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Vet surprises sister with homecoming at middle school

Navy specialist surprises sister at Kromrey Middle School on Veterans Day

For many families, Veterans Day can be a bittersweet holiday with their loved ones away from home as they serve overseas, but one Middleton family received a special Veterans Day surprise Tuesday.

Airline formally accepts cart to welcome veterans home

Cart will be kept, used at Milwaukee airport for any returning veterans

Southwest Airlines has formally accepted a Wisconsin man's creation designed to provide more dignity and honor to fallen servicemen and women as they return home.

Vietnam veteran creates cart to welcome other veterans home

Cart will be kept, used at Milwaukee airport for any returning veterans

The image of a flag-draped casket brought back a lifetime of memories. A year and a half ago, Richard Kalashian was at O'Hare International Airport when he saw a flag-draped casket coming off of a plane and being placed on a baggage cart.

Doctors at UW Health give veteran second chance at life

25-year-old recovers from heart failure after bariatric surgery

At 25 years of age Keith McCarter returned to Wisconsin after a yearlong tour of duty in Iraq with the U.S. Army. He and his wife, Jessica, were deployed together to Southern Iraq. What they didn't know was life would be more challenging with their return home.

Local veteran out thousands from Boston-area tour group

Band of Brothers tour promises visits to WWII battlefields

Fred Doebler and his wife paid $6,000 to go on a 15-day historical tour through WWII battlefields in Europe, set to leave on Thursday, Sept. 11. Now, the Air Force veteran from Mt. Horeb said he's be "taken to the cleaners."

Veteran asks for the safe return of therapy horse

Sauk Co. officials still look for horses missing since March 14

When Angie Joseph returned from military deployment she was anxious to see her horse, Jimmy. The 2-year-old palomino was born to a rescue horse on September Farm, in La Valle. Joseph quickly became attached to the horse.

Operation Back in Time unites families of two veterans

Veteran returns watch to family of fellow veteran

Black-and-white photos in a scrapbook are reminders of Don Kuhlman's experiences during the Korean War. Many of those memories are marked by loss of fellow soldiers on the battlefield. Still, he holds those memories dear in honor of the service and sacrifice.

Sebena pleads guilty to killing cop wife

Iraq War vet convicted Wednesday in death of 30-year-old officer

An Iraq War veteran accused of fatally shooting his wife, a Milwaukee-area police officer, last year has pleaded guilty to a homicide charge.

Wis. WWII veteran gets medal after 65 years

Vet: "I just about melted"

A Wisconsin man who left the U.S. Air Force 65 years ago couldn't keep away the tears when he finally received his World War II Victory Medal this week.

Wis. WWII veteran gets medal after 65 years

Vet: "I just about melted"

A Wisconsin man who left the U.S. Air Force 65 years ago couldn't keep away the tears when he finally received his World War II Victory Medal this week.