Southeast Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial 30th Anniversary

October 23, 2021

Beginning at 11AM, a ceremony will take place near the Southeast Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Veteran's Park on Saturday, October 23rd.

Static display of a UH 60 Blackhawk helicopter. Speakers include: Milwaukee County Executive Crowley, Dan Buttery–CEO/President of the War Memorial Center, Gary G. Wetzel–Medal of Honor Recipient, George Banda–Vietnam Veteran.

All are invited to this special event.


Wauwatosa's WWII Honor Roll Stories

November 2, 2021

Join us Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 6:30PM in the Firefly Meeting Room in the Wauwatosa Library, 7635 W. North Ave.
Learn about Wauwatosa's WWII war dead and get tips for your own genealogy research.
Free of charge, no registration required.
Masks encouraged but not required.


I Am Not Invisible Launch Party

November 4, 2021

The War Memorial Center banner exhibit I Am Not Invisible features photos and bios of two dozen Milwaukee-area female veterans and military members representing every era from WWII through the present. The War Memorial exhibit builds upon the national Department of Veterans Affairs initiative to spotlight the many faces of this diverse and important segment of the veteran community.

All banners will be on display at the War Memorial Center for the launch party and through Veterans Day. In 2022, the banners will be loaned out for display at libraries, schools, businesses and public buildings in the Milwaukee area. The traveling exhibit includes an activity guide.

This exhibit was created in partnership with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and is sponsored by the Woman's Club of Wisconsin and private donations in honor of the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin.

The event is open to all community members who wish to meet these I Am Not Invisible female veterans and military members and to honor the female service experience. All tickets include appetizers. Cash bar available.


Veteran's Day Ceremony

November 11, 2021

Join us at the War Memorial Center as we honor all who have served.

Sponsored by Milwaukee Police Post 415 and Milwaukee Firefighters Post 426 of the American Legion.

This ceremony will also be live streamed on the War Memorial Center Facebook page.


Brookfield's WWII Honor Roll Stories

December 9, 2021

Join us on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 7PM in the Community Room at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N Calhoun Road.
Learn about some Wisconsin sailors who were serving at Pearl Harbor and the Brookfield connections to the War Memorial Center Honor Roll of fallen service members.
Free of charge, no registration requried.
Masks encouraged but not required.


Milwaukee County War Memorial Center
750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

(414) 273-5533
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