Results tagged with 'veterans'
Published Nov. 18, 2013
The Court of Honor is a series of statues, most honoring military figures, that line the median strip in West Wisconsin Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets. But, while the name is well suited to public art that pays tribute to American veterans, that's not where the name comes from.
Published Jan. 8, 2013
A lot of us couldn't make the Aug. 11 premiere of "Honor Flight" at Miller Park, or were too busy around the holidays to catch the viewings offered by Marcus Theatres on Pearl Harbor Day in December. Luckily, we're getting another chance. This month, Marcus Theatres will show the emotional documentary at eight Wisconsin locations.
Published Aug. 9, 2012
Orville Lemke answered the call of duty in 1944 at the age of 20. Sixty-six years later, he saw the monument built in his honor by a grateful nation. His story and those of fellow Wisconsin veterans will be featured in Freethink Media's new documentary, "Honor Flight," which premiers at Miller Park this Saturday at the Field of Honor event.
Published Sept. 19, 2010
Dryhootch is a new Brady Street coffeeshop, but one with a mission other than to caffeinate the masses. The cafe is open to the public, but primarily serves as a meeting place and support station for military veterans and their families. It officially opened on Thursday, Sept. 16 after a quiet grand opening party on Aug. 28.
Published March 29, 2009
A certified therapist, Sader spent the last 13 years as a professional farrier. In 2005, she created Stepping Stone Farm, as a place to combine horse riding and care with individual therapy for youths and adults.
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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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