Milwaukee County War Memorial


Merry Christmas from the War Memorial Center Staff!

To all of our veterans, donors, friends, supporters and their families, the WMC Staff wishes you a very Merry Christmas!

Operation Renew: The Next Chapter

Operation Renew began as a vision for a phased, multi-year $7.5 million total campus renovation. Please download our new brochure to see what’s coming in our next chapter!

Jingle Mingle Happy Hour Cancelled

Unfortunately, the “Jingle Mingle,” event, scheduled for Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. , has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Veterans Day at WMC: Veteran of the Year, Parade and More!

From the Veterans Day Parade to the American Legion’s annual banquet, November is truly a special month at the WMC and for the veterans community.

2017 Veterans Day Parade Photo Gallery

It was a rainy day, but that didn’t stop people from turning out for the 2017 Veterans Day Parade!

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: Raymond R. Lewis

WMC honors U.S. Marine CPL Raymond R. Lewis, KIA on Feb. 18, 1968 in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam.

Fox6 Covers American Legion Veterans Day Ceremony

Congratulations to the American Legion’s Milwaukee Police Post 415 and Milwaukee Firefighters Post 426 for another outstanding Veterans Day ceremony at WMC.

November/December Events at WMC

Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Art Show, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony and more.

Donor Spotlight: Gary Grunau

This month we recognize long time former War Memorial Center board member, Gary Grunau, one of Milwaukee’s most prominent business and civic leaders and the driving force behind our 9/11 Memorial.

Sheppard Speaks to Starms Discovery Center Students

Former War Memorial Center board member and retired U.S. Air Force Major Gwen Sheppard spoke to 150 4th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade students at MPS’ Starms Discovery Center as part of the school’s Veterans Day program.

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