William L. Sims: A Lifetime of Service

William L. Sims calm smile and collected manner belies a man whose herculean efforts empowering

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March 2022 Virtual! Drink & Draw: Trace Monoprint Memory Drawings

**SPECIAL DATE AND TIME Please join us for a special two-hour Virtual Drink & draw

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January 2022 Virtual! Drink & Draw: Sumi Ink Painting

  Welcome to Sumi Ink Painting. Using an image from the Wisconsin Veterans Museum collection,

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December 7, 1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor map with photos of veterans

Wisconsin Was There: Pearl Harbor Survivors Talk

Tap/click on each person to listen to their experience of the Pearl Harbor Attack on

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Museum Staff Draws Out Creative Veteran Voice for Award-Winning Soldiers Home Renovation

The newly renovated Soldiers Home located on the campus of the Clement J. Zablocki VA

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December 2021 Virtual! Drink & Draw: Remembering Pearl Harbor

Welcome to December 2021 Virtual! Drink & Draw Gather your drawing supplies, pour yourself a

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Badgers and the Day of Infamy

Fifteen minutes before 8 a.m. on Sunday, December 7, 1941, 183 Japanese planes winged in

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Honoring Native American Veterans of Wisconsin

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we are featuring Native American veterans and their

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Souvenirs Prohaska Quote

Norra Prohaska on finding the Twin Towers lighter: “There was one, one day, that came

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Honoring LGBTQ+ Veterans of Wisconsin

In honor of LGBTQ+ History Month, we are featuring the story of United States Naval

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Honoring Hispanic Veterans of Wisconsin

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), we are featuring Wisconsin

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September 2021 Virtual! Drink & Draw: One-line Drawings

Welcome to September 2021 Virtual! Drink & Draw Gather your drawing supplies, pour yourself a

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Two Generations of Wisconsin Veterans

At the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, we document, preserve, and make available the stories of Wisconsin

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August 2021 VIRTUAL! Drink & Draw: MARKERS

Welcome to the August 2021 Virtual! Drink & Draw Let’s draw with markers! No experience

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Origins and Evolutions of Aviation Nose Art

Much like a person would customize a car, nose art on airplanes grew out of

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Sergeant Major Corcoran appears on the right. Major General Craig C. Crenshaw, commanding general of Marine Corps Logistics Command, stands in between Maj. Christopher M. Siekman, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Baton Rouge, and Sgt. Maj. Shawn Corcoran, sergeant major of Recruiting Station Baton Rouge, as they pose for a photo during the Bayou Classic Welcome Reception Nov. 25, 2016, at the West Bunker Club in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement. 3015184. Public domain.

Iraq by Way of Stoughton: A Marine’s story

Shawn C. Corcoran grew up in Stuttgart, Germany, the child of a United States military

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July 2021 VIRTUAL! Drink & Draw: WATERCOLOR

Welcome to the JULY 2021 Virtual! Drink & Draw In honor of World Watercolor Month

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Vietnam countryside seen from a helicopter, soldier’s silhouette in the foreground.

Reflecting on PTSD: Experiences and Recovery

Military veterans and service members are uniquely at risk of experiencing or witnessing traumatic events.

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Overhead at Omaha Beach with D-Day Flier Leonard Schutta

In the early morning hours of 6 June 1944 off the coast of Normandy, France,

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Fuller's Flag

Flag Day, U.S. Army Birthday and Father’s Day Post

For Flag Day and the Army’s Birthday today, and with Father’s Day coming up , we share

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Honoring Hmong Veterans of Wisconsin

Written by Luke D. Sprague, Oral Historian Hmong veterans of Wisconsin sacrificed their lives, homes,

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June 2021 VIRTUAL! Drink & Draw with Guest Artist M.B. Dallocchio

 Mixed-Media Sketchbooks with special guest artist M.B. Dallocchio   Date: June 11, 2021   Time: 7-8PM  We

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Wisconsin Veterans Remember the Holocaust

Written by Luke D. Sprague, Oral Historian The Holocaust remains one of the most horrific

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The Barber Brothers

Generations of Service

Military service ripples in families beyond an individual servicemember. Often over the past 150 years,

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Carolyn Morgan: In Her Own Words

Written by Luke D. Sprague, Oral Historian Carolyn Morgan was one of the first African

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