Milwaukee County War Memorial


Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: CPL Raymond B. Gunderson

The WMC honors U.S. Army CPL Raymond B. Gunderson, who was captured by the enemy on Nov. 10, 1950 during the Korean War.

Photos: July 3rd Fireworks

The best seat on the lakefront for Milwaukee’s July 3 fireworks is always WMC! It was another fantastic crowd who enjoyed reserved seating on our huge plaza overlooking Lake Michigan this year.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: U.S. Marine PFC Donald Terrio

The WMC honors PFC Donald Terrio, who was killed in action on Dec. 1, 1950 at Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: CPL John F. Sullivan

The WMC honors CPL John F. Sullivan, who was killed in action on Aug. 18, 1968 in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam.

Patriot Award Given to Gaspar, Schlidt

The War Memorial Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it has awarded former WMC Board President and current board member George J. Gaspar and former WMC Board Vice Chairman Andrew Schlidt the War Memorial Center Patriot Award.

Remembering “Good Ole Joes”

Today, we celebrate a couple of “good ole Joes” doing their jobs to the best of their ability. Both Joes have passed but we still remember them. And America is a better place because they were here.

Donor Spotlight: Andy and Andrea Schlidt

It is with great honor that we feature Andy and Andrea Schlidt in our Donor Spotlight. A strong advocate for veterans and the War Memorial, Andy was instrumental in designing the new governance structure for the War Memorial in 2013.

MUHS Students Visit WMC

Middle school students from Marquette University High School’s summer school program attended the War Memorial Center recently for two days of programming that featured first-hand accounts of combat service from veterans from WWII and Vietnam.

Northwestern Mutual Visits WMC for Armed Forces Week

On May 19,2017 a group of 60 HR professionals from Northwestern Mutual visited the War Memorial Center to commemorate Armed Forces Week.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC Kenneth W. Radonski

The WMC honors PFC Kenneth Wayne Radonski, who was killed in action on Feb. 17, 1968 in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam.

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