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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.

New MacArthur Exhibit Opens April 26th

On April 26, the War Memorial Center will debut a new exhibit about General Douglas MacArthur, which will offer an extensive display about the life and times of one of America’s greatest military minds.

Donor Spotlight: Charles (Chas) Mulcahy

Charles (Chas) Mulcahy is well known in the Milwaukee area for his strong support of veteran causes. He was the driving force behind the General Douglas MacArthur statue located in Veterans Park.

Remembering The Great War

April 6, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I. Only 69-days after President Woodrow Wilson’s call “to make the world safe for democracy,” the first American troops departed for France. It was the first time we had sent our troops “over there,” the world stage.

War Dogs Visit WMC

War Dogs Milwaukee presented to 21 8th graders from Maple Dale/Indian Hill Middle School on April 7, 2017. The War Dogs presentation included seven dogs that represented breeds best suited for combat and other military service.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC Michael P. Moran

The WMC honors U.S. Army PFC Michael P. Moran, who was killed in action on January 9, 1966 in Binh Duong Province, South Vietnam.

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