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Free Screening: Mettle & Honor

Join us at the War Memorial Center on Oct. 19, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for a free screening of Mettle & Honor: The Greatest Generation.

Milwaukee County Remembers 9/11 at WMC

It was a somber day of remembrance on Sunday, September 11 at the War Memorial for the annual Milwaukee County Remembers 9/11.

Donor Spotlight: Robert S. Zigman

Bob Zigman’s support of the War Memorial Center is visible on nearly every wall of the third and fourth floors. He and his son, Robert, made an incredible donation of one of the largest collections of original World War I and World War II posters.

The Troop Café on Wisconsin Avenue —
One of Milwaukee’s Best Kept Secrets!

If anyone ever doubted that federal programs actually work, they should visit the Troop Café. I encourage all vets and their families to show their support of this worthwhile endeavor.

Farewell to a Wisconsin Legend: Ab Nicholas

With sadness and great respect, the WMC bids farwell to Albert “Ab” Nicholas. Visitors to the WMC’s Eternal Flame will always be reminded of “Ab” upon glancing at the plate donated by his family for the flagpole in the Veterans Courtyard .

WMC LZ Commemorative Coins and Dog Tags Still Available!

Commemorative challenge coins and dog tags from the LZ War Memorial Center event are still available for purchase.

Vietnam Vets Descend on WMC LZ

The WMC took on a whole new look the evening of August 4 as Fitch Plaza transformed into an Army base camp from the Vietnam era for LZ War Memorial Center: A Musical Tribute to Vietnam Veterans.

Respect for the Military Remains Solid

I was heartened by the number of Americans that respect our military and I grudgingly accept that 27% of our citizens do not. My guess however, is that even that group appreciates the freedoms they enjoy.

Visit WMC for Doors Open Milwaukee!

The War Memorial Center is thrilled to be part of the 6th Annual Doors Open Milwaukee, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 18th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Donor Spotlight: Michael W. Grebe

It would be difficult to find someone in the Milwaukee region who isn’t familiar with Michael Grebe. Throughout his impressive career, Michael has always been a strong advocate for veterans and a longtime supporter of the War Memorial Center.

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