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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.
Sec. Scocos presents a check to DAV Wisconsin members April 17. The check is for a grant to the DAV to help cover transportation costs of Wisconsin veterans.
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.
August 19, 2014
WDVA: Hiring Veterans: "Recruit, Reshape and Retain" Business Symposium at the UW Medical Foundation in Middleton from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
August 21, 2014
WDVA: Veterans Benefits Expo: "We're Reaching Out To All Our Veterans" at Logistics Health, Inc. in LaCrosse from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wisconsin Procurement Institute: First Annual 8(a) Wisconsin Business Networking & Information Sharing Event in Milwaukee from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
August 26, 2014
Wisconsin Procurement Institute: Creating, Developing and Growing New Business Opportunities Series in Milwaukee
September 5, 2014
WDVA: Veterans Benefits Expo: "We're Reaching Out To All Our Veterans" at the Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy from Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 6
2014 Annual Salute to Veterans
Wisconsin vs. Western Illinois