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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.

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.
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July 23-24, 2014
  •  Wisconsin Procurement Institute:  Supporting the Federal and Defense Supply Chain Series in Marinette (no cost – registration required)

July 25-27, 2014 
  •  EAA Chapter 93, Madison:  Heavy Bombers Weekend at the Dane County Regional Airport, Wisconsin Aviation, in Madison from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Flight reservations are required; see the event flyer for information.
  •  German Fest:  German Fest Salutes Our Military (July 25 free admission everyone), Saturday & Sunday (July 26-27 Active Military free admission) in Milwaukee

July 26, 2014
  •  WDVA:  Veterans Benefits Expo: "We're Reaching Out To All Our Veterans" at the Hotel Marshfield in Marshfield from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  •  Medical College of Wisconsin:  Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo in West Allis

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