Milwaukee VA Medical Center celebrates 150 years

posted by Jay Weber - 

via Fox 6 Now BY EVAN PETERSON

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee VA Medical Center celebrated a major anniversary Saturday, June 3rd: 150 years of service. To commemorate the special occasion they put on a party to celebrate.

"Think about this back in 1867 is when we first opened our doors to about 60 veterans from the Civil War," said Daniel Zomcheck, Milwaukee VA Medical Center.

During the day-long celebration, members of the Milwaukee Veteran Affairs Office put on a party to show how far they've come.

Director Daniel Zomcheck pointed out with different conflicts, treatment changes too.

"Come to us and learn about what you're eligible for," said Zomchek.

It's not all about work and treatment, Saturday's events were a chance to explore and take a step back in time.

The complete story here > “We’re just getting started:” Milwaukee VA Medical Center celebrates 150 years

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