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The tradition continues: Free Thanksgiving Day meal for veterans

November 21, 2022

Media looking for a great Thanksgiving Day story need look no further than McBob’s Pub and Grill, 4919 W. North Ave.

Milwaukee VA to host Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 10

November 08, 2022

The Milwaukee VA is hosting a Veterans Day program at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Chapel at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee

Public can dispose of old and unused medications at VA facilities on VA Medication Take Back Day

October 24, 2022

Members of the public can dispose of expired prescriptions, including controlled substances, at select VA facilities, on VA Medication Take Back Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Milwaukee VA to host White Cane Safety Day event

October 05, 2022

Visually impaired Veterans and their caregivers can learn about accessibility features of Milwaukee County buses during an event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Milwaukee VA.

Milwaukee VA recovers from minor flooding damage brought on by Sunday deluge

September 14, 2022

Sunday’s historic rainfall led to water issues at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, with minor damage to limited areas within the facility.

Milwaukee VA Mental Health Summit aims to reach rural Veterans

September 09, 2022

An event designed to connect rural Wisconsin Veterans to services available to them is set for Sept. 20.

Milwaukee VA honored for energy-saving upgrades that have saved millions of dollars

August 04, 2022

Energy-saving upgrades at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center that have resulted in millions of dollars in savings have been recognized with a statewide honor.

Milwaukee VA Emergency Department named one of best in nation

July 15, 2022

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center’s Emergency Department is a recipient of the Emergency Nurses Association’s 2022 Lantern Award for demonstrating exceptional and innovative performance in leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

Milwaukee Army Veteran to celebrate 100-year birthday on VA grounds

June 01, 2022

Clarence Hale Jr., a Milwaukee native and Army Veteran, will celebrate his 100th birthday from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Lake Wheeler Pavilion on the Milwaukee VA grounds. Media are invited to cover the event.

Mental Health Awareness Month: ‘Wrestling with Demons’ presentation on May 25 open to media; Veterans available for interviews

May 23, 2022

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, two post-9/11 Veterans will share their personal experiences noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, outside at the Lake Wheeler Pavilion on the Milwaukee VA campus, 5000 W. National Ave.