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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.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: PFC Leo F. Krumbine

The WMC honors U.S. Army PFC Leo F. Krumbine, who was killed in action on Feb. 22, 1966 in Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: Sgt. Paul R. Frazier

The WMC honors U.S. Army Sgt. Paul R. Frazier, who was killed in action on Sept. 3, 1968 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.

WMC Seeking P/T Event Setup and Building Attendant

The WMC is seeking an Event Setup and Building Attendant to work part-time weeknights and weekends on 2nd Shift. Compensation is $10.50/hour

WMC to Host Public Listening Session
for Greenprint-Milwaukee Shoreline Master Plan

The WMC will hold a public listening session Tuesday, March 14 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in Memorial Hall, as part of its effort to create a vision for the Lake Michigan shoreline area around the War Memorial Center and Milwaukee County’s Veterans Park.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: Sgt. James N. Tycz

The WMC honors U.S. Marines Sgt. James N. Tycz, who was killed in action on May 10, 1967 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam.

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: WO/Helicopter Pilot Glenn E. Nowakowski

The WMC honors U.S. Army Reserves WO and Helicopter Pilot Glenn E. Nowakowski, who was killed in action on July 22, 1972 in Binh Dinh, South Vietnam.

Students Meet Raptors and History

On Feb. 13, 2017, the WMC hosted a sold-out program for more than 250 Milwaukee school students to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday and to learn about “Old Abe The War Eagle.”

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