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Wisconsin Airman Killed In Afghanistan Remembered By Mom, Brother

For those who have fought and died in the U.S. Armed Forces, they leave with their families the weight of ...

Sun Prairie Veteran On Building Relationships In Iraq With Marine Corps

From his earliest memories, Ryan Erisman of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin knew he wanted to be a part of the United ...

A Family Affair: Father And Daughter Reflect On Generations Of Military Service

Like her father before her, Captain Alice Bechtol joined the U.S. Army as a family tradition. Growing up in a ...

How A Merrill Veteran’s Military Service Led Him To A Pastoral Vocation

For Yauo Yang, inclusion is a guiding principle. He moved to Wisconsin as a child and went on to join ...

Army Veteran Reflects On Service, Founding Mohican Veterans Group

Retired Maj. Jo Ann Schedler's family was fighting in wars long before the U.S. military existed. This is one reason ...

The Hello Girls Of WWI: Heroes On The Front Lines

Way before cell phones, there were these things called telephones. And in the early days, a telephone call required a ...

For The Love Of Military History

When you walk into a classroom at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, there’s one desk that stands out. It’s ...

Franklin Van Valkenburgh’s Pearl Harbor

The Pearl Harbor attack caught America by surprise and led to our entry into the Second World War. Meg Jones ...

Guitars For Vets: The Healing Power Of Music In The Hands Of Heroes

His entire life Patrick Nettesheim knew what he wanted to be. Even at just four years of age Patrick knew. He ...

Wisconsin Life #406: “Ardent Artists”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Ike Kumrow, a Random Lake man ...

The Wisconsin Idea In A Grandfather’s Life

Education gave Jeff Snowbarger’s farm boy grandfather the world. It also taught him how to navigate through despair. My grandfather was ...