Milwaukee County War Memorial

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Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC Adrian D. Janiszewski

The WMC honors PFC Adrian D. Janiszewski, who was killed in action on March 22, 1953 while defending Outpost Vegas in the last months of the Korean War.

VetFest Coming to WMC on Aug. 25th!

WMC is excited to announce that “VetFest” will take place on Aug. 25, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Retro Fashion Show Set for March 26

WMC will be the site of A Retro Affair, a unique fundraiser benefitting Stars and Stripes Honor Flight on March 26, 2017.

Volunteers Needed at WMC for March, April Events!

WMC needs veterans and military history experts to share their experiences and expertise with local students, seniors and special needs adults who will be visiting us in the next two months.

Donor Spotlight: Clayton and Alice Chipman

Clayton (aka “Chip”) and Alice Chipman have long been close friends and supporters of the War Memorial Center, and were instrumental in establishing the Purple Heart Memorial located at the WMC.

Almost Sunrise Screening Starts Important Conversation

WMC’s free screening of Almost Sunrise starts conversation among 200 in attendance on the price of war for our veterans.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC Leo F. Krumbine

The WMC honors U.S. Army PFC Leo F. Krumbine, who was killed in action on Feb. 22, 1966 in Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: Sgt. Paul R. Frazier

The WMC honors U.S. Army Sgt. Paul R. Frazier, who was killed in action on Sept. 3, 1968 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.

WMC Seeking P/T Event Setup and Building Attendant

The WMC is seeking an Event Setup and Building Attendant to work part-time weeknights and weekends on 2nd Shift. Compensation is $10.50/hour

WMC to Host Public Listening Session
for Greenprint-Milwaukee Shoreline Master Plan

The WMC will hold a public listening session Tuesday, March 14 from 4:00 p.m. Р6:00 p.m. in Memorial Hall, as part of its effort to create a vision for the Lake Michigan shoreline area around the War Memorial Center and Milwaukee County’s Veterans Park.

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