A Veterans Day Big Band Salute
Nov
12
7:30 pm19:30

A Veterans Day Big Band Salute

  • Wilson Theatre at Vogel Hall

Featuring Dick Strauss and his Many Happy Returns Orchestra


This giant tribute will entail 35 local performers! Veterans will march in with their Flags plus a re-enactment of Iwo Jima Flag Raising! Dick Strauss returns with his Many Happy Returns Orchestra with the Radio Rosies and Valery Sarno.

Tickets required.

Nov
12
6:00 pm18:00

Milwaukee Admirals Military Appreciation Game

  • UWM Panther Arena

Military Appreciation game with the Milwaukee Admirals. Up to 6 Free tickets for each valid ID.

Admirals Vs. Grand Rapids Griffins

This is limited to 6 seats per family household. We are unable to seat multiple orders together. Open to ALL currently serving Military from ALL Branches, Veterans and their legal dependents. The service member will receive up to 6 FREE Tickets to the game from the Milwaukee Admirals and the USO of Wisconsin!

For more information, visit usowisconsin.org.

All About the Art - Veterans Art Show
Nov
12
5:00 pm17:00

All About the Art - Veterans Art Show

  • Pollard Gallery and Gifts

Join us for the opening reception for this all-veteran art show.  
Cast a ballot for your favorite entry, and stick around until 8pm when the winner is announced!  

Operation Honor - A Salute to Veterans
Nov
12
4:30 pm16:30

Operation Honor - A Salute to Veterans

  • Schuetze Recreation Center

With a ceremony of honor, recognition for Vietnam Veterans on this 50th anniversary, keynote speakers, US Air Force Band and a free meal for the first 500 attendees.

The 2016 Veterans Day 5K/10K
Nov
12
8:00 am08:00

The 2016 Veterans Day 5K/10K

  • Southport Beach House

5K run/walk and 10K run to support Team Red White and Blue.

Leashed dogs and strollers welcome.

Starts promptly at 8am.

Nov
11
7:00 pm19:00

New Berlin Veterans Day Ceremony

  • New Berlin City Hall

New Berlin Mayor Dave Ament will conduct the city’s annual Veterans Day ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in the council chambers at New Berlin City Hall, 3805 S. Casper Drive.


The ceremony will include participation from the New Berlin Hoeppner Horn VFW Post 5716, the American Legion Post #488 and the New Berlin Community Band. 


The public observance will honor those who have served the country. The observance will be aired on local cable channel 25.

Nov
11
7:00 pm19:00

Armistice Day

  • Milwaukee City Hall

We want to restore the tradition of Armistice Day as a day to promote world peace.

Join us at the City Hall Rotunda, NOV11, 7pm

Guest speaker, music, commemoration of victims of war

Nov
11
5:30 pm17:30

Veterans Day Banquet - War Memorial Center

  • War Memorial Center

A dinner and presentation of the Veteran of the Year, put on by the War Memorial Center’s Veterans Board of Directors and Disabled Veterans of America.  Cost is $30.00 per person.

Nov
11
12:30 pm12:30

Mercury Marine Veterans Day program

This program is for all Veteran employees and Veteran partners of Mercury Marine.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 PM, followed by a tour of the Plant and of our Heritage Hall.

At 3:00 PM there will be a ceremony in our auditorium where Brigadier General Brian Winski will be our key note speaker.  After the ceremony there will be cake and refreshments served.

Nov
10
10:00 am10:00

Honoring Veterans for Their Sacrifices

  • New Berlin Library

Hear a panel of combat veterans share stories about their military experiences, an update about the activities of the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, and learn about the New Berlin Veterans Memorial Society.

 

 Serving Those Who Served Military and Veterans Brunch
Nov
7
10:00 am10:00

Serving Those Who Served Military and Veterans Brunch

  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

The UWM Military and Veterans Resource Center, and the Student Veterans of America-UWM are proud to host the 4th Annual "Serving Those Who Served" Military and Veterans Brunch. Please join us as campus and community leaders serve a complimentary brunch to military service members, veterans, and their supporters in recognition of the sacrifices made by members of our U.S. Armed Forces.

Dear Veteran
Nov
7
Nov 10

Dear Veteran

Dear Veteran is a public art project that gives civilians an opportunity to acknowledge veterans in their lives and communities.

Nov
5
Nov 6

PNC Milwaukee Running Festival

Find running events for all ages and abilities: Mile Race, 5K Race, Half Marathon, and Marathon, which is a Boston Qualifier!

There's also a Health and Fitness Expo- with lots of food, vendors and kid’s activities. All capped off by the Finish Line Festival.

Milwaukee Veterans Ball
Nov
4
5:30 pm17:30

Milwaukee Veterans Ball

  • Hilton Milwaukee City Center

The Military & Veterans Resource Center (MAVRC) at UW-Milwaukee presents the 3rd Annual Milwaukee Veterans Ball. The Milwaukee Veterans Ball is Southeast Wisconsin’s premier Veterans Week event and remembers the service and sacrifices of our nation’s heroes. Current and former service members from all branches of the U.S. military gather for this special evening of dining, dancing, and camaraderie.


The Milwaukee Veterans Ball is also an opportunity for veterans to come together and engage with community supporters. Engaging veterans through this unique event contributes to the goal of a successful transition to civilian life for all past and current service members and reminds these individuals they are not alone.

Veterans Day Program - Remember All Who Served
Nov
3
8:30 am08:30

Veterans Day Program - Remember All Who Served

  • Kenosha Christian Life School

We invite all veterans and their families to this special event where our K-12 students and staff will celebrate the service you provided to our country.

We are honored again this year to have Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as one of our guests.

A light reception will follow.

Dryhootch Wisconsin Warrior Summit
Nov
3
Nov 4

Dryhootch Wisconsin Warrior Summit

  • Milwaukee County War Memorial Center

The Dryhootch Wisconsin Warrior Summit is dedicated to coordinating a comprehensive, community response to the mental health needs of veterans and their families.

Keynotes and breakout sessions will feature the voices and perspectives of veterans. The summit will inform clinical professionals, veterans and their families, as well as the public, on the needs of veterans, their families and the treatment/ resources that are in place to support them.

New this Year! A research track with presentations and posters focused on community-academic partnerships to address veteran issues.

For additional information, questions, and support opportunities please contact elizabeth@dryhootch.org. 

Thank You For Your Service - a film by Tom Donahue
Oct
25
7:00 pm19:00

Thank You For Your Service - a film by Tom Donahue

  • Barrymore Theatre

Attend the Wisconsin Premiere of a new documentary film that investigates the failed mental health policies of the US military and the deadly consequences to the troops. This moving film sheds light on what our soldiers face after they return home and how our country can better support them.

Sponsored by Housing Initiatives, City of Madison Arts Commission and other events partners.