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Veteran Advocate. Researcher. Story Teller.

Jeffrey DeWitt is a 26-year United States Air Force veteran who retired in the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, the top 1% of all enlisted grades. He is a life member of the American Legion and is the Junior Vice Commander for Frank C. Godfrey American Legion Post 12 in Norwalk and served as the Finance Officer 2018-2022. He is also a legacy life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and serves as the Quartermaster for Mulvoy – Tarlov – Aquino VFW Post 603 in Norwalk and the Youth Activities and Community Service representative for VFW Department of Connecticut. He has served in various VFW positions in two states at the post and district level and was named a National Aide-de-Camp of the Veterans of Foreign Wars for 2019-2020. He also was the Senior Vice Commander of District 1 (Fairfield County) for the Connecticut VFW for the 2021-2022 year. He serves as the Chairman of the Advisory – Military and Veterans Liaison Committee for the City of Norwalk and is on the Board of Directors for Riverside Cemetery in Norwalk, Board of Directors / Historian for the Iwo Jima Memorial Historical Foundation based in Connecticut, and was recently named the Director for the State of Connecticut for the Stories Behind The Stars non-profit organization. He is also a member of the Connecticut Society of Genealogists. Born and raised in Norwalk, Connecticut, he has researched countless veterans and their stories, focusing on those who died during wartime service. He holds Masters degrees in Administration from Central Michigan University and Business Administration from the University of Bridgeport.

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