Danbury Director of Veterans Affairs Danny Hayes has been promoted to the position full time. He had been a part-time City employee, but was putting in full time hours to meet the increasing need. The promotion came during the Danbury Veterans Council meeting this week. Hayes served during Operation Desert Storm and earned a Bronze Star. Along with the promotion, Hayes was presented with a mayoral citation. He will be making a renewed push to reach out to new veterans who are returning from duty, and to organize volunteers to help veterans in situations not covered by benefits programs.