Veteran Insider

VIDEO | West Bend High School Veterans Tribute Film | By Scott Mindel

Washington Co., WI – As a tribute to local veterans and the hard work of West Bend East High School teacher Scott Mindel the entire list of veterans in his video is being published for the Fourth of July this year. Below is a note from Mindel. “Here is

Paying respect to the U.S. Flag: Fun facts about the U.S. Flag

  Washington Co., WI – All this week as we approach July 4 we’re focusing on the U.S. flag – passing along a little bit of history, some flag etiquette and trivia. She may have sewn quite a few in her day, but there is no actual evidence Betsy

Paying respect to the U.S. flag: Riding along with veterans on the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight

Washington Co., WI – All this week as we approach July 4 we’re focusing on the U.S. flag – passing along a little bit of history, some flag etiquette and trivia. In November 2010 I was privileged to work as media on the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight. Below

Paying respect to the U.S. flag: Remember when the flag went missing from Old Settlers’ Park?

  Washington Co., WI –  This week as we approach July 4 we’re focusing on the U.S. flag – passing along a little bit of history, some flag etiquette and flag trivia. In August 2010 the U.S. flag went missing from downtown West Bend. Below is the story that

Jobs, jobs, jobs: Bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393 in West Bend

  West Bend, WI – Full time and part-time bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393, 260 Sand Drive, West Bend. Call Jerry Faber for details 262-388-7006.    

Jobs, jobs, jobs: Bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393 in West Bend

  West Bend, WI – Full time and part-time bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393, 260 Sand Drive, West Bend. Call Jerry Faber for details 262-388-7006.    

Jobs, jobs, jobs: Bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393 in West Bend

  West Bend, WI – Full time and part-time bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393, 260 Sand Drive, West Bend. Call Jerry Faber for details 262-388-7006.    

Jobs, jobs, jobs: Bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393 in West Bend

  West Bend, WI – Full time and part-time bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393, 260 Sand Drive, West Bend. Call Jerry Faber for details 262-388-7006.    

Jobs, jobs, jobs: Bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393 in West Bend

  West Bend, WI – Full time and part-time bartenders wanted at the V.F.W. Post 1393, 260 Sand Drive, West Bend. Call Jerry Faber for details 262-388-7006.    

VIDEO | Korean War Vets are serving lunch at the little red shed on Hwy 33 and 15th Avenue in West Bend

http://   June 9, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Veterans from Washington County who served in South Korea are rolling up their sleeves and serving again…. this time it’s brats, burgers and hamburgers at the little red shed on Highway 33 and 15th Avenue in West Bend. Pay

Allenton American Legion Post to host brat fry June 8 and 9 | By Ron Naab

  June 8. 2018 – Allenton, WI –  The public is invited to visit the Sausage Plus Brat Stand on Fifteenth Avenue and West Washington Street in West Bend this Friday and Saturday. This weekend the stand will be staffed by members of the Allenton American Legion Post 483. Chairman of

Allenton American Legion Post to host brat fry June 8 and 9 | By Ron Naab

  June 7, 2018 – Allenton, WI –  The public is invited to visit the Sausage Plus Brat Stand on Fifteenth Avenue and West Washington Street in West Bend this Friday and Saturday. This weekend the stand will be staffed by members of the Allenton American Legion Post 483. Chairman of

Allenton American Legion Post to host brat fry June 8 and 9

  June 6, 2018 – Allenton, WI –  The public is invited to visit the Sausage Plus Brat Stand on Fifteenth Avenue and West Washington Street in West Bend this Friday and Saturday. This weekend the stand will be staffed by members of the Allenton American Legion Post 483. Chairman of

Korean War Veterans from Washington Co. travel to Annual Memorial Ceremony | By Ron Naab

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June 5, 2018 – Washington Co., WI –  Five Korean War Veterans from Washington County traveled on Sunday, June 3 to Plover, WI for the annual ceremony at the Wisconsin Korean War Memorial. Local veterans in attendance included Norbie Carter, Wally Kohler, Nick Habesetzer, Carl Becker, and Merlin Stockhausen.

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of West Bend Memorial Day Commemorative Procession

http:// May 29, 2018 – West Bend, WI – A rebroadcast of the 2018 West Bend Memorial Day Commemorative Procession. The parade route was packed with neighbors who turned out in their red, white and blue to pay tribute to veterans. One of the oldest veterans was in the

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of 2018 West Bend Memorial Day Ceremony

http://   May 29, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Rebroadcast of Monday’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the Old Courthouse Square in West Bend. Allan Kieckhafer was master of ceremonies. Mike Kugler presented “A Tribute to the Flag.” Korean War Veteran Norbert Carter led the Pledge of Allegiance. River

List of Memorial Day Parades and services in Washington County

May 28, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Neighbors across Washington County are being asked to stand and remove their hats when the U.S. flag passes at the start of Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 28.   The day, also called Decoration Day, is for observance in memory

Governor Walker orders flags to fly at half-staff on Memorial Day

    May 28, 2018  – WI – Governor Scott Walker has ordered flags to fly at half staff on Memorial Day, May 28. In accordance with the order, please ensure that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin are flown at half-staff

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of Military Honors for Merlin Heinecke of Allenton

http://   May 28, 2018 – Allenton, WI – Military Honors were held Sunday, May 27 to mark the grave of Army Veteran Merlin Heinecke of Allenton who was MIA in Korea on Dec. 2, 1950. Heinecke was in the battle of Chosin Reservoir. Merlin was born in Allenton on

Alex Lange of Slinger to kickoff his Eagle Scout project after Memorial Day Parade

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May 28, 2018 – Slinger, WI – Alex Lange, 15, of Slinger is starting work on his Eagle Scout Project.   Lange is with Slinger Troop 731.  He will be kicking off his Eagle Project on Monday, May 28 at the Slinger VFW Post,  201 S. Kettle Moraine Drive. Lange will be renovating

Governor Walker orders flags to fly at half-staff on Memorial Day

May 27, 2018  – WI – Governor Scott Walker has ordered flags to fly at half staff on Memorial Day, May 28. In accordance with the order, please ensure that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin are flown at half-staff at all

Special ceremony Sunday, May 27 for Korean War vet Merlin Heinecke

May 27, 2018 – Allenton, WI – As part of the Sunday, May 27 memorial service on the cemetery of Zion Ev Lutheran Church,  6430 County Road D, Allenton, the service and sacrifice of Merlin A. Heinecke, MIA in Korea on December 2, 1950, will be acknowledged with the placement of

Etiquette for Memorial Day Parades

May 27, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Neighbors across Washington County are being asked to stand and remove their hats when the U.S. flag passes at the start of Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 28.   The day, also called Decoration Day, is for observance in memory

Warriors’ Journey Home | By James Schleif

May 26, 2018 – Washington Co., WI -Warriors’ Journey Home is based in Washington County. Its mission is to provide spiritual healing and soul repair from the invisible wounds for veterans,  families and the community. It takes a community to heal the invisible, moral injuries and wounds of war. Click HERE

Etiquette for Memorial Day Parades

May 25, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Neighbors across Washington County are being asked to stand and remove their hats when the U.S. flag passes at the start of Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 28.   The day, also called Decoration Day, is for observance in memory

Allenton couple collect items to help homeless veterans | By Ron Naab

May 24, 2018 – As part of the Memorial Day weekend American Tribute Ride Committee members Ron and Ann Naab are collecting items to take to the Veterans Homeless and Recovery Center at King Veterans Home in Waupaca. This is a semi-annual event the two have coordinated the past five

Plans for 2018 Memorial Day Parade in West Bend

http://   May 23, 2018 – West Bend, WI –  Memorial Day is almost here and as is tradition, West Bend will host its Memorial Day Parade on May 28. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of Decoration Day which we now call Memorial Day. The

Three veterans from Washington County on June 2 Stars & Stripes Honor Flight

  May 23, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Stars and Stripes Honor Flight (SSHF) will fly the third of three spring Honor Flights on Saturday, June 2 when the “Neumann Companies Stars and Stripes Honor Flight” takes off for the nation’s capital.   “It is our honor to fly such
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