Every year for Black History Month, Judge Derek Mosley posts daily tributes on Facebook that provide information about remarkable African-Americans who were excluded from mainstream history. Today, meet the first all-African-American, all-female military unit to serve overseas in World War II.
The American Legion Post 331, 4121 N. Wilson Dr., opened in 1940 and is now on the market for the first time in its history.
After 50-plus years of selling military and camping supplies, Army Navy Surplus Sales, 707 W. Wisconsin Ave. will close its doors for good.
Before Wednesday's Brewers-Cubs game at Miller Park, Colonel Jay Morrison reunited with his family by surprising his son on his 12th birthday. We spoke with Morrison about all that led to the reunion, becoming a viral-video sensation and what the moment felt like and meant for him, his family, other service members and fans of baseball and happiness.
Downtown's Army Navy Surplus Sales is a treasure trove of quirk. It was also, allegedly, visited by Johnny Cash and Jeffrey Dahmer.
Before the U.S. Navy Blue Angels' aviation display at the Milwaukee Air and Water Show this weekend, the astonishingly agile Fat Albert will showcase its maximum-performance capabilities during a 10-minute demonstration. I flew on the support plane Friday, and it was incredible.
As a special day of respect and remembrance, several local and national businesses are offering special meals, deals and other services for veterans - and, in many cases, active military personnel as well. Here are a few places you can find them.
WaterStone Bank announced today that it is signing on as the title sponsor of the 2017 Milwaukee Air & Water Show, bringing Wisconsin's largest free event back to Milwaukee's waterfront after a year-long hiatus.
Armed Forces Week kicks off today, and there are several ways for you to honor the men and women who serve our country. The week culminates on Saturday, with Armed Forces Day. There are several events over the next week to celebrate Armed Forces Week.
Get ready to set sail for Milwaukee Navy Week, one of the Navy's signature outreach programs designed to give area residents an opportunity to learn about the Navy, its people and its importance to national security and prosperity.
At a press conference held at Discovery World yesterday, Mayor Tom Barrett announced that the USS Milwaukee, the fifth U.S. Navy ship to be named for the Cream City, will hold its commissioning on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m. at Veteran's Park.
On June 3, 2014 at 1 p.m., ground will break on a very special place for the families of our country's injured soldiers. Fisher House of Wisconsin will be located on the VA Medical Center grounds and will provide a "home away from home" for family members while a soldier receives medical care.
Though I've driven past the U.S. Coast Guard Station at the foot of the Hoan Bridge in Bay View for years, I never really gave it much thought. When I arrived there last week for a trip out to the Breakwater Lighthouse (link), I was surprised by how much hustle and bustle there was and by how little I knew about it.
Once upon a different world, going to college was equivalent to getting a good job. But these days, with exorbitant tuition costs and a glut of college grads, having a degree doesn't come with the guarantee it once did.
Beginning Monday, active military personnel and their families can receive free admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum.