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MEDIA COVERAGE OF WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM RECOGNIZING THE HMONG: THE SECRET WAR IN LAOS

November 20, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (November 23, 2015) - The Wisconsin Veterans Museum's exhibit opening for Recognizing the Hmong: The Secret War in Laos has received the following media coverage.

WISCONSIN HISTORY TOUR ALONG WITH THE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM CELEBRATES VETERANS DAY

October 29, 2015
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The public is invited to a full day of free events

Kenosha, WI (Nov. 11, 2015) – The Wisconsin Historical Society’s History Tour along with the Wisconsin Veterans Museum will host A Salute to Veteran History, a full day of free events for the public on Nov. 11 to honor the men and women who served the United States. Events include documentaries, presentations and evening concert of Civil War music.

MEDIA COVERAGE OF WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM'S TALKING SPIRITS CEMETERY TOUR XVII

October 13, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (October 13, 2015) - The Wisconsin Veterans Museum's event Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour XVII has received the following media coverage.

MEDIA ALERT FOR SUNDAY, OCT. 11: WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM PRESENTS TALKING SPIRITS CEMETERY TOUR XVII

October 11, 2015

Attendees can interact with local actors portraying Wisconsin Civil War soldiers and citizens

Forest Hill Cemetery is home to the gravesites of hundreds of Wisconsin soldiers and citizens who lived during the Civil War. Although these men and women have long since passed away, the individual stories of their courage and perseverance still speak volumes. The public is invited to experience those stories from the perspective of those who lived them as the Wisconsin Veterans Museum continues an annual tradition with “Talking Spirits Cemetery Tour XVII.” The 90-minute tour is guided by local actors portraying Wisconsin Civil War soldiers and citizens. This family-friendly event offers a fun and educational opportunity for attendees to experience the stories and see the gravesites of local Civil War heroes buried at Forest Hill Cemetery.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FALL EVENTS

October 1, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (Oct. 1, 2015) - the Wisconsin Veterans Museum announces the fall events, activities and presentations for 2015.

*Several event updates were made since the mailed version, please reference this calendar or website for updated event information*

MEDIA COVERAGE OF WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM'S CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT AND MONUMENT DEDICATION

July 18, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (July 1, 2015) - The Wisconsin Veterans Museum's event The Return to Camp Randall - Civil War Encampment & Monument Dedication has received the following media coverage.

MEDIA ALERT FOR SATURDAY, JULY 18: WI DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS HOSTS “THE RETURN TO CAMP RANDALL” CIVIL WAR EVENT

July 1, 2015

Event features Civil War encampment, Union re-enactors and new monument unveiling

While today Camp Randall is home of Wisconsin football, 150 years ago it was the primary training ground for Wisconsin’s Civil War soldiers. As part of the 2015 sesquicentennial observance of the Civil War, the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs will host “The Return to Camp Randall.”

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS HOSTS “THE RETURN TO CAMP RANDALL” CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT AND MONUMENT DEDICATION

June 29, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (June 29, 2015)  The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs today announced that it will host “The Return to Camp Randall,” a Civil War encampment and monument dedication, on July 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Camp Randall Memorial Park in Madison.

MEDIA COVERAGE OF WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM'S “WAR : RAW HEALING MILITARY TRAUMA THROUGH EXPRESSIVE ART”

June 1, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (June 1, 2015) - The Wisconsin Veterans Museum's exhibit "WAR : RAW Healing Military Trauma Through Expressive Art" has received the following media coverage.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM FEATURES “WAR : RAW HEALING MILITARY TRAUMA THROUGH EXPRESSIVE ART” EXHIBIT

May 19, 2015

Exhibit shines a light on the healing process of veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injuries

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MADISON, Wis. (May 19, 2015) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today announced that it will host “WAR : RAW Healing Military Trauma Through Expressive Art,” an art exhibit featuring nearly 60 works of art created by local artists and Wisconsin veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). The exhibit will open on June 5 and run through May 2016.

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS HOSTS FREE SCREENING OF VIETNAM DOCUMENTARY

April 12, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (April 12, 2015) – The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs today announced that it will host a free screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary “Last Days in Vietnam” on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Union South Marquis Theater.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM HOSTS “THE LIFE OF A SCOUT SNIPER IN IRAQ” PRESENTATION

March 5, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (March 5, 2015) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today announced that it will host “The Life of a Scout Sniper in Iraq” presentation, featuring Milwaukee-native and 1st Sgt. Timothy La Sage on Thursday, March 19 at 7 p.m.

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