The middle school band and choir performed at a Veterans Day ceremony honoring 12 veterans in the school's gymnasium Monday morning.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Friday, November 9, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round, as well as on Veterans Day.
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a guide to specials in the Milwaukee area. Two important notes: Free food: Store discounts: Free activities:
Friday, November 11, 2011
Proceeds from fundraising effort goes to Dryhootch, which provides a place where veterans can share stories over coffee or get help from a wide variety of support groups.
It wasn’t your typical American history class. After hearing Army veteran Tom Voss share his story from Operation Iraqi Freedom, the room full of eighth-grade history students at the University School of Milwaukee asked him questions about whether he ever had to use his weapon, how he views Muslim-Americans and the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder on his fellow soldiers. USM American history teacher Chuck Taft, of Whitefish Bay, believes history can never be understood until you hear from those directly involved. Not only did they listen to Voss' story, but they also took action, by selling patriotic bracelets and baked sales to raise more than $1,000 for Dryhootch, the Brady Street coffee shop and veteran support center where Voss…