Working Warriors: Military Life Beyond Combat–Traveling Exhibit

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s Marching Across the State, Working Warriors: Military Life Beyond Combat traveling exhibit features the almost 75% of military work that is considered non-combat. These roles rarely make the headlines but are vital to every military operation. Exploring the non-combat roles of military service personnel, including work as beauticians, military police, dentists, mechanics, and photographers.  This exhibit showcases an often overlooked, but highly relatable side of military life.

The traveling exhibit consists of indoor, easy-to-assemble, pop-up banners available to local libraries, historic societies, schools and community spaces throughout the state. There is no cost to reserve and host the exhibit, only shipping costs apply.

For more information or to inquire about exhibit availability call (608) 261-0541 or email TravelingExhibits@dva.wisconsin.gov

To view other traveling exhibits available for public and educational venues, visit: https://www.wisvetsmuseum.com/exhibits/traveling-exhibits/

 

Marching Across the State is funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Wisconsin Humanities Council is honored to include this Wisconsin Veterans Museum exhibit as part of our Working Lives Project. For more information, visit Working Lives Project.

The traveling exhibit is available to the public at the following locations:

Fox Valley Technical College

November 2nd – November 29th
1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912

Washington Park Senior Center

November 8th- November 15th, 2019
4420 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208

  • February 15, 2017 - December 31, 2029