Results tagged with 'military'
Published Sept. 10, 2015
At a press conference held at Discovery World yesterday, Mayor Tom Barrett announced that the USS Milwaukee, the fifth U.S. Navy ship to be named for the Cream City, will hold its commissioning on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m. at Veteran's Park.
Published May 28, 2014
On June 3, 2014 at 1 p.m., ground will break on a very special place for the families of our country's injured soldiers. Fisher House of Wisconsin will be located on the VA Medical Center grounds and will provide a "home away from home" for family members while a soldier receives medical care.
Published July 31, 2013
Though I've driven past the U.S. Coast Guard Station at the foot of the Hoan Bridge in Bay View for years, I never really gave it much thought. When I arrived there last week for a trip out to the Breakwater Lighthouse (link), I was surprised by how much hustle and bustle there was and by how little I knew about it.
Published July 21, 2013
Once upon a different world, going to college was equivalent to getting a good job. But these days, with exorbitant tuition costs and a glut of college grads, having a degree doesn't come with the guarantee it once did.
Published May 24, 2011
Beginning Monday, active military personnel and their families can receive free admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum.
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April 3, 2011The Honorable Ron JohnsonUnited States Senate2 Russell Courtyard (Temp)Washington, DC 20510 4904Re: 28% Cuts in Medicare/Tricare Physician Reimbursements Coming In January 2012Dear Senator Johnson:I know many military retirees who were promised free life time health care. That promis...
November 13, 2010 The PresidentThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NWWashington, DC 20500Re: Stop the TRICARE "Catch-26" Penalty on Military FamiliesDear President Obama: There has been nearly universal applause for one provision of the national health care reform that allows childre...
Over the past two years I have sent letters to the President. NOT ONE of them has ever been answered. I now publish the letters hoping you will copy them and send one too. The PresidentThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NWWashington, DC 20500Re: Medicare "Doc Fix" Problem Fast Appro...
Please copy and sent to your Representative January 30, 2010The Honorable Gwen MooreHouse of Representatives1239 Longworth House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515-4904 Re: Senate Approves Medicare/TRICARE Doctor Payment Cut DelayDear Representative Moore:As you are likely aware...
Starting with the White House, Americans are responding compassionately to the gigantic devastation of the Haiti earthquake. Over the past century, American society has steadily expanded efforts and expectations regarding disaster...
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