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Secretary Scocos speaks at a veterans listening session Dec. 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.
Gov. 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 Gov. 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.
Governor Walker addresses the audience during WDVA’s Korea Remembered, a Korean War veterans recognition ceremony, at the War Memorial Center in Milwaukee on September 24.
Wisconsin Department of Administration Secretary Michael Huebsch delivers remarks at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony September 11 at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum.
A Madison Fire Department Honor Guard tolls a memorial bell during a WDVA ceremony September 11 remembering the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, recognizing the six Wisconsinites killed in New York and at the Pentagon.
Lt. Gov. Kleefisch receives the game ball from UW Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez during a pre-game ceremony at the Wisconsin Badger Football Salute to Veterans. Over 400 veterans attended the game as guests of the WDVA and the Badgers.
Sec. Scocos attends a veterans listening session in Rhinelander August 28 with Rep. Mary Czaja, Rep. Rob Swearingen, and Sen. Thomas Tiffany.
Lt. Governor Kleefisch thanked and recognized those groups and individuals who have provided assistance to veterans and their families during a Veterans and Military Recognition Day ceremony at the Wisconsin State Fair on Sunday, August 11.
December 11, 2013
WDVA Wisconsin Veterans Museum: Madison Navy League Maritime History & Education Learn Over Lunch Series – Steam Coffin: Captain Moses Rogers and The Steamship Savannah at WVM in Madison at Noon