Veterans Day Archives

Honoring our veterans and military personnel (Part 2)

November 18, 2021

Veteran’s Day November 11, 2021 Many of our veterans have returned home from war with scars, injuries and are having a very difficult time. The price for freedom costs. The greatest thing we can do this Veterans Day and the upcoming holiday season is to not serve ourselves, but volunteer our services or donate on… [Read More]

Honoring our veterans and military personnel (Part I)

November 11, 2021

Veterans Day – November 11, 2021 On November 11, 2021 our nation will honor the men and women who have served and are serving our country. How did Veterans Day come about? The U.S. Library of Congress indicates: The Allied powers signed a ceasefire agreement with Germany at Compiegne, France, at 11:00 a.m. on November… [Read More]

Spare a special moment for Black veterans

November 12, 2020

A recurring theme of movies made during World War II is servicemen risking their lives for their platoon buddies, invariably a New Yorker (sometimes Jewish), a Southerner, a Midwesterner, a Californian, someone of Eastern European background, an Italian-American and an Irish-American. In the movie’s standard setup, we learn their motivation: a brother/ friend lost at… [Read More]

Zion Hill MBC hosts 2nd Annual Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon

November 20, 2019

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church hosted their 2nd Annual Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon at the church, 1825 W. Hampton Ave. The luncheon was co-sponsored by the American Legion Post 470 and the Men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Darrell Williams, Administrator of… [Read More]

Bay View High School marks Veterans Day and noted alumni

November 15, 2018

Students and staff at Bay View High School gathered in the gym on November 9, 2018, to remember and honor Veterans Day, especially the school’s own alumni who took part in military service. The event was attended by Mayor Tom Barrett, Carol Voss of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors, and members of the Milwaukee… [Read More]