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Secretary Scocos attends a roundtable discussion with student veterans at UW-Superior on January 3.
Secretary Scocos speaks at a Hiring Our Heroes veterans event in Milwaukee on January 16.
Members of the Wisconsin Chapter of the US-Special Guerilla Unit present a unit flag to members of the department on January 3. SGU members served with US forces in the Vietnam War.
Governor Walker signs legislation into law that will help veterans transfer military experience and skills into jobs.
The Penich family brought in 1,000 homemade cookies for the members at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove.
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch speaks at a West Corporation press conference in Appleton on December 11 about the corporation’s initiative to hire military veterans.
Secretary Scocos speaks at a veterans listening session December 5 at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls with (from R to L) Rep. Petryk, Sen. Moulton, Rep. Smith and Rep. Larson.
The Wisconsin Veterans Museum opened a new exhibit which showcases four medals of honor given to Wisconsin veterans from WWII and the Korean War. Joined by family members of these four heroes, a ceremony was held to honor these veterans' legacies.
Governor Walker presents Mark Murphy of the Green Bay Packers a plaque recognizing the Packers dedication to honoring Wisconsin military veterans.
Medal of Honor recipient Gary Wetzel is joined by Governor Walker and fellow Vietnam veterans Ray Boland, Richard Lindbeck, Carl Krueger and John Garcia during unveiling of a plaque during Operation Dustoff at the Capitol November 8.
March 11, 2014
WDVA Wisconsin Veterans Museum: Not At Ease Traveling Exhibit Program at the Neville Museum in Green Bay from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
March 12, 2014
Rainbow Hospice Care and Fort HealthCare: 10th Annual End-of-Life Care Conference: Improving End-of-Life Care for Veterans in Oconomowoc
March 13, 2014
WDVA Wisconsin Veterans Museum: Evolution of U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan: Shaping Prospects for Afghanistan's Future in Madison from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
March 25, 2014 MEDAL OF HONOR DAY
March 26, 2014
VA Hospital: Veterans Education and Benefits Expo at the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital in Madison from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.