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Gov. Walker signs veterans legislation into law April 4, including legislation for the future John R. Moses Hall, a skilled nursing facility, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.

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.
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April 16, 2014
  •  WDVA WVH-King:  Volunteer Recognition Banquet to be held in Waupaca

April 17, 2014   ARMED FORCES DAY
  •  WDVA Wisconsin Veterans Museum:  The Boys of '67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam in Madison from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

April 22, 2014 
  •  WDVA:  Hiring Veterans: "Recruit, Reshape and Retain" Business Symposium at Logistics Health, Inc. in LaCrosse from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

May 2-4, 2014
  •  Easter Seals:  Free Veterans Family Camp Weekend at Camp Wawbeek in Wisconsin Dells

May 3, 2014
  •  WDVA WVH-King:  May L. Luchsinger Memorial Committee meeting at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King

More Events

Featured Event

VetCon: A Veteran Employment and Services ConferenceView the VetCon 2014 event flyer
May 10, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Wisconsin Center
Milwaukee

Employers: Register Here
All Others: Register Here