June 12, 2018
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker proclaimed that June 12 is Women Veterans Day in Wisconsin. The day is meant to honor the more than 30,000 women Veterans living in Wisconsin. On June 12, 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed the Women's Armed Services Integration Act, which enabled women to serve in the military alongside men.
June 4, 2018
MADISON – Thousands of people joined together to reflect, remember and honor those who died while defending our freedom in a series of amotional Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs-organizaed ceremonies over Memorial Day weekend.
WDVA’s Veterans Home at King to Celebrate Grand Opening of Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s James Megellas Gallery
April 18, 2018
KING - Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Daniel J. Zimmerman and Wisconsin Veterans Museum Director Michael Telzrow are pleased to announce the grand re-opening of the James Megellas Gallery at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum at King.
April 17, 2018
FOX LAKE – The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC), the US Department of Veterans Affairs and multiple other local, state and federal groups, is hosting a series of expos to provide incarcerated veterans information about benefits, programs and services available to them. The expos help incarcerated veterans better prepare for release and give them the resources they need to help transition them to communities in Wisconsin..
February 20, 2018
KING - Following months of gathering input, planning and construction, Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Daniel J. Zimmerman, along with members, volunteers, and staff at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King celebrated the grand reopening of its café with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today.
February 5, 2018
MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) today encouraged taxpayers to consider
making a monetary donation to the Veterans Trust Fund (VTF) by filling in the "Donations" line when filing their
2017 Wisconsin income tax form.
February 2, 2018
MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Daniel J. Zimmerman announced today that after an extensive search, the department selected a candidate with decades of experience to lead the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King as its new Commandant.
January 31, 2018
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Operated by the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) ) in partnership with the Health Dimensions Group, the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls will host a ceremony celebrating its fifth anniversary Thursday, February 1.
January 24, 2018
MADISON — Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Division of Veterans Services Administrator Ken Grant today delivered testimony in support of a $6.8 million initiative designed to attract and retain workers in Wisconsin. The initiative, part of Governor Scott Walker's Workforce Agenda, expands upon a campaign aimed at attracting Midwestern millennials and Wisconsin alumni.
MADISON — The Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemeteries at King, Spooner, and Union Grove will participate in National Wreaths Across America Day with ceremonies to honor and remember our nation’s veterans. The nationally coordinated wreath-laying ceremonies, will be held simultaneously at over 1,200 locations throughout the U.S. at 11:00 a.m. CST on Saturday, December 16, 2017.
MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Dan Zimmerman announced today that the WDVA will begin accepting applications for grants up to $25,000 from registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that provide financial assistance or other services to Wisconsin veterans and their families. Non-profits interested in applying for this grant opportunity must submit their completed applications by November 30, 2017.