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Wisconsin Veterans Museum Director Michael Telzrow speaks with Governor Scott Walker outside the governor's office where a replica Wisconsin Medal of Honor was placed May 22. The original medal resides near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C.
Deputy Secretary Trepanier presents Dr. Elizabeth Watson (right, with plaque) and Chancellor Telfer's Veterans and Service Members committee with a veteran volunteer award. UW-Whitewater was named a Military Friendly School for 2013 by GI Jobs.
USDVA Sec. Eric Shinseki (center), joined by leaders of the veterans community, including WDVA Sec. John Scocos (far right), spoke at a press conference in Milwaukee on May 1.
Jim Hudacek and members of the Bloomer Legion Post 295 presented the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls with an Altar for our Chapel on May 1. They made the Altar in Mr. Hudacek's workshop according to specifications that fit our space.
As part of Vietnam Veterans Day in Wisconsin, Governor Walker and Secretary John Scocos kicked off the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War at a ceremony with Vietnam veterans at the Capitol.
Gov. Walker introduces his executive budget regarding statewide veterans programs in Milwaukee. His budget refocuses efforts in veteran employment, expands benefits for veterans and their spouses, and invests more in veterans service organizations.
Secretary Scocos briefs members of the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs February 14 at the state capitol.
Sec. Scocos presents WDVA employees Rich Teele and Carolyn Morgan with the 2013 Gulf War Illness Recognition Day proclamation signed by Gov. Walker.
May 22, 2013
WDVA Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Wisconsin Public Radio: A Face for Every Name at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. FREE but space is limited; preregistration is required.
May 26, 2013
WDVA SWVMC: Memorial Day Ceremony at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.
WDVA NWVMC: Memorial Day Ceremony at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1:00 p.m.
June 4, 2013
WDVA: Hiring Veterans: Translating Military Expertise to Civilian Excellence Business Symposium at the American Family Insurance–Training Center in Madison from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
May 19, 2013
Open House & Old Car Show
Wisconsin Veterans Home
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.