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Secretary John Scocos meets with Jim Offutt, National President, and Denny Behr, Northwest Great Lakes President of the Navy League of the United States.

Sec. Scocos addresses attendees, including Madison Police and Firefighters and military veterans, at the WDVA’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum on September 11.

UW Athletic Director Barry Alvarez, MOH recipient Gary Wetzel, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and Sec. Scocos at the Badger Salute to Veterans Sept. 6 after Alvarez presented Wetzel with the game ball.

Lt. Col. (ret.) James Megellas and his wife, Carole, look at a plaque dedicated in his honor Aug. 12. Megellas is a native of Fond du Lac and is the most decorated officer in the history of the 82nd Airborne Division, having served in WWII.

Gov. Walker stands with leaders from Wisconsin businesses and agencies at the State Fair Aug. 10 after presenting them with certificates of recognition for their work on veterans issues in the past year.

Hundreds of veterans and supporters attend D-Day +70 at the State Capitol June 6 for the 70th anniversary ceremony remembering the 1944 Allied invasion at Normandy, France.

Sec. Scocos and Maj. Gen. Dunbar present a Certificate of Commendation to Honor Flight Northland during D-Day +70 at the State Capitol June 6 – the 70th anniversary ceremony remembering the 1944 Allied invasion at Normandy, France.

At WDVA’s VetCon, Gov. Walker stands with conference attendees at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee May 10. VetCon 2014 was the department’s major Veterans Employment and Services Conference for 2014.

Secretary Scocos and former Secretary Boland honor Wally Stenavich, former Chairman of the Wisconsin Board of Veterans Affairs, with the dedication of Stenavich Auditorium at the Veterans Home at Union Grove.

At WDVA’s VetCon, a conference attendee speaks to an employer about available opportunities Saturday, May 10, at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. VetCon 2014 was the department’s major Veterans Employment and Services Conference for 2014.
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October 9, 2014 
  •  WDVA:  Veterans Benefits Expo: "We're Reaching Out To All Our Veterans" at the Veterans Terrace at Burlington from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  •  Wisconsin Procurement Institute:  Creating, Developing and Growing New Business Opportunities Series in LaCrosse

October 11, 2014
  •  WDVA:  Veterans Benefits Expo: "We're Reaching Out To All Our Veterans" at Gateway Technical College in Racine
  •  Racine & Kenosha Counties:  Stand Down for Homeless Veterans and Veterans Informational/Benefits Fair at Gateway Technical College in Racine

October 12, 2014
  •  WDVA Wisconsin Veterans Museum: Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour XVI at Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison

 

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