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