The WMC honors PFC Scott Louis Thiry, who was killed in action on Oct. 31, 1967 in Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam.
We are pleased to announce that we will be recording new veteran interviews as part of our Veteran Story Project on Thursday, June 1, 2017.
If you haven’t visited the WMC recently, there are plenty of exciting things going on!
Let our Gold Star families know that you remember and honor their loved ones this Memorial Day through your generous support of the War Memorial Center.
Milwaukee’s 152nd Annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m.
National Poppy Day, an annual event held by The American Legion to honor our veterans, will take place on May 26th.
The WMC honors Lt. William Ellis Pulliam, who was killed in action on Aug. 3, 1952 while flying a mission above Tanchon, Korea.
Many thanks to local history hunters Margaret Berres and Tom Ludka, who visited the WMC on May 22, 2017 to talk about their work in identifying the final resting places of the area’s Civil War veterans.
The WMC honors U.S. Army 2LT William James Hondel, who was killed in action on March 13, 1968 in Pleiku Province, South Vietnam.
The WMC honors U.S. Army SPC Wilfredo L. Gonzalez, who was killed in action on October 5, 1968 in Thua Thien province, South Vietnam.