Brian Winski used the GI Bill to attend UWM. He went on to a long and decorated career that included becoming the first UWM alumnus to become a two-star general and command an Army division.
UWM is one of the 10 best colleges and universities in the country when it comes to educating and fostering welcoming environments for students currently or formerly in the military.
Douglas Machkovech, who graduated in December 2020, is the first-ever member of the Golden Eagle Battalion to receive this honor. He was one of 6,000 eligible cadets nationwide.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been raised to silver status by Military Friendly, an advocacy group that rates organizations based on the opportunities they provide the military community.
Jake Patten is the coordinator of the Milwaukee County Veterans Treatment Court, a specialized court that aims to help jailed veterans by diverting them from the traditional justice system.
An Army ROTC team from Milwaukee that includes three UWM students is headed to the international Sandhurst Military Skills competition at West Point.
From Agent Orange to Iraq burn pits, U.S. troops are sometimes exposed to toxic chemicals. The long-lasting health problems created are an issue Rebecca Pattterson, a UWM alum and Navy veteran, works to resolve.
Veterans Week kicks off Friday, Nov. 8, to honor veterans at UWM and in the community with a week full of activities.
Victoria Brahm, who earned her master’s degree from UWM’s College of Nursing, recently was honored with the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Awards medal as 2019 Federal Employee of the Year.
James Tasse, senior lecturer, and William Watson, associate professor in the Peck School of the Arts theatre department, host the first-ever National Veterans Theatre Festival May 23-26 at the Milwaukee Rep’s Stiemke Studio.