Results tagged with 'veterans'
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."
Published Sept. 30, 2016
On Aug. 28, 2013, two Iraq War veterans took the first steps of an incredible walk of physical endurance and emotional healing. On Saturday night, their journey returns to where it started with "Almost Sunrise," the Milwaukee Film Festival's centerpiece selection.
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.
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.
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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BloodCenter of Wisconsin is paying tribute to all those who save the day - our armed forces veterans as well as the everyday heroes who donate blood to help others in need. All attempting donors will receive a special "Honoring those who Save the Day" t-shirt -a gift to commemorate the ...
Saturday November 21st, 2009 - South Milwaukee, WI
One small step for me, one giant leap for my one man show idea. I was booked for a gig in South Milwaukee, WI tonight with and by my friend Steve DeClark. He’s always had a knack for putting comedy shows together in non trad...
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 ...
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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