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Veteran Benefits

A veteran that is discharged honorably can receive a site in our GAR lot at no cost. Please inquire with us for more details.

WDVA Honors Wisconsin Veterans with Virtual Celebration November 11, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs will be honoring Wisconsin Veterans with a virtual celebration. The website and many resources are available now and the ceremonial video will be released on Wednesday, November 11.

Click here to view press release about veterans’ event
Click here to view the Wisconsin’s Virtual Veterans Day Observance web page
Click here to view the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

Appleton Woman Spearheads Massive Effort to Clean Veterans’ Grave Markers at Riverside Cemetery

For several years, Laurel Sternhagen, a 36-year Army veteran, has placed U.S. flags at the grave sites of veterans buried at Riverside Cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tribute.
But while she is grateful to volunteer for the annual project, Sternhagen, a 63-year-old Appleton woman, noticed something that bothered her: the grave stones were in a state of deterioration.
“I thought, ‘these (grave stones) are hard to read,'” she said. “So I decided to go out there and clean them up.”

Click here to read the full article on Post Cresent’s site.
Click here to download a printable copy of the article.

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Helpful Information for Veterans

Outagamie County Veterans Services: http://www.outagamie.org/index.aspx?page=617

Transitions: Veterans Service Offices are there to help local veterans: https://www.postcrescent.com/story/life/2018/11/03/veterans-service-office-each-county-can-assist-benefits/1808052002/

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