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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services video celebrates Veterans Day

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The Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services is marking Veterans Day with a special video featuring several members of the community.

This video was produced in lieu of the annual Kenosha County Veterans Celebration, which was canceled due to the COVID...

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Posted on: September 5, 2020

POW/MIA chair dedication to be held Sept. 18 at Kenosha County Center

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As National Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day approaches, a new memorial in the Kenosha County Center in Bristol will be dedicated later this month.

A POW/MIA Honor Chair will be located in the commons area at the County Center, located at...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

2020 Memorial Day commemorations scheduled; many to be held virtually

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Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 25, 2020, with a host of local observations scheduled — many to be held virtually, due to the COVID-19 emergency.

“It is customary to spend Memorial Day remembering and honoring our veterans ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Kenosha County Veterans Service Office to suspend in-person appointments temporarily

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In response to public health guidelines recommending social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Kenosha County Veterans Service Office is suspending in-person appointments until further notice.

Office staff will remain available to field vete...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services lists Veterans Day events throughout the area

Flag ceremony at 2019 Veterans Celebration

Celebrations and events in commemoration of Veterans Day will be held across Kenosha County in the coming days.

Following is a list of activities, compiled by the Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services:

What: Christian Life School Veterans Day Program...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Homeless Veterans Stand Down and Veterans Celebration to be held Nov. 2 at Kenosha County Job Center

Flag presentation at 2018 Kenosha County Veterans Celebration

The Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services and other partners will host a Homeless Veterans Stand Down and Veterans Celebration in advance of Veterans Day, on Saturday, Nov. 2.

This event will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kenosha County Job Cente...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

POW/MIA chair dedication to be held Sept. 19 in Kenosha County Board chambers

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As National Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day approaches, a new memorial in the Kenosha County Administration Building will debut later this month.

A POW/MIA Honor Chair will be located in the lobby outside of the County Board chambers and...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Free Military and Veterans Family Day to be held Oct. 4 at Boundless Adventures

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Military veterans and their immediate families are invited to climb for free on Friday, Oct. 4, at the Boundless Adventures aerial adventure park in Kenosha County’s Bristol Woods Park.

The inaugural Military and Veterans Family Day will run from 4 to 9 p....

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Memorial Day programs, ceremonies to be held across Kenosha County

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Memorial Day will be observed at various events across Kenosha County over the holiday weekend. Here is a list of programs, compiled by the Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services:

What: Memorial Day Ceremony at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memoria...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Kenosha County to host town hall meeting for veterans

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The Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services later this month will host an informative Town Hall Meeting on VA and TRICARE Benefits and a VA Commemoration Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Veterans, active-duty military members and t...

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Posted on: December 22, 2018

Kenosha County Veterans Service Office coordinates mobile home donation for homeless veteran

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Just in time for Christmas, a homeless veteran in Kenosha now has a place to call his own, thanks to the generosity of a local family and the support of the Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services.

Still mourning the recent loss of his mother, Geraldi...

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