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 2020-2021 academic year

The Connecticut National Guard Foundation Inc Announces 

Scholarship Recipients for 2020 – 2021 Academic Year

The Connecticut National Guard Foundation, Inc is pleased to announce it has awarded scholarships to the following recipients for the 2020-2021 academic year.

AYOTTE, Phillip:  Phillip is the son of MSgt(Ret) Gary E. Ayotte, formerly 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron, CTANG.  He lives in South Windsor, CT and is a 2020 graduate of South Windsor High School.  He plans to further his education by attending the University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, as a freshman this September.

MOFFAT, Paige:  Paige is the daughter of SFC Reisha Moffat, Det 1, CTARNG Recruiting and Retention Battalion.  Paige lives in Middlebury, CT and is a 2019 graduate of The Gunnery School, Washington, CT.  This Fall, Paige is returning to the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, pursuing a degree in International and Chinese Studies.     

NOLAN, Kaitlyn: Kaitlyn is the daughter of MAJ(Ret) Brian J. Nolan, formerly DET 6, 1st Battalion 85th Troop Command, CTARNG.  She lives in Wallingford, CT and is a 2020 graduate of Lyman Hall High School, Wallingford, CT, graduating in the top 5% of her class.  She plans to further her education by attending Fairfield University as a freshman, focusing on obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.  

REYNOLDS, Caitlin:   Caitlin is the daughter of SMSgt James Reynolds, 103d Airlift Wing, CTANG.  She lives in Willington, CT and is a 2019 graduate of Edwin O. Smith High School.   She is currently attending Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA, pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing.

STRONG, Tyler:   Tyler is the son of LTC Christopher Strong, HHD 1st Battalion 169th Leadership Regiment, CTARNG.  He lives in Southington, CT and is a 2019 graduate of Southington High School, Southington CT.  This Fall, Tyler will be returning to the University of Connecticut, pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

SGT Felix M. Del Greco, Jr Memorial Scholarship

SHETLAND, Caitlyn:  Caitlyn is this year’s recipient of the SGT Felix M. Del Greco, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.  She is the daughter of CPT Andrew Shetland, HHD, 1109th TASMG, CTARNG.  She lives in Griswold, CT and is a 2019 graduate of Griswold High School.   She returns to the University of Connecticut working on a pre-med track as a Molecular and Cell Biology Major, maintaining a 4.0 grade point average.   Caitlyn is a repeat recipient of this scholarship, having also received it during the 2019-2020 academic year.