Lodge.