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Medical College of Wisconsin Appoints Shekar N. Kurpad, MD, PhD, to Chair of Neurosurgery
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Medical College of Wisconsin Appoints Shekar N. Kurpad, MD, PhD, to Chair of Neurosurgery

Dr. Kurpad also has been awarded the Sanford J. Larson, MD, PhD, Chair in Neurosurgery.

Milwaukee Preservation Alliance Elects New President
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Milwaukee Preservation Alliance Elects New President

MPA names Peter Zanghi as the next President of the Board of Directors.

Mayor Barrett’s 10th Annual Holiday Drive Supports Local Veterans
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Mayor Barrett’s 10th Annual Holiday Drive Supports Local Veterans

Service Members Benefitted from Annual Drive during Holiday Season

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Expected Festival Guests
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Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Expected Festival Guests

Headliners include Academy Award-winner John Ridley, Emmy Award-winner Sam Pollard, The Blind Side actor Quinton Aaron, Silicon Valley actor Martin Starr, and Arrested Development actor Mae Whitman

Ride and Film Screening Aimed at Raising Awareness of Veteran Suicides
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Ride and Film Screening Aimed at Raising Awareness of Veteran Suicides

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Military and Veterans Resource Center is sponsoring an event at the Harley-Davidson Museum on Friday, Sept. 16, to promote awareness of the suicide rate among veterans and showcase prevention resources.

Ryan Solen attends AmVets Riders Fundraiser supporting Veterans Groups
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Ryan Solen attends AmVets Riders Fundraiser supporting Veterans Groups

A veteran of the Iraq war himself, supporting other veterans is an issue that is important to him.

Threatened Milwaukee Soldiers Home Buildings to be Rehabilitated, Reused
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Threatened Milwaukee Soldiers Home Buildings to be Rehabilitated, Reused

Team led by The Alexander Company to rehabilitate historic buildings for homeless, at-risk veterans

Marquette Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, Zablocki VA Medical Center to co-host forum on veteran care
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Marquette Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, Zablocki VA Medical Center to co-host forum on veteran care

The panelists for this conference are from the VA Medical Center and collaborating community agencies.

City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County Host 9th Annual Holiday Drive
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City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County Host 9th Annual Holiday Drive

Items Collected to Support Local Veterans and Families

Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host forum on caring for veterans
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Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host forum on caring for veterans

The panelists for this conference are from the VA Medical Center and collaborating community agencies.

Milwaukee County to Host Job Fair for Veterans Thursday, October 8th
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Milwaukee County to Host Job Fair for Veterans Thursday, October 8th

More than 80 employers will be present at the job fair.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “More must be done to change the status quo.”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “More must be done to change the status quo.”

Baldwin to Advance Reforms Extending Whistleblower Protections

City Streets: The History of Plankinton Avenue
City Streets

The History of Plankinton Avenue

Once West Water St., it’s pretty short but long on history.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in response to VA Inspector General Report on the Death of Marine Corps Veteran Jason Simcakoski at the Tomah VA Medical Center
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in response to VA Inspector General Report on the Death of Marine Corps Veteran Jason Simcakoski at the Tomah VA Medical Center

“Those responsible for this tragic failure should never again serve our veterans and their families.”

Murphy’s Law: The Disappearance of Dan Bice
Murphy’s Law

The Disappearance of Dan Bice

 The state’s top political reporter has disappeared. Is the Journal Sentinel killing his column?

Milwaukee Housing Authority Expands Support for Homeless Veterans
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Milwaukee Housing Authority Expands Support for Homeless Veterans

"Members of our nation’s armed forces have served with courage and honor and should have a place to call home."

HUD AwardsNearly $513,000 to Help 115 Homeless Veterans in Wisconsin Find Permanent Homes
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HUD AwardsNearly $513,000 to Help 115 Homeless Veterans in Wisconsin Find Permanent Homes

HUD-VASH vouchers to build on national effort to end veteran homelessness

Baldwin seeks “corrective action” for Tomah VA problems
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Baldwin seeks “corrective action” for Tomah VA problems

She says report's findings “substantiate the troubling concerns my office has heard from current and former employees and patients"

Veterans’ job fair will be Thursday at War Memorial
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Veterans’ job fair will be Thursday at War Memorial

Event will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5; 80 employers expected

Great Building, Great Resource Center for Veterans

Great Building, Great Resource Center for Veterans

New veterans center on MLK Dr. is a MANDI finalist and provides wide range of services for veterans.

Op-Ed: Double Decker Freeway Would Hurt Soldiers Home
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Double Decker Freeway Would Hurt Soldiers Home

The at-grade alternative for reconstructing I-94 is better alternative, that won’t harm this landmark.

Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host conference on caring for veterans
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Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host conference on caring for veterans

Marquette University’s College of Nursing and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Mission Possible – Operation Veteran Care,” Friday, Nov. 21

Last Rights for the Homeless

Last Rights for the Homeless

County Medical Examiner identifies deceased homeless people and brings closure to their families.

Veterans Job Fair Expands to Record Number of Employers
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Veterans Job Fair Expands to Record Number of Employers

The annual fall Milwaukee County Veterans Job Fair is the largest in the events history.

Job Fair for Military Veterans on Thursday
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Job Fair for Military Veterans on Thursday

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the Milwaukee County Veterans Service Office are happy to announce a job fair for Military Veterans on Thursday, October 3rd at the War Memorial Center from 9am- 1pm.

Hundreds of Job Openings for Military Veterans
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Hundreds of Job Openings for Military Veterans

Event Tomorrow 9am – 1pm

Veterans Job Fair Offers Hundreds of Job Openings for Vets
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Veterans Job Fair Offers Hundreds of Job Openings for Vets

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is happy to announce a Job Fair for Military Veterans will be held on Thursday, March 7th at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center from 9am - 1pm.

Milwaukee VAMC Commences Repairs on Historic “Soldiers Home” Building
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Milwaukee VAMC Commences Repairs on Historic “Soldiers Home” Building

Today, the grand structure continues to dominate the landscape, but is in dire need of repair.

Mayor Barrett Celebrates Independence Day With Visits To Milwaukee Parks
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Mayor Barrett Celebrates Independence Day With Visits To Milwaukee Parks

Mayor Barrett will visit a number of Milwaukee parks and community centers on Wednesday, July 4 to celebrate Independence Day.