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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.

Volunteers Needed at WMC for March, April Events!

WMC needs veterans and military history experts to share their experiences and expertise with local students, seniors and special needs adults who will be visiting us in the next two months.

On the Road with Chairman Pete

A few weeks ago, I accepted the invitation to speak to the members of the Lois and Tom Dolan Community Center in Brown Deer.

Donor Spotlight: Clayton and Alice Chipman

Clayton (aka “Chip”) and Alice Chipman have long been close friends and supporters of the War Memorial Center, and were instrumental in establishing the Purple Heart Memorial located at the WMC.

Almost Sunrise Screening Starts Important Conversation

WMC’s free screening of Almost Sunrise starts conversation among 200 in attendance on the price of war for our veterans.

March Offers a Tale of Two Militaries

In U.S. military history, the month of March includes two of our most notable events: the ending of the Battle of the Alamo and the My Lai Massacre.

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