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Donor Spotlight: Charles (Chas) Mulcahy

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.

Remembering The Great War

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 Visit WMC

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.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC Michael P. Moran

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.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: Sgt. Thomas Cannizzaro

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.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: LCPL David P. Quinlan

The WMC honors LCPL David P. Quinlan, who was killed in action on July 29, 1969 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: CPL Ted S. Fergsuon

The WMC honors CPL Ted Scott Ferguson, who was killed in action on July 22, 1968 in Hau Nghia Province, South Vietnam.

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.

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