Honoring Our Heroes

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  • Eddie

  • I wish to submit these two attached photos for your calendar or viewers. I took this Memorial Day 2014 at the Veterans Honor at the Richland Center, WI Cemetery during a solemn moment. This Veteran caught my eye with his final salute to his comrades. Mike Kasprzak of Caledonia, Racine County

  • I wish to submit these two attached photos for your. I took the photos at the 2014 Memorial Day Veterans Ceremony at the Richland Center, WI Cemetery. These two Veterans, one At Ease the other Saluting caught my eye during a solemn moment. Mike Kasprzak of Caledonia, Racine County

  • @tmj4 Chief Meteorologist John Malan was honored at the #MemorialDay parade in Cedarburg. John served in Vietnam. http://t.co/rgURXCPqKd

  • John J. Harrington - WWII Battle of the Bulge

  • SFC Joseph Kotarak, Jr., Korean Conflict, Army

  • I honor my father-in-law who served in Korean War; but his hardest battle was losing his wife, Mary in 2013. Lives in WI Proud daughter-in-law, Elida Liederbach

  • Viet Nam vet – US Army 1966-1968

  • My dad....Anthony Bylinowski. He served in World War II. He was in the Navy aboard the USS Pensacola. His ship left Pearl Harbor the day before it was bombed.

  • Marvin Guettel (front row 2nd from left) radio control gunman on the B17. He flew as part of the 544th squadron 384th bg. Received the distinguished flying cross medal. Granddaughter Shelly Guettel Farrell

  • Memorial Day ceremony to honor those lost in the Civil War at Milwaukee's Calvary Cemetery. @tmj4 http://t.co/ngL1N9by77

  • My grandfather, Cesar L. Maes, who fought in WWII, passed in December 2012. Thank you for your dedication and service to your country. You are always in our hearts. Lisa (Maes) Dresen

  • Great Grandpa, Albert Norris. Serving in WWI. Picture taken around 1917/1918 John Bonner

  • Grandma, Beatrice Walters, was a Rosy the Riveter in WWII. Grandpa, John Walters, was a SeaBee in WWII. Even though I never met him, I heard he was a great man. John Bonner

  • My Grandpa, Harold Bonner. Serving in WWII in Europe. John Bonner

  • Louis Dresen WWII US Army, Pacific Theater of Operation Sandy Faulkner of Racine

  • My dad, Jerome Smith served in the Korean War as a Corpsman. A gentle man with a big heart! Love you dad!

  • A true honor to meet WWII POW Burt Pfaff as he checks off his bucket list @SkydiveMidwest on his 90th bday. @tmj4 http://t.co/h7KUmaPDBG

  • Andy was a true hero serving our country and earning numerous medals and awards for his bravery and devotion. His life ended tragically on Feb 8, 2014 in a motor vehicle accident. Andy will never be forgotten. His loving family

  • My Mom, Irene A Mueller, proudly served in World War II along with many of her other 9 brothers and sisters. Mom was a very loving and caring person who always thought of others first. She passed away October 1st 2013 at the age of 96. Proud Son-- Steve Thank You All Veterans !! Steve Mueller - Cudahy

  • WWII Great Grandpa meets his 9th great grandchild. Nano Gram

  • Arden Sonnenberg Killed in action Aug. 25, Sadly missed by Lana, Bob, Justin and Greg From Loving sister

  • My family will be at the grave yard in remembrance of my brother who was KIA and all the others. We will be spending Memorial Day the right way rembering the ones who have died fighting for our freedom one of the many gold star famlies in Wi

  • Major Ronald Herms USMC Retired His proud niece Jolyn Zimmer

  • James Banach His proud Aunt Jolyn Zimmer

  • Michelle Weissinger Aunt Jolyn Zimmer

  • Edwin V Ratkowski WWII veteran USAF daughter Debbie Mrazek

  • My father, Albert Ries, Jr. (L) and an Honor Flight and veteran, Vern Schroeder(R): I traveled with Vern as his guardian with the NFHF to honor my Dad who passed away before he could go. Vern is Dad's post commander from of Lake Tomahawk, WI. Thank you all veterans for your service!!! Family of Albert Ries, Jr.

  • My father, Albert Ries, Jr. (L) and an Honor Flight and veteran, Vern Schroeder(R): I traveled with Vern as his guardian with the NFHF to honor my Dad who passed away before he could go. Vern is Dad's post commander from of Lake Tomahawk, WI. Thank you all veterans for your service!!! Family of Albert Ries, Jr.

  • Peter G. Jensen U.S. Army. Forward Observer. WW II Wauwatosa, WI John Jensen, Kris Ossi, Julie DeLeon and families

  • My dad, John Kubicek (left), in Hawaii during WWII. Betsy Kubicek

  • Our father who passed away unexpectedly last week was a very proud veteran serving in the Army from 1965 to 1967. Thank you for your service. We love you!

  • 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