Thank You to our 2021 Golf Tournament Sponsors

Thank you to all of the generous sponsors of our 10th annual AUSA-CT / CTNGFI charity golf tournament.   They include:


Presenting Sponsor

DND Construction Services


Distinguished Sponsor

Army Aviation Association of America - CT Chapter


Meritorious Sponsor

Palm Tree Branding and Design


Cocktail Hour Sponsor

The Wilk Family

in memory of

CSM(Ret) John Wilk


Lunch Sponsors

Transfer Enterprises, Inc


The Shookus Family

in honor of

COL(Ret) Anthony H. Shookus

World War II, Korea, Vietnam

United States Army


PVT John Pacyna

World War II

United States Army


Hole in One Contest Sponsor

John & Claudia Godburn


Achievement Sponsors

First Region - Association of the United States Army

CPO's / NCO's - Past, Present & Future

BG(Ret) Gary Ottenbreit

BG(Ret) Dan McHale


Family/Individual Sponsors

102d Infantry Regiment Association

Bad Dog Brewing Company

The Sampl Family

John M. Pensiero

Canel Lodge 700

David & Elaine Krauss

Ceci & Leo Roberge

Richard Miller



David Weeks

Anita Santa-Maria

Scholarships awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year

The Connecticut National Guard Foundation Inc Announces 

Scholarship Recipients for 2018 – 2019 Academic Year

The Connecticut National Guard Foundation, Inc is pleased to announce it has awarded scholarships to the following recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year.

COTA, Bailee:  Bailee is the daughter of CMSgt James Traficante, 103d Air Wing, CTANG.  She lives in Simsbury, CT and is a 2018 graduate of Simsbury High School.  She is entering her freshman year at Penn State University, majoring in Architecture.

HOLLAND, Agatha:   Agatha is the daughter of CPT Douglas Holland,  1109th TASM-G, CTARNG.  She lives in Milford, CT and is a 2018 graduate of Joseph A. Foran High School,  Milford, CT.  She plans to further her education by attending the University of Arizona, as a freshman, majoring in Astrophysics.

KNICKERBOCKER, Bethany:   Bethany is the daughter of Jeffrey Knickerbocker, 103d Air Wing, CTANG.  She lives in Wallingford, CT.  This Fall she will be entering her second year at Emerson College, Boston, MA, majoring in Creative Writing.

MASUNAGA, Evan-Yutaka:   Evan is a member of the 103d Air Wing, CTANG.  He is a United States Air Force veteran and has attended the University of Missouri and the University of California, San Francisco.   He is currently enrolled at Yale University, New Haven CT, School of Management and Public Health.

MERRILL, Tabatha:   Tabatha is the spouse of SFC Kevin Merrill,  85th Troop Command, CTARNG.  She holds a Certified Nursing Assistant license and has worked in a variety of medical positions.  She currently works in a primary care office as a Medical Assistant.  She enters her second year at Stone Academy and is an “A” student pursuing her Nursing degree.

MITTON, Jennifer:   Second Lieutenant Mitton is a member of the 118th Medical Battalion, CTARNG.  She is a 2017 graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in Sociology.  She is currently attending Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA working to complete her Master’s Degree in Social Work.

EVON, Eric:   Eric is this year’s recipient of the SGT Felix M. Del Greco, Jr Memorial Scholarship.   He is the son of MG Fran and Laura Evon of Newington, CT.  Eric is entering his junior year at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, majoring in Finance.