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Sec. Scocos addresses attendees, including Madison Police and Firefighters and military veterans, at the WDVA’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum on September 11.

UW Athletic Director Barry Alvarez, MOH recipient Gary Wetzel, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and Sec. Scocos at the Badger Salute to Veterans Sept. 6 after Alvarez presented Wetzel with the game ball.

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.
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September 18, 2014
  •  Wisconsin Procurement Institute:  Creating, Developing and Growing New Business Opportunities Series in Green Bay

September 19, 2014   POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY
  •  Jeff Dentice:  Wisconsin POW/MIA Recognition Day Rally at K-Mart on Highway 100 in Hales Corners

September 23, 2014
  •  Wisconsin Procurement Institute:  Creating, Developing and Growing New Business Opportunities Series in Madison

September 24, 2014
  •  WDVA Wisconsin Veterans Museum:  Faces of the Iron Brigade presentation at Mead Public Library in Sheboygan

September 25, 2014
  •  Wisconsin Procurement Institute:  Creating, Developing and Growing New Business Opportunities Series in Carter

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