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Color guard members saluting the U.S. flagParalyzed Marine Veteran extols the power of one
Noah Currier credits one friend with offering the hope and inspiration that would eventually provide him the opportunity to deliver a moving, motivational address on Veterans Day.
The iconic tower of historic Old Main stands out against the autumn colors at the Milwaukee VA campusAutumn colors on full display
Fall colors are on full display across the historic Milwaukee VA campus and Wood National Cemetery. Check out the photo gallery of amazing images by VA multimedia journalist Benjamin Slane.
A doctor communicates via computer with a Veteran, who is pictured on the computer screenTelecardiology combines care, convenience
Thanks to the convenience of the Milwaukee VA's telecardiology program, Jerry Roberts travels about 30 miles from his home in northern Wisconsin instead of making a 300-mile trip for his cardiac appointment.
Groundbreaking ceremony at Old Main at Milwaukee VA Medical CenterOld Main to become housing for homeless Veterans
The iconic building known as Old Main on the historic Milwaukee VA campus moved a step closer toward once again fulfilling its original mission - it's being converted to housing for homeless Veterans and their families.
Art on his horseIt gets better
In the last weeks of summer, we tagged along with Art Montgomery and a few others from the Milwaukee VA as they participated in therapy with BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center.
VA police officers Joseph Tripp, Christopher Zimmermann and Glenn StritchkoVA police prevent fatal heroin overdose
Instantaneous response by Milwaukee VA police, followed by immediate action from emergency department personnel, saved the life of a non-veteran who was within minutes of dying of a heroin overdose.
An Army honor guard by the casket containing the remains of Vincent J. FerraraWWII Veteran finally laid to rest
Almost 75 years after making the ultimate sacrifice for his country, Army Pfc. Vincent J. Ferrara was laid to rest. Ferrara, whose remains were identified through DNA, was buried at Wood National Cemetery.
Miller Park elevator operator Tom PfannerstillVeteran helping Brewers ride to the top
During a season that included key injuries, roster changes, inconsistency and a final surge into the playoff chase, nobody witnessed more ups and downs at Miller Park than elevator operator Tom Pfannerstill.
A woman uses a brush to clean a cemetery headstoneCemetery volunteers give back on day of service
With memories of Sept. 11 in their thoughts, volunteers gathered at Wood National Cemetery to pay respects to fallen heroes by beautifying the grounds, and cleaning headstones and markers dating back to the Civil War.
Runners in the 5k raceBeats & Eats resonates sounds of success
A steady stream of visitors took advantage of a gorgeous autumn day to participate in the second annual Milwaukee VA Beats & Eats festival, which included live music, a 5k race, car show, farmers market and more.

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