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Free Movie: “The Hello Girls” Set for May 3rd

Join us on May 3, 2018 for “The Hello Girls” by Wisconsin filmmaker James Theres, which tells the story of the women of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, who transferred more than 26 million calls for the U.S. Army during WWI.

ATM with a Purpose

WMC has a new ATM machine in the lower level lobby across from the security desk. 5% of ATM gross profits to veterans organizations.

WMC Receives First Uniform Donation

Dr. Lauren Glass, retired U.S. Navy, professor emerita, and director of the UW-Milwaukee Center for Nursing History donated multiple items including a nursing uniform and overcoat plus other items including wool blankets and a helmet from WWII.

Donor Spotlight: Memorial Hall Renovation

The remodeling of Memorial Hall, a $1.5 million project of which we have raised $1.1 million in private funds thus far, would not have been possible without the following major donors who gave so generously.

Patriot Award Goes to Joe Campbell

The WMC Patriot Award goes to Joe Campbell, a true friend to the WMC and all veterans young and old.

Recognizing Patriots

The War Memorial’s Patriot Award was created in 2015 to recognize those individuals who have gone far above and beyond in service to the WMC.

Women at War Series:
FREE MOVIE! Watch LIONESS on March 22nd!

On March 22, 2018, the War Memorial Center will host a screening of the award-winning 2008 documentary Lioness, which follows five women soldiers who served a year in Iraq. The 82-minute film will start at 6:30 p.m. and female combat veterans will speak after the film.

Donor Spotlight: Thank You to Our Supporters!

Thank you to our Operation Renew – The Next Chapter and programs and education donors!

Today’s TMJ4 Promo Features WMC and Gary Wetzel

If you were watching the Super Bowl, you may have seen it. If not, you’ll have plenty of opportunities during the Winter Olympics starting this week on Today’s TMJ4. The Milwaukee television station launched a new promotional commercial called We Are Milwaukee.

Teach the Future: Donate Your Uniform to WMC

WMC is working to assemble “Experience Trunks” to give our visitors the opportunity to touch, put on and use the uniforms, military-issued artifacts and personal effects from several United States battle eras.

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