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1st Wisconsin Cavalry

Recruitment and Training Recruiting for the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry regiment was authorized in the summer

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Ho-Chunk Nation Warrior Owen C. Mike

Ho-Chunk Warrior Owen C. Mike

This is the the story of Ho-Chunk warrior, Owen C. Mike, known as Jąąpwakącąk in

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The Wisconsin Veterans Museum (WVM) collects and publishes a substantial number of veteran interviews from

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Micabil Diaz Talks About His Experience in Sarajevo

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month upcoming in September, we are featuring the story of

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Nurses at Base Hospital 22

Roses of No Man’s Land – Base Hospital 22

At the Outbreak of War: Army Nursing Corps During World War I, the entire nation

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Old Abe

Old Abe Wisconsin’s War Eagle

Old Abe, an icon in Wisconsin Civil War history was an American bald eagle who

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The Wisconsin I Am Not Invisible (IANI) women's veterans oral history project kicked off on

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Brig. Gen. Mark E. Anderson, Wisconsin's deputy adjutant general for Army, Chief Warrant Officer 5 William D. Krueck, the state's command chief warrant officer, and Command Sgt. Maj. Rafael Conde, the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s senior enlisted advisor, welcome back Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Volk Field Air National Guard Base as they return following a deployment to support hurricane relief operations, Sept. 16, 2017. On Sept. 8, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed an executive order, which authorized the adjutant general to call elements of the Wisconsin National Guard to state active duty, as necessary. The 32nd IBCT and select other Wisconsin National Guard units were called to state active duty to assist Florida. 112th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment photo by Spc. Jared Saathoff/Released.The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement. 3781928. Public domain.

Wisconsin Rapids Mark E. Anderson Reflects on Iraq

Maj. Gen. Mark Anderson, Wisconsin’s deputy adjutant general for Army, addresses Soldiers during a welcome-home

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Ghost Mountain Commander from Neillsville

On December 7, 1942, a year after the Pearl Harbor Attack, Herbert M. Smith of

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Virtual! Drink & Draw May 2022

Landscapes Gather your supplies, pour yourself a beverage, and bring your artistic energy as we

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Marcia Gates Photo

Marcia Gates: Angel of Bataan in the Lost Battalion

The fall of the Philippines in 1942 left a deep scar on the lives of

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Photo of J. Birney Dibble during the Korean War

Eau Claire Veteran J. Birney Dibble Recalls Korean War

During the Korean War, J. Birney Dibble, an Eau Claire, Wisconsin resident, served as a

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Virtual! Drink & Draw April 2022

Back to Basics Gather your supplies, pour yourself a beverage, and bring your artistic energy

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Coulee Region Veteran Gary Castona Remembers

This blog post features extracts from an oral history interview with a Wisconsin veteran Gary

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Marcia Anderson, the Trailblazer

Today, in honor of women's history month, we release Marcia Anderson's oral history recording and

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FEB 2022 Virtual! Drink & Draw: Colored Pencils

Cold days, warm colors. Grab your colored pencils and draw images of the cold using

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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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