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WMC’s Big Facebook Changes!

On December 5th, we’ll begin taking that to a new level by transforming our Facebook page into a richer experience for our audience!

25th Anniversary Ceremony
SE WI Vietnam Veterans Memorial

On October 20th, a touching ceremony was held at the Southeast Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial in honor of the 25th anniversary of its dedication.

Lake Effect Showcases WMC and Mettle & Honor

In conjunction with MPTV’s airing of Mettle & Honor: The Greatest Generation, WUWM’s Lake Effect interviewed WMC board members Cream Pepito and George Gaspar.

Gold Star Family Memorial Dedication Ceremony

The memorial will be dedicated on Saturday, Nov. 5th, immediately following the 2016 Veterans Day Parade.

Support the WMC on Giving Tuesday

WMC is pleased to announce it participation in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Donor Spotlight: VADM Dirk Debbink and Terry Debbink

We are proud to honor VADM Dirk Debbink and his wife Terry, who actively support many community and veteran organizations, including the War Memorial Center.

Annual Americanism Awards Breakfast

On Sunday, October 30, 2016, the Milwaukee County Veterans Board of Directors hosted their Annual Americanism Awards Breakfast. Eighteen separate veteran’s organizations presented their awards to recipients of their respective programs.

Lake Bluff Elementary School Visits WMC

We had a great time with students from Shorewood’s Lake Bluff Elementary School, who visited the WMC as part of a two-month classroom project in which students met with veterans and focused on the question: “How do we honor those who have helped us?”

WMC Welcomes Doors Open Milwaukee

The War Memorial Center had another glorious weekend for Doors Open Milwaukee last month. More than 700 people discovered this place and many were families with young children.

Free Screening: Mettle & Honor

Join us at the War Memorial Center on Oct. 19, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for a free screening of Mettle & Honor: The Greatest Generation.

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