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Memorial Day Parade Takes Place May 26th

Milwaukee’s 152nd Annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m.

National Poppy Day

National Poppy Day, an annual event held by The American Legion to honor our veterans, will take place on May 26th.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: Lt. William E. Pulliam, II

The WMC honors Lt. William Ellis Pulliam, who was killed in action on Aug. 3, 1952 while flying a mission above Tanchon, Korea.

Finding Milwaukee’s Civil War Graves Presentation

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.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: 2LT William J. Hondel

The WMC honors U.S. Army 2LT William James Hondel, who was killed in action on March 13, 1968 in Pleiku Province, South Vietnam.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: SPC Wilfredo L. Gonzalez

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.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC Edward D. Nowaczyk

The WMC honors U.S. Army PFC Edward D. Nowaczyk, who was killed in action on Sept. 30, 1951 in North Korea.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC John A. North

The WMC honors U.S. Army PFC John A. North, who was killed in action on June 10, 1969 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.

WMC Hosts Students from Starms Discovery Center

WMC was thrilled to host 100 4th and 7th graders from MPS’ Starms Discovery Center, who visited us to learn about the service and sacrifice of our veterans, as well as the history of America’s conflicts.

Congratulations Jenna and Hello Jordan!

WMC welcomes our administrative assistant Jenna Johnson back from maternity leave.

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