Milwaukee County War Memorial

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Hidden Meaning in WMC Mosaic

The WMC has been recognized as one of the most beautiful and most impressive buildings in the entire Milwaukee area, and for good reason.

Off to a Hot Start

While we are pleased with the major accomplishments of last year, as you can see, 2018 promises to be yet another exciting year for your War Memorial Center. Frankly, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Stay tuned!

A Truly Remarkable Year

As we close out the year, we at the War Memorial have much to celebrate. 2017 will go down as a watershed year for us because of our many accomplishments.

WMC’s 60th Anniversary and Veterans Day 2017

Veterans Day 2017 marks the start of the War Memorial Center’s 60th Anniversary Year. Here is the brief history of the making of this iconic Milwaukee building.

Golf Outing Helps Fund POW/MIA Exhibit

This year’s annual golf outing event was the largest yet, with 96 golfers participating. 100% of all proceeds will go to the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Exhibit that is being developed.

Now, That Was a Summer Fest!

This past summer Milwaukee’s world-renowned music festival Summerfest, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The War Memorial staff thought it was about time we celebrated those who made Summerfest and all the ethnic festivals possible — our veterans.

An Atomic Anniversary

Seventy two years later we still face an uncertain future regarding nuclear weapons. As he did in 1945, May God steer the hand of our President.

Happy 45th Anniversary to Dave Drent!

This year the the War Memorial Center is celebrating its 60th anniversary. We are also celebrating another milestone — Executive Director David Drent’s 45th year as a member of the staff!

Remembering “Good Ole Joes”

Today, we celebrate a couple of “good ole Joes” doing their jobs to the best of their ability. Both Joes have passed but we still remember them. And America is a better place because they were here.

National Poppy Day

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

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