WMC was thrilled to host 100 4th and 7th graders from MPS’ Starms Discovery Center, who visited us to learn about the service and sacrifice of our veterans, as well as the history of America’s conflicts.
WMC welcomes our administrative assistant Jenna Johnson back from maternity leave.
On April 26, the War Memorial Center will debut a new exhibit about General Douglas MacArthur, which will offer an extensive display about the life and times of one of America’s greatest military minds.
Charles (Chas) Mulcahy is well known in the Milwaukee area for his strong support of veteran causes. He was the driving force behind the General Douglas MacArthur statue located in Veterans Park.
April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I. Only 69-days after President Woodrow Wilson’s call “to make the world safe for democracy,” the first American troops departed for France. It was the first time we had sent our troops “over there,” the world stage.
War Dogs Milwaukee presented to 21 8th graders from Maple Dale/Indian Hill Middle School on April 7, 2017. The War Dogs presentation included seven dogs that represented breeds best suited for combat and other military service.
The WMC honors U.S. Army PFC Michael P. Moran, who was killed in action on January 9, 1966 in Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam.
The WMC honors U.S. Marine Sgt. Thomas Cannizzaro, who was killed in action on Nov. 28, 1950 in North Korea during the Korean War.
The WMC honors LCPL David P. Quinlan, who was killed in action on July 29, 1969 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.
The WMC honors CPL Ted Scott Ferguson, who was killed in action on July 22, 1968 in Hau Nghia Province, South Vietnam.