Milwaukee County War Memorial


Farewell to a Wisconsin Legend: Ab Nicholas

With sadness and great respect, the WMC bids farwell to Albert “Ab” Nicholas. Visitors to the WMC’s Eternal Flame will always be reminded of “Ab” upon glancing at the plate donated by his family for the flagpole in the Veterans Courtyard .

WMC LZ Commemorative Coins and Dog Tags Still Available!

Commemorative challenge coins and dog tags from the LZ War Memorial Center event are still available for purchase.

Vietnam Vets Descend on WMC LZ

The WMC took on a whole new look the evening of August 4 as Fitch Plaza transformed into an Army base camp from the Vietnam era for LZ War Memorial Center: A Musical Tribute to Vietnam Veterans.

Respect for the Military Remains Solid

I was heartened by the number of Americans that respect our military and I grudgingly accept that 27% of our citizens do not. My guess however, is that even that group appreciates the freedoms they enjoy.

Visit WMC for Doors Open Milwaukee!

The War Memorial Center is thrilled to be part of the 6th Annual Doors Open Milwaukee, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 18th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Shoreline Master Plan Team Holds Kick Off Meeting

As part of its effort to contribute to the development of a comprehensive master plan for Milwaukee’s Lakeshore Project, the Shoreline Master Plan Team held its first stakeholder meeting on July 14, 2016.

WMC Begins Master Plan for Lakeshore Redevelopment
with Fund for Lake Michigan Grant

The War Memorial Center was awarded a $75,000 grant from the Fund for Lake Michigan to create a comprehensive master plan for Milwaukee’s Lakeshore Project.

Donor Spotlight: Mike and Donna Farrell

Giving back to the community comes second nature to Michael and Donna Farrell. Their appreciation for the service of veterans began with Mike’s father, a WWII veteran who served in the South Pacific in the Army Air Corps.

LZ Event Float Rocks Memorial Day Parade

PHOTO GALLERY: We had a great time putting it together a float to promote the LZ War Memorial Center Musical Tribute to Vietnam Veterans, which will take place on August 4, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Get Ready for Summer at WMC!

With Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer in our rear view mirror we can lay out the plans for the events we have scheduled in the next few months.

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