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"Almost Sunrise" shines honest and hopeful light on post-war hurt

Published Oct. 2, 2016

In 2013, two Milwaukee Iraq War vets packed up and took to the road for a trek across the country - both for their injured mental health and the health of others struggling like them. Three years later, their journey still has legs thanks to "Almost Sunrise."

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Soldiers Home buildings to be converted into apartments

Published Aug. 4, 2016

The Alexander Company and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee announced today that it will lead a team of local organizations to rehabilitate and restore six buildings at the Milwaukee VA Soldiers Home, a National Historic Landmark District.

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A carbon monoxide detector is not optional

Published March 1, 2016

Recently, my family awoke to the squeal of our carbon monoxide detector. After a thorough investigation, the fire department determined that there was no leak in our house and we went back in feeling reassured. Not everyone is that lucky.

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VA seeks proposals to restore unused buildings

Published Feb. 22, 2016

Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking responses from developers interested in rehabilitating a number of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home District's unused historic buildings.

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Honoring Confederate Veterans

Lonnie Randolph, state president of South Carolina's NAACP chapters, is just flat wrong when he touted that paying tribute to Confederate soldiers is the same as honoring Hitler. The comparison made great fodder for headlines, and the South's oldest daily, Charleston's Post and Courier, stripped ...

Going Back

          November 12th was Veteran’s Day. Every year it sneaks up on me, and brings with it a sort of melancholy. It has been 17 years since my service during the Gulf War. My wartime experience was not traumatic, relative to that of others in p...


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