The Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America, Inc., was founded in 1935 and chartered by Congress in 1984. The national headquarters is in Alexandria, Virginia. St. Michael's Post 1562 is located at 112 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT.
The CWV is open to veterans who are currently serving or have been honorably discharged, and who are baptized Catholics. Specific war-time service is not a requirement to join. Those seeking additional information may call Post 1562 Commander Tom Voytek at 203-734-9748 (after 1:00 PM).