Honoring Our Heroes

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  • My son with his fellow Marines deployed in Afghanistan. This picture is from their down time obviously. Joleen Venable

  • Attended the Bucks military appreciation night, my husband meeting Herb Kohl Abbi

  • Exhibit honoring POW-MIA at Conner University Center Kevin Hardwick

  • Today is Veterans Day, it is a day of celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. I hope that I have capture this ideal in my photo of the day. Lynne Buell

  • One of the heroes in our family....my nephew “Scott Flood”, US Army. Proud of what he has become! Auntie Bonnie

  • Our dad Charles Borkowicz. Thanks dad for our freedom. We love you. Charlene, Charmaine, Charlotte and Charyl & Christpher.

  • Robert Beilke. U.S. Marine and missed very much. I Love You.

  • This is my nephew Scott Flood. Thank you for your service Scott! Auntie Bonnie

  • My dad had his 19th birthday while classified as MIA. His plane was shot down behind enemy lines in Nazi occupied France. His whole crew survived with the help of the French Resistance. My dad was a ball turret gunner in a B24 Liberator. Emily Bratten

  • This is a picture my Father had taken while he was in Japan during the occupation after World War II. Sent in by his daughters, Deborah, Melissa, Karen, Patricia and Theresa

  • 1) Daughter Melissa Rymer, US Army, 1990-1992, stationed at Fort Riley, KS. 2) Husband Tom Osberg, US Army National Guard, 1963-1969 3) Tom's son Ted Osberg, US Marines, Fox Company, served overseas in Operation Desert Storm, 1989 - 1992. Diane Rymer Osberg, West Bend

  • My dad and I are Navy veteran's, and we had the best time celebrating at The Olive Garden in Brown Deer. They served us a delicious lunch and took this picture of us as a keepsake from our special day.Kelly L. Herda414-8=687-4581

  • Here is a picture of my dad (second from left) in the Navy back in the late 70's. He was honorably discharged and got to soak up the sun until they got back to the states. I love my dad and I am so, so grateful for all that he did for us. Thank you so much daddy!! Kelsey Henke

  • This is Christopher Priest, the son of proud mother Wendy Priest, brother of Sara Priest and grandson of Ron and Nancy Endes. Wendy Priest

  • After participating in the Watertown WI Veterans' Day Parade on this snowy day. John Yelich in rural Watertown WI

  • Hometown Lake Geneva, WI, stationed in San Antonio, TX as a cryptologic linguist. Proud Father

  • Grafton's fallen heroes. Holly Sutinen

  • A few special favorite veterans. My Grandpa Captain Donald Eggum My cousin SFC Raymond Ingle My cousin LCPL Thomas Taylor Jr. And all the guys from the 848th Engineer Thank you for all you do — feeling thankful

  • Sgt Michael Brester currently serving Delaram, Afghanistan

  • Now out of the Marine Corps. Wendy Priest

  • This is a photograph of my great grandpa in Germany, 1945. 1st rifle squad, 3rd platoon, Company K, 330th infantry. Back Row: Brewer, Meekins, Hennessey, Royal, Scott. Front Row: James Alexander (My great grandpa), Roberts, Jacobson, Burg, Aksilowicz, Wallers. German 1945 Emily S., Green Bay

  • A photo of my dad a Korean vet on the Nov 2nd Honor Flight with my husband his guardian (Vietnam era vet) and my son when he was in Iraq. Laura

  • T. Ryan II USN/OIF 93-03 T. Ryan II

  • My Dad served in the Korean War. His eight brothers also all actively served. Attached is a picture that was featured in the Green Bay paper years back. Jill Mayer

  • WW II (1944) Quartermaster Lawerance Lutwitzi USN USS Finback #230 This picture is of his 89th birthday ... with a submarine cake. Larry shares his adventures on the submarine with the guys that meet on Monday nights. His memories of his time on the Finback are always very interesting. Jim Cronin, friend of Larry's

  • This is a picture of my dad and his twin brother who were in the Korean War at the same time. Orville Witter and August Witter were from Wausau, WI. They came from a family of 20 kids (10 girls and 10 boys) and most of the boys were in service at one time or another! Great tribute to my huge family! Bonnie Witter-Rochon

  • My grandfather, brother, and father. Three generations of service. Beth Reuter, Waukesha

  • This is my father Walter Moore, he was an airplane mechanic in WWII daughter Kelly

  • Bryan CUSHMAN served as a radio tech in the Korean war daughter in law Kelly

  • Joe Bromley, downtown Dallas Texas, 1989 US Marine Corp Commandant's Own Drum and Bugle Corps Joe Bromley

  • This is me, Mike Stubbs, in Vietnam in 1969. (I now live in Somers.) I flew, as a crewmember, in Hueys, operating Airborne Radio Direction Finding equipment. We pinpointed the locations of enemy radio transmitters. (Former) Sp 5 Michael Stubbs, US Army, 1967-1971

  • Thank you Peter Manna. We are so proud of who you are. Love, Stacie, Collin and Autumn. Stacie Manna

  • A picture of my father Don Green in 1945 , He was based in Monterrey, CA before being shipped to the South Pacific

  • Picture of my son Don Newmarch, Served with 6th Fleet 1996-2002

  • Dad..Richard Schroeder and Uncle Lester Houk.. Memorial day parade ...Oconomowoc 2011

  • Picture of my Dad from WWII -- Ignatius Wawrzaszek Diane Zychowski

  • Honoring my dad

  • LCDR JB Smith USN (ret) (23 years served) with granddaughters Amy and Megan Smith after lunch proud family of Smiths, Albers, and Rockwells

  • Commander Paul Salevski, of Greenfield, WI, currently serving in the United States Navy. Julie Martin, Sister

  • My dad Forrest Goodwin Air Force 1958

  • My husband James Patrick Osborne II.....Elkhorn, WI

  • This is my dad Lorenzo Kelley. This photo was taken in Korea during the war. Sheila from Eagle

  • My amazing uncle. A very decorated warrior... Tammy Ankomeus

  • Thank you to all the veterans who have served for us! This is a photo of my Grandfather Major Don Eggum in WWII and a photo of my Dad Lieutenant Colonel Greg Eggum in Vietnam. And yes he is making his own Proud Granddaughter & Daughter Jennifer Gilmore

  • Roxanne Maas

  • SP4 WILLIAM A. SCHNUR served in the 82nd Engineer Battalion in Vietnam in 1971 to 1972. William A. Schnur

  • This is my father. Retired First Sgt. Wayne Lauton. We've traveled the world! Trish Lauton

  • Lieutenant Commander J.B. Smith with son, Chris Smith on his honor flight to DC November 2, 2013. LCDR Smith is a 23 year Navy Veteran.Thank you to all the veterans!Morri Rockwell(proud Daughter) Morri

  • My daughter, PFC Kristina Litrenta (Wisconsin Army National Guard) and her father Retired Army First Sergeant David Litrenta. Kristina at 4th of July parade in Racine 2013 Connie Litrenta

  • We are so proud of our Daddy, SSG Jeffrey Koch! Charlotte & Asher

  • Remembering Dad, Edward Tyszka - WWII passed away 2010 and Phillip Myers - killed in action April 4 Deb - Milwaukee

  • Robert Rochon Bonnie Rochon (former daughter-in-law)

  • Thank you to my husband SSG Jeffrey Koch, you have sacrificed time with your family to serve two tours to Iraq. You served our country well and we could not be more proud. We love you! Heather, Charlotte & Asher

  • Marine Sergeant James Neil Tycz and three other U.S. servicemen were killed on Hill 665 near Khe Sanh, Vietnam on May 9, 1967, close to the Laos border, in a battle with North Vietnamese troops. It was too dangerous to recover their bodies, so for decades, they were listed as "killed in action-body not recovered."

  • Lester Buchholz - Very Proud WWII Veteran. Passed away in 1978. Daugher - Deborah Schweikl and Family

  • Bottom row 2nd from the left. My Uncle, Eugene Prouty. Shot down and killed over the Sea Of Japan. Age 21. Colleen Prouty Schulz

  • To honor our dad, Earl, this Veteran's Day. Dad worked in a CC Camp in northern Wisconsin and was a WWII Veteran. He is missed. His daughter, Janine

  • Candelario Espinoza (Vietnam War)...Combat Medic in the Vietnam War in 1965-66. Thank you for your service and sacrafice! Bonnie Rochon

  • My Dad, Orville C. Witter, War Hero! .....My dad was a Medic in the Korean War and also has pictures in

  • My daughter, PFC Kristina Litrenta (Wisconsin Army National Guard) and her father Retired Army First Sergeant David Litrenta Connie Litrenta

  • My daughter, PFC Kristina Litrenta (Wisconsin Army National Guard) and her father Retired Army First Sergeant David Litrenta Connie Litrenta

  • My dad, James A Schumacher, WWII Army. He received the Purple Heart and a number of other medals. He would never talk about the war with any of us. He kept it locked inside right up to his death a few years ago. Mary J Schumacher Williams

  • Peter G. Jensen Wauwatosa,WI Army - World War II Forward Observer Kris, John, Julie

  • My father Leo Stewart, Wheeler Field in Pearl Harbor. 93 years young! Paul Stewart

  • Welcome Home daddy!

  • My dad on his 90th proudly displaying his WWII metals. From his daughter Ann

  • Saluting my dad, now 94, and his service during World War II. Sending 2 photos; one then and another proudly displaying his metals on his 90th birthday. Thank you for your service, Dad. We are so fortunate you made it back home. We love you. Thanks to all our Wisconsin vets! From his daughter Ann

  • Here is SGT Kristin Dodds with the 432nd Civil Affairs BN in Green Bay, on a deployment in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. SGT Kristin Dodds' Family

  • Here is a picture of my step father returning home from the Honor Flight November 2nd as a Scout reaches out to shake his hand! (war vet John Imp) now 87 years old What a heart warming experience for all the vets as 1000's of people greeted them at the airport Bob Eastman

  • My Grandpa Harold Fessenbecker returning from a WW II honors flight with my daughter his Great granddaughter Kaila and myself Gary Mattson

  • As I was cleaning up yesterday (Saturday) I happened to see these perky

  • "Grandpa" PFC William Russel Hawblitzel.... KIA May 29, 1945 Luzon, Philippine Island. Buried in Manila National Cemtery.... Thank you Gramps for your sacrifice!!!

  • MSgt Mike Stolowski. Iraqi Freedom

  • Below photo taken 1967-1968, Vietnam while serving with United States Air Force, 823rd. Red Horse Sqd. I was 22 yrs. old at the time. I retired from the Air Force Reserves 2005 with 28 plus years of service to my country. Herman Kremkau

  • Photo taken September 2003 while activated for service in Iraq. United States Air Force Reserves, 440th C.E.S. Milwaukee, Wis. I was 58 years old at the time

  • Harry (swede) Svensson 31th Battalion Vietnam 1967-1969. Passed too soon 9-30-2010. Not forgotten. From daughter Gina, son Steve Svensson and loving wife Beth. Gone too soon. So proud of you best husband and father. Love you. Beth Svensson

  • My dad who fought in WWII. Thanks for posting No credit, Thanks.

  • I just want to send a memorial for my dad, Robert Charles Morris who served during the Korean Conflict!! He was a great dad and a friend to many. He served the Milwaukee community as a County Sheriff for many years! He had a dry sense of humor and made many smile through adversity!! My sisters and I love and miss him very much!!! My dad is on the left!!

  • Here is our veteran...Don Wolf who proudly served in the China, Burma and India theater during WWII. Although gone since 1993, we still honor and miss him. Gerry Wolf

  • Paul Gebhart. WWII air force veteran, will be greatly missed from loving wife Roberta

  • Name: James Neil Tycz Rank/Branch: Sergeant/US Marine Corps Unit: Company A, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division (Reinforced) Khe Sanh, South Vietnam Date of Birth: 10 April 1945 (Milwaukee, WI) Home of Record: Milwaukee, WI Date of Loss: 10 May 1967 Country of Loss: South Vietnam Loss Coordinates: 163706N 1064404E (XD845485) Click coordinates to view (4) maps Status in 1973: Killed in Action

  • Name: James Neil Tycz Rank/Branch: Sergeant/US Marine Corps Unit: Company A, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division (Reinforced) Khe Sanh, South Vietnam Date of Birth: 10 April 1945 (Milwaukee, WI) Home of Record: Milwaukee, WI Date of Loss: 10 May 1967 Country of Loss: South Vietnam Loss Coordinates: 163706N 1064404E (XD845485) Click coordinates to view (4) maps Status in 1973: Killed in Action

  • My dad, Harold Grothman, is a WWII Navy veteran. Patty

  • Joe Hankes served 1943 to 45, was a Hump pilot flying C-46 and 47's from China to Burma and back, He sat in this P-47 for the photo.

  • My nephew, Shane B. Schmidt, USMC Shane served multiple tours of duty both Iraq and Afghanistan as a Marine Sniper Scout, including searching caves for Osama Bin Laden. He was killed when he was hit by a car two and one half years ago and today would've been his 36th birthday. Carol Quimby

  • Edward W Peters, US Army My dad was in WWII, served in Iran. Refugees from Nazi work camps came to Iran. This is where he met my Mother. He died suddenly at age 60, in November 1981. Carol Quimby

  • This is my Grandfather Robert Cornale. He served in the US Navy during World War II. He past away in 1992 but I will always remember his service. Andrew Susedik

  • My fiance, Nick Hale who is currently stationed in Alaska. Benjamin and I reside here in WI, I am so proud of what Nick does and he is a wonderful fiance and loving father! Abbi, Benjamin, Nick

  • Our son Sergeant Dane Riddle. The truck he was in the turret of when it was hit by a gas bomb. It was over 15 feet high.

  • My son and his buddies heading back to their second duty in Iraq. Matt gave his life (3rd from right).

  • This is my dad, Glenn Dohrmann a Korean War Veteran. He received 2 purple hearts and a silver star for his service. He is also being honored at the Cedarburg parade today for the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. I am very proud of him!! Amy Pelekanakis

  • Great Grandpa Hunkins was a WWI Vet Leeann Boone from Hartford,WI

  • Great Grandpa Carlsen was a WWI Vet Leeann Boone from Hartford,WI

  • Grandpa Ken Erke was a WW2 Vet Leeann Boone from Hartford,WI