Milwaukee’s 151st annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., starting at 4th and Wisconsin and proceeding to War Memorial Center. Spectators will experience color guards, marching units, bands, military vehicles, motorcycles and more!
There are 3,481 names are listed on the Honor Roll at the War Memorial Center – names of Milwaukee County men and women killed in action while fighting to protect America’s freedom. Every one of these names has a story: Edward, killed in action in WWII; Dominic, Army private killed in Korea; Terri, Marine sergeant […]
To military veterans of the United States there may be no date on our calendar that means more to us than Memorial Day. While Veterans Day honors all who served, Memorial Day is set aside for a special group of veterans – those who paid the ultimate price of our freedom.
Joe Campbell’s support of the War Memorial Center is long standing and goes far beyond financial support. He currently serves on the honorary planning committee for our upcoming event LZ War Memorial Center: Musical Tribute to Vietnam Veterans.
You can help the War Memorial Center remain Milwaukee’s Cultural Center of Patriotism by making a tax deductible donation during our annual appeal.
The War Memorial Center would like to thanks to FOX6 NOW for live streaming the 2015 Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the War Memorial Center, and for offering the following archived coverage and speeches for our audience.
Please join us for our first Veterans Story Project Live event on Thursday October 1, 2015 to hear the story of WWII Veteran Eugene Schulz, author of The Ghost in General Patton’s Third Army, who was an eyewitness to the first concentration camp discovered and liberated by the Allied forces.
The War Memorial Center was thrilled to participate in the 5th Annual Doors Open Milwaukee on Saturday, Sept 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 20 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Milwaukee County War Memorial Center is pleased to announce that we will hold a rededication ceremony for the Center’s new courtyard on May 29, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
The Milwaukee County War Memorial thanks CBS 58 for its recent coverage of the Operation Renew campaign to restore the WMC.